Tag Archives: Aku Kauste

Tag Archives: Aku Kauste

Sweden heads home with Ford Worlds gold

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April 5, 2015

Niklas Edin of Sweden stole three in the first end and counted threes in the fifth and seventh ends to beat defending champion Thomas Ulsrud of Norway 9-5 to win the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship Sunday at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.

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Team Canada captures Ford Worlds bronze

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April 5, 2015

Pat Simmons and Team Canada rebounded from the monstrous disappointment of their semifinal loss Saturday evening to beat Aku Kauste of Finland 8-4 Sunday morning to win the bronze medal at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship.

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Sweden reaches gold-medal game at Ford Worlds

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship, Swedish Curling Fans, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
April 4, 2015

Niklas Edin and his red-hot Swedish mates jumped all over a shaky Pat Simmons and Team Canada to score an easy 6-3 semifinal win Saturday that moves them into the gold-medal game of the 2015 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.

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Sweden through to Ford Worlds semifinal

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship, Sweden skip Niklas Edin, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
April 4, 2015

Niklas Edin of Sweden stole two in the sixth and added another pair in the eighth end of a tightly contested battle to beat Aku Kauste of Finland 7-4 in the Page 3-4 playoff game Saturday at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.

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Norway headed to gold-medal game at Ford Worlds

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship, Norway skip Thomas Ulsrud, lead Havard Vad Peterssen, second Chritoffer Svae,  Curling Canada/michael burns photo
April 3, 2015

Thomas Ulsrud made a last-rock draw to the edge of the button for a single in the 11th end to beat Pat Simmons of Canada 7-6 in the Page 1-2 playoff game Friday at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship.

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Finland ekes out tiebreaker win at Ford Worlds

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship, Finland  Aku Kauste,  Curling Canada/michael burns photo
April 3, 2015

Aku Kauste’s final rock, pressure-packed draw just stopped in time to give Finland a single in the 10th end for a 6-5 win over John Shuster of the U.S. in the tiebreaker game Friday at the 2015 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.

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Finland, U.S. into Ford Worlds tiebreaker

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April 2, 2015

Aku Kauste of Finland scored threes in the second and eight ends Thursday to beat Joel Retornaz of Italy 7-5 and advance into Friday’s 2:30 p.m. (all times Atlantic) tiebreaker game against John Shuster of the U.S. at the 2015 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship.

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Team Canada escapes with narrow win at Ford Worlds

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship, Canada Fans, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
April 2, 2015

Team Canada was pushed to the limit, but managed to escape with a victory in its next-to-last round-robin game on Thursday morning at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship.

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Swedes on a roll at Ford Worlds

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship, Sweden skip Niklas Edin, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
April 1, 2015

Niklas Edin of Sweden continued to score in bunches Wednesday, rolling to a 9-2 win over Yusuke Morozumi of Japan to move ever closer to securing a playoff berth at the 2015 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.

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Team Canada remains on top at Ford Worlds

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship. Canada skip Pat Simmons, third John Morris, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
March 31, 2015

Pat Simmons of Canada and Thomas Ulsrud of Norway led their teams to victory in Tuesday afternoon’s Draw No. 10 to set up their head-to-head clash tonight at the 2015 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.

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Big bounceback win for Sweden at Ford worlds

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship. Sweden skip Niklas Edin, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
March 31, 2015

Niklas Edin and his Sweden teammates bounced back from a devastating Monday night loss with an impressive 7-3 victory over Jiří Snítil of the Czech Republic Tuesday morning in the ninth draw at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship in the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.

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Young Swiss making their move at Ford Worlds

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship, Switzerland lead Raphael Marki, third Enrico Pfister, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
March 30, 2015

Marc Pfister and his Switzerland foursome scored four in the second end Monday and cruised to a 7-1 win over Joel Retornaz of Italy to improve to 3-1 for a share of second place after seven draws at the 2015 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.

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Canada, Norway win big by inches at Ford Worlds

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship, Canada  skip Pat Simmon,Curling Canada/michael burns photo
March 30, 2015

Curling really is a game of inches at times. It was those tiny measurements that opened the door early and propelled Canada and Norway to victories Monday morning in the sixth draw of the 2015 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship.

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Team Canada wins second straight at Ford Worlds

Nolan Thiessen d'Équipe Canada, à gauche, et Carter Rycroft vont travailler au cours de la victoire de dimanche sur la Chine. (Photo, Curling Canada / Michael Burns)
March 29, 2015

The game may have been less entertaining for the fans than their Saturday night shootout with the U.S., but Canadian skip Pat Simmons was a lot more entertained with his team’s more traditional 7-4 win over China in Sunday’s fourth draw of the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.

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Canada holds off U.S. in wild Ford Worlds opener

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship, Canada skip Pat Simmons, third john Morris, lead Nolan Thiessen, second Carter Rycroft, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
March 28, 2015

Pat Simmons had to make a last-rock draw to the button in an extra end to get past John Shuster of the United States 11-10 in the second draw of the Ford Men’s World Curling Championship Saturday.

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