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Korea makes move for second place at 2010 Paralympic Games

Korea’s Haksung Kim only had one match today but with a win it was enough to find his team in a tie for second place as the end of the round robin here at the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games nears. Kim’s team got the better of Italy’s Andrea Tabanelli rink, 9-3, which lost its third straight match. With the Americans losing tonight to Sweden, 6-4, Korea is now tied with the U.S.

Sweden hands Canada first loss at 2010 Paralympic Games

Sweden’s Jalle Jungnell played spoiler to Canada’s perfect record Monday night at the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games as the round robin continued at the Vancouver Olympic Centre. Sweden improved its record to 2-3 with the 8-4 win over Jim Armstrong’s crew. The Americans, led by Augusto Perez, won two games today to put themselves in a tie for first place with Canada at 4-1.

Italy earns two big wins on second day of Paralympic action

Italy’s Andrea Tabanelli dominated day two at the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games as the round robin continued at the Vancouver Olympic Centre. Tabanelli’s team easily got past Switzerland 13-4 earlier today and then held Sweden’s Jalle Jungnell scoreless for five ends en route to a 9-1 win to improve to 2-1. The loss drops Jungnell’s rink to 0-3.

2010 World Junior Curling Championship - Sportsmanship Award Winners

Skip of the French junior women's team Marie Coulot and alternate of the USA junior men's team Aaron Tasa are the winners of the 2010 World Curling Federation Junior Sportsmanship awards. The announcement was made by Les Harrison, World Curling Federation President, at the closing ceremony of the World Junior Curling Championships in Flims, Switzerland.

World Junior Championships – Junior Men Final - Medal Games

Junior Men Final Standings 1. SWITZERLAND – Gold 2. SCOTLAND – Silver 3. CANADA - Bronze 4. CHINA 7-5 5. NORWAY 6-4 6. SWEDEN 4-5 7. FINLAND 3-6 8. DENMARK 2-7 9. USA 1-8 10.

World Junior Championships - Junior Women Final - Medal Games

Junior Women Final Standings 1. SWEDEN - Gold 2. CANADA - Silver 3. USA - Bronze 4. SWITZERLAND 6-5 5. RUSSIA 5-4 6. FRANCE 3-6 7. CHINA 3-6 8. CZECH REPUBLIC 3-6 9. GERMANY 2-7 10.

Japan, Korea earn wins in Paralympic debuts

Yoji Nakajima led his Japanese team to a 9-6 win over Italy in the country’s debut at the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in round robin action Saturday night at the Vancouver Olympic Centre.

Defending champions open with big win

The home team didn’t disappoint in the opening round of action at the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games Saturday afternoon. Canada’s defending Paralympic champions, led by Jim Armstrong, put on an impressive show en route to a 9-2 win over Great Britain’s Michael McCreadie rink in front of 2,459 fans at the Vancouver Olympic Centre.

World Junior Championships - Day 8 - Semi-finals

Semi-finals: Junior Women: Sweden v USA 6-1 Junior Men: Switzerland v China 4-3 Sweden will meet Canada in the final of the Junior Women’s event at the World Junior Curling Championships. Switzerland will play Scotland in the Junior Men’s gold medal game.

World Junior Championships - Day 8 - Junior Men’s Playoffs

Playoffs: 1v2: Scotland v China 6-3, 3v4: Canada v Switzerland 4-5 Scotland’s Junior Men’s team beat China 6-3 in the 1v2 playoff on Saturday to go straight through to the final of the World Junior Curling Championships. In a game where there were never a lot of stones in play, China’s Yansong Ji blanked four ends.

World Junior Championships - Day 7 - Junior Men Tiebreaker

Standings at end of Junior Men’s Round Robin & Tiebreaker 1.SCOTLAND 8-1 (Playoff 1 v 2) 2.CHINA 7-2 (Playoff 1 v 2) 3.SWITZERLAND 7-2 (Playoff 3 v 4) 4.CANADA 6-3 (Playoff 3 v 4) 5. NORWAY 6-3 (qualified for WJCC 2011) 6. SWEDEN 5-4 (qualified for WJCC 2011) 7. FINLAND 3-6 (qualified for WJCC 2011) 8. DENMARK 2-7 (qualified for WJCC 2011) 9. USA 1-8 10.

World Junior Championships - Day 7 - Junior Women’s Playoffs

Playoffs: 1v2: Canada v Sweden 9-3 3v4: USA v Switzerland 6-4 Canada is straight through to the junior women’s final at the World Junior Curling Championships after beating Sweden 9-3 in the 1v2 playoff game. After only three ends Rachel Homan’s team was 7-0 up. Swedish Skip Anna Hasselborg handed the Canadians a steal of four in third end when her draw went through the house.

World Junior Championships – Day 6 – Junior Men

Standings at end of Round Robin Junior Men Draw 9 1.SCOTLAND 8-1 (Playoff 1 v 2) 2.CHINA 7-2 (Playoff 1 v 2) 3.SWITZERLAND 7-2 (Playoff 3 v 4) 4.CANADA 6-3 (Tiebreaker for playoff place, 14:00 CET Friday 12th) NORWAY 6-3 (Tiebreaker for playoff place, 14:00 CET Friday 12th) 6. SWEDEN 5-4 (qualified for WJCC 2011) 7. FINLAND 3-6 (qualified for WJCC 2011) 8.

World Junior Championships - Day 6 - Junior Women

Standings at end of Round Robin Junior Women Draw 9 1.CANADA 8-1 (Playoff 1 v 2) 2.SWEDEN 7-2 (Playoff 1 v 2) 3.USA 6-3 (Playoff 3 v 4) 4.SWITZERLAND 6-3 (Playoff 3 v 4) 5. RUSSIA 5-4 (qualified for WJCC 2011) 6. FRANCE 3-6 (qualified for WJCC 2011) 7. CHINA 3-6 8. CZECH REPUBLIC 3-6 (qualified for WJCC 2011) 9. GERMANY 2-7 (Has to play European Junior Curling Challenge for WJCC 2011) 10.

Ten Wheelchair Curling teams set to compete at Vancouver 2010 Paralympics

Having made a successful debut in Turin four years ago, wheelchair curling is now set to be one of the major attractions of the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver. The 10th edition of the games gets underway on Friday 12th March, with the round-robin curling action starting on Saturday 13th March and the medal games being staged on Saturday March 20th.

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