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World Men's Curling Championship 2021: Team Canada scores, schedule, how to live stream
Here's everything to know about the World Men's Curling Championship, including how to watch Team Canada and a complete schedule with updated scores and standings."It's definitely a pretty proud feeling," Bottcher said on a Zoom call with reporters leading up to worlds. "When you reach the stage where you're putting the maple leaf on your back, that's a pretty big accomplishment and something that you all have to be just so proud of.
CALGARY — Canada's Brendan Bottcher dropped an 8-7 decision to Russia's Sergey Glukhov on Wednesday afternoon at the BKT Tires & OK Tire World Men's Curling Championship.
Bottcher made a runback double takeout to score three in the 10th end to force an extra end.
Glukhov used hammer to make a game-winning draw for the victory.
Canada will play defending champion Niklas Edin of Sweden in the evening.
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Canada fell to 7-3 in round-robin play while Russia improved to 8-2.
The top six teams in the 14-team competition will make the playoffs.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 7, 2021.
The Canadian Press
Win one, lose one makes a mixed day for Canada at world men's curling championship .
CALGARY — Canada's Brendan Bottcher lost to a rookie team and dominated a rival contender Monday at the men's world curling championship in Calgary. Falling 10-9 to unheralded Jeong Yeong-seok of South Korea after thumping reigning Olympic champion John Shuster of the United States 10-1 added up to a mixed bag of a day for the host team. Bottcher's record was 5-2 behind Norway's Steffan Walstad and Russian Curling Federation's Sergey Glukhov,Falling 10-9 to unheralded Jeong Yeong-seok of South Korea after thumping reigning Olympic champion John Shuster of the United States 10-1 added up to a mixed bag of a day for the host team.