=== Nordic combined postponed ===
Pragelato, Italy (Sports Network) - The nordic combined team event was
postponed Wednesday because of windy conditions. It has been rescheduled for
The competition features two rounds of ski jumping by four team members
followed by a 4x5 kilometer cross country race.
The first round of ski jumping was completed with Germany holding the lead,
but the wind intensified and forced the second round to be delayed. After
about 90 minutes it was decided to postpone the remainder of the day's
First-round results from the jumping will stand and Germany posted a score of
464.5 points behind the anchor of individual gold medal winner Georg Hettich.
Austria, led by silver medalist Felix Gottwald, is second with 453.4 points.
Russia was third, surprisingly ahead of world champion Finland by less than
The United States ranked eighth after the first round of jumping with 409.9
02/15 09:22:02 ET