Current world curling champions, Canada, surged ahead at the end of the eighth round in the world championships now being played in Perth, Scotland.
GV Swiss team on the ice in play.
GV Swedish team in action. (2 shots)
SV Danish team begin action.
SV AND GV Canadians play and win.
Initials VS 1.00 VS 1.10
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Background: Current world curling champions, Canada, surged ahead at the end of the eighth round in the world championships now being played in Perth, Scotland.
But the highlight of the day's play was a close, low-scoring contest between Switzerland and Sweden, both of whom are close behind the Canadians in the placings.
It was a struggle all the way between the two teams, with the score locked until the tenth, when the Swedes got the edge and ran out winners 4-3.
Meanwhile, Canada established an early lead in their match against Denmark. While the Danes fought well to provide stiff opposition, the Canadians were rarely in trouble and underlined their superiority with a 10-6 victory.