Go! Sweep! Hard! Dramatic Sochi Olympics Curling Photos

For a game that celebrates sliding stones, furious sweeping and talking it out, there are plenty of dramatic moments. Don't believe us? Check out the fierce looks on these competitors' faces from Sochi that have us swept away.

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Canadian skip Jennifer Jones jumps and screams as the last stone is thrown at the Winter Olympics in Sochi. The unbeaten Canadian women's curling defeated Sweden 6-3 in the gold medal match at the Ice Cube arena. Check out more dramatic curling photos from the Sochi Games that have us swept away.
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Canada's Jill Officer (L), Jennifer Jones (C) and Kaitlyn Lawes (R) celebrate winning gold in the Women's Curling Gold Medal Game Sweden vs Canada at the Ice Cube Curling Center during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 20, 2014.
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Canada's Jennifer Jones throws the stone during the Women's Curling Gold Medal Game Sweden vs Canada at the Ice Cube Curling Center during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 20, 2014.
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Sweden's Margaretha Sigfridsson (bottom L) shouts next to Canada's Jennifer Jones (up R) during the Women's Curling Gold Medal Game Sweden vs Canada at the Ice Cube Curling Center during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 20, 2014.
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Sweden's Margaretha Sigfridsson (C) watches the stone during the Women's Curling Gold Medal Game Sweden vs Canada at the Ice Cube Curling Center during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 20, 2014.
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Maria Prytz of Sweden places a stone while Christina Bertrup (L) and Maria Wennerstroem (R) of Sweden sweep during the Gold medal match between Sweden and Canada on day 13 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.
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Norway's Skip Thomas Ulsrud shouts instructions to his sweepers during the men's curling tie-breaker match between Great Britain and Norway at the Ice Cube curling centre in Sochi on February 18, 2014 during the 2014 Sochi winter Olympics.
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For a game that celebrates sliding stones, furious sweeping and talking it out, there are plenty of dramatic moments. Here, Team Great Britain's Anna Sloan shouts as she throws the stone during a round robin match against South Korea on Feb. 15, 2014.
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There's a lot of shouting in curling. From left, here's: China's Wang Bingyu, Japan's Ayumi Ogasawara, Russia's Anna Sidorova, United State's Ann Swisshelm, Switzerland's Carmen Schaefer, Great Britain's Anna Sloan, Korea's Kim Jisun and Denmark's Lene Nielsen yelling to their sweepers during their round robin matches at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Feb. 14, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
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Korea's Kim Jisun stays down on the ice after throwing a stone. Great Britain won the game 10-8. Click through for more dramatic moments.
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Russia's skip Alexei Stukalskiy, right, shouts to sweeper Evgeny Arkhipov, left, during the men's curling competition against the United States at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. Curlers are mic'ed up during Olympic competition.
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Canada's Ryan Fry watches his throw during men's curling competition against Norway at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
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Sweden's skip Niklas Edin shouts to his sweepers after delivering the rock during men's curling competition against Denmark at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
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Canada's skip Jennifer Jones shouts to her sweepers against Great Britain Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. In a separate game against Sweden, Jones made all 16 of her shots on target.
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Erika Brown, skip of the United States team, shouts to her teammates after delivering the rock against China at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. The U.S. women's team has struggled in early competition.
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Sweep! Haavard Vad Petersson and Torger Nergaard of Norway compete against Germany during day five of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. Sweeping the ice slow's the stone's curl and helps it travel further.
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Norway is known for having the most outrageous pants. They can also boast fan Rune Eikeland, who was photographed here rooting for his team against China, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
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