# 663 | WEDNESDAY 23 AUGUST 2017
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Opening Weekend of Nordic Combined 2017 Summer Grand Prix Opening Weekend of Nordic Combined 2017 Summer Grand Prix

Despite it being a home event for Nordic Combined powerhouse nation Germany in Oberwiesental, athletes from other nations stole the spotlight in the two-competition weekend to kick off the 2017 Summer Grand Prix season.

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Japanese ladies dominate Frenstat Summer Grand Prix Japanese ladies dominate Frenstat Summer Grand Prix

Japanese star jumpers Yuki Ito and Sara Takanashi were the winners for the two Grand Prix competitions in Frenstat (CZE) last weekend.

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ANC Slopestyle Finals staged in Freeski and Snowboard ANC Slopestyle Finals staged in Freeski and Snowboard

The finals of the Australia New Zealand (ANC) Cup Slopestyle were held at Cardrona Alpine Resort last weekend. 

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PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Tickets now on sale PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Tickets now on sale

With just 200 days to go until the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Games begin, the Local Organising Committee announced a major milestone with ticket sales officially launched...

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CAS reaches decision in FIS appeal of Therese Johaug sanction CAS reaches decision in FIS appeal of Therese Johaug sanction

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has partially upheld an appeal by the International Ski Federation (FIS) against Norwegian Cross-Country Skier Therese Johaug...

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Quick Hits: Hirscher hit with injury Quick Hits: Hirscher hit with injury

Marcel Hirscher suffers broken ankle, Raich named Ambassador for 2026 Innsbruck bid, and much more...

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INSIDE FIS
FIS Secretary General Sarah Lewis visits Kazakhstan FIS Secretary General Sarah Lewis visits Kazakhstan

Last week, FIS Secretary General Sarah Lewis visited Kazakhstan to discuss the Kazakhstan Ski Association’s development plans and explore future opportunities for winter sports.

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Reminder to Register for FIS Autumn Meetings Reminder to Register for FIS Autumn Meetings

Registration and hotel reservations for the FIS Technical Committee Meetings 2017 at the Hilton Zurich Airport Hotel (SUI) are open until 31st August.

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FIS Academy names Programme Director for Get into Snow Sports FIS Academy names Programme Director for Get into Snow Sports

FIS Academy, a joint venture between FIS and the World Academy of Sport (WAoS) which acts as the global educational division of FIS, has appointed Riikka Rakic as the Programme Director of its new ‘Get into Snow Sports’ (GISS) initiative.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Record Number of Indoor Snow Centres Record Number of Indoor Snow Centres

The 2017 edition of the World Indoor Snow Centres Guide revealed that four new indoor snow centres opening in the past 12 months. This brings the total of indoor snow centres worldwide to a new record of 71.

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