Three highly successful Canadian curling coaches have been announced as recipients of 2013 Petro-Canada Coaching Excellence Awards at the Coaching Association of Canada’s annual Sport Leadership sportif conference in Calgary.
An exciting new initiative is about to be launched for the Canadian Curling Association.
There’s no ice at the Griffiths Seniors Centre in Black Diamond, but the curlers could care less. They’re floor curling – no ice required.
The decision was made to focus TSN’s production resources on the key weekend draws, which will all be televised. Go to www.curling.ca/championships/television-and-webcast-schedule/ for the schedule, and go to http://bit.ly/17Fvgvo for more information on TSN’s Season of Champions broadcast plans. We are looking forward to fans watching extensive coverage of the Capital One Road to the Roar this weekend. Note that Sunday’s 2 p.m. ET draw will be shown live on CTV Two and live-streamed on TSN.ca.
If the name Shannon Birchard sounds familiar, there’s a very good reason for that! Birchard is most well-known for skipping Team Manitoba to a second place-finish at last year’s M&M Meat Shops Canadian Junior Championships in Fort McMurray, Alta., losing a close final to B.C’s Corryn Brown.
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Ottawa — From celebrating some of this nation’s most prominent country music stars and female athletes to recognizing significant moments in our history, Canada Post’s 2014 stamp program will demonstrate the diverse combination of achievement, progress, culture and tragedy that helps define Canada.
As Team Newfoundland and Labrador was announced at the opening ceremonies of the 2013 Senior Curling Nationals, out walked best friends and teammates Geoff Cunningham and Rob Thomas, the reigning Canadian Senior Men’s Curling Championships silver medalists.
When members of the Canadian Wheelchair Curling Team journeyed to Boucherville, Que., Oct. 3-6 for a weekend on the ice with 2013 Canadian champions, Team Quebec, the focus was on training techniques and skill-sharing, but it was also on building strong connections among high-performance wheelchair curlers across Canada.
In May, I (instructor Nicole Westlund) brought the Capital One Rocks & Rings program to King George VI School in Chatham, Ont.
Cheryl Bernard lived the ultimate curling dream in the 2009 season, winning the women’s gold medal at the Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings and the right to represent Canada at the 2010 Olympic Games.
Curling teams come in many shapes and sizes, but how often does a team made up of four generations hit the ice together? For Ray Bullas and his daughter, granddaughter and great-granddaughter, it’s an annual tradition.
After a game of curling, there often seems to be a disconnect between the ice conditions and how players think the ice affected their game. Time and time again missed shots are blamed on poor ice conditions.
It should be simple, right? Foot in hack, rock in hand, eye on broom and away you go, sliding down the ice like Glenn Howard.
Throughout the season, we’ll be sitting down with young, up-and-coming athletes to find out everything from their favourite food to eat on the road to what their goals and dreams are.
A former Canadian Curling Association president and member of the Canadian Curling Hall of Fame has passed away.