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United States' Roth draws strength from nursing career

Whatever happens at the Gangneung Curling Centre over the next week, United States skip Nina ROTH will not be one to struggle for perspective. Despite two defeats in their opening three games, her career as an acute care nurse provides her with a unique ability to put curling in its proper context.

A dozen teams chase their Paralympic dreams in PyeongChang - Part Two

As the countdown to the Paralympic Winter Games 2018, being held in Gangneung, Republic of Korea, continues, we look at four more of the 12 teams competing in the Gangneung Curling Centre from Saturday 10 March until Saturday 17 March.

Korea men record their first win as Sweden go clear at the top

Korea produced a home crowd-pleasing 11-5 win over Great Britain in Saturday afternoon's sixth session of men's round-robin play at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, to record their first victory so far.

Sweden women stand alone at the top of the Olympic table

Sweden moved into a clear lead at the top of the women's rankings with an 8-7 win over Switzerland in Saturday morning's fifth round-robin session at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.

Undefeated Canada and Sweden are joint men's leaders

Wins for Canada and Sweden in Friday evening's fifth session of round-robin play at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, kept them both undefeated in joint top spot on the men's rankings. Canada beat Korea by 7-6 while Sweden came from behind for an 8-6 win over Great Britain.

Undefeated Sweden women join Japan at the top of the table after third win

With their 5-4 extra end win over the Olympic Athlete from Russia (OAR) team in Friday afternoon's fourth session of women's round-robin play, Sweden carved out their third victory so far to join Japan - who sat out this session - at the top of the table, with both teams unbeaten so far.

First wins for Denmark and Norway men as Sweden join top place

With a 10-4 win over the United States in Friday morning's men's fourth round-robin session at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, Sweden joined Canada - who sat out the session - at the top-of-the-table, with three wins.

Team competition day three - athlete quotes

Flash quotes from the third day of the Olympic Winter Games 2018 team competitions.

Japan women remain undefeated to top the table

In a session that featured two games going to an extra end, Japan women beat Korea by 7-5 to top the table on three wins and no losses at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018. Other winners in Thursday evening's session were Great Britain, who beat China by 8-7 after an extra end; Sweden, with a 7-6 extra end win over Canada; and Switzerland, who beat United States by 6-5.

Canada men beat Norway to top the table

In a game that was tighter than the 7-4 result indicates, Canada beat Norway in Thursday afternoon's third session of men's round-robin play at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 to stand alone at the top of the table, undefeated.

Japan women top table after win over Denmark

Japan moved to the top of the women's rankings in the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 with an 8-5 win over Denmark in Thursday morning's second session of women's round-robin play.

Norway's crazy pants gang dressed to thrill and aiming to top the bill

Thomas Ulsrud (NOR) is a an Olympic Winter Games silver medallist and world champion in men's team curling, but outside the curling fraternity, the 46-year-old is perhaps best known for his flamboyant pants.

Canada and Sweden men joint leaders after day one

Both Canada and Sweden men enjoyed their second wins so far in Wednesday evening's second session of men's round-robin play at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018. Canada beat Great Britain by 6-4 and Sweden emerged as 7-2 winners over Korea. The other winners in this session were Italy, who beat Switzerland by 7-4, and Japan who were 6-4 winners over Norway.

President hails "exceptional" Olympic mixed doubles curling debut

Curling officials and athletes are hoping the mixed doubles competition can be expanded at future Olympic Winter Games after the it's debut at the PyeongChang 2018 Games. Eight teams competed in the inaugural competition but the World Curling Federation has already proposed a bigger team event for the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games.

Great Britain women open Olympic competition with a strong win

Great Britain - bronze medallists from the 2014 Sochi Games - opened their Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 competition with a 10-3 win in seven ends over the Olympic Athlete from Russia (OAR) team. Other winners were Japan, with a 10-5 victory over United States; Sweden (the silver medal nation from Sochi), who beat Denmark by 9-3; and China, who had a 7-2 win over Switzerland.

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