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Takeuchi seeks second medal

Olympics / Winter Olympics / Snowboarding Feb 21, 2014

Takeuchi seeks second medal

Snowboarder Tomoka Takeuchi, who took the silver medal in the women's parallel giant slalom at the Sochi Winter Games on Wednesday, hopes to grab another medal in Saturday's parallel slalom, despite a patchy history in the event. The first Japanese female boarder to win an ...

Olympics / Winter Olympics / Snowboarding Feb 12, 2014

Okada qualifies for women's halfpipe semis

Rana Okada reached the semifinals after the qualification round of the women's snowboard halfpipe at the Sochi Games on Wednesday. The 23-year-old Okada, who is the only Japanese competing in the acrobatic aerial competition at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, scored 69.75 points on her second ...