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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.

Koe clinches 2nd as Canada, U.S. to clash in curling semifinal

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Canada will face the United States in the men's curling semifinals after clinching second place following an 8-3 win over Denmark in the final round-robin match on Wednesday in Pyeongchang.

Olympic medal dreams dashed for Team Homan

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
Team Homan Eliminated Medal Contention

It was their dream — all four members of Rachel Homan's rink — to curl for Canada at the Olympics and bring home a medal, shedding tears of joy after qualifying. But when their hopes of a curling medal were dashed in a loss to Great Britain, there were different tears.

Rachel Homan’s rink eliminated from medal hunt after loss to Great Britain

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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Canada will not win an Olympic medal in women's curling for the first time. Rachel Homan's fifth loss Wednesday eliminated them from medal contention.

It’s do or die now for Rachel Homan

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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After a fourth loss in the Olympic women's curling tournament on Tuesday, Rachel Homan must win her final two round-robin games or else become the first Canadian skip to miss the medal round. Standing in her way is a team coached by a Canadian curling legend.

Homan’s medal hopes take a hit with loss to China

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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Canada was not able to come away with a steal in the 10th end and fell to China 7-5 in round-robin play of the women's Olympic curling tournament on Tuesday in South Korea.

Canadian curlers still feeling the heat despite win

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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Kevin Koe's Canada rink got back to its winning ways, defeating Japan 8-4 win Draw 8 of the men's curling tournament on Tuesday in Pyeongchang.

Kevin Koe gets back to winning ways as Canada defeats Japan in men’s curling

Monday, February 19th, 2018
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Kevin Koe's Canada rink got back to its winning ways, defeating Japan 8-4 win Draw 8 of the men's curling tournament on Tuesday in Pyeongchang.

Canadian men in battle for their Olympic curling lives

Monday, February 19th, 2018
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A loss to Sweden, no problem. A loss to Switzerland, no panic. But a loss to the United States, the third consecutive defeat for Kevin Koe and his team out of Calgary, and now there's a serious sense of urgency at the men's curling tournament in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Shuster shines for U.S. as Canada drops 3rd straight in Olympics

Monday, February 19th, 2018
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United States skip John Shuster shot the lights out Monday against Canada, capped by a takeout for two in the 11th end to beat the three-time defending Olympic champions 9-7 in round-robin play in Gangneung, South Korea.