Ski jumping World Cup round in Yamagata to be canceled

Winter Sports Oct 25, 2020

Ski jumping World Cup round in Yamagata to be canceled

The women's ski jumping World Cup round scheduled for Jan. 15-17 at the Zao resort in northeastern Japan's Yamagata Prefecture will be canceled because of difficulties arising from the novel coronavirus pandemic, multiple sources with knowledge of the matter said Saturday. Without a loosening of ...

Ryoyu Kobayashi wins Four Hills opener

More Sports / Winter Sports Dec 30, 2019

Ryoyu Kobayashi wins Four Hills opener

Ryoyu Kobayashi secured his third World Cup win of the season on Sunday as the reigning overall title holder comfortably won the Four Hills Tournament opener in Oberstdorf. Having become only the third jumper in history to sweep all four events at a Four Hills ...

Ryoyu Kobayashi adds to World Cup lead with victory

More Sports / Winter Sports Dec 23, 2019

Ryoyu Kobayashi adds to World Cup lead with victory

Ryoyu Kobayashi claimed his second victory of the season on Sunday to boost his prospects of retaining the overall World Cup title. The 23-year-old reigning overall World Cup champion, who won last weekend at Klingenthal in Germany, overcame difficult conditions to record jumps of 132.5 ...

More Sports / Winter Sports Dec 8, 2019

Ski jumper Yukiya Sato wins first World Cup gold

Ski jumper Yukiya Sato claimed his first World Cup win on Saturday, coming from behind in the men's large hill event in Nizhny Tagil, Russia. Sato earned 251.6 points to finish 1.5 ahead of Germany's Karl Geiger. Australia's Philipp Aschenwald took third with 249.4 points. The ...

More Sports Aug 19, 2019

Sara Takanashi claims summer title for eighth straight year

Sara Takanashi won the FIS Ski Jumping Grand Prix title for the eighth straight year despite not participating in the final women's competition in the Czech Republic on Sunday. Takanashi's two wins at earlier events in Germany and France were enough to clinch the title ...