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Training canceled due to conditions

Updated: February 19, 2014, 10:23 AM ET
Associated Press

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia -- Ski jump training for the Nordic combined large hill team event at the Olympics was canceled Wednesday because of the condition of the landing area following steady rain.

Rain fell throughout Tuesday's individual final won by Norway's Joergen Graabak. It softened the landing area on the ski jump and made a mess of the 2.5-kilometer cross-country course.

Few competitors had arrived before the scheduled 11 a.m. start for training Wednesday under sunny, blue ...

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