#661 | WEDNESDAY 9 AUGUST 2017
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Extended Nordic Combined Grand Prix 2017 in the starting blocks Extended Nordic Combined Grand Prix 2017 in the starting blocks

After months of hard training, the stars of Nordic Combined are ready for the traditional FIS Grand Prix series this summer, which has been extended by one stop and expects more than 25,000 spectators.

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Cortina 2021 breaks ground on new venue Cortina 2021 breaks ground on new venue

On 3rd August 2017, construction work on the technical Vertigine course at the site of the 2021 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Cortina d’Ampezzo (ITA) officially began.

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Highlights of FIS Rollerski World Championships, Sweden tops rankings Highlights of FIS Rollerski World Championships, Sweden tops rankings

In total, 16 medal events in junior and senior classes were scheduled for the 2017 FIS Rollerski World Championships in Sollefteå (SWE). 

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Quick Hits: Six months to PyeongChang 2018 Quick Hits: Six months to PyeongChang 2018

Exactly six months from today, athletes from all around the world will descend on PyeongChang (KOR) in pursuit of Olympic gold.  

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INSIDE FIS
Developing Skiing and Snowboarding in Mongolia Developing Skiing and Snowboarding in Mongolia

The Mongolian Ski Federation became a member of FIS in 2009 and has put its focus on the development of grassroots participation and high-level performance mainly in Cross-Country and Rollerskiing and the promotion of Snowboarding.

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Sign up for Youth & Children's Seminar on the topic of parenting Sign up for Youth & Children’s Seminar on the topic of parenting

During the FIS Technical Committee Meetings from 3rd-6th October 2017 in Zurich (SUI), Committees from the various FIS disciplines will meet. Also on the agenda will be the annual Youth and Children’s Seminar.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Alta Badia celebrates children in the summer Alta Badia celebrates children in the summer

The Italian ski region of Alta Badia is not only home to the Audi FIS Ski World Cup, but also a home for families. For the second straight year, the resort will host a special night of snow sports for families in the middle of summer.

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