Ito outshines Takanashi in Sapporo competition

/ Mar 4, 2017

Ito outshines Takanashi in Sapporo competition

Yuki Ito got the better of this season’s overall World Cup winner Sara Takanashi to claim the International Miyasama Ski Games title on Saturday.Ito, who won her first career World Cup event and four overall this season, jumped 99.5 meters to score 131.0 points ...

Takanashi reflects on performance at Nordic worlds

/ Feb 28, 2017

Takanashi reflects on performance at Nordic worlds

Ski jumper Sara Takanashi returned to Japan with mixed feelings on Tuesday after winning two bronze medals at last week’s Nordic Ski World Championships in Lahti, Finland.Having recently won a record-equaling 53rd World Cup title and a fourth overall individual crown, Takanashi, 20, headed ...

/ Feb 27, 2017

Japan wins mixed team ski jump bronze

Sara Takanashi helped Japan make it onto the podium as a member of the mixed team that won bronze at the Ski Jumping World Championships on Sunday.The team of Takanashi, Taku Takeuchi, Yuki Ito and Daiki Ito won Japan’s second straight bronze in the ...

/ Feb 20, 2017

Takanashi seeking gold at Nordic worlds

Ski jumping supernova Sara Takanashi is hoping to create another special memory in Lahti, Finland, as she aims for her first gold medal at the Nordic Ski World Championships starting on Wednesday.Takanashi, who last week scored the 53rd World Cup win of her career ...

/ Feb 5, 2017

Takanashi gets seventh win of season

Sara Takanashi on Saturday won her second straight ski jumping World Cup event, and seventh of the season.Takanashi leapt 87.5 meters on her first jump and 91 meters on her second for a total of 242.1 points. She was the only jumper in the ...

Takanashi captures 50th crown of career

/ Jan 30, 2017

Takanashi captures 50th crown of career

Three-time overall champion Sara Takanashi won the 50th women’s ski jumping World Cup competition of her career on Sunday.The victory snapped a brief drought for Takanashi, who failed to win in any of the four competitions recently held in Japan. The win leaves her ...