Breathe a sigh of relief in Wengen – “The Lauberhorn races are secured for the next few years,”Viola Amherd was able to settle the Lauberhorn-armed. According to the sports Minister, the future of the tradition of the event is secured. As, however, is not clear.Laura Inderbitzin5 Kommentare5Swiss-Ski President Urs Lehmann (left) and OK-in-chief, Urs Näpflin have some thanks to Federal councillor Viola Amherd.Photo: Keystone
After a week full of turmoil, the redemption for the Swiss ski fans come on Thursday evening. “The Lauberhorn races are secured for the next few years,” says Federal councillor Viola Amherd at a press conference, and can thus breathe a sigh of relief.
The sports Minister was able to mediate between the two disputants, Swiss-Ski and the Lauberhorn-organizer and a solution. The legendary race will not be deleted from the world Cup calendar, the Lauberhorn OK will pull the appeal to the court of arbitration for sport TAS back.
Nothing about the Details
“We are very relieved,” say both Swiss Ski President Urs Lehmann, as well as OK-head, Urs Näpflin. There have been constructive talks, and we have found a solution.
looks Like this solution is not, however, clear. None of the responsible has to reveal something about the content of the agreement, to be elaborated in the next days and weeks in detail and in writing.
Because the Bernese government President Christoph Ammann was present, but the conclusion is that more tax could flow funds. A fixed Change is that new to jump over the dog SCHOPF, an advertising archway will be installed on. The organizers had on several occasions been accused of, that they market the race to little good.
At the world Cup race is in the dog, an archway crested in the future.Photo: Keystone
Since a week it had been simmering for around the world Cup race on the Lauberhorn: Last Wednesday it was announced that the Association Swiss-Ski wants to cancel the traditional event from the calendar. Reason is a financial dispute with the promoter.
After a number of public Statements, after a large Outcry from the population, by support from the policy and after a 300’000-Swiss francs-a donation of Swiss-Ski on Sunday, having received the request for deletion of the Lauberhorn race because of the great support yet again to withdraw.
The dispute was, however, still not completely resolved, further, there were financial differences. The organizers demanded a larger amount of the TV money; Swiss-Ski said that was not possible. As this Problem has now been solved and how Amherd could help, remains to the Public for the time being, hidden.
LIVE TICKER for this BEENDETDie PK is finished
The leaders finish the PK and leave the Swiss ski fans happy. It is clear that The Lauberhorn will be removed from the race, but are also secured in the coming years, and huge people that will attract the masses. Wengen is withdrawing the appeal to the TAS. How it came to this agreement in financial dispute between the Association and organizer of the Public sphere remains for the time being, but hidden. At this point, a summary of the Text will follow soon.
Näpflin: “not staged”
The OK-in-chief reiterates the importance of this discussion and denied the allegation of staging. “I was also surprised by the huge Outcry in the media and in Public. But now I’m very relieved about the solution.”
now, other WC-organiser claims?
Lehmann takes up this point and in view that we will look at the overall system in Switzerland, and it will also give other WC race Changes.
Some Changes to the race
The leaders, despite repeated Requests, no Details on the agreement to elicit. However, some Changes in the race are already certain: for example, the much-discussed archway will come about the dog hair definitely. OK boss Näpflin: “We have realised that we can not only make the hollow of your Hand.”
Details not known
As the agreement does not looks like, is known. The managers do not want to give Details of the solution price in the next few days the Whole thing had been transcribed and will definitely be approved.
enthusiasts can breathe a sigh of relief
According to this announcement from Amherd is likely to breathe a sigh of relief, the Ski-Switzerland. The Lauberhorn race is not to die and stay get. Also OK-in-chief Näpflin and Swiss-Ski-in-chief Lehmann speak of positive conversations and are pleased about the solution.
< p > “common solution” found
According to the Amherd could be found, thanks to constructive discussions on a solution. “The Lauberhorn races are secured for the next few years,” says the sports Minister.
Amherd takes the floor
The Federal councillor speaks to the mediation talks as the First. What you can say to the Fans of Alpine skiing?
The PK begins
Now Amherd, Lehmann, Näpflin, and Ammann have arrived – this is it.
The press conference will start at 18.45.
The person in charge on the
the time it would be, but Amherd, Lehmann, Näpflin, and Ammann are not yet arrived in the PK room in the Federal house.
18.30 hrs to go
Today, the next Chapter will be written in this leaf-horn history. Perhaps the last one? Swiss Ski President Urs Lehmann, racing-OK-in-chief, Urs Näpflin, Federal councillor Viola Amherd, and the Bernese government President Christoph Ammann informed about the results of a mediation conversation. Still, the finances, and especially the TV money, the main point of contention are. From 18.30, you are in the Stream and in the Ticker live.
in a week, it’s bubbling around the world Cup race on the Lauberhorn. Last Wednesday, it was announced that the Association Swiss-Ski wants to cancel the traditional event from the calendar. Reason is a financial dispute with the promoter. After a number of public Statements, after a large Outcry from the population, by support from the policy and after a 300’000-Swiss francs-a donation of Swiss-Ski on Sunday, having received the request for deletion of the Lauberhorn race but to withdraw.
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