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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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Team McEwen, Team Jones hit the win column in Morris

November 22, 2016

For Mike McEwen, this weekend couldn’t have come soon enough. In a 2016-17 season that has been largely forgettable to date, McEwen’s Winnipeg foursome finally came away with a result to remember.

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Homan/Morris win Wall Grain Classic; Miskew-Griffith nab Trials berth

November 16, 2016

Although Rachel Homan and John Morris won this week’s Wall Grain Mixed Doubles Classic, but it was their four-player teammates who ended up taking home the big prize from Kimberley, B.C.

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Sweeting seeks to double up on victories at Wall Grain Classic

November 14, 2016

While the majority of teams were knocked out of the Grand Slam Tour Challenge on Saturday night, there wasn’t exactly a stampede to the Cranbrook, B.C. airport on Sunday morning. Instead, many players skipped the airport exit and drove right on to neighbouring Kimberley, where another big event awaited.

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Epping takes over top spot on CTRS

November 8, 2016

Toronto’s John Epping has won World Curling Tour events before, but this weekend’s victory at the CookstownCash presented by Comco Canada Inc. in Cookstown, Ont., moved him to places he’s never been.

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Howard working his way back to the top

November 3, 2016

Not too long ago, Glenn Howard was a favourite in any event his foursome entered. The four-time World Champion has won nearly everything there is to win, but this season finds the Midland, Ont., native with a new lineup, and success hasn’t been easy to come by.

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First Grand Slam titles for Flaxey and Edin

November 1, 2016

When Allison Flaxey found herself at the top of the Canadian Team Ranking System leaderboard, most people dismissed it as an early-season anomaly. But following this weekend’s Grand Slam final in Okotoks, Alta., it’s clear the Caledon, Ont., foursome is intent on staying near the top.

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Colleen Jones welcomed to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

November 1, 2016

A Canadian curling icon will officially take her place among our country’s sporting legends during the Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony tonight in Toronto.

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Grand Slam kicks off the season in Okotoks

October 27, 2016

It’s beginning to feel a lot like curling season. The weather is cooling off, leagues across the country have started running, and the first Pinty’s Grand Slam event is under way in Okotoks, Alberta. The World Financial Group Masters brings all of the top teams together for the first time this season. Previous World Curling Tour events have had some, if not most, of the big dogs in some events, but for this one… the gang’s all here. With the WCT’s top 15 men’s and women’s teams represented, each draw has nothing but big names facing each other. The first ...

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Nolan Thiessen joins Kelly Scott on WCF Athlete Commission

October 27, 2016

Three-time Tim Hortons Brier champ and former world champ Nolan Thiessen is one of five new members of the World Curling Federation’s Athlete Commission, it was announced today by the WCF.

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