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Swiss Simon Ammann not retiring

Updated: January 30, 2012, 8:13 AM ET
Associated Press

BERN, Switzerland -- Four-time Olympic ski jumping champion Simon Ammann is targeting the 2014 Sochi Games, ending speculation he would retire this year.

The 30-year-old Swiss was thought to be ready to end his career after struggling with new regulations and pulling out of the Four Hills tournament because of illness. His best finish is eighth in World Cup events this season.

Ammann says in a statement he's excited about competing at his fifth Olympics in Russia, where he has "a ...

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