Wayne Tallon and his team from Fredericton got off to a strong start on Thursday morning at the 2014 World Senior Curling Championships, defeating France’s Eric Richert 11-2 at the Dumfries Ice Bowl in Dumfries, Scotland.
The 2014 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship is underway in Dumfries, Scotland, where Team Canada’s Wayne and Kim Tuck lost a close opening match to Sweden’s Camilla Johansson and Per Noreen on Thursday morning.
Three more medal opportunities will be on the line when Canadian teams open play on Wednesday at the 2014 World Senior Men’s, Senior Women’s and Mixed Doubles Championships at the Dumfries Ice Bowl in Dumfries, Scotland.
The 14th annual Optimist U18 International Curling Championships have concluded in Langley and Surrey B.C., with Team Connecticut winning the men’s title, and Team Manitoba winning the women’s.
A motivated group of Quebec Bantam curlers and their coaches recently had an opportunity to hone their competition skills at a camp designed for teams with their sights set on representing their province at the 2015 Canada Winter Games.
Curling’s voice on the Canadian sports scene got a little bit louder with the election of Canadian Curling Association Chief Executive Officer Greg Stremlaw as the Chair of the Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance.
It has been almost 14 years since the curling world lost one of its greatest athletes, Sandra Schmirler. A native of Saskatchewan, Schmirler quickly climbed the ranks to curling greatness and stole the hearts of Canadians from coast to coast. To say Sandra is a Canadian and curling hero is an understatement.
“There is no magic pill, only hard work,” says Dan Girard, manager of Alberta’s Sherwood Park Curling Club, about the effort required to provide a positive experience for club members, year in, year out.
Just how challenging is it to be the father of not one, not two, but three high-performance curlers? Ask Doug Kreviazuk of Ottawa, whose daughters Alison, Lynn and Cheryl have been competing together – and against each other – since Little Rocks.
For the first time ever, one country’s curling program sits on top of the World Curling Federation’s rankings in the men’s, women’s and wheelchair disciplines.
BEIJING — Team Canada has fallen short in its bid for a medal at the 2014 World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada.
BEIJING — Team Canada will take aim at extending its medal streak at the World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada, to 13 years on Sunday (late Saturday in Canada) in the bronze-medal game at Capital Gymnasium.
BEIJING — Going the long road to a gold-medal game is nothing new to Kevin Koe.
BEIJING — Team Canada is headed to the Page playoff 1-2 game at the 2014 World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada.
BEIJING — Team Canada is a step closer to the playoffs at the 2014 World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada.