Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Pyeongchang 2018/Curling’ Category

South Korea’s curling silver brings Olympic spirit to life

Sunday, February 25th, 2018
South Korea Women's Curling Silver

The South Korean women's team earned the country's first-ever Olympic curling medal, becoming rock stars in the process. The team that captivated the home crowd had help from Canadian coach Peter Gallant along the way.

Sweden disappoints home crowd, beating South Korea for curling gold

Saturday, February 24th, 2018
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Sweden beat South Korea 8-3 to claim their third women's curling gold medal in four Winter Games on Sunday, ending the 'Garlic Girls' fairytale Olympic run that captivated the home nation.

United States rocks Sweden for 1st Olympic curling gold medal

Saturday, February 24th, 2018
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American skip John Shuster's rink won the U.S. its first-ever Olympic curling gold medal Saturday in South Korea.

Kevin Koe’s team hits ‘rock bottom’ with bronze-game defeat

Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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A day after their semifinal defeat to the United States, Koe and his Calgary rink lost Friday's Olympic bronze-medal game 7-5 to Switzerland, meaning Canada will leave the Winter Olympics without a medal in traditional curling for the first time ever.

Canadian men’s curlers fall to Swiss in bronze-medal match

Friday, February 23rd, 2018
Pyeongchang Olympics Curling Men

?For the first time ever, Canada's men's curling team is leaving an Olympic Games without a medal. Canada fell to Switzerland 7-5 in the bronze-medal match Friday in South Korea.

A curling Miracle on Ice? U.S. ends Canada’s bid for gold

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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Exactly 38 years to the day that the American men's hockey team stunned the Soviet Union in the gold-medal final, U.S. skip John Shuster pulled off a lesser, but still startling, upset to knock Canada out of curling title contention at the Winter Olympics.

Canada’s gold-medal hopes in men’s curling dashed by U.S.

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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Canada's run of men's curling gold at the Winter Olympics ended at three Thursday with a 5-3 semifinal loss to American John Shuster in Gangneung, South Korea.

Swiss scuttle Brits with huge 9th end, will meet Sweden in curling semis

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Switzerland defeated Great Britain 9-5 in men's curling tiebreaker action on Wednesday to advance to the semifinal against Sweden.

Homan rink ends their Olympic competition with gutsy win over OAR

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Rachel Homan's Canadian curling rink bounced back from their playoff elimination earlier in the day with a comeback win over the Olympic Athletes from Russia to end their tournament.

Canada-U.S. rivalry hits the curling ice

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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One of the more heated rivalries on ice is coming to the curling sheet. Canada and the United States, longtime foes in hockey, will clash in the Olympic men’s curling semifinals Thursday at 6 a.m. ET, with a chance to play for gold on the line.