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Canada caps perfect run with title

Her gold medal-clinching rock wasn’t even halfway to the house when Canada skip Jennifer Jones put her hands to her face, soaked in the moment, then jumped up with her broom hoisted in the air. Jones didn’t need to see the end result. After a 16-year wait, Canada’s women were ...

Britain curling team overwhelms Japan

/ / Feb 14, 2014

Britain curling team overwhelms Japan

Britain set an Olympic record by stealing five points in one end en route to a 12-3 win over Japan on Friday, securing back-to-back wins for the world champions at the women’s curling tournament. The Japanese conceded the game after seven ends because of ...

/ / Feb 14, 2014

Japan suffers second loss in curling

Japan lost against the United States 8-6 in the women’s curling pool stage at the Sochi Games on Thursday, dropping to a 2-2 record in the round robin competition. Japan conceded the first point in the first end but rallied for two points in ...

Mar 1, 2010

Team Aomori targets world glory

Japan’s curlers have set themselves a fresh goal of making the last four of next month’s women’s world championship after they were eliminated in the round-robin stage at the Vancouver Games. “We want to set ourselves the target we failed to achieve here of ...

Japan squad knocked out of Olympic curling competition

Feb 25, 2010

Japan squad knocked out of Olympic curling competition

Japan’s hopes of reaching the women’s curling semifinals ended Tuesday after a loss to Sweden, coupled with a win by Switzerland, at the Vancouver Olympics. Japan fell to defending champion Sweden 10-6 and dropped its win-loss record to 3-5 in the round-robin stage at ...

Japan has back to wall following loss to Switzerland

Feb 24, 2010

Japan has back to wall following loss to Switzerland

Japan dropped a crucial game to Switzerland 10-4 in eight ends in the women’s curling tournament on Monday. Japan took its fourth loss in seven games and fell into a fifth-place tie with Germany in the 10-team round-robin standings. Switzerland is in fourth place ...