Skiing

The International Ski Federation (FIS) has entered into a partnership with Global Sports Investigations (GSI) as part of an ongoing administrative reform process to enhance integrity across skiing and snowboarding.

Gian Franco Kasper has today (Friday) been re-elected as president of the International Ski Federation (FIS) after standing unopposed for the role.

The French resorts of Meribel-Courchevel and Planica, Slovenia have landed the 2023 Alpine Ski World Championships and Nordic World Ski Championships, respectively, as part of a raft of hosting rights assigned by the International Ski Federation (FIS).

Gian Franco Kasper is set to take his tenure as president of the International Ski Federation (FIS) into a fourth decade after it was confirmed he will stand unopposed in next month’s elections.

The Infront agency has extended its contract as the global marketing partner of the Four Hills Tournament, the ski jumping showpiece otherwise known as the Vierschanzentournee, for another four seasons.

The International Ski Federation (FIS) has moved to ban the six Russian cross-country skiers found guilty in the investigation into doping at the 2014 winter Olympic Games, stating it is “distraught over the magnitude of the systematic conspiracy."

The International Ski Federation (FIS) has said that six Russian cross-country skiers who have been banned from the Olympic Games for life by the International Olympic Committee will be able to compete in FIS World Cup events this weekend following a hold-up in paperwork.

Gian Franco Kasper has announced his intention to pursue a sixth term as president of the International Ski Federation (FIS).

Maxim Vylegzhanin, a three-time silver medallist at the 2014 winter Olympics, has been handed a life ban from future Games by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), alongside three other cross-country skiers, as part of the latest sanctions concerning Russian doping offences at the event.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has issued life bans from the Olympics to two Russian athletes, including a gold medallist at Sochi 2014, in the first sanctions to be handed down following the investigation into an alleged state-backed doping system in place at Russia’s winter Olympics.

The International Ski Federation (FIS) has awarded hosting rights for its 2021 Alpine World Cup Finals to Lenzerheide in Switzerland.

The Alisports arm of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group has joined forces with the International Ski Federation (FIS) in a move designed to raise the popularity of the sport in China ahead of the winter Olympic Games in Beijing in 2022.

The International Ski Federation (FIS) is trialling a new format in a move designed to engage new audiences with the sport.

Vikersund in Norway appears set to land hosting rights for the International Ski Federation’s (FIS) Ski Flying World Championship in 2022 after emerging as the sole bidder for the event.

The International Ski Federation (FIS) has announced that four bids will compete for the hosting rights to its two showpiece events in 2023.

The municipality of Crans-Montana in the canton of Valais has signalled its intention to return the International Ski Federation’s (FIS) Alpine World Championships to Switzerland at the earliest available opportunity by stating it will bid for the 2025 edition.

US skiing series the World Pro Ski Tour is set to return after an absence of almost two decades following the announcement of a new event on March 10-12.

The International Ski Federation (FIS) has announced that Quebec City in Canada will stage its 2017 Cross-Country World Cup Final after the Russian resort of Tyumen withdrew its hosting rights for the event.

The Pyeongchang Organising Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic winter Games (POCOG) has announced that all Para alpine skiing and snowboard contests will be held at Jeongseon Alpine Centre, in a move that the organisation said will result in significant cost savings.

The Chinese government has said it plans to further develop the country’s winter sports market ahead of Beijing’s 2022 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games by building more than 500 ice skating rinks and 240 ski slopes over the next six years.