SAJ to pick five for Olympics


Five ski jumpers to participate in next year’s Vancouver Olympics will be named after the STV Cup international tournament on Jan. 10, with an announcement to come three days later, a Ski Association of Japan official said Wednesday.

Ski jumping head Chiharu Saito confirmed after a coaches’ meeting the same day that five athletes will be selected following the meet held at the Okurayama hill in Sapporo.