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Canadian women remain unbeaten in curling

  • The Sports Network
  • Published Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at 1:16 p.m.
  • Updated Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, at 12:59 p.m.

Sochi, Russia (SportsNetwork.com) - Team Canada picked up a pair of victories in women's curling on Thursday, remaining unbeaten so far in the 2014 Sochi Games.

Canada opened the women's fifth round-robin session by downing Denmark 8-5, then bested Switzerland by the same score later in the day. That has Canada pacing the women's standings at 5-0, ahead of 4-1 Sweden and Switzerland, which is 3-2.

The U.S., meanwhile, lost its lone matchup of Thursday, 8-6 to Japan. That dropped the Americans to a mere 1-4, ahead of only 0-5 Denmark.

In other women's matchups, Great Britain defeated China 8-7, and Sweden topped the Swiss 9-8 before later downing Denmark 7-6. South Korea came out on top versus Russia 8-4.

The men had one round robin session on Thursday, with Great Britain and Sweden both improving to 4-1 with wins. Britain bested the U.S. 5-3, dropping Team USA to 1-3, while Sweden edged Norway 5-4.

The men's team for Canada improved to 3-2 with a 7-6 decision over Denmark, while Russia edged Switzerland on the sheet 7-6.

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