International Ski Federation

Tim Farčnik elected to biathlon federation executive board

Salzburg – Slovenia’s Tim Farčnik has been appointed to the executive board of the International Biathlon Union (IBU) at their 15th Ordinary Congress in Salzburg, Austria, the Slovenian Ski Association (SZS) said.

Farčnik will join five other members of the executive board in the 2022-2026 period.

Athletes in Beijing Flooded the Organizers of the Olympics with Complaints

Athletes at the Beijing Olympics have flooded organizers with complaints about extreme training and start conditions, quarantine rules and food.

Temperatures drop to -20 degrees, and the bare hills do not stop the wind and often the feeling is minus 30 degrees Celsius.

Rogla hosting Snowboarding World Championships

Zreče – The Slovenian ski resort of Rogla is hosting a segment of the Freestyle Ski and Snowboarding World Championships, with the parallel giant slalom and parallel slalom disciplines scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, respectively. Slovenians have high expectations in both events and a big favourite in veteran Žan Košir.

Slovenia’s Lampič wins Cross-Country World Cup sprint globe

Oberstdorf – Slovenian cross-country skier Anamarija Lampič has been awarded the small crystal globe as the overall World Cup winner in the women’s sprint discipline as the International Ski Federation (FIS) decided to cut the season short after seven sprint events being held, with Lampič leading the standings.

Winter wonderland in eastern Turkey attracts tourists

A ski resort on the slopes of Mt. Palandöken in Turkey's eastern Erzurum province, one of the most frigid areas in the country, attracts international and domestic tourists every winter.

The Palandöken Ski Center offers an adrenaline-filled thrilling experience for ski and snowboard enthusiasts with 55 ski tracks - including easy, intermediate, advanced, and natural tracks.