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Olympics: Swiss end Canada's 16-game curling streak

Switzerland defeated defending champions Canada 5-4 on Monday, bringing the gold medal favourites' 16-game winning run in the men's competition to an end.

SOCHI: Switzerland defeated defending champions Canada 5-4 on Monday, bringing the gold medal favourites' 16-game winning run in the men's competition to an end.

Canada's last Olympic defeat came eight years ago against Italy at the 2006 Turin Games.

Earlier in the day, the Canadians had romped to a 11-8 win against Germany in their Sochi opener while Switzerland had lost 7-5 to Sweden. 

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