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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
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
Injury bug bites many Olympic skiing hopefuls

...After my injury," said Gut, still only 22, "I started building my body again and my skills again."The International Ski Federation, known as FIS, makes rules changes here and there in the name of increased safety, such as tweaking specifications...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-01-25/injury-bug-bites-many-ol
Overtime

...today's men's giant slalom on Rettenbach glacier in Soelden, Austria, to bid farewell to his fans, the international ski federation says.Schoenfelder won five slaloms and earned the season-long World Cup title in 2004. He won silver in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-10-26/overtime
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
Tiger Woods, skier Lindsey Vonn say they are dating

...the annual AP awards that date back to 1931.Dominant against other top female skiers, Vonn petitioned the International Ski Federation to let her compete against men in a downhill race, but the request was rejected last year. Her 59 career...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2013-03-18/tiger-woods-skier-lindsey-vo
Overtime

...men's eventLindsey Vonn's request to compete in a men's World Cup downhill race has been rejected by the International Ski Federation.The FIS council met Saturday in Oberhofen, Switzerland, and "confirmed that one gender is not entitled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2012-11-03/overtime
Lindsey Vonn out for the season after suffering injuries in crash

...couldn't hold the pressure and then (she crashed)," said Atle Skaardal, women's race director for the International Ski Federation.Skaardal defended the decision to race."I can confirm that the visibility was great, there were no problems...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-02-05/lindsey-vonn-out-sea