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Canadian teams battle for playoff positions at Winter Universiade

February 2, 2017

Aaron Squires remains in a logjam right behind the leaders in the men’s competition, and Kelsey Rocque climbed into second place in the women’s as Team Canada continues to battle for playoff spots at the 2017 Winter Universiade in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

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Rocque stays close to leaders at Winter Universiade

February 1, 2017

After splitting two games on Wednesday, Team Canada’s Kelsey Rocque remains close to the leaders – and a possible playoff spot – at the 2017 Winter Universiade in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

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Another win for Squires at Winter Universiade

January 31, 2017

Team Canada’s Aaron Squires faced two tough opponents on the second day of competition at the 2017 Winter Universiade in Almaty, Kazakhstan, losing a close morning match to Great Britain, but battling to a 5-4 win over Russia on Tuesday night.

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Rebound for Rocque at 2017 Winter Universiade

January 30, 2017

After a rough start against China, Kelsey Rocque rebounded with a strong 6-2 over Germany on the first day of curling competition at the 2017 Winter Universiade in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

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Kelsey Rocque to carry Canadian flag into opening ceremony at 2017 Universiade

January 28, 2017

ALMATY, Kazakhstan (U SPORTS) – Kelsey Rocque, a world champion curler from the University of Alberta, was announced Saturday as Canada’s flag bearer for the opening ceremony of the 2017 Winter Universiade in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

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Canadian teams open Universiade curling competition Monday in Almaty

January 26, 2017

Canada’s reigning Canadian university curling champions will take aim at gold next week when the 2017 Winter Universiade curling competition gets underway Monday at the Almaty Arena in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

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Youth Curling continues to grow across Canada

January 20, 2017

When the 2023 Canada Winter Games get underway in Prince Edward Island, Mixed Doubles curling will be one of the new events on the schedule, and that’s good news for young Canadian curlers.

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Canadian wheelchair curling team announced for 2017 world championship

January 16, 2017

Canada’s national wheelchair curling team will be aiming not only for a world championship gold medal, but also to get some 2018 Paralympic Winter Games momentum when the 2017 World Wheelchair Curling Championship takes place in March.

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Gushue back in top form with Slam triumph

January 9, 2017

Don’t call it a comeback… When you look at this year’s Canadian Team Ranking System men’s standings, it’s very easy to forget that Brad Gushue has barely played this season due to injury.

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Canadian teams shine on world curling stage

December 20, 2016

As Canadians across the country settle into the meat of the holiday season, top curlers are no exception. Most teams take a week or two around Christmas to spend time with family, and recharge the batteries before the competitive playdown season ramps up again in January.

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Hall-of-Famer Pettapiece passes away

December 20, 2016

One of curling’s legendary front-enders passed away on Monday night in Vancouver.

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Travelers Club Championship fundraiser benefits young curlers across Canada

December 19, 2016

Teams from Manitoba and Ontario won the championship trophies at the 2016 Travelers Curling Club Championship last month, in Kelowna, B.C., but the winning didn’t stop there.

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Gushue makes long-awaited return to action

December 8, 2016

Before Tuesday night, Brad Gushue hadn’t thrown a rock in a competitive setting since April. Somehow, despite playing three months of the season without their veteran skip, Team Brad Gushue still sits atop the Canadian Team Ranking System men’s standings, thanks to superior efforts from Mark Nichols, Brett Gallant and Geoff Walker.

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Event packages now on sale for Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings in Ottawa

December 1, 2016

It’s just over a year before the first rock will be thrown at the 2017 Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings in Ottawa, and there’s already plenty of excitement and ticket demand in the nation’s capital.

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Curling Canada’s Season of Champions back on ESPN3

December 1, 2016

Curling fans south of the border will once again be able to watch many of the world’s best curlers compete in Curling Canada’s Season of Champions.

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