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Canada rolls past Scots to move to 4-0

April 3, 2017

EDMONTON – As brilliantly as Brad Gushue’s squad played in winning the Tim Hortons Brier last month, he believes they’re playing better at the 2017 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Service Experts, at Northlands Coliseum.

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SWISS BOLSTERING OLYMPIC HOPES AT FORD WORLDS

April 3, 2017

Peter de Cruz knew when his Swiss team arrived in Edmonton for the 2017 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Service Experts, that there was more at stake for his country than just a world title.

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2017 Canadian Mixed Doubles Championship starts Wednesday at Saskatoon

April 3, 2017

The 2017 Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Championship gets underway Wednesday in the Nutana Curling Club at Saskatoon.

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Canada’s Gushue only unbeaten team at Ford Worlds

April 3, 2017

EDMONTON – Bolstered by a lively crowd cheering them on in tense times, Canada’s Brad Gushue overcame a rough first five ends to down Sweden’s Niklas Edin 8-6 Sunday evening at the 2017 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Service Experts.

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Sweden set for showdown with Canada

April 2, 2017

EDMONTON – The stage is set for an early round showdown of the top guns at the 2017 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Service Experts.

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Team Canada takes down Russia at Ford Worlds

April 2, 2017

It was a Sunday morning opportunity to raise the comfort level at the 2017 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship, and Team Canada took full advantage at the Northlands Coliseum.

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Norwegian newbie makes dream debut

April 2, 2017

EDMONTON – The Norwegian newbie aiming to be the next in a long line of prominent skips from his country had a dream debut at the 2017 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Service Experts.

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Canada ices Switzerland in opening draw

April 1, 2017

EDMONTON – Some Swiss misses helped propel Canada to victory in Saturday afternoon’s opening draw of the 2017 Ford World Curling Championships presented by Service Experts.

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MQFT with Geoff Walker

March 31, 2017

This week, John sits down with Geoff Walker, lead for Team Gushue, one of the greatest stories curling has ever told, as they captured their hometown Brier in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Geoff is also a former two-time World Junior champion, six-time Grand Slam champion, and has appeared in six Briers.

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MQFT with Tyler Tardi

March 28, 2017

This week, John sits down with Tyler Tardi, skip of the Canadian Junior Men’s curling champions. Though Tyler lost in a tiebreaker at Worlds, his curling resumé is very impressive for an 18-year-old. He has won the Youth Olympics gold medal, a Canada Games bronze, and two BC Mixed Doubles titles, in addition to his Canadian championship this year. He now sets his sights on the national U-18 title later this season.

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Virtue and Thomas through to Mixed Doubles Trials

March 27, 2017

Kalynn Virtue and Charley Thomas were already Canadian Mixed Doubles champions, and already likely had enough points to qualify for the upcoming Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Trials. But following this weekend’s 2017 Gryphin Mixed Doubles Classic in Brantford, the Calgary-based duo can breathe a sigh of relief knowing that they’ve officially booked their ticket to the Olympic qualifier.

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Canada coming home with gold from Beijing

March 26, 2017

BEIJING — It was worth the wait for Rachel Homan and Team Canada. On a lovely spring day in Beijing, Homan’s Ottawa team ended a lengthy spell of frustration for teams wearing the Maple Leaf, downing Russia’s Anna Sidorova 8-3 in the gold-medal game of the 2017 CPT World Women’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada.

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White and Anderson win gold at 2017 Everest Canadian Seniors

March 25, 2017

Alberta’s Wade White and Saskatchewan’s Sherry Anderson are bringing home gold medals after the finals of the 2017 Everest Canadian Seniors wrapped up in on the ice of Willie O’Ree Place in Fredericton, N.B., today.

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Playoff match-ups set at Everest Canadian Seniors

March 24, 2017

The playoffs match-ups are set as the Championship Round wrapped up on Friday evening at the 2017 Everest Canadian Seniors Curling Championships in Fredericton, N.B. Men’s Leading the way on the men’s side is undefeated Terry Odishaw of the host province, who finished the round robin and championship round undefeated at 10-0. Odishaw cemented his top spot by scoring a 9-5 win over Quebec’s Robert Maclean in the final game of the championship round. Maclean finishes in third place with a 7-3 record. Alberta’s Wade White and Ontario’s Howard Rajala squared off in the afternoon draw, with White stealing two ...

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Team Canada to play for gold in Beijing

March 24, 2017

BEIJING — A Canadian gold medal — the first since 2008 — is tantalizingly close for Rachel Homan’s Ottawa team at the 2017 CPT World Women’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada.

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