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CCA-hosted curling events help Canada’s surge on global sports ranking

OTTAWA — Thanks in part to this country hosting five major international curling events during the 2012-13 curling season, Canada has improved to second place on the 2013 Global Sports National Index, announced this week by Sportcal as part of its Global Sports Impact Project.

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Team North America caps big day in Penticton

PENTICTON, B.C — Team North America is taking control at the World Financial Group Continental Cup, presented by Monsanto. There were 12 points available on Friday at the South Okanagan Events Centre in the Ryder Cup-style curling competition featuring 12 of the best teams in the world; Team North America took nine of them and leads Team World 13-8 in the overall points race through two days.

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Martin’s Back for Curling’s International Classic

When Team North America hits the ice in Penticton January 10-13 to take on Team World in the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling, they’ll have one of the greatest legends of the game on the home side.

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Curling’s Great Scot is Coming to Penticton!

At just 22 years of age, Scotland’s Eve Muirhead has already established a place as one of the most formidable competitors on the international curling scene.  And she’ll be displaying her talents as part of Team World for the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling in Penticton.

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Team Canada Set to Join Team North America in Penticton

A victory at the 2012 Scotties Tournament of Hearts – the Canadian Women’s Curling Championship – earned Heather Nedohin the right to compete as Team Canada in this year’s Scotties in Kingston.

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Jones Makes Season Debut at WFG Continental Cup of Curling

In a year that has seen Jennifer Jones undergo knee surgery and give birth to her first child, the Winnipeg skip is preparing for a return to the competitive curling scene.  And, she’ll be hitting the ice for her first competitive action of the season in Penticton January 10-13 for the World Financial Group Continental Cup.

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Norway’s Ulsrud Sides with the World

Thomas Ulsrud will be making his fourth appearance at the World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling when his Norwegian shooters join Team World January 10-13 in Penticton’s South Okanagan Events Centre to face Team North America in the ninth edition of the international classic.

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Veteran Howard Suits Up for the North American Side

When Team North America takes on Team World in the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling January 10-13 in Penticton, Glenn Howard will be looking to keep alive his team’s championship streak from last season.

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Sweden’s Edin Back to Defend the Cup

When Team World sealed the championship at the 2012 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling in Langley, the Swedish foursome skipped by Niklas Edin was right in the middle of the victory celebration.

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World Financial Group Continental Cup Introduces New Mini Pack

The Host Committee for the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling – coming to Penticton’s South Okanagan Events Centre January 10-13 – announced today that a new event Mini Pack is now on sale.

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Pottinger Prepares to Take on the World

At the 2012 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship, Allison Pottinger, representing the United States, lost a tie-breaker to Canada’s Heather Nedohin and missed out on the playoffs by just a single point.

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Sigfridsson Slides Out of the Shadows of a Legend

In the past two decades of women’s curling, Anette Norberg has unquestionably been the biggest name in the Swedish game with a pair of Olympic gold medals and three world championship victories to her credit.

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Reigning World Women’s Champs Return to Canada

In five trips to the World Women’s Curling Championship beginning in 1997, the best result to date for Switzerland’s Mirjam Ott had been a 2008 bronze medal performance in Vernon.  But that changed in a big way at the 2012 showdown in Lethbridge.

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New Scoring System Gets Straight to the Points

The ninth edition of the World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling will feature the best curlers in the game facing off in Penticton’s South Okanagan Events Centre January 10-13, 2013 for the most unique event in international curling.

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A Tale of Two Countries for McCormick at the Continental Cup

Team North America’s emblem for the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling is a blend of the Maple Leaf and Stars & Stripes, symbolizing the flags of the two nations that will compete against Team World January 10-13 in Penticton.

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