Ski Jumping: Kasai Reveals Acl Tear In Right Knee

Ski jumping: Kasai reveals ACL tear in right kneeSochi Olympic silver and bronze medalist Noriaki Kasai has torn the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, the 41-year-old ski jumper said Sunday.
"They told me my ligament is torn," Kasai said following Sunday's season-ending World Cup competition.

Ski Jumping: Takanashi Takes 14th World Cup Win

Ski jumping: Takanashi takes 14th World Cup winTwo-time overall champion Sara Takanashi captured her 14th World Cup win in 17 competitions on Saturday.
The 17-year-old Takanashi produced her 23rd career victory with 228.0 points, after jumps of 90.5 and 91 meters against strong winds that delayed the start by two hours.

Ski Jumping: Takanashi Wins 13th World Cup Title Of Season

Ski jumping: Takanashi wins 13th World Cup titleJapanese starlet Sara Takanashi continued to set the standards in women's ski jumping as she captured her fifth World Cup title in a row and 13th of the season in Norway on Saturday.The 17-year-old Takanashi, who clinched the overall World Cup title for the second year in a row with victory last weekend in Romania, had jumps of 132 and 128.5 meters for 257.6 points, a whopping 39.1 clear of second-place Katja Pozun of Slovenia.

Ski Jumping: Olympic Hero Kasai Eyes World Cup Title

Ski jumping: Olympic hero Kasai eyes World Cup titleNoriaki Kasai, who won a pair of medals at the recently completed Sochi Winter Olympics, said Monday he will strive to win the overall World Cup title.
Speaking at Narita airport before departing for Europe and the next competition on the World Cup circuit, Kasai admitted he had a tough road ahead of him.