Olympic silver medallist Federico Pellegrino and Italian team-mate Francesco de Fabiani are set to train with Russia’s top cross-country skiers to prepare for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games.
Italy and Slovenia were victorious in the team sprint finals at the International Ski Federation (FIS) Cross-Country World Cup in Swedish resort Ulricehamn.
Linn Svahn marked her debut International Ski Federation Tour de Ski event with victory as she took gold in the women's sprint in Val Müstair.
Federico Pellegrino of Italy and Nadine Fähndrich of Switzerland won the sprint free titles at the FIS Cross-Country World Cup in Dresden.
The Italian Winter Sports Federation (FISI) has celebrated its 100th anniversary, taking place at Hangar Biococca in Milan, with some of the biggest names in Italian snow events in attendance.