Italy's Sandra Robatscher has said she will miss the first part of the upcoming luge season due to an injury.
The International Luge Federation (FIL) has established a working group called "Strategy and Structures".
Poland's Maciej Kurowski has been appointed head coach of the development programme at the International Luge Federation (FIL).
German luger Dajana Eitberger will not compete in the 2019-2020 season, as she is due to give birth to her first child in February of next year.
Nine International Luge Federation (FIL) World Cup events and the 49th edition of the FIL World Championships in Sochi have officially been added to the world governing body's calendar for the 2019-2020 season.
Beijing will host the International Luge Federation (FIL) Congress a year before staging the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.