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Ski jumping: Austria wins team gold medal

Whistler (AFP) - Austria comprehensively won the ski-jump team gold medal at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games on Monday with Germany taking silver and Norway the bronze. The Austrian team scored 1107.9 points to Germany's 1035.8 and Norway's 1030.2 for a comfortable victory >>>

Ski jumping (Team): Austrian 'Eagles' soar to success

Whistler (AFP) - Austria's invincible ski-jumpers soared to a convincing Olympic gold medal on Monday in the team event for a record-tying fifth consecutive title at major competitions. Young gun Gregor Schlierenzauer just managed to stay on his skis in the final jump of the day to lead the 'Eagles' to victory over Germany and Norway. >>>

Ski jumping: End of the line for Ahonen

Whistler (AFP) - Finnish veteran Janne Ahonen reached the end of the Olympic line on Sunday when he pulled out of Monday's team ski jump with a knee injury, coach Janne Vaatainen said. >>>

Ski jumping: Ammann does a Federer

Whistler (AFP) - Simon Ammann might not have the global recognition factor of 16-time Grand Slam tennis compatriot Roger Federer, but he's catching up fast. The Swiss star wrote a new page of Winter Games history on Saturday when he became the first man ever to land four ski-jump gold medals after claiming the large hill title to go with the normal hill crown he won a week ago. >>>

Ski jumping: Ammann captures historic fourth career gold

Whistler (AFP) - Switzerland's Simon Ammann conquered his nerves to win the Olympic Games large hill title on Saturday and become the first ski jumper in history to win four individual golds. >>>

Ski Jumping: Austrians ready to jump out of shadows

Whistler (AFP) - Austria start as Olympic Games favourites in the ski jump team event on Monday, buoyed by the knowledge that Switzerland's Simon Ammann, the winner of both individual titles, will not be taking part. >>>

Ski jumping: Kasai keeps Japan in jump hunt

Whistler (AFP) - Noriaki Kasai kept Japan in the frame for the skijump on the large hill when he jumped 142.5m Friday for the longest jump of the day and head the qualifying session. >>>

Ski jumping: Defiant Ammann hits form on large hill

Whistler (AFP) - Swiss triple Olympic champion ski jumper Simon Ammann on Friday shrugged off a row about his boot bindings after officials ruled they were within the rules. >>>

Ski jumping: Swiss-Austria row clouds Ammann's fourth gold push

Whistler (AFP) - A golden hat-trick might be enough for most Olympians but Swiss skijump legend Simon Ammann will be out to snatch his fourth title on Friday on the large hill at Whistler. >>>

Ski jumping: Austrians unhappy at Ammann binding

Whistler (AFP) - Austria's ski-jumpers are unhappy about the boot bindings of Olympic normal hill champion Simon Ammann, who will be out to claim a second golden double on the large hill on Friday. >>>

Ski Jumping: Ammann magic as Swiss land gold again

Whistler (AFP) - The legend lives on after Swiss ski-jump superstar Simon Ammann won gold in the normal hill on Saturday to clinch the first precious metal of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. >>>

Ski jumping: Ammann wins Games first gold

Whistler (AFP) - Swiss ski-jumper Simon Ammann won the first gold medal of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games on Saturday, and the third of his career, when he clinched victory in the normal hill. >>>

Ski jumping: High hopes for Swiss leaper Ammann

Whistler (AFP) - World Cup leader Simon Ammann said he has high hopes for a medal in the ski jumping after qualification for the Normal Hill competition as the 2010 Olympic Winter Games got underway on Friday. >>>

Ski jumping : Schmitt books Normal Hill berth

Whistler (AFP) - Former Olympic gold medallist Martin Schmitt on Friday booked his place in qualification for Saturday's Normal Hill final as the 2010 Olympic Winter Games got underway. >>>

Ski jumping: Japanese jump start spirit of Nagano 98

Whistler (AFP) - Twelve years have passed since Japan soared in Olympic skijumping, when Kazuyoshi Funaki leapt to glory off the 120-metre hill and the hosts also landed team gold on the home snow of Nagano. >>>

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