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Pre-tournament favourites advance to gold medal games

March 23, 2016

On Wednesday morning in the men’s draw both of the top seeded teams advanced to vie for the title of CIS / Curling Canada University champion. The University of Alberta Golden Bears took just eight ends to end the Brock Badgers’ quest for CIS gold with a 9-3 victory and advance to the gold medal match. A key moment was scoring four in the fourth end to take a 7-1 lead. “We stayed patient in that game,” explained Scoffin. “There were some good shots being made back and forth. It didn’t look like we were going to have a big ...

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Gold for Fay, Bronze for Dunstone at World Juniors

March 13, 2016

Canada’s Mary Fay will bring home a gold medal after defeating USA’s Cory Christensen 7-4 in the final of the 2016 World Junior Curling Championship in Taarnby, Denmark on Sunday morning.

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Curling Canada Rocks & Rings celebrates one million kids!

March 12, 2016

A program that has introduced kids across the country to the sport of curling crossed a significant milestone today at the Tim Hortons Brier in Ottawa.

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Women will play for gold, men for bronze at World Juniors

March 12, 2016

After going undefeated through the round robin and losing a heartbreaker to USA in the Page 1-2 playoff game on Saturday, Canada’s Mary Fay bounced back to steal four ends in a decisive 9-4 win over Hungary’s Dorottya Palancsa in the semifinal of the 2016 World Junior Curling Championships and earn her spot in the gold-medal game on Sunday (4 a.m. ET).

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Playoffs for Team Canada men and women at World Juniors

March 11, 2016

After struggling through a couple of losses mid-week, Team Canada’s Matt Dunstone got back on track Friday with a couple of wins to finish off the round robin and claim a playoff spot at the 2016 World Junior Curling Championships in Taarnby, Denmark.

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Canadian women are playoff bound at World Juniors

March 10, 2016

Thursday morning saw a face-off between two undefeated teams, and it was Canada’s Mary Fay who came out on top of a 9-4 contest against South Korea’s Min Ji Kim, keeping her winning streak alive and ensuring the Canadian women a spot in the playoffs at the 2016 World Junior Championships in Taarnby, Denmark.

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Dunstone rebounds on Day 4 of World Juniors

March 9, 2016

Team Canada’s Matt Dunstone and his Winnipeg squad of third Colton Lott, second (and vice-skip) Kyle Doering, lead Rob Gordon, alternate Wade Ford, coach Calvin Edie and team leader Brian Chick have had a couple of tough days. Two successive losses dropped them in the standings and made the long round robin seem even longer. But Dunstone and crew rebounded on Wednesday with two big wins: a six-end 10-2 win over South Korea’s Yu Jin Seong and a 9-1 win later in the day over Denmark’s Tobias Thune, getting them back on track to catch the leaders – Scotland, Switzerland and ...

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Team Canada women remain undefeated at World Juniors

March 8, 2016

Mary Fay is showing the world that her gold medal at the recent Youth Olympic Winter Games was no fluke. The young Canadian skip and her Nova Scotia teammate Karlee Burgess are fresh off one international podium finish and they’re working hard to achieve another at the 2016 World Junior Curling Championships.

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Wins and first loss for Canada on Day 2 of World Juniors

March 7, 2016

Scotland’s Bruce Mouat handed Matt Dunstone his first loss of the 2016 World Junior Curling Championships, stealing three points in the final end when the Canadian skip’s final draw slid too far. But Team Canada’s Mary Fay earned another win to remain undefeated after two days of round robin competition in Taarnby, Denmark.

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A winning start for Canada’s men and women at World Juniors

March 6, 2016

Canada’s Mary Fay and Matt Dunstone kicked off the 2016 World Junior Curling Championships with decisive wins on the first day of competition in Taarnby, Denmark, on Sunday.

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2016 World Juniors begin Sunday in Denmark

March 3, 2016

Canada will take aim at history when the 2016 VoIP Defender World Junior Curling Championships get underway Sunday at the Taarnby Curling Club, just outside of Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Rocks & Rings expanding? Yes it is!

February 29, 2016

The Curling Canada Rocks & Rings is growing again, expanding its unique gym-based program to three new cities in 2016. This means over 36 Rocks & Rings instructors will bring the Olympic sport of curling to over 200,000 students across Canada every year. And to think it all started with just one instructor in Toronto seven years ago!

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Canada finishes strong at World Wheelchair Championship

February 27, 2016

They may not be coming home with a medal, but a gutsy performance by Jim Armstrong, Ina Forrest, Dennis Thiessen, Mark Ideson, alternate Sonja Gaudet and coach Wayne Kiel to defeat Germany 6-3 on the final day of round robin competition at the 2016 World Wheelchair Championship means that Team Canada secures a spot in next year’s event without having to play through a relegation round.

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Another win for Canada at World Wheelchair Championship

February 26, 2016

It has been a challenging week for Team Canada at the 2016 World Wheelchair Curling Championship, but with one day left in round robin competition in Lucerne, Switzerland, they split their two games, finishing off the day with a strong 8-5 win over Norway.

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Another loss for Team Canada at World Wheelchair Championship

February 25, 2016

The struggles continue for Team Canada at the 2016 World Wheelchair Curling Championship, as they gave up two stolen ends on the way to a 10-2 loss on Thursday afternoon in Lucerne, Switzerland.

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