News from the Continental Cup
PENTICTON, B.C. — Jennifer Jones hadn’t thrown a draw shot to win a curling game in 10 months, but she evidently hasn’t lost her touch.
Here’s the first issue of The Morning Cup, the Canadian Curling Association-supported daily newspaper at the 2013 WFG Continental Cup in Penticton, British Columbia.
PENTICTON, B.C., Jan. 9, 2013 — Captains and coaches for Team World and Team North America have determined their picks for the opening three days of action in the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup, presented by Monsanto.
Almost everything about Kelley Law’s first experience in curling’s version of the Ryder Cup was positive.
When Team North America hits the ice in Penticton January 10-13 to take on Team World in the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling, they’ll have one of the greatest legends of the game on the home side.
At just 22 years of age, Scotland’s Eve Muirhead has already established a place as one of the most formidable competitors on the international curling scene. And she’ll be displaying her talents as part of Team World for the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling in Penticton.
A victory at the 2012 Scotties Tournament of Hearts – the Canadian Women’s Curling Championship – earned Heather Nedohin the right to compete as Team Canada in this year’s Scotties in Kingston.
In a year that has seen Jennifer Jones undergo knee surgery and give birth to her first child, the Winnipeg skip is preparing for a return to the competitive curling scene. And, she’ll be hitting the ice for her first competitive action of the season in Penticton January 10-13 for the World Financial Group Continental Cup.
Thomas Ulsrud will be making his fourth appearance at the World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling when his Norwegian shooters join Team World January 10-13 in Penticton’s South Okanagan Events Centre to face Team North America in the ninth edition of the international classic.
When Team North America takes on Team World in the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling January 10-13 in Penticton, Glenn Howard will be looking to keep alive his team’s championship streak from last season.
When Team World sealed the championship at the 2012 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling in Langley, the Swedish foursome skipped by Niklas Edin was right in the middle of the victory celebration.
The Host Committee for the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling – coming to Penticton’s South Okanagan Events Centre January 10-13 – announced today that a new event Mini Pack is now on sale.
At the 2012 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship, Allison Pottinger, representing the United States, lost a tie-breaker to Canada’s Heather Nedohin and missed out on the playoffs by just a single point.
In the past two decades of women’s curling, Anette Norberg has unquestionably been the biggest name in the Swedish game with a pair of Olympic gold medals and three world championship victories to her credit.
In five trips to the World Women’s Curling Championship beginning in 1997, the best result to date for Switzerland’s Mirjam Ott had been a 2008 bronze medal performance in Vernon. But that changed in a big way at the 2012 showdown in Lethbridge.