The year is 1988 and I am nine years old. It is a monumental year for the sport of curling and it is a monumental year for my mother, Marilyn Barraclough. Curling is finally being showcased at the Olympic Winter Games in Calgary and my mom is President of the Canadian Ladies Curling Association, which would merge with the men’s organization a few years later to form the current, all-encompassing Canadian Curling Association.
Today’s contest against an up-and-coming China team did not disappoint the fans but probably gave Team Canada coach Joe Rea a few grey hairs as Canada came from behind to defeat China 8-5 in Sochi today.
Canada’s top mixed curling teams will not only play for a national championship, but will also be part of the 100th anniversary celebrations of the Weston Golf & Country Club in Toronto, it was announced today by the Canadian Curling Association.
Canada defeats USA 7-2 but later drop their first game of the tournament 8-6 to Norway in Monday’s wheelchair curling action at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.
The Canadian wheelchair curling team picked up from where they left off after yesterday’s big wins over Great Britain and Russia, defeating Sweden 7-4 in Sunday’s action at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games
Canada’s wheelchair curling team kick starts their run for a third consecutive gold medal with back to back wins at the 2014 Winter Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia.
Fresh off our sport’s success at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, curling will have a greater role to play with the Canadian winter sports community.
SOCHI, Russia — Already the site this year of two gold-medal performances by Maple Leaf-clad teams, the Canadian wheelchair team will open play on Saturday at the Ice Cube Curling Center in Sochi in pursuit of a third consecutive Paralympic Winter Games gold medal.
SOCHI, RUSSIA — The Canadian Paralympic Committee announced today that wheelchair curler Sonja Gaudet (Vernon, B.C.) has been selected as flag bearer for Canada at the opening ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Russia.
Canada’s Braden Calvert came up just short in the final end of the bronze medal game at the 2014 World Junior Curling Championships in Flims, Switzerland, losing 7-5 to Norway’s Eirik Mjoeen and finishing in fourth place, just out of the medals.
Kelsey Rocque and her Edmonton team are bringing home the gold medal after defeating South Korea’s Kyeong-Ae Kim 6-4 in the women’s final today at the 2014 World Junior Curling Championships in Flims, Switzerland.
Canada’s Braden Calvert and his Winnipeg team will be playing for the bronze medal after an extra-end loss to Switzerland in the Page 3-4 playoff this morning at the 2014 World Junior Curling Championships in Flims, Switzerland.
Kelsey Rocque and her Edmonton team will play for gold after defeating South Korea’s Kyeong-Ae Kim 7-6 in the Page 1-2 playoff at the World Junior Curling Championships today.
Winnipeg’s Braden Calvert and Edmonton’s Kelsey Rocque are headed for the playoffs at the 2014 World Junior Curling Championships after both Canadian teams won their final two games on the last day of the round robin in Flims, Switzerland.
Braden Calvert and his Winnipeg team notched two more wins on Saturday, including a 6-5 victory over first-place Norway at the World Junior Curling Championships in Flims, Switzerland.