Graphic explains the curling.


PyeongChang Olympic Curling

By Ninian Carter

February 9, 2018 - February 25, 2018 - Curling is one of 24 sporting competitions of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Graphic explains curling and shows the Sochi gold medallist and team skip Jennifer Jones (CAN)

Two teams of four players, each deliver two stones made out of fine grain Scottish granite, and are awarded points for stones closest to the centre of the house (target marked on the ice) after all eight stones thrown. The name curling comes from the tendency of the stone to turn, or curl, when it rotates.

PUBLISHED: 02/11/2017; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Associated Press
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