Posts Tagged Skiing

Ammann wins ski jump World Cup event

KUUSAMO, Finland (AP) — Four-time Olympic champion Simon Ammann of Switzerland earned his first ski jump World Cup victory of the season by winning a large hill event Friday with the best jump in both rounds.

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WADA says HGH test validated by skier’s ban

MONTREAL (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency says its test for human growth hormone has been validated by a ruling involving a Finnish cross-country skier.

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Ted Ligety will skip events in Lake Louise

DENVER (AP) — Olympic champion Ted Ligety will skip the World Cup races in Lake Louise, Alberta, this weekend with his left wrist still on the mend.

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Koudelka wins World Cup season opener in ski jump

Winner Roman Koudelka of Czech Republic  is framed by second placed Stefan Kraft of Austria, left, and third placed Andreas Wellinger of Germany, right, during the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup in Klingenthal, Germany, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

KLINGENTHAL, Germany (AP) — Roman Koudelka overcame blustery conditions to claim his first World Cup win at the season-opening individual ski jumping event on Sunday.

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Germany wins ski jump World Cup team event

Markus Eisenbichler of Germany competes in front of the spectators during the team competition at the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup in Klingenthal, Germany, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. Germany won the competition. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

KLINGENTHAL, Germany (AP) — Severin Freund soared 135 meters in his second jump to seal Germany’s victory in the opening event of the ski jump World Cup season on Saturday.

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