Germany's Carina Vogt retained her world women's ski jump title Friday in dramatic style as her main rival fell short with the final jump. Vogt's winning score from two jumps was 254.6 points, two points ahead of second-placed Yuki Ito of Japan.
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Watch Canada's Mackenzie Boyd Clowes and the rest of the world's best ski jumpers compete in Sapporo, Japan.
Watch the world's best ski jumpers compete in the World Cup men's team event Zakopane, Poland.
Watch Canada's Mackenzie Boyd Clowes and the rest of the world's best ski jumpers compete in Kuusamo, Finland on Friday at 10:50 a.m. ET.
There's an exciting scene at Boston's Fenway Park this week, and it has nothing to do with baseball. A 140-foot ski jump was built inside the Red Sox' iconic stadium for this weekend's FIS World Cup Big Air event.
Success has come at an early age for ski jumper Taylor Henrich, but with a federation starved for relevance, so has the heavy burden of being the sport’s flag-bearer in Canada.
Peter Prevc of Slovenia soared 244 metres to clinch the ski flying world championship title with a hill record in a shortened competition on Saturday.
Japanese teenager Sara Takanashi won her third women's ski jumping World Cup event of the season on Saturday. The 19-year-old Takanashi had jumps of 97 and 98 metres to finish with 265.8 points, over 20 points clear of Ema Klinec of Slovenia who was second with 241.3 points after jumps of 93 and 95 metres.
Watch the women's ski jumping World Cup event from Sapporo, Japan live.
Austrian ski jumper Lukas Mueller underwent surgery on his lower spine Wednesday, hours after crashing during test ski flying on the world championship hill.