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Olympic future for sport looks brighter

Updated: August 26, 2009, 1:20 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Women's ski jumping will be included in the inaugural Winter Youth Olympics in 2012 and has a "very strong case" to be part of future Olympics, IOC president Jacques Rogge said.

Rogge sent a letter to a group of women who have appealed for women's ski jumping to be added to the program of the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver.

Rogge reiterated the International Olympic Committee's position that women's ski jumping was "not ready" for Vancouver because it does not meet the necessary ...

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