#607 | WEDNESDAY 27 JULY 2016
FIS-SKI
EDITORIAL
Editorial

The past 10 days have been filled with more appalling news in the fight against doping and further damaged the already tarnished reputation of sport. During our FIS Congress last month, I already reported about the investigation that was being undertaken by the World Anti-Doping Agency following the allegations by the doping control laboratory director at the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi that the samples were manipulated and selected athletes were protected by the system.

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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Nordic Combined looking ahead to historic FIS Youth Cup 2016/17 Nordic Combined looking ahead to historic FIS Youth Cup 2016/17

The juniors of Nordic Combined are gearing up for an important season featuring the introduction of a FIS Youth Cup series with an overall winner for girls and boys.

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FIS Grass Ski Junior World Championships underway in Dizin FIS Grass Ski Junior World Championships underway in Dizin

38 participants from eight nations are currently fighting for medals in the season’s highlight event for young Grass Skiing talents.

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Quick Hits Quick Hits

The famous roller ski festival Blink begins today, 27th July 2016, in Sandnes (NOR). Along with some of Norway’s top cross-country athletes there will be a strong field of international stars.

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IN DEPTH
Q&A with FIS Council Member Dean Gosper on new Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard Committee Structure Q&A with FIS Council Member Dean Gosper on new Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard Committee Structure

At the recent FIS Technical Committee meetings in Cancún (MEX), the biggest news coming out of the Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard disciplines was their evolution into a single Technical Committee unifying both disciplines.  

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INSIDE FIS
Sign up for FIS Technical Committee Meetings 2016 Sign up for FIS Technical Committee Meetings 2016

The meetings kick off on 27th September 2016 with a networking evening and the activities conclude on 1st October in the afternoon.

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Online registration opens for FIS Season Accreditation 2016/17 Online registration opens for FIS Season Accreditation 2016/17

The online registration tool for the FIS Season Accreditation for the 2016/17 will open on 1st August 2016.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Case Study - National Winter Education Foundation Case Study - National Winter Education Foundation

To help promote the activities and projects of the Organisers who earned a SnowKidz Award, FIS will be generating case studies of the top 3 winners in the 2016 Awards. First to be featured is, 3rd placed USA with the National Winter Sports Education Foundation.

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