News from the Wheelchair Championships
Canada’s newly crowned world champion wheelchair curling team could be receiving another award in short order.
Canada’s wheelchair curlers have struck gold in Russia.
Team Canada is one victory away from claiming a third gold medal in four years at the 2013 World Wheelchair Curling Championship.
Team Canada will need a second chance to advance to the gold-medal game at the 2013 World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Sochi Russia.
Team Canada has made it to the Page playoff one-two game at the 2013 World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Sochi, Russia.
Despite a 8-7 loss to Sweden on Tuesday, Team Canada retained first place at the World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Sochi, Russia.
Team Canada is now the lone unbeaten team at the 2013 World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Sochi, Russia.
Team Canada continues to set the pace at the 2013 World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Sochi, Russia.
Four Months and Counting – This year’s championship will be held in Ottawa and hosted by the RA Centre, the largest private, not-for- profit recreation and leisure facility in Canada.
(By Rob Neff and Sarah Mendek)…..Can anyone derail Team Alberta? With an overall record of 10-1, Bruno Yizek’s rink has been the class of the field in this week’s Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championships. Three time finalists, but never champions, and with plenty of experience right through their lineup, Alberta will bring a wealth of poise and determination to this game.
By Rob Neff and Sarah Mendek…A Battle of the Titans! The afternoon 1 vs 2 Page Playoff featured Bruno Yizek’s Alberta foursome and Darwin Bender’s Team Saskatchewan. Alberta (8-1 round robin record) has been the class of the field all week. Saskatchewan (7-2) was almost as good. Both teams boast talent and experience and this matchup lived up to its billing.
(By Rob Neff and Sarah Mendek)…..Competition is really heating up at the Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championships as page playoff action begins. The 3-4 game pitted Mark Ideson’s Team Ontario against Benoit Lessard’s Team Quebec, with the winner moving on to Sunday’s semi-final.
(By Rob Neff and Sarah Mendek)….Earlier today, Carl Levesque and his Northern Ontario team came through in a big way when it really counted. Facing a must win situation in the final draw, Northern Ontario shellacked Ontario 9-2, forcing a tiebreaker with Mark Ideson’s squad.
(By Rob Neff and Sarah Mendek)…… The round robin portion of the 2012 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship in Thunder Bay, ON at the Fort William Curling Club has concluded with five teams earning the right to move on to the playoffs.
(By Rob Neff and Sarah Mendek)….Gerry Austgarden’s British Columbia’s team, out of the Nanaimo Curling Club, needs a strong finish if it hopes to claim a spot in the playoffs.