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Ted Ligety breaks wrist in mountain biking crash

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On Wednesday, July 15, Team USA's Ted Ligety took a hard fall while biking at Deer Valley Resort.

FIS considers several options for upcoming WC season

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Among those race changes would be substituting a super G in Wengen for the slalom, which may be held in Schladming to keep speed and tech circuits separated.

Video: GBR slalom star Dave Ryding joins Chemmy Alcott in new Facebook show

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The three-time Olympian chats with Alcott about his competitors on the World Cup, his relationship, and how he's been spending quarantine.

Finn Christian Jagge, 1992 Olympic slalom champion, dies at 54

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The Norwegian Sports Federation received the sad news Wednesday that Finn Christian Jagge has died at the age of 54. 

FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2021 in Cortina confirmed

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In a conference call meeting today, the FIS Council confirmed that the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Cortina, Italy will take place as originally scheduled from February 9-21, 2021.

Austrian, German associations ready to stage World Cup events

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The Austrian and German ski associations have communicated their readiness in staging the planned FIS World Cup events in the coming winter season.

Two coaches and one athlete from Italian women’s team test positive

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AP News reports that the women's World Cup team will return home to quarantine.

Video: Shiffrin back on snow

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Mikaela Shiffrin shares an inside look at her first time back on snow at Copper Mountain in early June.

Video: Behind the scenes featuring Leif Nestvold-Haugen

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FIS Alpine takes a behind the scenes looks at Haugen's come-up on the World Cup circuit.

FIS releases COVID-19 guidelines for World Cup organizers

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FIS' newly released guidelines outline what will be a unique season for athletes, staff, event organizers, and media working at the World Cup level. While thorough and extensive, they are also subject to change.

Kaestle rejoins Austria’s supplier pool after Liensberger dispute

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Thanks to new partnerships with Dalbello, Lange, and Marker, Kaestle was able to close the deal after a 23-year absence from the OSV pool.

Canadian slalom skier Erin Mielzynski joins Atomic

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On June 10, 2020, Canada's Erin Mielzynski announced that she would be leaving behind her Rossignol Heroes to join Atomic Skiing.

Switzerland’s Luca Aerni moves to Fischer ski

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The 27-year recently made the switch from long-time sponsor Salomon.

Alpine Canada announces 2020-21 national team, introduces new program

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In total, 15 athletes met A and B level criteria and are named to the World Cup team.

Swiss crystal globe winner Mauro Caviezel tears Achilles

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The 31-year-old super G champion will undergo surgery next week.

National teams get back on snow

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As restrictions at ski resorts lift some World Cup Nations have been able to get back on snow.

Local organizer says Birds of Prey too early to call

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The Vail Valley Foundation, organizer of the Xfinity Birds of Prey Audi FIS Ski World Cup, stated that it is too early to determine the possible effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the event.

Key decisions at FIS meetings: parallel, fluoros, World Champs

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FIS Council meetings wrapped early this week, providing more clarity coming into 2020-21.

Video: Shiffrin shares her thoughts on Lienz GS “comeback”

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In the latest episode of In My Head, Shiffrin recaps "the most important race of her season."

Alpine skiing Italy proposes postponement of Cortina World Championships to 2022

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To avoid further financial loss, the Cortina 2021 Foundation proposed to the FIS Council that World Championships be rescheduled.

Parallel rule changes on the docket at FIS meetings

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The FIS’ Alpine Skiing Committee has put forward new parallel rules for the 2020-21 season that accommodate athlete feedback

Mikaela Shiffrin to provide commentary during Livestream of her documentary on NBC Sports’ Facebook

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Shiffrin will relive her historic 2018-19 season with fans while watching Mikaela's Masterpiece.

Anna Veith expected to announce retirement Saturday

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With rumors circulating about Veith's retirement, the announcement is reminiscent of Marcel Hirscher's announcement in the past.

Wengen races in trouble?

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An ongoing financial conflict between Swiss Ski and Wengen's organizing committee puts into question the viability of the Lauberhorn on the World Cup calendar.

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