WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) _ Japan's Domu Narita won a World Cup snowboard halfpipe event Sunday, beating countryman Fumiyuki Murakami by a half-point.

Narita finished with 42 points. Canada's Kory Wright was third with 40.

In the women's event, Japan's Soko Yamaoka won with 40.5 points, Poland's Paulina Ligocka was second with 38.1 and Japan's Chikako Fushimi finish third with 36.