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March 18, 2016

































Germany takes gold in team jumping
 PARK CITY, Utah (AP) -- Martin Schmitt went just far enough on his final jump to give Germany a gold medal by one-tenth of a point over Finland on Monday in team ski jumping.
 The Germans finished with 974.1 points, edging Finland (974.0) in the closest team jumping competition in Olympic history.
Feb. 18: Full story and results
Ammann seeks third gold in team jumping
 PARK CITY, Utah (AP) -- Simon Ammann finds all the cute Harry Potter comparisons funny -- to a point.
 Sure, the boyish-looking Swiss ski jumper and the fictional young wizard both wear horn-rimmed glasses. One of them flies on skis. The other, on a broom.
Feb. 17: Full story

Swiss celebrate double gold medalist Ammann
 GENEVA (AP) -- The Swiss media went wild Thursday -- and for good reason -- after 20-year-old ski jumper Simon Ammann came from nowhere to take double gold at the Olympics.
 Ammann's victories on both the 90-meter and the 120-meter hills have turned him into a national hero.
Feb. 14: Full story
Ammann wins 120 for second gold
 PARK CITY, Utah (AP) -- Simon Ammann of Switzerland became the second ski jumper in history to win gold medals on both hills in the same Olympics on Wednesday by surprising the field again at 120 meters.
 Ammann, who earlier won the 90-meter event, joined Finland's Matti Nykanen as the only jumpers to win both events. Nykanen was a double winner in 1988 at Calgary.
Feb. 13: Full story
Feb. 13: Ski jumping lifestyle extreme for Ammann

Previous headlines

Feb. 10: Ammann wins ski jumping gold
Feb. 8: Weather cancels ski jump qualifying
Feb. 4: Britain finally has another Olympic ski jumper
Jan. 17: Alborn leads young U.S. ski jump team
Jan. 9: Canadian-born ski-jumper named to British team
Jan. 9: Hannawald hopes for Olympic gold
Dec. 9: Finland wins team ski jumping
Dec. 2: Hannawald wins World Cup ski jump
Dec. 1: Malysz continues to dominate in ski jumping
Nov. 24: Americans 11th, 12th in World Cup event
Nov. 23: Malysz narrowly beats Schmitt
Nov. 15: Canada's aerial team positive about Olympics
Aug. 23: Canada hopes to soar again
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