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Women's ski jumping OK'd for Games

Updated: April 6, 2011, 1:18 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- After an unsuccessful legal battle for inclusion at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, women's ski jumping won its place Wednesday on the program for the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.

The International Olympic Committee executive board also approved the addition of men's and women's ski halfpipe, mixed relay in biathlon and team events in luge and figure skating.

"The inclusion of these events ... is sure to be appreciated by athletes and sports fans alike," IOC president Jacques ...

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