Skiing

  • By Andreas Selliaas
    06.03.2019 /
    There is an old saying that doping is an intelligence test – only the stupid get caught. This might be so, but we should also question the intelligence of followers and fans of sports every time they get surprised when new doping scandals occur.
  • Photo: Daniel Nedelcu/freeimages-com
    24.08.2018 /
    The governance of the Olympic Winter sports is improving, a new review reveals and places skiing as the best-governed winter sports.
  • 23.07.2009 /
    Vancouver City Councilors have passed a motion calling for a reversal of the decision by the IOC not to offer a women’s ski jump competition at next year’s Winter Olympics, which will be held in the city.
  • 16.07.2009 /
    Two stories last week raise serious questions about the coming Vancouver Olympics and basic freedoms
  • 30.04.2009 /
    COMMENT:In her second report from Canada, journalist Laura Robinson comments on the ongoing heated debate over gender inequality in sport.
  • 23.02.2007 /
    A group of female ski jumpers from Canada has filed a complaint with Canada’s Human Rights Commission as a way to get the Canadian government to pressure the IOC on its decision not to include women’s ski jumping in the 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver. The ski jumpers say IOC’s decision discriminates them.
  • 27.11.2006 /
    Ethics has also become a focal point for the International Ski Federation (FIS). The FIS Council has decided to set up an Ethics Commission and has appointed former UN weapons inspector Hans Blix as its first member.

Use of cookies

The website www.playthegame.org uses cookies to provide a user-friendly and relevant website. Cookies provide information about how the website is being used or support special functions such as Twitter feeds. 


By continuing to use this site, you consent to the use of cookies. You can find out more about our use of cookies and personal data in our privacy policy.