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Camera Drones Banned by Ski Federation After Near-Tragedy

The International Ski Federation (FIS) is banning camera drones from its World Cup races after one of the flying objects crashed and nearly hit Austrian skier Marcel Hirscher during a slalom in Italy. FIS will prohibit drones "as long as I am responsible ... because they are a bad thing for safety,'' men's race director Markus Waldner told the Associated Press on Wednesday, a day after the night race in Madonna di Campiglio. "It was huge luck that Marcel was not...

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