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Canada tops Norway for curling gold

2/27/2010 - Olympic Sports

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Canada has won the gold medal in men's curling, with Kevin Martin's team defeating a Norwegian squad that charmed the Olympics with its celebrated flamboyant pants.

The 6-3 victory Saturday gave Canada its 13th gold medal, matching the mark for the most by any nation at a Winter Olympics.

The Canadians added another thrilling finish to their remarkable second-half medal haul at home that lifted the nation to the top of the gold standings.