More Sports / Winter Sports Feb 23, 2016

Japan men third in World Cup ski jump event

Japan placed third behind Norway and Germany in the World Cup men's team ski jumping competition on Monday. The team of Taku Takeuchi, Kento Sakuyama, Daiki Ito and Noriaki Kasai collected a combined total of 935.4 points for their efforts on the 127-meter hill for ...

More Sports / Winter Sports Jan 22, 2016

Takeuchi falls short of medal finish

Ski jumper Taku Takeuchi missed out on a place on the medals podium Friday, tying for fourth with Germany's Markus Eisenbichler at the Sapporo Olympic Memorial. Takeuchi, a member of Japan's bronze medal-winning team at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, had jumps of 89 and 95.5 ...

Japanese medalists from the 2014 Winter Olympics

Olympics / Winter Olympics Feb 24, 2014

Japanese medalists from the 2014 Winter Olympics

February 21 Women's ski halfpipe, bronze medal Ayana Onozuka Ayana Onozuka | AFP-JIJI Kyodo "All the work I put in has come to fruition. If it weren't for all the support of those around me, I absolutely wouldn't be here now...I feel I'm still far from being a champion, ...