• Kyodo


Ski jumper Sara Takanashi brushed aside the recent Beijing Winter Games drama to win the World Cup event in Lillehammer in her post-Olympic comeback on Wednesday.

Takanashi, who was one of five female jumpers who had jumps disqualified in Beijing for suits that failed to comply with the International Ski Federation’s regulations, earned a total of 291.5 points for her second World Cup victory this season and 62nd of her career.

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