#657 | WEDNESDAY 12 JULY 2017
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Ladies Nordic Combined and Big Air added to Lausanne 2020 Winter YOG Programme Ladies‘ Nordic Combined and Big Air added to Lausanne 2020 Winter YOG Programme

On 9th July 2017, the IOC Executive Board, of which FIS President Gian Franco Kasper is a member, agreed on the programme for the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne (SUI) and it includes the addition of ladies’ Nordic Combined and Freestyle Ski and Snowboard big air.

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IOC approves new candidature process for Olympic Winter Games 2026 IOC approves new candidature process for Olympic Winter Games 2026

On 11th July, the Extraordinary IOC Session approved changes to the Candidature Process for the Olympic Winter Games 2026 that will reduce costs, simplify procedures and provide more assistance to National Olympic Committees  and cities during the bidding process. 

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FIS Ski Jumping Grand Prix kicks off this weekend in Wisla FIS Ski Jumping Grand Prix kicks off this weekend in Wisla

Always eagerly anticipated among athletes, teams and fans, the FIS Ski Jumping Grand Prix 2017 will kick off in Wisla (POL) this weekend.

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Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard inspection at PyeongChang 2018 Olympic sites Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard inspection at PyeongChang 2018 Olympic sites

FIS Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard officials were in PyeongChang (KOR) from 9th-11th July 2017 for one of the final site inspections before the Olympic Winter Games next February.

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Quick Hits: Two FIS Athletes running for IOC Athletes' Commission Quick Hits: Two FIS Athletes running for IOC Athletes’ Commission

This week, the IOC Executive Board approved the candidatures of six winter sports athletes for the IOC Athletes’ Commission elections, which will be held next February during the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.

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INSIDE FIS
FIS Development Programme Training Camp off to a positive start FIS Development Programme Training Camp off to a positive start

On 9th July 2017, the FIS Development Programme Alpine Training Camp got off to a positive start in El Colorado (CHI). It is the 11th time, the camp has been organised in South America.

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Registration opens for FIS autumn meetings in Zurich Registration opens for FIS autumn meetings in Zurich

The 2017 FIS Technical Committee Meetings will be held at the Hilton Zurich Airport Hotel (SUI) from 3rd-7th October.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Athletes give back to the kids - Torah Bright Mini Shred a huge success Athletes give back to the kids - Torah Bright Mini Shred a huge success

Olympic Snowboard halfpipe Champion Torah Bright (AUS) has been inspiring the next generation even well before her Olympic gold in Vancouver and silver in Sochi.

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