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2006-02-05 14:21:42

By Gideon Long PRAGELATO, Italy (Reuters) - Finland's Janne Ahonen and Jakub Janda of the Czech Republic are the clear favorites for the Olympic ski jumping titles but, on the eve of the Turin Games, there is little to choose between them.

2006-01-19 21:54:20

By Laura Vinha HELSINKI (Reuters) - Judged by the standards of his flamboyant predecessor Matti Nykanen, Finnish ski jumper Janne Ahonen is dull to the point of anonymity.

Word of the Day
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.