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Reira Iwabuchi, Takeru Otsuka win big air World Cup gold

More Sports / Winter Sports Nov 4, 2018

Reira Iwabuchi, Takeru Otsuka win big air World Cup gold

Japanese teenager Reira Iwabuchi won her second straight women's World Cup big air competition on Saturday, while compatriot Takeru Otsuka topped the podium in the men's event. The 16-year-old Iwabuchi, who finished fourth in February's Pyeongchang Olympics, earned a two-jump total of 166.50 points in ...

More Sports / Winter Sports Jul 29, 2018

Sara Takanashi wins summer Grand Prix meet in Germany

Sara Takanashi won the women's ski jumping summer Grand Prix competition Saturday, followed in second by compatriot Yuki Ito in Hinterzarten, Germany. Takanashi, who won bronze at February's Pyeongchang Olympics, sat in second place behind Ito after her first jump of 105 meters, but came ...

Sara Takanashi sets career World Cup wins records

More Sports / Winter Sports Mar 25, 2018

Sara Takanashi sets career World Cup wins records

Sara Takanashi captured her elusive 54th career victory on Saturday to become the ski jumper with more World Cup wins than any other in the world. With jumps of 100.5 and 96.5 meters, Takanashi earned 227.1 points over Austria's Daniela Iraschko-Stolz (224.1) and Norway's Maren ...