3-way tie for lead in men's Olympic curling

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China and Britain won close evening games in men's Olympic curling Friday to create a three-way tie with Sweden at the top of the standings.

The Chinese bounced back from losing 6-5 to Sweden in the morning session to beat Norway 7-5, with both games going down to the last stone.

Britain stole a point on the final end to defeat Denmark 8-6.

The three joint-leaders have 5-1 records.

Canada, the favorite and two-time defending champion, produced its best performance of the tournament to defeat Norway 10-4 in the morning and is 4-2.

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