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Shuster downs Edin in curling World Cup men’s final

Sunday, December 9th, 2018
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American John Shuster repeated his Olympic victory over world champion Niklas Edin of Sweden to win the second Curling World Cup of the season by a 3-1 score on Sunday in Omaha, Neb.

Jones tops Einarson to win 4th Canada Cup curling crown

Sunday, December 9th, 2018
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Winnipeg's Jennifer Jones beat Kerri Einarson of Gimli, Man., 8-5 on Sunday to win her record fourth women's title at the Canada Cup. The 44-year-old skip calmly executed a long runback double takeout to score three in the ninth end.

Kerri Einarson advances to Canada Cup final

Saturday, December 8th, 2018
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Kerri Einarson's rink from Gimli, Man., advanced to the women's final of the Canada Cup of curling and will take on the winner of Saturday's semifinal between Winnipeg's Jennifer Jones and Ottawa's Rachel Homan.

Gushue downs Koe to book spot in Canada Cup semifinals

Saturday, December 8th, 2018
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Brad Gushue snapped Kevin Koe's four-game win streak and earned a spot in the semifinal at the Canada Cup on Friday.

Canada’s Tracy Fleury takes down previously unbeaten Americans at curling World Cup

Friday, December 7th, 2018
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Canada got off to a rocky start at the Omaha leg of the curling World Cup on Wednesday in Nebraska. Tracy Fleury was the lone Canadian winner, defeating Russia's Alina Kovaleva 7-5 in women's action.

Jacobs continues to roll at Canada Cup despite team shakeup

Thursday, December 6th, 2018
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The team from Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., which added Marc Kennedy after Ryan Fry started an indefinite leave last month following an incident involving excessive drinking with another squad, improved to 4-0 at the Canada Cup with a 7-4 win over Winnipeg's Matthew Dunstone (0-3) in Thursday's afternoon draw.

Tracy Fleury lone Canadian winner at 1st day of curling World Cup in Nebraska

Thursday, December 6th, 2018
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Canada got off to a rocky start at the Omaha leg of the curling World Cup on Wednesday in Nebraska. Tracy Fleury was the lone Canadian winner, defeating Russia's Alina Kovaleva 7-5 in women's action.

Brad Jacobs off to 2-0 start at Canada Cup without Ryan Fry

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
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Jacobs' team from Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., won its first two games at the tournament on Wednesday, beating Calgary's Kevin Koe 9-5 in the opener, then downing Brad Gushue 8-4 in a battle of former Olympic champions.

South Korean curling official leaves sport over alleged abuse of ‘Garlic Girls’

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
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A beleaguered South Korean curling official says he and his family will leave the sport for good as the government investigates their alleged abusive treatment of the "Garlic Girls," the country's hugely popular Olympic silver medallists.

Russian curler banned for 4 years in Olympic doping case

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
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Russian curling medallist Alexander Krushelnitsky was banned for four years Tuesday in a doping case which cost Russia the right to fly its flag at the Winter Olympic closing ceremony this year.