In South Korea, a new Cinderella story is unfolding – on ice

The Korean women’s curling team has surprised many – not least of all their compatriots – by defeating almost every single country so far.

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Annie, Pancake, Sunny, Steak, and ChoCho were virtually unknown to their fellow Koreans until this month. Now they’re the hottest ticket in Olympic curling – the country girls who have seemingly come out of nowhere to become serious medal contenders.