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Watabe brothers ready for Sochi tilt

Jan 18, 2014

Watabe brothers ready for Sochi tilt

Akito Watabe will take his third crack at an Olympic medal when the Nordic combined competition begins at the Sochi Games on Feb. 12. Watabe, who competed for Japan at the 2006 Turin Games and again at Vancouver in 2010, is going in search ...

Feb 25, 2010

Japan falls flat in Nordic combined

Japan failed to live up to its billing as the world Nordic combined team champion on Tuesday, finishing back in sixth at the Vancouver Olympics. Japan came home 1 minute, 14.2 seconds behind Austria, which held off the United States to defend its Olympic ...

Chappuis outlasts Spillane at line

Feb 16, 2010

Chappuis outlasts Spillane at line

Japan’s Norihito Kobayashi flirted with victory in the cross country race before eventually settling for seventh place in the Nordic combined individual normal hill-10-kilometer event at the Vancouver Olympics on Sunday. Kobayashi, who started the race with a 58-second deficit after placing 12th in ...