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Einarson, Canadian curling teammates remain in playoff hunt at women’s worlds

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Canada’s Kerri Einarson won a second straight game at the women’s world curling championship with a 10-4 victory Tuesday over Italy, but faces an uphill climb to be among Friday’s six teams advancing to the qualification round in Calgary.

Canada skip Kerri Einarson directs her teammates during Tuesday morning’s 10-4 rout of Italy at the women’s world curling championship in Calgary. (Jeff McIntosh/Canadian Press)

Canada’s Kerri Einarson won a second straight game at the women’s world curling championship with a 10-4 victory Tuesday over Italy.

At 3-5, the host country still faces an uphill climb to be among Friday’s six teams advancing to the qualification round.

Join Colleen Jones and Devin Heroux for ‘That Curling Show’ next Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET and Sunday at 2 p.m. ET at on CBC Olympics Twitter, CBC Olympics Facebook, and CBC Sports YouTube.

Einarson was to face Scotland in Tuesday evening’s draw. Canada downed both South Korea and the Italians after starting the championship 1-5.

The rest of the Olympic field will be determined by a qualifying tournament in December.

WATCH | Team Canada sizes up competition in Calgary:

The Canadian contingency joins That Curling Show to discuss their incredible success inside the bubble, the upcoming competition and how they’re maintaining their focus. 50:00

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