Sochi, Russia (SportsNetwork.com) - Team Canada picked up a pair of victories in women's curling on Thursday, remaining unbeaten so far in the 2014 Sochi Games.
Canada opened the women's fifth round-robin session by downing Denmark 8-5, then bested Switzerland by the same score later in the day. That has Canada pacing the women's standings at 5-0, ahead of 4-1 Sweden and Switzerland, which is 3-2.
The U.S., meanwhile, lost its lone matchup of Thursday, 8-6 to Japan. That dropped the Americans to a mere 1-4, ahead of only 0-5 Denmark.
In other women's matchups, Great Britain defeated China 8-7, and Sweden topped the Swiss 9-8 before later downing Denmark 7-6. South Korea came out on top versus Russia 8-4.
The men had one round robin session on Thursday, with Great Britain and Sweden both improving to 4-1 with wins. Britain bested the U.S. 5-3, dropping Team USA to 1-3, while Sweden edged Norway 5-4.
The men's team for Canada improved to 3-2 with a 7-6 decision over Denmark, while Russia edged Switzerland on the sheet 7-6.