FIS to discuss Russian and Belarussian athletes to events at next month’s council meeting

Secretary General, Michel Vion, has said that athletes could return to FIS competitions as early as December

Östersund to host first para nordic skiing world championships overseen by FIS

The world’s best para nordic skiers will descend on the Östersunds Skidstadion in a historic first for skiers and organizers alike.

International Ski Federation officially takes reigns of three snow sports from International Paralympic Committee

IPC president Andrew Parsons expresses his trust in Johan Eliasch and FIS to achieve a new level of growth for Para alpine skiing, cross-country and snowboard. Twelve-time Paralympic alpine skiing medalist: “I hope that this will be the best fit for the athletes and I’ve heard some encouraging things”

International Ski and Snowboard Federation forges forward with new FIS Media & Marketing venture

First two employees are hired as ski federation moves ahead to bring all commercial, broadcast, marketing and sales aspects in-house as part of Johan Eliasch’s ‘Concorde Agreement.’ Former InFront Sports and Media senior vice-president Christian Salomon to assume new role with FIS

Nordic combined athlete Annika Malacinski fights for women to be added to the Olympic program

The IOC Executive Board could decide Friday to achieve gender equity at the 2026 Milano Cortina Winter Games by adding women’s Nordic combined — or by dropping the men’s event.

Ski federation presidential election under legal appeal

Austria, Croatia, Germany and Switzerland are appealing the proceedings to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) contending that “democratic principles” were not followed in an election won by Johan Eliasch as the lone candidate. FIS contends the May 26 election was held in “strict compliance with the FIS Statutes and Swiss law”

Is Nordic Combined in jeopardy?

U.S. five-time Olympian Billy Demong is rallying the tight-knit Nordic Combined community, now including more women than ever with Olympic aspirations, to ensure the sport’s Olympic status remains intact despite mounting rumors and turmoil

FIS Congress on tap as ski federation boss Eliasch imposes his “Concorde Agreement”

Johan Eliasch vowed he would revamp skiing, most notably streamlining television rights and thus eliminating long-time FIS partner Infront Sports & Media. National Ski Associations are upset with how events are unfolding and the lack of internal communication, all of which are dividing influencers within the sport.

Ferriani wins new term as Winter Sports Federations president in election disputed by Eliasch

Despite an election in which he received zero votes after withdrawing his name, International Ski Federation president Johan Eliasch remains adamant in pursuing the Association of International Olympic Winter Sport’s Federations leadership position. A source close to FIS contends official procedures were not adhered to concerning the AIOWF’s recent General Assembly, and therefore the outcome of president Ivo Ferriani’s reelection should be invalid

Female ski jumpers poised to ‘Ski Fly’ in Norway

Women’s ski jumping pioneer Lindsey Van shares her excitement about female athletes having the opportunity to launch off the ski flying hill in Vikersund, Norway: “This makes me smile.” Following a 14-0 approval by an International Ski Federation sub-committee, women ski jumpers are on course to compete on the massive ski flying hill next season

No opposition for Eliasch at upcoming FIS presidential election

Current International Ski Federation (FIS) president Johan Eliasch will obtain a new four-year term, running unopposed at the organization’s next elections in Milan, Italy, in late May

为了接管三项冬季残疾人运动的治理,FIS 获得优先地位

据周二透露,IPC和FIS就2022年北京冬季残奥会期间三项残疾人雪上运动的治理移交进行了讨论。IPC 随后授予 FIS 优先地位,作为接管残疾人高山滑雪、残疾人越野滑雪和残疾人滑雪板治理的潜在候选人

FIS given preferred status in pursuit to take over governance of three winter para sports

It was revealed on Tuesday the IPC and FIS held discussions over the transfer of governance for three para snow sports during the Beijing 2022 Winter Paralympics. The IPC subsequently awarded the FIS preferred status as a potential candidate to take over governance of para alpine skiing, para cross country skiing, and para snowboard

FIS given preferred status in pursuit to take over governance of three winter para sports

It was revealed on Tuesday the IPC and FIS held discussions over the transfer of governance for three para snow sports during the Beijing 2022 Winter Paralympics. The IPC subsequently awarded the FIS preferred status as a potential candidate to take over governance of para alpine skiing, para cross country skiing, and para snowboard

En 2025 en los comercios argentinos se harán más pagos con tarjeta de débito que con dinero en efectivo

Según un informe que analiza la evolución de los medios de pago a nivel mundial, en 2025 los pagos con efectivo en los puntos de venta serán únicamente el 21% del total

Beijing Olympic ski cross bronze medal winner changed on appeal

Fanny Smith of Switzerland wins her appeal to the International Ski Federation

FIS pulls upcoming World Cup skiing events from Russia

They have cancelled or moved five events after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

International Ski Federation official cites “perfect” organization and “incredible” venues at Beijing 2022 Games

FIS secretary general Michel Vion emphasizes the smooth execution and scheduled delivery of most, but not all, Olympic ski and snowboard events, despite frequent imposing winds. He says the Chinese sports venues are planned for use at future World Cup competitions

WINTER SPORTS WORLD: Uncharted Olympic course lies ahead for alpine skiers and new FIS leadership

International Ski Federation president Johan Eliasch speaks with Around the Rings about the diplomatic boycott, continuing venue preparations and executing successful competition, despite the uncertainties and unknowns of the Beijing 2022 Winter Games

WINTER SPORTS WORLD Alpine skiing’s parallel event shunned by top ski racers, poses challenges, dilemma for FIS

World Cup parallel races lack identity and athlete’s respect, ahead of Beijing 2022 mixed team parallel event. After years of lobbying to IOC by Gian Franco Kasper, event to be contested at second Olympic Winter Games.

International Ski Federation remains International Ski Federation as attempt to change the name fails

Johan Eliasch presides over first FIS Congress as president. New statutes are overwhelmingly passed.

FIS allocates money to member associations to “mitigate the financial pressures” of the pandemic - Federation Focus

Also: World Rugby unveils new women’s competition; UIPM president running unopposed for eighth term in November elections; U.S. Ski & Snowboard appoints new president & CEO

Telling it Like It is - The Best of Gian Franco Kasper

(ATR) Journalists relished conversations with the long-time FIS president, often conducted in an informal setting.

First Olympic Virtual Series Wraps Up on Olympic Day - Federation Focus

Also: Volleyball World unveils “Equal Jersey” campaign; Michel Vion the new FIS Secretary General; Oman gets nod for sailing event

Telling it Like It is - The Best of Gian Franco Kasper

(ATR) Journalists relished conversations with the long-time FIS president, often conducted in an informal setting.

Death of IOC Honorary Member Gian-Franco Kasper

Gian Franco Kasper, 77, Former FIS President and IOC Member

(ATR) Kasper served as FIS president from 1998 until last month, when Johan Eliasch was elected.

Message from FIS President Johan Eliasch

INNOVATIVE EVENTS PROGRAMME CONTINUES WITH INCLUSION OF SUMMER SKI JUMPING FOR EUROPEAN GAMES 2023

SARAH LEWIS OBE OLY TO FOCUS ON GLOBAL SPORTS FUTURE