Sweden steals their way into the semifinals

Sweden advances to the semifinals after they stole two points in the eighth end to win the tiebreaker game over Italy 6-5. Team Italy skip Andrea Tabanelli started off strong when they scored three in the first end. Team Sweden skip Jalle Jungnell was trying to find ways to close the gap after trading single points for three ends when he stole one in the fifth end to get within one of Italy.

Canada, USA clinch semifinal berths at 2010 Paralympic Games

Canada’s Jim Armstrong and USA’s Augusto Perez clinched the first two semifinal berths today in action at the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games. Armstrong’s Canadian team clinched during the afternoon session and picked up two more wins today to remain in first place with a 7-1 record.

Canada, USA and Korea advance to the semi-finals

Augusto Perez and Team USA will go into Saturday's semifinals riding a three-game win streak after taking down Switzerland this afternoon at the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games. "This is our best record ever. Each year we've been getting better and better," Joseph said. "This year is not about the medal to me, it is about competing in my favorite sport.

Ford World Women’s Curling Championship 2010 starts Saturday in Swift Current, Canada

The 2010 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship, presented by Monsanto, gets underway this Saturday at the Credit Union i-plex in Swift Current in Saskatchewan, Canada. It is the second time that a world women’s curling championship has been held in Saskatchewan. In 1983, the event took place in Moose Jaw and was won by Switzerland’s Erika Müller.

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.

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