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Britain, Switzerland Reach Women's Curling Semis

SOCHI, Russia (AP) Switzerland and Britain completed the semifinal lineup in women's Olympic curling on Monday, and Canada became the first female team to go through a round-robin campaign undefeated at the Winter Games.

The Swiss beat China 10-6 to qualify in third place behind Canada and Sweden, who reached the playoffs on Sunday.

Britain lost 8-7 to Denmark in the evening but a 9-6 win over Russia earlier Monday helped the world champions claim the other berth in the last four.

Japan could have earned a tiebreaker by beating Sweden but lost 8-4.

The Canadians defeated South Korea 9-4 to finish the round robin at 9-0.

Canada will play Britain and Sweden will take on Switzerland in the semifinals. They are the top four teams in the world rankings.

Source: Associated Press


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