Olympic crush: Russian curler Anna Sidorova - Window to the Winter Games

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Anna Sidorova, Russia, Curling. (Photo courtesy of Twitter and Getty Images)

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This week, the Russian women’s curling team began its quest for a first-ever Olympic medal. It also introduced the world to an athlete who could be the first-ever seductive curling star: team skip Anna Sidorova.

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