News Archive; May 2007


Vail/Beaver Creek Bid for 2013 Alpine Worlds
PARK CITY, Utah (May 1) - The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association announced the candidacy Tuesday of Colorado's Vail/Beav...
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01. May 2007

Record number of applications for FIS World Championships 2012/2013
By the May 1st, 2007 deadline, FIS received complete application dossiers from a total of 12 candidates as follows (in a...
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03. May 2007

FIS in favor of Youth Olympic Games
In its meeting in Beijing last week, the IOC Executive Board unanimously welcomed the idea of establishing Youth Olympic...
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03. May 2007

Norway Selects 08 SJ National Teams
Norway selected Anders Jacobsen, Anders Bardal, Tom Hilde, Roar Ljoekelsoey, Sigurd Pettersen and Bjørn Einar Romoeren f...
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04. May 2007

Fischer Joins Poiree in Retirement Camp
Leading German biathlete Sven Fischer will quit has active career in biathlon Fischer has been one of the big 3 the l...
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07. May 2007

Swe Makes 08 XC Selections for National Teams
These are the Swedish cross-country teams for the 2007/2008 season, see text in English below. Notably did not Emil J...
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11. May 2007

BODE MILLER OPTS TO NOT JOIN U.S. SKI TEAM FOR 2007-08 SEASON
PARK CITY, Utah (May 12) - Former Olympic medalist and World Cup champion Bode Miller (Bretton Woods, NH) has decided no...
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12. May 2007

FIS News 170507
FIS Council to meet in Portoroz (SLO) The first official meeting of the FIS Council this year will take place at ...
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17. May 2007

Tchepalova, Kurkina Return for 07/08 XC Season
There are not many changes in Russian national cross-country skiing teams except for Julya Chepalova's return after a bi...
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17. May 2007

Akhatova, Zaitseva to Return
These are some biathlon news from Russia, source below: Albina Akhatova and Olga Zajtseva will continue to train wit...
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17. May 2007

Swe. Biathlon News (Swe.)
Intresset för skidskytte i Sverige ökar igen! I företaget Sponsor Insight´s senaste opinionsundersökning visa...
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18. May 2007

Ger. Nordic Combined News 180507 (Ger.)
Nordische Kombination: Zum Trainingsauftakt nach Zypern (Planegg / dsv) Training unter Freunden: Hermann Weinbuch, Bund...
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18. May 2007

09 XC Season With Familiar Schedule
The draft for the 2008/2009 cross-country season has these main elements: We stress that there these are drafts/sugge...
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18. May 2007

“VIESSMANN” FIS World Cup Cross-Country Summary Season 2006/07 byJürg Capol, Race Director Cross-Country
Summary Season 2006/07 Jürg Capol, Race Director Cross-Country General Remarks One of the most remarkable things th...
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19. May 2007

Italy Make 07/08 XC Selections
Technical director - Dario D'Incal Assistance director - Silvio Fauner (CS Carabinieri) Men team: trainer - Marco S...
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20. May 2007

German Ski Notes 210507 (Ger.)
DSV einigt sich mit Infront Sports & Media auf neuen TV-Vertrag (planegg/ dsv) Der Deutsche Skiverband wird seine TV-Re...
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21. May 2007

Albarello Leaves XC Position in Ital
These teams below are the Italian selections for national cross-country teams for the 2007/2008 season. Marco Albara...
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21. May 2007

Demong Takes Top USSA Athlete Honor
PARK CITY, Utah (May 18) - U.S. Ski Team World Championship medalist Bill Demong (Vermontville, NY), two-time Olympian a...
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22. May 2007

Swe. XC Notes 230507 (Swe.)
Damernas landslag samlade för första lägret I Sollefteå samlar huvudtränaren för damerna Joakim Abrahamsson både A- o...
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23. May 2007

New season, new faces: Coach changes in Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined
Most teams have already started preparations for the 2007/2008 summer and winter seasons. Following last year’s turbulen...
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23. May 2007

Jack Wolfskin renews as 4-Hills-Tournament title sponsor until 2008/2009
Based on the success of the 55th edition of the Four-Hills-Tournament in Ski Jumping, Jack Wolfskin has decided to exten...
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23. May 2007

Veerpalu, Smigun Lead Est,. XC Teams for 08
These are the Estonian cross-country teams for the 2007/2008 season. Andrus Veerpalu skipped last season due to a kne...
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24. May 2007

Swedish Biathletes to Participate in Cycling Champs (Swe.)
Skidskyttelandslaget utmanar svenska cykeleliten Nu på lördag den 26 maj äger för-SM i landsvägscykling rum i...
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24. May 2007

Aare to Host 09 Alpine WC Final (Swe.)
Åre och Sverige arrangerar alpina världscupfinalen På Internationella Skidförbundets (FIS) konferens i slovenska Port...
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26. May 2007

TDS Likely to Add Points for Individual Events, Price Money for WC Overall
FIS is currently holding meetings in Portoroz, Slovenia These issues below are still in discussion and not approved. ...
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26. May 2007

Women Officially on 09 SJ Agenda, Smaller Quotas for Top Nations, Harder to Qualify
FIS has held meetings in Portoroz this weekend, these are some of the issues from ski jumping ahead of the 07/08 season:...
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27. May 2007

Swe, Alpine Notes 270507 (Swe.)
Alpina Landslaget på test- och barmarksläger Alpina Landslaget är inne i en period med barmarksträning och nu är det...
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27. May 2007

FIS to Change Rules in XC Sprint Relays, TDS Scoring
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28. May 2007

XC 08 Season Set
The schedule for the 2007/2008 season for cross-country is now set and there were quite a few changes from the first dra...
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29. May 2007

XC WC Final 3 Day Event
As discussed earlier there world cup final in cross-country will be held as a 3 day event. These are the SUGGESTED ru...
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28. May 2007

Starting Order to Change in Biathlon
It now looks likely that the starting order for interval starts in biathlon will change quite a bit. Normally the best a...
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28. May 2007

New World Cup Qualification System - Start Groups - IBU Cup
In its meeting on 19 and 20 May 2007, the IBU Executive Board had to deal with the matter of a new World Cup/WCH qualifi...
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29. May 2007

XC News from FIS For 2008
These news have mostly been reported earlier but this is a summary from FIS ahead of the 2007/2008 cross-country season....
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30. May 2007

NC News from FIS For 2008
Nordic Combined: Compact sprint formalized Following the spring meeting of the Nordic Combined Executive Board in Pra...
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30. May 2007

Alpine Skiing: Focus on speed event starting order and calendar planning
The FIS Alpine Committee, under guidance of Toni Sailer (AUT), had a full agenda. Of special focus was the determination...
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30. May 2007

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