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Fantastic World Championships in Lahti reach halfway mark Fantastic World Championships in Lahti reach halfway mark

After one full week of action at the 2017 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti (FIN), there has been no shortage of memorable moments and fantastic performances in the first seven days of competition.

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Hundreds of athletes show commitment to clean sport in Lahti Hundreds of athletes show commitment to clean sport in Lahti

FIS and the National Anti-Doping Agency of Finland successfully spread the anti-doping message to hundreds of athletes, coaches and support personnel during an Outreach Programme in Lahti (FIN) last week.

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Final countdown to Sierra Nevada 2017 Final countdown to Sierra Nevada 2017

The countdown clock to the FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships from 6th-19th March 2017 in Sierra Nevada (ESP) will hit zero in the coming week.

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Alpine Junior World Championships ready to start Alpine Junior World Championships ready to start in Åre

300 of the world’s best junior athletes from 45 nations will gather for the FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships in Åre (SWE) from 6th-14th March 2017. The annual event is the most important competition for the development of the next generation of FIS World Cup racers.

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Stora Enso in interview about its leading role for sustainable Championships Stora Enso in interview about its leading role for sustainable Championships

Renewable materials company Stora Enso is the presenting sponsor of the 2017 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti (FIN). Together, Stora Enso and Lahti 2017 aim to lead the way in promoting and supporting sustainable events. 

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news from the world of skiing and snowboarding
On the Snow: Alpine and Freestyle Skiing in action On the Snow: Alpine and Freestyle Skiing in action

The ladies’ Audi FIS Ski World Cup tour was in action last weekend in Crans Montana (SUI) for two alpine combined races and a super-G.

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Quick Hits Quick Hits

Speed Skiing ace Simone Origone (ITA) has secured the crystal globe nine times and collected five World Championships gold medals over the last 13 years.

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INSIDE FIS
Passing of Gary Black Passing of Gary Black

FIS was saddened to learn about the passing of Gary Black, long-time publisher and CEO of Ski Racing International, who died peacefully in his home at age 75 on 25th February 2017 in Sun Valley (USA).

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Seventh edition of World Snow Day confirmed Seventh edition of World Snow Day confirmed

Following the success of World Snow Day 2017, FIS confirmed that the seventh edition of World Snow Day will take place on 21st January 2018.

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