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Team Englot prevails at Chinese bonspiel

December 21, 2015

Following the Pinty’s Grand Slam event in Yorkton, Sask., most teams indicated they were ready to head home, unwind, and relax a bit over the holidays. Others, however, opted to stay on the road… REALLY on the road.

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Travelers Curling Club Championship hits the button for Curling Canada Rocks & Rings

December 17, 2015

There were more winners than just the men’s and women’s champions at the 2015 Travelers Curling Club Championship last month in Ottawa.

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Red-hot Team Epping wins Meridian Canadian Open

December 14, 2015

With his last shot of the game in the Meridian Canadian Open semifinal, John Epping made a shot that is considered by many to be the best of the year.

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Curling world rallies around Savill

December 8, 2015

With the completion of the Home Hardware Canada Cup, two berths to the Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings awarded, a Grand Slam event starting today, and provincial playdowns on the horizon, there is no shortage of headlines flying around the curling community. But as Canada’s elite players left the Home Hardware Canada Cup in Grand Prairie, Alta., on the way to the Pinty’s Grand Slam event in Yorkton, Sask., one story grabbed all their attention… and it had nothing to do with points, playdowns, or national rankings.

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Curling Canada’s Season of Champions returns to ESPN3

December 1, 2015

For the second straight season, United States curling fans will have full access to view Curling Canada’s prestigious Season of Champions series.

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Curling Canada issues statement on brush-head technology

November 27, 2015

Curling Canada guidelines covering recent technological advances in brush-heads are now in place for the remainder of the curling season.

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RBC Sports Day in Canada hits the ice at Stroud Curling Club

November 26, 2015

Curling Canada’s Rocks & Rings program has been in Simcoe County (Ontario) schools for four years, with 250 schools and almost 40,000 students in the area taking part the program since its launch in 2011. On Saturday, November 21, the Stroud Curling Club opened its doors to the local community and gave kids and adults a chance to experience curling through a one-day Rocks & Rings program as part of RBC Sports Day in Canada.

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Team Jones returns to its winning ways

November 24, 2015

It was only a matter of time… Winnipeg’s Jennifer Jones got off to a slow start to the season, and as a result spent the first 10 weeks further down the list on the Canadian Team Ranking System leaderboard than her team was used to.

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Morris, Man., is a curling hotbed this weekend!

November 19, 2015

According to Wikipedia, the town of Morris, Man., boasts a population of 1,797 people. This weekend, however, that will swell to well over 2,000 while 64 teams come into town  to compete in the annual DEKALB Superspiel at the Morris Curling Club and the Rosenort Arena.

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McEwen duo wins the Wall Grain Mixed Doubles Classic title

November 17, 2015

The Manitoba husband-and-wife duo of Mike and Dawn McEwen stole their way to a 6-4 win over Ontario’s John Epping and Lisa Weagle to claim the trophy at the Wall Grain Mixed Doubles Classic at the Oshawa Curling Club on Tuesday afternoon.

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Wall Grain Classic attracts elite mixed doubles field

November 16, 2015

The Grand Slam of Curling may have left the General Motors Centre in Oshawa, Ont., but there wasn’t the usual mad dash to Pearson Airport on Sunday night. Instead of flying home, many of the game’s top players are taking part in the Wall Grain Mixed Doubles Classic at the Oshawa Curling Club.

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Curling coaches earn Petro-Canada Coaching Excellence Awards

November 13, 2015

Two long-time Canadian curling coaches were honoured Friday night at the Coaching Association of Canada’s Petro-Canada Sport Leadership Awards Gala in Winnipeg.

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Jones and Jacobs teams picking up the pace in Oshawa

November 12, 2015

Since winning gold medals at the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Jennifer Jones and Brad Jacobs have been anything but quiet.

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Team Thomas makes move in CTRS race

November 10, 2015

With most of the top teams in the world on hiatus last weekend, it seemed like an ideal opportunity for some of the rest of the teams to make up some ground in the Canadian Team Ranking System race. Unfortunately, the teams that had the most to gain came up a bit short by the end of World Curling Tour: Week 12.

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CTRS points chase brings women’s teams to Saskatoon

November 6, 2015

While most club curlers across the country are finally settling into their leagues, maybe with two or three weeks under their belts, the World Curling Tour enters its 12th week. Since the Baden Masters in August, many of Canada’s top teams have been busy nearly every weekend in bonspiels from one coast to the other.

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