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Canadian Women's Curling Team Beats Denmark 8-5, Still Perfect

02/13/2014 02:44 EST | Updated 04/15/2014 05:59 EDT
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Canada's Jennifer Jones throws her stone during the women's curling round robin session 5 match between Canada and Denmark at the Ice Cube curling centre in Sochi on February 13, 2014 during the 2014 Sochi winter Olympics. AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNIS (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)
SOCHI, Russia - Canada broke open a tight game in the ninth end and remained perfect in women's curling competition with an 8-5 win over Switzerland.

With the team tied 5-5 in the ninth end and Canada with the hammer, skip Jennifer Jones of Winnipeg scored three to put Canada in control.

Switzerland was unable to make up any ground in the final end and suffered its second defeat of the day.

Earlier, Canada beat Denmark 8-5.

Canada is 5-0 in the tournament with four games to go, all against weaker teams in the field.

Sweden, which also beat Switzerland and Denmark on Thursday, is second at 4-1.

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