The /17 FIS Cross - Country World Cup was a multi-race tournament over the season for cross - country skiers. The season began on 26 November in Nations Cup : Norway. The FIS Cross - Country World Cup is an annual cross - country skiing competition, arranged by the International Ski Federation (FIS) since The competition Country : varying. Sprint weekend in Planica. Stina Nilsson (SWE) with two victories! Photo: Nordic Focus.