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Chamonix 1924 update

In late breaking news from the "International Sports Week 1924", which will one day be renamed the First Olympic Winter Games, we've just learned that Great Britain has won the gold medal for men's curling after it was realised that curling was an official sport in 1924 and did not attain demonstration status until St Moritz 1928.

This bumps the Brits into sixth place on the 1924 medal count, although they are unlikely to advance any further. News of the curling gold was exposed by Glasgow's Herald and published in their January 23, 2006 edition. Further details on the story can be found at The Curling News.

Congratulations, albeit posthumously, to Robin Welsh, Willie Jackson, Laurence Jackson and Tom Murray of the Royal Caledonian Curling Club.