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Czech out this World curling leader!

Don’t cancel those Czechs! That was the main message delivered on Day One at the Ford World Curling Championships at the Enmax Centre in Lethbridge.

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“You Gotta Be There” to Get the Big Picture

All Team Canada games during the 2012 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship, March 17-25 in will be televised by TSN from Lethbridge’s ENMAX Centre.  But, if you want to see the very best of the rest of the world, you’ll have to come down to the arena for the live experience.

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Lethbridge Welcomes the World: China Update

For someone who first took to the game less than a dozen years ago, Bingyu Wang has had a tremendous run of success on curling’s world stage. In 2008 at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship in Vernon, B.C., she led China to a round-robin record of 9-2 and a silver medal finish. A year later in Gangneung, South Korea, she went one better, finishing preliminary play with a record of 10-1 and capping things off with an 8-6 victory over Sweden’s Anette Norberg in the gold medal game.

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Lethbridge Welcomes the World: Russia Update

They will be representing the Russian Federation when play gets underway at the 2012 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship and they all have a deep and abiding passion for the Roarin’ Game.

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Lethbridge Welcomes the World: Korea Update

Ji-Sun Kim will be one of the youngest skips in the field at the 2012 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship. The twenty-four year old will be making her second consecutive appearance at the championship when she takes to the ice in Lethbridge with her mates Seul-Bee Lee, Un-Chi Gim and Hyun-Jung Lee. Last year in Esbjerg, Denmark, the Koreans finished round-robin play with a record of 2 wins and 9 losses.

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Lethbridge Welcomes the World: Denmark Update

Lene Nielsen and her Hvidovre Curling Club team of Helle Simonsen, Jeanne Ellegaard and Maria Poulsen successfully defended their Danish national championship title over the weekend of February 17 – 19 on home ice.

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Lethbridge Welcomes the World: Switzerland Update

Mirjam Ott and her Davos Curling Club team of Janine Greiner, Carmen Kung and Carmen Schafer captured the 2012 Swiss Women’s title on Saturday, February 25 with a 6-5 victory over Bern’s Michele Jaggi at the Gstaad Curling Hall.

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Lethbridge Welcomes the World: Canada Update

Heather Nedohin’s tour of her home province will continue, after she and her Edmonton, Alberta rink of Beth Iskiw, Jessica Mair and Laine Peters won the 2012 Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Red Deer on Sunday, February 26 with a 7-6 final game win over British Columbia’s Kelly Scott.

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Lethbridge Welcomes the World: Germany Update

Three fun facts about Germany: You can drive 300 km an hour on the Autobahn. There are over 1,500 different brands of beer available throughout the country. Every February, Andrea Schopp will be crowned Germany’s women’s curling champion. Well, not every year; she has missed out on three of the last twenty-five titles.

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A Super Sunday for Lethbridge Volunteers

The volunteer team for the 2012 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship gathered for a pre-event strategy session February 5th at the Coast Lethbridge Hotel & Conference Centre.

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Pick the Best of the World’s with the Single Draw Pass

Now that single draw event passes are on sale for the 2012 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship – March 17-25 at the Lethbridge ENMAX Centre – you can take your choice of all the games you really want to see at the times that work best for your schedule!

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Lethbridge Welcomes the World: Team Sweden

The 2012 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship will showcase the best female curling teams from around the globe, when competition gets underway at the ENMAX Centre in Lethbridge, Alberta in the middle of March. Over the course of the next month, national championship playdowns and selection processes in twelve countries will determine the actual teams which will make the trip to the event. The nations we know. The team personnel, until now, had yet to be determined.

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The Trip to the World’s Starts in Red Deer

The field is finally set for the 2012 Scotties Tournament of Hearts.  Now we’re one step closer to answering the big question… who will wear the maple leaf in Lethbridge March 17-25 at the 2012 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship?

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Canada Opens Against U.S.A at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship

The official draw for the 2012 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship – March 17-25 in the Lethbridge ENMAX Centre – has now been released. 

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Expect “Servus” with a Smile at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship

The Servus Sports Centre will be home base for the party in the Original 16 Patch when the 2012 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship comes to Lethbridge March 17-25.

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