Canada’s 3 curling teams unbeaten at inaugural World Cup


Canada's skip Kevin Koe uses his broom to clean the stone during the men's curling match against Switzerland at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea on Feb. 23, 2018. (Aaron Favila/CP)

SUZHOU, China – Canada is in excellent shape at the inaugural World Cup of Curling.

Rachel Homan’s Ottawa rink, Kevin Koe’s Calgary foursome and the Edmonton-based mixed doubles team of Laura Walker and Kirk Muyres all are unbeaten through two days of the event.

Walker and Muyres (3-0) downed Maria Komarova and Daniil Goryachev of Russia 9-1 late Wednesday night before beating Therese Westman and Robin Ahlberg of Sweden 8-2.

Homan (2-0) crushed Min Ji Kim of South Korea 12-0 on Thursday.

Koe (3-0) pounded Bruce Mouat of Scotland 11-1 before knocking off Masaki Iwai of Japan 8-2 on Thursday.

The top two teams in each division will play for championships on Saturday and Sunday.

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