BEIJING — The struggles of the opening weekend were left firmly in the past by Team Canada on Monday morning at the World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada.
BEIJING — A mid-game momentum swing was precisely what Team Canada needed on Sunday night to get back into the win column at the 2014 World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada.
BEIJING — Japan’s Yusuke Moruzumi apparently saves his best curling performances for Team Canada.
BEIJING — Even on the other side of the world, it remains an indisputable fact that when you give Kevin Koe’s curling team a lead, it rarely surrenders it.
One evening in October 1997, eight like-minded curling enthusiasts gathered to create Edmonton’s first and only gay curling league. From that first night to today, Curling with Pride’s mission statement has always been to promote fellowship through curling, based on fair play and mutual respect, for Edmonton’s GLBT community, its friends, its families and its allies.
If you look at the line-up of teams at the 2014 M&M Meat Shops Canadian Junior Curling Championships, you will find one common trend: parents. Parents who are coaching their kids and enjoying the journey of living their dreams together. From the Northwest Territories to Newfoundland and Labrador, parents of players were found on the coaches’ bench at the recent national junior curling championships in Liverpool, N.S.
British Columbia curling star Kelly Scott recently got a chance to volunteer at her son’s school with the Capital One Rocks & Rings program. She not only brought curling to his school but also later got on the ice with his classmates. Here is her story.
Kevin Koe’s team from the Glencoe Club in Calgary will look to win Canada’s fourth international gold medal of the 2013-14 curling season when the 2014 World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada, opens Saturday at the Capital Indoor Stadium in Beijing.
“High performance athletics is not what it used to be,” says long-time curler and coach Gary Crossley, who was an original founder and is now the director of the Laurier Golden Hawks Curling High Performance Centre in Waterloo, Ont.
Meet Keely Brown, third on the junior team that represented Canada at the World Juniors in Flims, Switzerland.
Canada won an unprecedented third straight gold medal in wheelchair curling at the Paralympic Winter Games and this time did it in front of an enthusiastic and raucous crowd, beating Russia 8-3 in the final match of the 2014 Sochi Paralympic Winter Games.
We’re golden, three times over!
On the last day of round robin play at the 2014 Paralympic Games, matches in wheelchair curling Canada’s day in the Ice Cube can only be described as interesting.
La dernière fois que le Canada a joué contre la Corée en curling en fauteuil roulant paralympique était en 2010 dans le match pour la médaille d’or à Vancouver. Donc, d’une manière, le match d’aujourd’hui était une revanche entre les deux puissances d’il y a quatre ans.
Canada defeated Korea 10-4 in Day 5 action to secure a spot in the playoffs of the wheelchair curling event at the 2014 Paralympic games in Sochi, Russia.