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Skiing powerhouses take to CAS to challenge Eliasch’s FIS re-election

Johan Eliasch, FIS president, during the Alpine Ski World Cup event on March 19, 2022 in Courchevel, France (by Michel Cottin/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

The national skiing associations of Austria, Croatia, Germany and Switzerland have united to protest the controversial re-election of Johan Eliasch as president of the International Ski Federation (FIS) in front of the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Eliasch, the sole candidate, was re-elected after claiming 100 per cent of the available votes at the FIS Congress last month.

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