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Canada gets off to rocky start on opening day at Ice Cube Curling Center

...SOCHI, Russia - Maybe the men's Olympic curling tournament won't be such a procession...becoming the first team in Canada's storied curling history to go through Olympic trials unbeaten...opening day of action at the Ice Cube Curling Center, the Canadians only scraped past...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-10/canada-gets-rocky-start-
Grab a broom and start curling

...sweeping, if it wasn¹t already called curling. Either way, the IOC can officially...Compared with, say, downhill skiing, curling doesn¹t look like much of a sport. It...mopping? Actually, you¹ve seen curling before. You probably just didn¹t recognize...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/15/oly_333697.shtml
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Curling roundup

...their room. Swisshelm wants her sport, curling, to ride an Olympic publicity wave into...was decided in the 10th end. OK, so curling may have trouble challenging skeleton...tried to be, were serious. In Canada, curling ranks second only to hockey. "It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/22/oly_334969.shtml
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Norway wins curling gold

...Championship. Norway won the gold medal in Olympic curling Friday, beating favored Canada 6-5 in a...top skips. He's president of the World Curling Players Association and runs an Edmonton curling academy, a star in a land where curlers have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/23/oly_335171.shtml
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Norway stuns Canada for gold in curling

...Championship. Norway won the gold medal in Olympic curling Friday, beating favored Canada 6-5 in a...top skips. He's president of the World Curling Players Association and runs an Edmonton curling academy, a star in a land where curlers have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/23/oly_335183.shtml
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America wins 1st medal in curling

...PINEROLO, Italy - Pete Fenson wanted the curling bronze medal to come down to the final...clinched the Americans' first-ever Olympic curling medal. Only then did the usually stone-faced...after winning 8-6 for the first American curling medal in a major men's competition since...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/25/oly_59852.shtml
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Michael Phelps hasn't forgotten his roots during his decorated career

...Phelps glances toward the pool where he was once afraid to put his face in the water."This is me," he said, a slight smile curling off his lips. "This is home."This is where Phelps put in most of the work to become the most decorated athlete in Olympic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-04/michael-phelps-hasnt
Curling earning fans, despite lack of edge

...Patzke, spokesman for the United States Curling Association. It casts a strange spell...neighbor or member of the local PTA. "Curling's something anybody can do, from 5 to 95," said Jim Henderson of Sweep, a curling magazine in Canada, where the game draws...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/20/oly_334559.shtml
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David Beckham will retire at the end of the month after stellar career

LONDON - End it like Beckham.David Beckham, whose curling free kicks, rugged good looks and celebrity marriage made him one of the most famous athletes in the world, is retiring from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-05-16/david-beckham-will-r
Top players often come from a long line of curlers

...along when his parents went to the local curling club. Sometimes, after league play was...team's coach. "My family was, and is, a curling family," Pete Fenson said. In a city where winter takes solid hold every year, curling is a family affair for many. Children...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/08/oly_53480.shtml
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