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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
Olympics
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
Olympics
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
Olympics
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
Olympics
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
Olympics
Bond denied for Augusta man in 92-year-old mother's homicide

...his mother's face and set the fire, Usry said. Later at the sheriff's office, he repeated the same admission before curling up into a fetal position in an interview room, Usry added.The elderly woman was found dead in the front room of the home...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-05/bond-denied-augusta-ma
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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Graeme McDowell has lead cut to one shot

...illusions of the test that awaited him Sunday.McDowell was at 11-under 205, one shot ahead of Iwata, who made a long, curling birdie putt on the par-5 18th for a 68, and two shots ahead of Kaymer and Watson.McDowell knows all about the history...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-11-08/graeme-mcdowell-has-lead-cut
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