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Women's Curling World Championships cancelled for second year running amidst ongoing COVID-19 pandemic
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Women's Curling World Championships cancelled for second year running amidst ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

The World Curling governing body said local health officials in Schaffhausen, Switzerland, would not support the 19-28 March event “due to the current pandemic situation and concerns around the spread of new variants.”

Winter Olympics 2018: Thomas Bach denies Pyeongchang Games being 'tainted' by Russian doping scandal
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Winter Olympics 2018: Thomas Bach denies Pyeongchang Games being 'tainted' by Russian doping scandal

Bach said the IOC had sent a "clear message" on Russia, who competed as "Olympic Athletes from Russia" and will now be unable to fly the national flag at Sunday's closing ceremony.

Winter Olympics 2018: Sweden beat South Korean 'Garlic Girls' to clinch women's curling gold
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Winter Olympics 2018: Sweden beat South Korean 'Garlic Girls' to clinch women's curling gold

The "Garlic Girls" who sparked a national phenomenon in the quirky sport of curling with the sweeping and the shouting lost to Sweden 8-3 in Sunday's Olympic final

Winter Olympics 2018: Ester Ledecka makes waves with snowboard, skiing double; Norway breaks record for medal count
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Winter Olympics 2018: Ester Ledecka makes waves with snowboard, skiing double; Norway breaks record for medal count

Ester Ledecka made history with an unprecedented snowboard and skiing double on Saturday, while Norway's all-conquering team set a new record for medals at a Winter Olympics.

Winter Olympics 2018: Court of Arbitration for Sport cancels hearing into doping case of curler Alexander Krushelnitsky
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Winter Olympics 2018: Court of Arbitration for Sport cancels hearing into doping case of curler Alexander Krushelnitsky

Krushelnitsky, bronze medallist at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics mixed doubles curling, earlier told Russian media it was "stupid to deny" failing two drugs tests.

Winter Olympics 2018: Lindsey Vonn's battle with Mikaela Shiffrin and other things to watch out for on Day 13
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Winter Olympics 2018: Lindsey Vonn's battle with Mikaela Shiffrin and other things to watch out for on Day 13

American alpine skiing teammates Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin, among the biggest stars of the 2018 Olympics, are in the Pyeongchang spotlight in the combined.

Winter Olympics 2018: 'Alexander Krushelnitsky is not stupid', Russian coach defends curler after doping allegations
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Winter Olympics 2018: 'Alexander Krushelnitsky is not stupid', Russian coach defends curler after doping allegations

Krushelnitsky and his wife Anastasia Bryzgalova captured the bronze medal last Tuesday in the mixed doubles curling event.

Winter Olympics 2018: Bemused curlers ask 'why would anyone dope in our sport?' after Russian athlete fails dope test
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Winter Olympics 2018: Bemused curlers ask 'why would anyone dope in our sport?' after Russian athlete fails dope test

Even curlers taking part in the Olympic competition were left scratching their heads as news circulated that Alexander Krushelnitsky is suspected of testing positive for meldonium.

Winter Olympics 2018: Women's ice hockey semis, Jan Smeekins quest for gold and other events on Day 10
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Winter Olympics 2018: Women's ice hockey semis, Jan Smeekins quest for gold and other events on Day 10

World champion Jan Smeekens leads a strong Dutch challenge and hopes to finally realise his lifetime ambition of winning an individual Olympic gold medal.

Winter Olympics 2018: Canada win inaugural mixed doubles curling; Dutch maintain golden run in speed skating
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Winter Olympics 2018: Canada win inaugural mixed doubles curling; Dutch maintain golden run in speed skating

Canada beat Switzerland to win the inaugural mixed doubles curling, while the Dutch maintained their perfect record in speed skating with a double in the men's 1,500m

Winter Olympics 2018: Curling gets Pyeongchang Games underway as USA thump Russian mixed doubles team
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Winter Olympics 2018: Curling gets Pyeongchang Games underway as USA thump Russian mixed doubles team

While the official opening ceremony is on Friday, the Olympic sports programme began when South Korea's Jang Hye-Ji slid the first stone down the curling ice.

Winter Olympics 2018: A beginner's guide to curling ahead of the Pyeongchang Games
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Winter Olympics 2018: A beginner's guide to curling ahead of the Pyeongchang Games

Here's all you need to know about the sport of curling ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics at Pyeongchang.