Sara Takanashi

Takanashi seeks `revenge` after Sochi flop

Japanese ski-jumping prodigy Sara Takanashi promised to seek "revenge" Friday as she returned home after shocking Japan by failing to lift any medal despite her hot favourite status.

Feb 14, 2014, 22:40 PM IST

Ski jumping-Vogt wins first-ever women`s gold

Carina Vogt of Germany made history on Tuesday when she won the women`s first ever Olympic ski jumping competition, marking the triumphant end of a 13-year fight by female athletes to take part in the Games.

Feb 12, 2014, 18:57 PM IST

Sara Takanashi put in ski jump shade by Iraschko-Stolz

Austria`s Daniela Iraschko-Stolz dominated the women`s first outing on an Olympic ski jumping hill Saturday, winning two of the three training jumps and relegating Japanese favourite Sara Takanashi to second spot.

Feb 08, 2014, 19:57 PM IST

Takanashi lifts 15th World Cup

Japanese teenage ski jumper Sara Takanashi soared to a record-stretching 15th World Cup victory Sunday, her second win in two days, stepping up her bid for gold at the Sochi Olympics.

Jan 12, 2014, 13:31 PM IST

Takanashi wins record 14th World Cup event

Japanese teenage sensation Sara Takanashi won a record 14th World Cup event on Saturday as she gears up for a tilt at the gold medal in next month`s Sochi Olympics.

Jan 11, 2014, 16:12 PM IST