CURLING: Sweden and Canada became the first men’s teams to qualify for the semifinals. Norway, Britain and China are battling for the other two spots. The Swedes and Canadians also advanced to the semifinals in the women’s tournament. China, Britain, Switzerland and Japan still have a chance for the remaining two semifinal spots.
HOCKEY: Canada defeated Finland 2-1 in overtime, while Austria won its first men’s Olympic hockey game in a dozen years, defeating Norway 3-1. In the women’s preliminaries, Finland topped Germany 2-1 and Russia beat Japan 6-2. All four had already been eliminated from medal contention.