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Positive tests for COVID-19 put Calgary curling bubble on brink of bursting
Shortly after Canada was surprisingly eliminated from the world men’s curling championship on Friday night, the focus in the Calgary bubble switched to a deeply concerning situation that threatened the continuation of the tournament.
ON THE ROCKS: Canada drops two games Wednesday, but remains in playoff contention at world men's curling championship
While Canada’s Brendan Bottcher wanted nothing more than to flush away a loss against the Russian Curling Federation on Wednesday afternoon, his counterpart, Sergey Glukhov, wanted to savour a glorious win.
ON THE ROCKS: ‘It’s friggin’ cool:’ Canada’s Bottcher soaks up world curling championship experience while winning key first game
His first world men’s championship game resulted in a come-from-behind win against a contending team, but Edmonton’s Brendan Bottcher was still looking more at the big picture on Friday.