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Sochi recap: Ski jumping, men’s team

Japan’s Noriaki Kasai continued his dream Olympics at age 41, and Germany beat Austria by an average of about 8 inches per jump. Date: 17-Feb Sport: Ski jumping Event: Men’s team Medalists: Germany, Austria, Japan SportsMyriad projections...

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Sochi recap: Ski jumping, men’s large hill

The Olympic ski jumping venue was built with all sorts of wind-breaking measures in place, but there’s only so much we humans can do about the elements. So leave it to the veteran of veterans — seven-time Olympian Noriaki Kasai … C...

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Sochi recap: Ski jumping, men’s large hill qualifying

This round only cuts the field from 61 to 50, and the top 10 get a bye, anyway. The top 10 can take practice jumps, but the pressure’s on everyone else to take the remaining 40 spots. Date: 14-Feb Sport: Ski jumping … Continue reading ...

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Sochi recap: Ski jumping, women’s

Thirty women made history and ignored the advice of patronizing men, demonstrating that they can compete in women’s ski jumping without crumbling into pieces or destroying civilization as we know it. Date: 11-Feb Sport: Ski jumping Event: Wo...

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Sochi recap: Ski jumping, men’s normal hill qualifying

Not much suspense in this one. The top 10 in the world get a bye, though they can jump for practice. Date: 8- Feb Sport: Ski jumping Event: Men’s normal hill, qualifying round How U.S. fared: Anders Johnson got through with ease, finishing ...

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2014 medal projections: Jan. 14 update

Time for a few tweaks given the results (and untimely injuries) of late — and when you add it all up, we have a new leader: Alpine skiing: Lindsey Vonn’s absence shakes things up a bit and pretty well insures the … Continue readin...

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2014 medal projections: Ski jumping

Updated Jan. 14 Finally, women have broken down the gender barrier that kept them from getting Olympic status for the times they fling themselves through the air and land on the snow. The USA fought for this event for a … Continue reading &rar...

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Monday Myriad, Feb. 25: Nordic gold! Nordic gold!

Headlines from myriad sports this week: - Sarah Hendrickson won the world championship in women’s ski jumping. - Kikkan Randall and Jessie Diggins won the world championship in cross-country skiing’s team sprint, the first skiing ti...

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