Bemused curlers ask “why would anyone dope in our sport?”

By Steve Keating GANGNEUNG, South Korea, Feb 19 : Of all the questions surrounding reports of a Russian curler’s alleged doping infraction at the Pyeongchang Olympics the biggest is; why? Why would an athlete in one of the Winter Games’ least taxing and physically demanding sports feel it necessary to use performance-enhancing drugs? Even curlers […]

Curling-Canada tumble into 0-3 hole with loss to Denmark

By Steve Keating GANGNEUNG, South Korea, Feb 16 : Defending gold medallists Canada were in danger of crashing out of the Olympic women’s curling tournament after a shock 9-8 extra-end loss to Denmark on Friday left them without a win through three rounds. Holding the hammer the Canadian world champions had looked poised to secure […]