#595 | WEDNESDAY 4 MAY 2016
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Retirements and coach changes in Snowboard Retirements and coach changes in Snowboard

While many athletes are still enjoying the last bit of winter in several spring training camps, the Snowboard World Cup circuit has had a number of retirements following the 2015/16 season.

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Introducing FIS World Championship Candidates \xe2\x80\x93 Oberstdorf Introducing FIS World Championship Candidates – Oberstdorf

Oberstdorf (GER) is one of three candidates bidding to host the 2021 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships.

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New President to lead PyeongChang 2018 New President to lead PyeongChang 2018

Yang-ho Cho announced his resignation as President of the Organising Committee for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang (KOR) on 3rd May 2016 after serving almost two years in the position.

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Quick Hits Quick Hits

A new Ski Jumping center in Kandersteg (SUI) will celebrate its opening on 31st July and 1st August 2016.

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IN DEPTH
Q&A with FIS Alpine World Cup Committee Chair Niklas Carlsson Q&A with FIS Alpine World Cup Committee Chair Niklas Carlsson

Niklas Carlsson was recently at the FIS Headquarters in Oberhofen (SUI) for a full line-up of meetings in preparation for the upcoming FIS Congress in Cancun (MEX).

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INSIDE FIS
One month to FIS Congress 2016 in Cancun One month to FIS Congress 2016 in Cancun

A welcome reception by the Mexican Ski Association on Monday, 6th June, at the Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancun will mark the official opening, which promises to be a fantastic occasion for the worldwide FIS family.

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Zhangjiakou / Genting Resort, China - Candidate for FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships 2021 Zhangjiakou / Genting Resort, China - Candidate for FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships 2021

By the deadline of 1st May 2016, the Chinese Ski Association has submitted its bid to host the 4th edition of the joint FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships.

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Key steps for 2016/17 TV Schedule Key steps for 2016/17 TV Schedule

At the invitation of FIS, TV producers representing the main broadcasters along with the European Broadcasting Union and Infront Sports & Media as well as FIS timing and data partner, Swiss Timing, gathered in Zurich (SUI) for the FIS World Cup Broadcaster Meeting.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Largest season to date Largest season to date

Now in its eighth year of operation, Bring Children to the Snow has grown at a rapid pace. Its two programmes SnowKidz and World Snow Day have gained a strong following with over 850 Organisers in total. In the 2015/16 season the campaign has seen its largest season with 1019 events.

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