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Sara Takanashi claims first World Cup victory of season

More Sports / Winter Sports Feb 11, 2019

Sara Takanashi claims first World Cup victory of season

Japan's Sara Takanashi overcame difficult weather Sunday to claim her first World Cup victory of the season and end Maren Lundby's winning streak. At Ljubno's Savina Ski Jumping Center, Takanashi triumphed in severe wind conditions that saw qualification cancelled and caused several delays over the ...

Ski jumping legend Matti Nykanen dies at 55

More Sports / Winter Sports Feb 5, 2019

Ski jumping legend Matti Nykanen dies at 55

Matti Nykanen, the four-time Olympic ski jumping champion whose personal life was affected by alcohol problems, has died. He was 55. Nykanen, who also won seven World Championship gold medals, died Sunday, the International Ski Federation (FIS) said. The cause of death was not immediately ...