Author Archives: Al Cameron (page 30)

Author Archives: Al Cameron

2015 World Financial Group Continental Cup begins Thursday in Calgary

January 5, 2015

There will be a definite Olympic flavour to the 2015 World Financial Group Continental Cup, presented by SecurTek Monitoring Solutions, beginning Thursday at the Markin MacPhail Centre at WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park.

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Giving back to the sport of curling

December 16, 2014

If John Morris needed a reminder of why he plays the great game of curling, he’s been receiving it this week at Elbow Valley Elementary School, just west of Calgary.

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Grande Prairie to host two major curling events

December 9, 2014

Canada’s elite curling teams will converge on Revolution Place in Grande Prairie, Alta., for two major championships during the 2015-16 season, it was announced today by the Canadian Curling Association.

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McEwen advances to Home Hardware Canada Cup final

December 7, 2014

That, said Glenn Howard, was “one hell of a curling game” even though he lost 5-4 in an extra end Saturday to the red-panted Mike McEwen in the semifinal of the Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing.

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Ten teams still alive in Home Hardware Canada Cup

December 5, 2014

The playoff scenario got a little bit clearer Friday afternoon but going into the final evening draw of the Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing there still remain five teams in the mix in both the men and women.

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ESPN acquires U.S. broadcast rights for Season of Champions

December 4, 2014

Curling fans in the United States will have an unprecedented opportunity to watch Canada’s best curlers on the sport’s biggest stages, it was announced today.

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Home Hardware Canada Cup starts Wednesday in Camrose

December 1, 2014

The race to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, begins for Canada’s top curling teams when the 2014 Home Hardware Canada Cup of Curling, presented by Meridian Manufacturing, gets underway Wednesday at the Encana Arena in Camrose, Alta.

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CCA, Rocks & Rings extend partnership

November 26, 2014

The highly successful Rocks & Rings program, which introduces young curlers to the Roaring Game in a school setting, is moving ahead for another four years thanks to an extended partnership with the Canadian Curling Association.

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TSN to broadcast European Curling Championships

November 25, 2014

TSN, in collaboration with its longtime partner the Canadian Curling Association, are working together to give Canadian curling fans a unique television viewing opportunity later this week.

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Ottawa named to host 2016 Tim Hortons Brier

November 20, 2014

Curling’s biggest event will return to Ottawa in 2016, it was announced today by the Canadian Curling Association.

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Host cities enjoy benefits of 2013-14 curling events

November 19, 2014

Besides some amazing curling on the ice, there were plenty of other reasons host cities for the Canadian Curling Association’s 2013-14 Season of Champions events came away pleased.

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Jones a finalist for Air Canada Athlete of the Year award

November 19, 2014

Hey, curling fans! Show your support for our sport by getting behind one of our top athletes in a major national contest.

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Saskatchewan claims Canadian mixed gold

November 15, 2014

Saskatchewan’s Max Kirkpatrick had an answer for Polar Power on Saturday afternoon at the Granite Club in North Bay, Ont.

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Curling coaches receive Petro-Canada awards

November 7, 2014

Four coaches who guided Canadian curling teams to major international successes during the 2013-14 season were the recipients of the Coaching Association of Canada’s Petro-Canada Coaching Excellence Awards.

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Canadian Mixed starts Monday in North Bay, Ont.

November 6, 2014

The Canadian Mixed Curling Championship gets underway on Monday at the North Bay Granite Club.

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