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Team Canada steals another win

(Photo WCF/Céline Stucki)
September 15, 2015

After a slow start, Team Canada fought back to steal their way to a 6-4 win over Australia on Tuesday morning at the World Mixed Curling Championship in Berne, Switzerland.

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Grand Slam wins for Koe and Tirinzoni

Kevin Koe (Photo CurlingCanada/Michael Burns)
September 14, 2015

For a while, it looked like Rachel Homan was going to win her second straight bonspiel without losing a game. Unfortunately for the Ottawa skip, and her team of Emma Miskew, Joanne Courtney and Lisa Weagle, their season-opening win streak ended at 13. A come-from-behind win by Switzerland’s Silvana Tirinzoni stole the Grand Slam of Curling’s Tour Challenge championship, and the $21,000 pay day.

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Team Canada tied at the top

Jolene Campbell (WCF/ Céline Stucki Photo)
September 14, 2015

Team Canada bounced back from a disappointing 6-5 loss to Spain in the morning draw to defeat Latvia 7-4 and stay tied at the top of Group B at the World Mixed Curling Championship in Berne, Switzerland.

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Another win for Canada at World Mixed

Chris and Teejay Haichert in action at the World Mixed Curling Championship in Berne, Switzerland (Photo WCF/Céline Stucki)
September 13, 2015

Max Kirkpatrick and his Swift Current, Sask., foursome defeated Israel’s Elana Sone 5-3 on Sunday, keeping Canada in the hunt for top spot in Group B at the 2015 World Curling Championship taking place in Berne, Switzerland.

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Canada opens with a win at World Mixed Championship

Team Canada's Chris Haichert watches his rock as sweepers Jolene Campbell and Teejay Haichert get to work (Photo WCF/ Céline Stucki)
September 12, 2015

Max Kirkpatrick and his team from Swift Current, Sask., kicked off the 2015 World Mixed Curling Championship with a 6-4 win over Finland on Saturday morning, the first day of competition in Berne, Switzerland.

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Baseball player’s path to the pros rooted in curling

Chris Shaw sees a lot of similarities in his role as a catcher and a skip. Both positions require him to be aware of what is going on around him at all times, including during this Feb. 14 game against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville. (Photo courtesy University of Oklahoma Athletics)
July 22, 2015

Curling and baseball may be very different in where and how the sports are played. But Chris Shaw sees plenty of similarities in both of the sports he’s found success in. The consistent catcher and hitter might be making a name for himself playing America’s game, but his path to the Major League comes with a Canadian twist.

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Final day of professional development wraps up at Summit 2015

Athletes and coaches participate in a panel discussion called “Lessons from the Coaches’ Bench” featuring (left to right) Mark Ideson, Sonja Gaudet, Helen Radford, Andrea Ronnebeck, Richard Hart, Kyle Paquette and moderator Paul Webster (Photo Curling Canada/Brian Chick)
June 16, 2015

Mixed Doubles curling was a hot topic during a question-and-answer panel discussion that wrapped up the final day of professional development sessions at the 2015 Curling Canada Summit in Collingwood, Ont., on Tuesday afternoon.

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Summit 2015 underway both on and off the ice

Competitive curler Danielle Inglis prepares to demonstrate delivery techniques during a technical update session facilitated by National Development Coach Paul Webster and Curl Atlantic’s Helen Radford (Photo Curling Canada/Brian Chick)
June 15, 2015

The first full day of the 2015 Curling Canada Summit at the Blue Mountain Resort in Collingwood, Ont., got underway on Monday with sessions aimed at curlers, coaches and curling facility managers in three professional development streams: Curling Centre Best Practices, Recreational Instruction, and Competitive Coach.

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B.C.’s Rockslide Curling Camp: Five years and going strong

Campers and staff from Rockslide Curling Camp 2014 (Photo courtesy CurlBC)
May 25, 2015

When world-class B.C. coaches Al Moore and Darryl Horne launched Rockslide Curling Camp in 2011, they were looking for a way to celebrate, promote and grow junior curling in the province.

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Youth Olympics Journey: My journey begins

Team Canada poses on the ice with their new gear (l-r): Tyler Tardi, Mary Fay, coach Helen Radford, Karlee Burgess and Sterling Middleton (Curling Canada photo)
May 20, 2015

Karlee Burgess is a 17-year-old curler from Nova Scotia who will compete for Canada at the 2016 Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, next February. This story is the first in a series as Karlee shares her experiences on the road to the Youth Olympics.

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Quebec through to the final

(Photo Morgan Daw)
May 2, 2015

Quebec is through to the final of the 2015 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship after defeating Manitoba in the Page Playoff 1-2 game at the Centre Gilles Chabot in Boucherville, Que., on Saturday afternoon.

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Tie-breaker for Ontario and Saskatchewan

Ontario's Chris Rees (Photo Morgan Daw)
May 1, 2015

The 2015 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship is headed to playoffs – but not until a tie-breaker determines the final team in the mix.

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Quebec alone on top

Benoit Lessard (Photo Morgan Daw)
April 30, 2015

Quebec’s Benoit Lessard won two more games on Thursday to take over first place at the 2015 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship in Boucherville, Que.

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Teams battling for top spot at Wheelchair championship

(Photo Morgan Daw)
April 29, 2015

After three days of competition, the standings are starting to take shape at the 2015 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship in Boucherville, Que.

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The hometown team bounces back in Boucherville

Team Quebec (Photo Morgan Daw)
April 28, 2015

After losing a close game to Ontario on Tuesday morning, Quebec’s Benoit Lessard bounced back with a decisive 10-3 win over New Brunswick in Draw Three of the Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship in Boucherville, Que.

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