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Leduc, Alta., to host four Canadian curling championships in 2018

March 30, 2017

An unprecedented celebration of Canadian championship curling will take place next year in Leduc, Alta., it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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Ford World Men’s Curling Championship begins Saturday in Edmonton

March 29, 2017

Canada’s Brad Gushue has a chance to make curling history in one of the most historic venues in the sport when the 2017 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Service Experts, gets underway on Saturday in Edmonton.

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Huge break gives Jacobs win at Tim Hortons Brier

March 6, 2017

Curling is a game of breaks and inches and Brad Jacobs of Northern Ontario needed both to go his way Monday to sneak out a difficult 9-5 win over Jamie Koe of Northwest Territories.

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FAQs from Curling Canada’s Social Media Platforms

March 4, 2017

1. What are the Season of Champions events? Curling Canada’s Season of Champions events include the following: Home Hardware Canada Cup World Financial Group Continental Cup Canadian Juniors Scotties Tournament of Hearts Tim Hortons Brier, and either the Ford World Women’s or Ford World Men’s Curling Championship (whichever event is taking place in Canada that season) Because 2017-2018 season is an Olympic year, the Home Hardware Canada Cup will be replaced by two Canadian Olympic qualifying events: the Road to the Roar Pre-Trials and the Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings Canadian Curling Trials. Curling Canada operates other national championships ...

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Japan to battle Switzerland for Ford Worlds gold medal

March 27, 2016

SWIFT CURRENT — Japan made curling history Saturday night at the Ford World Women’s Championship, presented by Meridian Manufacturing, when Satsuki Fujisawa and her young team defeated Russia’s Anna Sidorova 7-5 in an extra end.

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Teams chasing Shorty Jenkins Classic title in Cornwall

September 18, 2015

Not too long ago, the AMJ Campbell Shorty Jenkins Classic in Brockville, Ont., was the premiere event in which most of the best teams kicked off their seasons. Today, however, we’re already into the fourth week on the World Curling Tour, and we’re finally getting to the famous Brockville event… but it’s a few kilometres up the river in Cornwall.

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Ten teams still alive in Home Hardware Canada Cup

December 5, 2014

The playoff scenario got a little bit clearer Friday afternoon but going into the final evening draw of the Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing there still remain five teams in the mix in both the men and women.

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Coaching Profile: Chris Neufeld

September 19, 2013

Chris Neufeld and his sons B.J. and Denni have come a long way together since he introduced them to curling

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For Curling’s “Pinheads”, the Fun is in the Hunt

December 12, 2011

Bob Barquest doesn’t know exactly how it happened. It just did.

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Thinking Time: A new rule gets a look at the Canada Cup of Curling

November 28, 2011

Around 20 years ago, former Canadian women’s curling champion Patti Wuthrich (back then, she was Patti Vande) was trying to get her head around a problem.

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A Match Made on the Ice: Canada’s GLBT community has embraced the sport of curling

November 15, 2011

In Vancouver, in the early 1990s, the Pacific Rim Curling League — a 16-team league of gay and lesbian curlers — met weekly at the University of British Columbia rink.

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Kimberley curlers choose live every time

November 11, 2011

The popularity of curling has soared in recent years as millions of fans around the world are drawn to television broadcasts showcasing the talents of the finest players in the game.

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Capital One Rocks & Rings in Nunavut!

November 7, 2011

Last November, Chad McMullan and I had an unbelievable chance to travel to Iqaluit, Nunavut with the Capital One Rocks & Rings program.

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Classic Curler: Julie Skinner (Sutton)

November 2, 2011

Julie Skinner (nee Sutton) appeared on the Canadian curling scene in 1986, when she and her twin sister, Jodie, captured the Canadian junior women’s title in Noranda, Quebec.

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Classic Curler: Hector Gervais

September 20, 2011

There never was a bigger man who threw a curling stone in anger than Alberta’s Hector Gervais.

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