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Paal Trulsen
Norway's Paal Trulsen thought he'd settle for silver before Martin's miss.
Stone Cold
Think Tiger Woods standing over a gimme putt, or Michael Jordan on a 1-on-0 breakaway. That's how easy a shot skip Kevin Martin had to win gold for the Canadians with the final stone of the match -- the final stone of the entire Olympic tournament. But, unbelievably, Martin's stone sailed an inch too far, giving Norway the unlikely gold 6-5. Switzerland won bronze.
 
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Total Medals by Country
Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
Germany 12 16 7 35
United States 10 13 11 34
Norway 11 7 6 24
Canada 6 3 8 17
Austria 2 4 10 16
Russia 6 6 4 16
Italy 4 4 4 12
France 4 5 2 11
Switzerland 3 2 6 11
Netherlands 3 5 0 8
China 2 2 4 8
Finland 4 2 1 7
Sweden 0 2 4 6
South Korea 2 2 0 4
Croatia 3 1 0 4
Bulgaria 0 1 2 3
Estonia 1 1 1 3
Great Britain 1 0 2 3
Japan 0 1 1 2
Australia 2 0 0 2
Czech Republic 1 0 1 2
Spain 2 0 0 2
Poland 0 1 1 2
Slovenia 0 0 1 1
Belarus 0 0 1 1

Closer Look: Curling up in bed alone
With 250,000 condoms on hand, the Winter Olympics might seem like a big lovefest. But can sex before the big event stunt performance? A Closer Look explores.
 
Curling: Yes, it's an Olympic sport
Anyone can play with (broom) sticks and (granite) stones, but only the best call themselves curlers.
 














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U.S. skip Kari Erickson has been to five women's national championships and was a member of the winning team in 1998 and 2001. A woman who plays with rocks, she also collects rocks and minerals -- even spending one summer at a geology camp.