#597 | WEDNESDAY 18 MAY 2016
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Introducing FIS World Championship Candidates - Zhangjiakou / Genting Resort Introducing FIS World Championship Candidates - Zhangjiakou / Genting Resort

Zhangjiakou / Genting Resort (CHN) is bidding to host the 2021 FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships for the first time in China’s history.

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Quick Hits Quick Hits

Hee Beom Lee, the newly-appointed President of the PyeongChang Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG), began his role as President this week, heading straight to the venue sites to review the construction progress.

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Countdown to 50th FIS Congress - Don't miss 5th Ladies Seminar Countdown to 50th FIS Congress – Don’t miss 5th Ladies Seminar

Among the many highlights on the busy meeting schedule in Cancun (MEX) will be the 5th edition of the FIS Ladies Seminar. The seminar’s theme is ‘Women in the Ski Sport Industry’ showcasing what females have done and can do to plan for a successful career in sport.

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Sign up for FIS Congress Excursion to UNESCO World Heritage site Sign up for FIS Congress Excursion to UNESCO World Heritage site

The traditional FIS Congress excursion between the Committee Meetings and General Assembly offers a fantastic opportunity to relax and spend some time with friends in the FIS family.

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USSA Congress in Park City USSA Congress in Park City

The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association held its annual Congress in Park City (USA) from 11th-15th May 2016. Besides meetings of its various Committees and Sub-Committees, USSA presented its redefined mission and vision statement:

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WADA Executive and Foundation Board meetings WADA Executive and Foundation Board meetings

The World Anti-Doping Agency held its Executive and Foundation Board meetings in Montreal (CAN) on 11th and 12th May 2016 including participation of FIS President Gian Franco Kasper, who is a member of the WADA Executive Committee.

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FIS represented at Anti-Corruption Summit FIS represented at Anti-Corruption Summit

An international Anti-Corruption Summit attended by 40 nations which gathered 11 world leaders was organised by British Prime Minister David Cameron on 12th May 2016 in London (GBR).

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
SnowKidz Finalists announced SnowKidz Finalists announced

Every two years the FIS SnowKidz Award is a focal point of the Bring Children to the Snow campaign. The Award aims to recognise and promote the best examples of the programme.

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