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First day wraps up at Under-18 championships

April 18, 2017

The inaugural Under-18 Boys and Girls Curling Championships continued in Moncton on Tuesday with lots of exciting action happening at both Curl Moncton and the Superior Propane Centre.

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Under-18 Championships kick off in Moncton

April 18, 2017

The inaugural Canadian Under-18 Boys and Girls Curling Championships got underway in Moncton, N.B., today with many of Canada’s up-and-coming curling stars getting their first taste of national championship competition on the ice at the Superior Propane Centre and Curl Moncton, who are jointly hosting the event.

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Inaugural U-18 Canadian Curling Championships begin Tuesday in Moncton

April 13, 2017

Many of Canada’s up-and-coming curling stars will get their first exposure to a national championship competition when the inaugural Canadian Under-18 Boys and Girls Curling Championships get underway in Moncton, N.B.

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World champions back on the ice at Players’ Championship

April 11, 2017

Just two days after winning the world championship, Brad Gushue is set to hit the ice again. The St. John’s foursome of Gushue, Mark Nichols, Brett Gallant and Geoff Walker barely had time to celebrate in Edmonton before leaving for Toronto and the WestJet Players’ Championship at Ryerson University’s Mattamy Athletic Centre.

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Canada completes perfect run with Ford Worlds gold

April 10, 2017

Brad Gushue’s curling resume is now complete. Team Canada scored a clutch deuce in the ninth end, and Gushue made two superb finishing shots in the 10th, to beat Niklas Edin of Sweden 4-2 Sunday and win the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Service Experts.

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Courtney, Carruthers win Canadian mixed doubles title

April 9, 2017

Joanne Courtney and Reid Carruthers claimed the 2017 Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Championship, earning a 9-6 extra-end win over Rachel Homan and John Morris in a star-studded gold-medal game.

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Huge 7th end powers Switzerland to Ford Worlds bronze

April 9, 2017

It was the lucky seven for Peter de Cruz and his Swiss teammates Sunday. The foursome broke open a tight game with four in the seventh end to defeat John Shuster of the U.S. 7-5 to capture the bronze medal at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Service Experts.

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Sweden wins semi to earn another shot at Canada at Ford Worlds

April 9, 2017

Niklas Edin made a last-rock hit-and-stick in an extra end Saturday to nip Peter de Cruz of Switzerland 6-5 and earn his Swedish team another shot at unbeaten Brad Gushue of Canada at the 2017 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Service Experts.

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The best – and worst – of curling with your spouse: Inside the 2017 Mixed Doubles championship

April 8, 2017

It was a wild day of tiebreakers at the 2017 Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Championship in Saskatoon as teams battled for the final 12 playoff spots, so to offset the tension, Jeff Stoughton, Curling Canada’s National Coach for Mixed Doubles, spent some time doing research.

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Swiss cruise into semifinal with decisive win over the U.S.

April 8, 2017

Peter de Cruz of Switzerland hung a bunch of deuces on the scoresheet Saturday, jumping on erratic play of John Shuster of the U.S., to take an 11-4, eight-end victory in the Page 3-4 playoff game at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Service Experts.

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Teen siblings are soaking up the atmosphere on the ice at 2017 Mixed Doubles

April 8, 2017

Some big names in Canadian curling are on the ice of the Nutana Curling Club in Saskatoon this week competing for the national Mixed Doubles title and a chance to earn a ticket to the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. But among the stars of the game you will find some rising stars as well, and one brother-sister team is soaking up every minute of this unique experience.

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Canada’s Gushue to get shot at first world men’s title

April 8, 2017

EDMONTON – Brad Gushue has a chance to give his country an achievement it hasn’t reached in 22 years. But more importantly, he has a shot at a huge first for himself and his Canadian teammates.

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Canada, Sweden set for Page 1-2 playoff showdown

April 7, 2017

EDMONTON – Canada’s Brad Gushue is two wins away from his first Ford World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Service Experts, trophy.

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Leaders starting to emerge at 2017 Mixed Doubles

April 7, 2017

After the first full day of competition, the leaders are starting to emerge at the 2017 Canadian Mixed Doubles Championship at the Nutana Curling Club in Saskatoon.

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Team U.S.A. ready for playoff battle

April 6, 2017

EDMONTON – An American uprising just might be in the works; at least John Shuster thinks so. The United States skip and his team from Duluth, Minn., has cobbled together a six-game win streak to close out the round robin. In doing so the team served notice it will be a force in the playoffs of the 2017 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Service Experts.

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