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 ...

Sato, Iwasa soar to 1-2 finish

/ Feb 22, 2017

Sato, Iwasa soar to 1-2 finish

Yukiya Sato and Yuken Iwasa won the gold and silver medals, respectively, to give Japan a 1-2 finish in the individual competition in men’s normal hill ski jumping at the Asian Winter Games on Wednesday.A day after the event was delayed due to strong ...

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 ...

Ito triumphs in ski jump event

/ Jan 20, 2017

Ito triumphs in ski jump event

Yuki Ito came from behind to capture her second title of the season on home soil on the first day of a women’s World Cup meet on Friday, while Sara Takanashi finished in fifth place.Ito, the winner in Sapporo last Saturday, managed 89.5 meters ...

Takanashi claims 14th win of season

/ Feb 28, 2016

Takanashi claims 14th win of season

Sara Takanashi earned a narrow victory to claim her 44th career win on the women’s ski jumping World Cup circuit on Sunday.The 19-year-old Takanashi, who earlier this month clinched her third overall World Cup crown, tallied 236.9 points to edge out runnerup Daniela Iraschko-Stolz ...

Takanashi wraps up third World Cup title

/ Feb 19, 2016

Takanashi wraps up third World Cup title

Teenager Sara Takanashi clinched her third World Cup title on Friday as she claimed her 12th win of the season and the 42nd of her career in overwhelming fashion.Takanashi, 19, who entered with a 381-point lead on Austrian champion Daniela Iraschko-Stolz in the season’s ...