Kasper re-elected president of world ski body
BARCELONA, Spain -- Gian Franco Kasper of Switzerland has been re-elected unopposed as president of the International Ski Federation.
FIS says the Swiss official was given a standing ovation on being given a fifth term by delegates at the governing body's two-yearly congress.
Kasper, an International Olympic Committee member, has led FIS since 1998.
The 70-year-old Kasper previously served as the governing body's secretary general since 1975.
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