News

15.07.2015

Club 5 Research Trip

Workshop in Canada

The annual Club 5 assembly outside of regular FIS meetings took place in Canada this year. On the suggestion of C5 member, Lake Louise, the "Calgary Stampede“ and „Spruce Meadows“ organizations were visited in addition to the planned workshop.

02.07.2015

The Gondola has its winner

Kjetil Jansrud & Dominik Paris

It was a fabulous summer’s day at the Hahnenkamm, perfect for welcoming the fastest in this season’s speed events to Kitzbühel for this „third public holiday“.

15.06.2015

Club 5 Board Re-elected in Varna (BUL)

The 28th annual meeting of Club 5 Ski Classics, the association of the 16 most venerable organizers of World Cup ski races, took place during the FIS Calendar Conference which is held from June 3rd to 6th in Varna, Bulgaria. 

12.06.2015

World Cup Organisers Seminar

... focuses on bringing more value to events

Varna. The World Cup Organisers Seminar, attended by nearly 200 participants, was one of the highlights of the recently concluded Spring Meetings in Varna (BUL) and featured a wide array of speakers that touched on how to bring more value to events.

15.04.2015

Bruce Hamsteasd

Winterstart Events Ltd.

The Board of Directors of Winterstart Events Ltd has reluctantly accepted the resignation of Bruce Hamstead in his capacity of Executive Director, External Relations & Special Projects.

01.04.2015

FIS Calendar Conference Varna - Organisers’ Seminar

In Varna, FIS will hold its traditional Organisers’ Seminar, which is open to World Cup Organisers in all FIS disciplines to attend.

With just eight weeks to go until the FIS Calendar Conference in Varna (BUL), registration is quickly filling up.

01.04.2015

Longines Rising Ski Stars award

Mikaela Shiffrin (USA) & Henrik Kristoffersen (NOR)

For the third consecutive year, Longines awarded the Longines Rising Ski Stars prize to the best young athletes (female under 21, male under 23) in the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup.

26.03.2015

Helmuth Schmalzl retires

Thank you Helmuth!

The Finals in Meribel marked the end of an era for the FIS men’s Alpine World Cup staff as Race Director for the World Cup’s Men’s Speed Events Helmuth Schmazl, 64, officially retired.

16.03.2015

Wanda Group acquires Infront Sports & Media from Bridgepoint at EUR 1.05 billion

Infront

Beijing, China / Zug, Switzerland, 10 February 2015 – Dalian Wanda Group Co., Ltd., one of the leading Chinese conglomerates and China's largest investor in cultural and entertainment sector has reached an agreement to acquire Infront Sports & Media AG, the world’s most respected international sports marketing company based in Zug, Switzerland, from the European private equity firm Bridgepoint. The transaction is valued at approximately EUR 1.05 billion (USD 1.2 billion) and is subject to customary conditions.   

20.02.2015

EXCITED FOR THE 62. KANDAHAR RACE

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN

The ladies' and men’s AUDI FIS Ski World Cup in Garmisch-Partenkirchen is just around the corner and we are happy to announce that we are well prepared and have plenty of snow.