Women's Curling in Pyeongchang: Gold for Sweden, Bronze for Japan, and Tournament Team Selections

Curling fans were treated to two terrific semifinal matchups after a week of great round robin play. The host nation and top seed, Team Korea, faced off against fourth-place Japan. In what might have seemed like a possible gold medal game prior to the tournament, second seed Sweden played third-ranked

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Women's Curling in Pyeongchang: After Five Games

The women's curling event at the Olympics is worth following for new and old fans alike. For those who have watched curling for years, names like Homan, Muirhead, and Hasselborg need no introduction and the team game is as familiar as shouts of "hard!" But for curling fans

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Mixed Doubles Curling in Pyeongchang: Round Robin Recap, Days 1 and 2

After four round robin draws, the mixed doubles curling field is evenly divided between playoff contenders (Canada, Norway, Olympic Athletes from Russia, and Switzerland) and those in danger of being eliminated (South Korea, China, USA, and Finland). (Check out the full results here.)

Canada and Norway opened the competition with

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China's Medal Quest

Harbin (哈尔滨) is the most populous city in Northeast China. It's the coldest major Chinese city, and is known for its Ice and Snow Festival. Nearly every native player in the Chinese women's ice hockey national team development program comes from Harbin or Qiqihar (齐齐哈尔), which is about 300 kilometers

Zoë Hayden