Ito nabs Grand Prix win; Takanashi DQ'd

/ Aug 19, 2017

Ito nabs Grand Prix win; Takanashi DQ'd

Yuki Ito won the second event of the women's ski jumping summer Grand Prix competition on Friday, while Sara Takanashi was disqualified in the qualification because her ski length did not meet regulations. Ito, who was third at the season's first meet last week, soared ...

Ito outshines Takanashi in Sapporo competition

/ Mar 4, 2017

Ito outshines Takanashi in Sapporo competition

Yuki Ito got the better of this season's overall World Cup winner Sara Takanashi to claim the International Miyasama Ski Games title on Saturday. Ito, who won her first career World Cup event and four overall this season, jumped 99.5 meters to score 131.0 points ...

Sato, Iwasa soar to 1-2 finish

/ Feb 22, 2017

Sato, Iwasa soar to 1-2 finish

Yukiya Sato and Yuken Iwasa won the gold and silver medals, respectively, to give Japan a 1-2 finish in the individual competition in men's normal hill ski jumping at the Asian Winter Games on Wednesday. A day after the event was delayed due to strong ...

Takanashi captures 50th crown of career

/ Jan 30, 2017

Takanashi captures 50th crown of career

Three-time overall champion Sara Takanashi won the 50th women's ski jumping World Cup competition of her career on Sunday. The victory snapped a brief drought for Takanashi, who failed to win in any of the four competitions recently held in Japan. The win leaves her ...

Ito triumphs in ski jump event

/ Jan 20, 2017

Ito triumphs in ski jump event

Yuki Ito came from behind to capture her second title of the season on home soil on the first day of a women's World Cup meet on Friday, while Sara Takanashi finished in fifth place. Ito, the winner in Sapporo last Saturday, managed 89.5 meters ...