Olympics: Japan Captures Bronze In Team Ski Jumping In Sochi

Olympics: Japan captures bronze in team ski jumping in SochiJapan won the bronze medal in the men's team ski jumping final at the Sochi Games on Monday.
Japan's team, anchored by 41-year-old veteran and Sochi large hill silver medalist Noriaki Kasai, earned third place with a total of 1024.9 points, bettering its mark of fifth from the 2010 Vancouver Games.

Ski Jumping: Japan's Takanashi Runner-up For 2nd Straight Day

Ski jumping: Japan's Takanashi runner-up for 2nd straight dayJapan's Sara Takanashi took second in Sunday's women's ski jumping World Cup competition.
Takahashi, the overall World Cup leader, had jumps of 101.5 and 98.5 meters for a score of 246.8 points that left her runner-up to 30-year-old Austrian Daniela Iraschko for the second straight day. Iraschko was the 2011 world champion.