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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.

Switzerland score maximum six points for new Olympic record

Switzerland's mixed doubles team has created a new Olympic curling record as the latest medal discipline moved into its second day of action at PyeongChang 2018.

Switzerland move into clear lead after second mixed doubles session

Current world champions Switzerland stand alone at the top of the table after the two sessions of round-robin play on the first day of mixed doubles curling at the Gangneung Curling Centre. Switzerland beat Finland by 7-6 in Thursday evening's play.

Historic win for hosts on historic day for curling

On a day of historic curling firsts, and as the other teams stepped aside momentarily, Korea's Hyeji Jang delivered the opening stone of the first session of mixed doubles round-robin play at the Gangneung Curling Centre as curling's 21st century discipline made its Olympic debut.

"It's going to be the highlight of my life" Team Moiseeva on competing in PyeongChang

With the Olympic Winter Games PyeognChang 2018 only a week away, we meet another team competing in the women's competition in Gangneung, in the Republic of Korea. Team Moiseeva were invited by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to compete under the Olympic flag as part of the Olympic Athlete from Russia (OAR) contingent.

New members to be inducted into World Curling Hall of Fame

Elmer Freytag, a founding member of the International Curling Federation - now the World Curling Federation - will be inducted to the World Curling Hall of Fame (formerly the World Curling Freytag Award) along with two other highly deserving candidates - Korea's Young C. Kim, who co-founded the Korean Curling Federation and Canada's 2010 Olympic gold medallist Kevin Martin.

New logo for 20th Fuessen junior camp and registration opens for 2018 camps and courses

A full programme of World Curling Federation camps and courses, for 2018, has opened for registration today (Wednesday 31 January). 2018 is a special year for the World Curling Federation as it celebrates the 20th year of its annual WCF / DCV Hummelt Fuessen Junior Curling Camp, in Germany.

A dream come true for Canada's latest curling Olympians

Canada have an impressive haul when it comes to Olympic Winter Games curling medals and not only that, it's never been with the same team twice. Canada women have won medals at every Games since curling returned to the Olympics in 1998. That year, in Nagano, Japan, Sandra Schmirler's team collected the gold medals and in 2002 in Salt Lake City, Kelley Law's foursome took home bronze.

Curling's mixed doubles discipline set for historic Olympic debut

History will be made at the Gangneung Curling Centre at 9:05 on Thursday 8 February when eight qualified pairings step onto the ice to contest the opening games of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 mixed doubles competition. With the opening ceremony taking place on Friday 9 February, this will be the very first action of the entire 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

World Curling Federation position on IPC decision - 29 January 2017

The World Curling Federation acknowledges the decision of the International Paralympic Committee, on Monday 29 January, to allow Russian wheelchair curling athletes to compete as Neutral Paralympic Athletes at the Paralympic Winter Games in March.

President's Newsletter: January 2018

You can now read the World Curling Federation's President's Newsletter for January 2018.

Brush pad withdrawn from World Curling Federation approved brush list

Curling brush manufacture, Performance Brush have release the following statement related to their Spider Pad carrying the World Curling Federation Approved Brush Codes P2B1C-1 and P2B1C-2: "We have recently become aware of a flaw undetected in the quality control process in the last few weeks affecting a number of the Spider Pads carrying the code numbers P2B1C-1 and P2B1C-2.

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