Asian Winter Games

Switzerland book Olympic semi-final slot

Switzerland booked their place in the semi-finals, alongside previously-qualified Canada and the Olympic Athlete from Russia team, with a last-stone 9-8 victory in the last round-robin session of the Olympic mixed doubles curling event. In the same session, China beat Norway by 9-3 to set up a tie-breaker re-match between these two teams for the last available semi-final slot.

Mixed doubles day four - athlete quotes

Flash quotes from day four of the Olympic Winter Games 2018 mixed doubles competition.

Young Korean team thriving off Olympic energy

It's impossible not to hear the Korean crowd during any given game at the 2018 Olympics. Every session, stands are filled with bundled-up locals who don't hold back any emotion while cheering on their team in the new discipline. Neither does the Korean team itself, who display dramatic fist pumps, slaps on the back and unfiltered facial expressions of pure passion.

Love is rock solid for couples in mixed doubles curling

Curling may not seem the most conventional way of finding a spouse or partner, but in the mixed doubles competition at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games a couple of pairs have combined romance with their quest for gold. Anastasia Bryzgalova and Aleksandr Krushelnitckii (OAR) married last summer after first meeting through junior curling competitions in Russia.

Canada and the Olympic Athlete from Russia team become first qualifiers for the Olympic mixed doubles semi-finals

With their fifth successive win, by 8-2 in six ends over the Olympic Athlete from Russia team, Canada's Kaitlyn Lawes and John Morris qualified for Monday's Olympic mixed doubles semi-finals at the Gangnueng Curling Centre.

Three teams share top spot as Olympic mixed doubles curling play-off race heats up

After five sessions of round-robin play at the Gangnueng Curling Centre, three teams share top spot in the Olympic mixed doubles rankings, each on four wins and one loss so far. Norway and the Olympic Athlete from Russia team went all the way to extra ends before they overcame Korea and Finland, while Canada had a six-end 7-2 victory over current world champions Switzerland.

Mixed doubles day three - athlete quotes

Flash quotes from day three of the Olympic Winter Games 2018 mixed doubles competition.

Day two Olympic curling ends with four-way tie at the top-of-the-table

Norway's 6-5 win over Switzerland in Friday afternoon's fourth session of Olympic mixed doubles play robbed Switzerland of their unbeaten record and created a four-way tie at the top-of-the-table.

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