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Apr 30, 2023
Nordic combined skier Akito Watabe plans to retire after 2026 Games
The 34-year-old took silver in the normal hill event at both the 2014 Sochi and 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics.
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Feb 27, 2022
Norway tells Russian athletes to skip upcoming World Cup ski events
'Russia's violations of international law and attacks on the Ukrainian people demand international condemnation and sanctions,' Norway's skiing federation said in a statement.
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Dec 18, 2021
17-year-old Yuna Kasai reaches second World Cup podium in Nordic combined
The high school student from Hokkaido previously finished third in the season's third event.
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Mar 21, 2021
Magus Riiber holds off Akito Watabe to take 35th World Cup win
Norway's Jarl Magnus Riiber earned his 35th Nordic Combined World Cup win in Germany on Saturday, just managing to hold off Japan's fast-finishing Akito Watabe in a sprint to the line.
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Feb 1, 2021
Akito Watabe secures fourth straight World Cup podium finish
Akito Watabe put up a strong fight against Norway's Jarl Magnus Riiber and finished third, earning his fourth straight podium finish, on Day 3 of the Nordic combined World Cup in Seefeld, Austria.
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Jan 25, 2021
Akito Watabe ties Japanese record with 19th Nordic combined World Cup win
Akito Watabe on Sunday claimed his first individual Nordic combined skiing World Cup victory of the season, and 19th overall, to tie the all-time record for wins on the circuit by a Japanese skier.
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Nov 29, 2020
Akito Watabe lands first Nordic combined podium of season
Two-time Olympic silver medalist Akito Watabe finished third at a Nordic combined skiing World Cup round in Ruka, Finland, on Saturday, stepping onto the podium for the first time this season.
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Mar 2, 2020
Akito Watabe notches 18th career World Cup title
Nordic combined skier Akito Watabe won his first World Cup event in two seasons on Sunday, moving to within one win of equaling Kenji Ogiwara's Japan record of 19 World Cup victories.
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Mar 3, 2019
Japan fails to end podium drought in Nordic combined team event at worlds
Japan fell behind and had to settle for fourth place in the Nordic combined men's team event Saturday at the FIS Nordic Ski World Championships, failing in its bid to reach the podium for the first time in 10 years.
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Nov 26, 2018
Japan earns Nordic combined silver at World Cup season opener
Japan's men's team won silver at the FIS Nordic combined World Cup season opener on Sunday, stepping onto the podium for the first time in five years.
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Feb 22, 2018
Cross-country skiing dominance guides Germany to glorious result in Nordic combined team event
Germany delivered a superb display of cross-country skiing to glide to victory in the men's Olympic team event on Thursday and complete a clean sweep of gold medals in the Nordic combined events at the Pyeongchang Games.
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Feb 21, 2018
Japan faces tough German test in Nordic combined team event
Japan will take the fight to Germany once again at the Pyeongchang Olympics on Thursday in the Nordic combined team event.
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Feb 20, 2018
Germany records clean sweep in Nordic combined large hill event
Akito Watabe had his heart broken for the second time at the Pyeongchang Olympics, missing gold again on Tuesday, this time in the Nordic combined large hill 10-km event.
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Feb 14, 2018
Akito Watabe earns second consecutive Nordic combined silver medal
Just 4.8 seconds separated Akito Watabe from Olympic gold at the Pyeongchang Winter Games on Wednesday, as the Nordic combined athlete was left stranded when defending champion Eric Frenzel turned on the final-kilometer afterburners to claim the championship.
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Feb 3, 2018
Akito Watabe extends Nordic combined World Cup winning streak to four
Akito Watabe won his fourth straight Nordic combined World Cup on Saturday, after sweeping the men's event in Hakuba, Nagano Prefecture.
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Jan 29, 2018
Watabe sweeps three-day event for fourth win of season
Akito Watabe picked up his third straight Nordic combined World Cup win on Sunday and became only the second athlete to sweep the three-day Seefeld Triple event in Austria.
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Jan 27, 2018
Akito Watabe captures second Nordic combined title of season
Akito Watabe claimed his second Nordic combined World Cup title of the season on Friday, winning the opener of a three-day event.
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Nov 25, 2017
Akito Watabe places third in Nordic combined's World Cup opener
Akito Watabe finished third in Nordic combined's World Cup season opener on Friday.
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Mar 17, 2017
Hakuba likely to host World Cup Nordic combined event in 2018
The village of Hakuba in Nagano Prefecture is expected to host a World Cup Nordic combined competition next winter for the first time in 15 seasons, an informed source said Thursday.
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Mar 16, 2017
Watabe's Nordic combined win streak ends
Akito Watabe came up short in his bid for a third straight win and placed fourth at a Nordic combined World Cup meet on Wednesday.

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