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IOC faces stark differences in Olympic host hopefuls

...still the favorites," Gian-Franco Kasper, a veteran IOC member from Switzerland who is president of the international ski federation, told the AP. "It is an open race, but in principle most people believe the Chinese automatically are the favorites...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-26/ioc-faces-stark-differen
Vonn critical of FIS after racing in fog

BANKSO, Bulgaria - Lindsey Vonn criticized the International Ski Federation Monday for allowing skiers to race in foggy conditions in Bulgaria.The 30-year-old American, who missed nearly two seasons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-03-02/vonn-critical-fis-after-racing-fo
Overtime

...behind third-place Arsenal, which beat Queens Park Rangers 2-1. SkiingWorld Cup race is not replaced The International Ski Federation says a women's super-G race that was canceled twice won't be replaced on the World Cup schedule.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-03-04/overtime
Bode Miller to make training run on Tuesday

...draws and concerts."It's pretty brutal," FIS women's race director Atle Skaardal said, adding the International Ski Federation had yet to decide on today's program, which consists of a super-G on the same course.Saturday's race...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-01-10/bode-miller-make-training-run-tue
Maze, Gisin wind up with only Olympic Alpine tie for 1st place

...a second ? even millionths, he said ? but isn't calibrated that way for Alpine events, because the International Ski Federation doesn't want it to be.This was the fifth tie in Olympic skiing, but the others involved an extra silver...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-12/maze-gisin-wind-only-oly
Mitt Romney believes Sochi Games will have 'very adequate security'

...election of new officials.A total of about 3,000 athletes will be competing in 98 medal events. SKIING: The International ski federation announced the course-setters for the Alpine events at the Sochi Olympics.Croatian coach Ante Kostelic will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-02/mitt-romney-believes-soc
Skiier Ted Ligety's not backing down

...the giant slalom heading into the Sochi Olympics in February.But he remains critical of the decision by the International Ski Federation (FIS) to meddle with the shape of GS skis."In a perfect world, I wouldn't have FIS making ski regulations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-10-08/skiier-ted-ligetys-n
Lindsey Vonn hospitalized with 'severe intestinal pain'

...of the week."Vonn recently requested to compete in a men's downhill race, only to be rejected by the International Ski Federation. She was hoping to enter the men's race Nov. 24 at Lake Louise, Alberta. Had she been allowed to compete...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2012-11-13/lindsey-vonn-hospita
IOC has many pressing issues on tap

...for their agenda."With the elections, things are changing a little bit," veteran Swiss IOC member and international ski federation chief Gian-Franco Kaspar said. "There's a lot of rumors, a lot of gossip, but things are really moving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-06-07/ioc-has-many-pressing-issues-tap
Ivica Kostelic's third place finish gives him World Cup lead

...Berthold said.The incident went unnoticed during the race, and results will not be corrected because the International Ski Federation only accepts protests within 15 minutes of a race ending.WOMEN'S WORLD CUP: In Kranjska, Gora, Slovenia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2012-01-22/ivica-kostelics-thir