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

OAR doping violation may prevent country from reinstatement before closing ceremony

Monday, February 19th, 2018

A spokesman for the International Olympic Committee says a failed doping test by a Russian curler could keep the country's banned federation from being reinstated and marching under the national flag at the closing ceremony of the Olympics in Pyeongchang.

Rachel Homan getting her mojo back as Canada runs win streak to 3

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Rachel Homan has put Canada's women's curling team into playoff contention with an 8-3 win over Japan at the Pyeongchang Olympics.

Rachel Homan hammers Japan to move Canada into curling playoff mix

Sunday, February 18th, 2018
Rachel Homan Canada Olympics Curling

Rachel Homan has put Canada's women's curling team into playoff contention with an 8-3 win over Japan at the Pyeongchang Olympics.

Mike Babcock phone call boosts resurgent Homan team

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

A call from Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock gave Rachel Homan's team some extra motivation before earning its second straight victory following an 0-3 start at the Olympics.

Canada’s Homan continues climb with narrow win over Switzerland

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Rachel Homan and her Canadian rink used a triple in the ninth end to complete the 10-8 comeback win against Switzerland in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Sunday.

Canada’s curling men not panicking after setbacks

Saturday, February 17th, 2018
Pyeongchang Olympics Curling Men

Back-to-back losses have Canadian fans uneasy, yet Kevin Koe and his rink aren't worried. In fact, the Canadian men's curling team believes its in a good position.

Canada pays for early mistake to lose second straight in men’s curling

Saturday, February 17th, 2018

Team Canada suffered its second straight defeat with a 10-8 loss to Switzerland on Sunday in Pyeongchang.

Closed-door meeting helps Rachel Homan’s team get 1st Olympic win

Saturday, February 17th, 2018

After their shocking 0-3 start to the Olympics, Canadian skip Rachel Homan and her teammates went behind closed doors for a heart-to-heart, then looked like a new team in Saturday's much-needed 11-3 trouncing of the United States.

Canada’s Rachel Homan makes statement with 1st win of Olympics

Saturday, February 17th, 2018

Rachel Homan and her Canadian squad were in desperate need of a win after opening round-robin play with three straight losses at the Gangneung Curling Centre.

Niklas Edin curls near-perfect game as Sweden beats Canada

Saturday, February 17th, 2018
Niklas Edin

Niklas Edin curled a near-perfect game against Canada as Sweden stole three points in the match to beat the three-time defending Olympic champions 5-2 at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.