#637 | WEDNESDAY 22 FEBRUARY 2017
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FIS Nordic World Ski Championship in Lahti ready for a celebration FIS Nordic World Ski Championship in Lahti ready for a celebration

The 2017 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships presented by Stora Enso got underway today, 22nd February in Lahti (FIN) with two Cross Country qualification events in the men’s ladies’ sprint competitions, in addition to the Opening Ceremony, kicking off 12 days of action.

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Exceptional Alpine World Ski Championships close in St. Moritz Exceptional Alpine World Ski Championships close in St. Moritz

After thirteen days of top level sports action and excitement filling the tribunes and the town centre alike, the 2017 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in St. Moritz (SUI) closed on Sunday, 19th February. During the 11 competitions, many nations had a chance to shine.

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FIS launches Outreach Programme in Lahti 2017 to promote clean sport message FIS launches Outreach Programme in Lahti 2017 to promote clean sport message

The fight against doping is an important focus for FIS through a zero-tolerance policy on doping and cheating in sport to protect clean athletes.

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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
On the Snow On the Snow

For the three Nordic disciplines it was the last weekend of FIS World Cup competitions before the FIS Nordic Ski World Championships presented by Stora Enso in Lahti (FIN).

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Quick Hits Quick Hits

At the recent FIS Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard test events for the Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang 2018, FIS took the chance to talk to some of the sports’ biggest stars.

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Outstanding Winter European Youth Olympic Festival concludes in Erzurum Outstanding Winter European Youth Olympic Festival concludes in Erzurum

The 13th edition of the Winter European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) concluded on 18th February 2017 in Erzurum (TUR). European Olympic Committees acting President and FIS Vice President Janez Kocijancic hailed the success of the Festival, describing the organisation of the event as "outstanding".

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FIS Athletes raise voices for clean sport - special edition FIS Athletes raise voices for clean sport – special edition

During the past three months, FIS in partnership with the Finnish Anti-Doping Agency (FINADA) has released a series of videos. This week’s edition will show some of the most humorous takes.

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INSIDE FIS
Registration for FIS Calendar Conference 2017 opens 1st March Registration for FIS Calendar Conference 2017 opens 1st March

Registration for the FIS Calendar Conference 2017 in Portoroz (SLO) will open on 1st March 2017. The meetings of the FIS Technical Committees, Sub-Committees and Working Groups will take place at the Grand Hotel Bernardin from 24th-27th May 2017.

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Passing of ski legend Adrien Duvillard Passing of ski legend Adrien Duvillard

French skiing legend Adrien Duvillard senior passed away on 14th February 2017 in his home town Megeve (FRA) at the age of 82.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Judging of World Snow Day Awards commences Judging of World Snow Day Awards commences

Following the deadline of the World Snow Day Report system, judging for the first-ever World Snow Day Awards will commence.

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