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.

New Ski Federation president Johan Eliasch addresses obstacles, expresses immense confidence for Beijing 2022

The new FIS China Liaison Office will provide on ground assistance to Beijing organizers. Alpine World Cup season kicks off on the Rettenbach Glacier in Soelden, Austria, this weekend

El exclusivo centro Las Pendientes Ski Lodge inauguró la temporada de invierno 2021

El día 09 de julio dio inició a la temporada invernal 2021 con un paisaje nevado y las mejores vistas hacia el Lago Lacar y el volcán Lanin

FrancsJeux: Les Jeux d'hiver, un evenement menace d'extinction

FrancsJeux reports en francais why the Winter Games could become a thing of the past ... 

NextGen 2020 - New Sports, Federations

(ATR) Gold medals in Tokyo for surfing, skateboarding, bring the Olympics to the next generation.

British Olympic Association appoints three new Board members

IOC AND DOW REWARD 10 INTERNATIONAL SPORTS FEDERATIONS FOR TANGIBLE CLIMATE ACTION

Are sets new standard for global sustainable event TV production

The Hula Report: Improbable PyeongChang

(ATR) The 2018 Winter Games seemed an improbable dream the first time ATR editor Ed Hula visited in 2003. Exclusively for subscribers! 

Winter Like a Champ in Montana

Koreas Unite for Winter Olympics

(ATR) IOC President Thomas Bach may head to North Korea, part of the deal struck for a Unified Olympic team from the Koreas, reports Kevin Nutley.

Olympic Heroes Turn Athletic Achievements into Lifetime Success in New Olympic Channel Original Series Legends Live On

Putin Blames U.S. for Anti-Russia Doping Fervor

(ATR) Four more Russians banned from the 2018 Winter Games... Putin says U.S. behind it all.

IOC sanctions two Russian athletes as part of Oswald Commission findings

FIS to Decide if Lindsey Vonn Races Against Men -- Federations Focus

(ATR) Also: GAISF approves first observer federations; Iranian chess player transfers to U.S.

Didier Cuche and Virginie Faivre Join TSE Consulting's The Academy

Toby Dawson Instrumental in PyeongChang 2018 Bid -- ATRadio

(ATR) The Korean American mogul skier joins ATRadio to talk PyeongChang 2018 preps and his role with the bid team.

PyeongChang 2018 Venues Nearing Olympic Form -- Photodesk

(ATR) The PyeongChang mountain cluster is inching closer to Olympic shape. Click here for photos.

PyeongChang 2018 Venue Tour -- Photodesk

(ATR) The PyeongChang mountain cluster is inching closer to Olympic shape. Click here for photos.

Hahnenkamm Conditions Provide Relief to Challenging Ski Season

(ATR) Sunny skies and plenty of snow should provide ideal conditions for skiers this weekend in Kitzbuhel, Austria.

World Archery Extends Exclusive Broadcast Partnership -- Federations Focus

(ATR) Also: China NOC president visits FIS; AIBA makes women's boxing format change.

Skiers Debate Merits of Alpine Combined Discipline

(ATR) Skiing's traditional alpine combined event struggles to receive adequate recognition on the FIS World Cup tour.

USA Luge to Bring the Fun of Luge Racing to Ski Areas in Northeast

USA Luge Challenge, free to all, comes to Wachusett, Blue Mt, Belleayre.

IPC Rebrands 10 Para-Sports -- Federations Focus

(ATR) Also: IBSF World Cup near; ASOIF wants more IF input in Tokyo 2020 preps; FIS cancels events due to lack of snow.

Austria Considers 2026 Olympic Bid

(ATR) Innsbruck and the Austrian Olympic Committee are teaming up to study the potential for a Winter Games bid.

Bach Prepares for Busy Week in Tokyo -- Monday Memo

(ATR) Also: EOC General Assembly begins; FIG president election; FIS celebrates 50th World Cup anniversary;

Zhukov Leaves Beijing 2022 CoComm for Putin; Kasper Impressed

(ATR) The Russian Olympic chief was forced to leave the first inspection visit after day one of the three-day check-up.

PyeongChang 2018 Brainstorms with U.S. Skiing President

(ATR) POCOG president Hee-Beom Lee welcomed USSA president Tiger Shaw to discuss preparations and cooperation for the 2018 Winter Games.

German, Canadian, Austrian skiers to take home downhill globes from IPC Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals

Canada’s Kurt Oatway led the way at the IPC Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals on Wednesday (3 March)...

Team USA repeats success in final downhill race of IPC Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals

Mark Bathum leads U.S. to three-medal performance with gold