WASHINGTON - China defeated South Korea 8-5 for its second win in the 13th round of the world men's curling championship held in Calgary on Tuesday.
China took a 3-0 lead after the second end. South Korea responded by scoring two points in both the third and fifth ends to level the score at 4-4. But China dominated after the break, winning 8-5.
Elsewhere, Norway held on to the top spot of the standings by crushing Japan 10-2, while the Russian Curling Federation Team edged past Olympic champion the United States in the 13th round.