Canada 10, China 6
Canada maintained its grip on the men's Olympic curling title by beating China 10-6 in the semifinals on Wednesday, setting up a gold-medal game against Britain.
Great Britain 6, Sweden 5
The British defeated Sweden 6-5, sealing victory with a two-point last rock. Britain now is assured of its first medal in men's curling since the sport returned to the Olympic program in 1998.
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China finally fulfilled its rich potential by reaching the playoffs but was put in its place by Brad Jacobs' rink, which is looking to secure curling-mad Canada's third straight gold.
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Tied at 4-4 after six ends, a tight game was split open by a mistake by China skip Liu Rui in the seventh that let in Jacobs for three points.
Men's gold medal match -- Friday, Feb. 21Canada vs. Great Britain -- 8:30 a.m ET (Streaming LIVE on NBCOlympics.com)
Men's bronze medal match -- Friday, Feb. 21Sweden vs. China -- 3:30 a.m. ET (Streaming LIVE on NBCOlympics.com)
More to come.
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