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Canada Olympic curling teams moving in opposite directions

Curling Canada Olympic curling teams moving in opposite directions
Shannon Reynolds | 21 February, 2018, 21:17

"Canadians have to understand that these teams outside of Canada are really good and it's becoming more and more apparent", said Howard.

Pic: Getty Images (It was a bad day at the office for Great Britain men's curling skip Kyle Smith (right)) Great Britain's women reached Friday's curling semi-finals with a 6-5 win over Canada, but the men face a tie-breaker match after defeat by the USA.

Rachel Homan's fifth loss Wednesday eliminated them from medal contention.

Homan, Emma Miskew, Joanne Courtey and Lisa Weagle have been beaten up by Eve Muirhead, Anna Sloan, Vicki Adams and Lauren Gray. "We wanted to try and qualify and make playoffs for Canada, but we gave it all we had".

Germain never meant to be in the spotlight, but he instantly became a symbol of national pride after his photo went viral on Twitter.People across the country were proud to see a fellow Canadian showing his Canadianness, even from the sidelines.

The Canadians opened with four straight wins only to drop three in a row, including a 9-7 decision to Shuster.

Not only did they not make it to the podium, they didn't even make the playoffs.

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Americans Chris Bourque , Mark Arcobello , Ryan Donato, Troy Terry and Bobby Butler were stopped in the shootout. Tied 2-2 after regulation, the game remained that way following 10 minutes of sudden-death overtime.

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No Canadian team has ever left the Olympics without a medal in men's or women's curling since the sport was reintroduced to the Winter Games in 1998. If they don't, they would be the first Canadian rink to fail to reach the semifinals at the Olympics.

There had to be a first time, eventually. For whatever reason. It just happens.

In the ninth end, Great Britain couldn't afford to allow Canada to gain another two-point lead late in the game. Every single team that was here earned their right to be here and they're fantastic teams.

Thinking her team could benefit from his tactical and strategic expertise, Muirhead asked Howard via email in the spring of 2016 to consider coaching them. They managed to rally back to the middle of the pack, but faced fierce competition from the rest of the teams.

Meanwhile, Homan and Co., have only known since December, when they won the Canadian Olympic trials, that they would be coming here. "But these teams are playing well against them".

It was easily the best moment of the Winter Olympics.

This is not to provide an excuse for the Homan team.

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