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Canada remains unbeaten at world mixed curling championship

The Canadian Press

4/24/2012 6:00:34 PM

ERZURUM, Turkey -- Canada posted two comfortable victories Tuesday to remain unbeaten at the world mixed doubles curling championship.

Chantelle Eberle and Dean Hicke of Regina dumped Austria 8-2 before topping France 7-3 on the second day of round-robin play at the Milli Piyango Curling Arena.

Canada leads the Red Group standings at 3-0 and will play Turkey and Slovakia on Wednesday.

There are 27 teams competing at the event. Teams are divided into three round-robin groups -- red, blue and yellow.

Round-robin play continues through Saturday.

Quarter-finals, semifinals and medal games will be played Sunday.