Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canada Beats Russia 7-2, Improves to 7-0 at Men's Curling World Championship

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canada Beats Russia 7-2, Improves to 7-0 at Men's Curling World Championship

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Canada improves to 7-0 at men's curling worlds

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BASEL, Switzerland - Canada downed Russia 7-2 in Tuesday's evening draw to remain unbeaten at the men's world curling championship.

Canada opened the game with a first-end deuce and never looked back, scoring back-to-back singles in the third and fourth ends, and then put away the win with an emphatic three in the eighth to bring on the handshakes.

With comfortable wins in four straight draws, including a 6-3 win over Germany Tuesday morning, skip Kevin Koe and his Calgary team improved to 7-0 in the round-robin portion of the tournament.

Canada has four games remaining in the round-robin schedule, including matches against reigning world champ Niklas Edin of Sweden on Wednesday, and 2014 world champ Thomas Ulsrud of Norway on Thursday. …

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