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Canada’s golden again at the Paralympic Winter Games

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Canada won an unprecedented third straight gold medal in wheelchair curling at the Paralympic Winter Games and this time did it in front of an enthusiastic and raucous crowd, beating Russia 8-3 in the final match of the 2014 Sochi Paralympic Winter Games. 

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Lopsided victory and loss for Canada on last day of round robin play

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On the last day of round robin play at the 2014 Paralympic Games, matches in wheelchair curling Canada’s day in the Ice Cube can only be described as interesting.

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Canada’s wheelchair curlers qualify for semifinals in Sochi

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Canada defeated Korea 10-4 in Day 5 action to secure a spot in the playoffs of the wheelchair curling event at the 2014 Paralympic games in Sochi, Russia.

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Canada comes from behind to defeat China at Paralympics

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Today’s contest against an up-and-coming China team did not disappoint the fans but probably gave Team Canada coach Joe Rea a few grey hairs as Canada came from behind to defeat China 8-5 in Sochi today.

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Wheelchair curlers split games in today's action in Sochi

Canada defeats USA 7-2 but later drop their first game of the tournament 8-6 to Norway in Monday’s wheelchair curling action at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

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Canadian wheelchair curlers continue their winning ways

The Canadian wheelchair curling team picked up from where they left off after yesterday’s big wins over Great Britain and Russia, defeating Sweden 7-4 in Sunday’s action at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games

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Training session attracts facilitators from across Canada

The start of the curling season is just as important to coaches as it is to curlers. While teams of all levels are getting back on the ice, coaches are working on their skills too, attending National Coaching Certification Programs delivered by their Member Associations (MA).

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Switzerland wins world women’s curling title

Switzerland’s 40-year-old Mirjam Ott, the most experienced skip in the 12-team field, executed a clutch tap-and-roll in the four-foot ring with the game’s last shot to score two points and defeat Sweden 7-6 in Sunday’s Ford World Women’s Curling Championship final match.

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Nedohin rebounds for bronze

It wasn’t the colour they were looking for, but at the end of the day, for Heather Nedohin’s Canadian crew of Laine Peters, Jessica Mair, and Beth Iskiw, a bronze medal represents a resiliency and a character statement.

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Canadians eliminate Yanks in World women’s tiebreaker

Heather Nedohin said it would be a different day and a different skip and she was true to her word. The Canadian leader who admittedly had a bad Thursday and lost two games to drop into tiebreaker territory

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Four-way traffic jam in front of World women’s race

Suddenly, it’s a traffic jam. Canada’s Heather Nedohin of Edmonton skipped her team to an 7-5 conquest of leading Korea on Wednesday morning, thereby pulling the upstart Koreans back into a leading four-pack of teams with 6-and-2 records.

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Canada knocked off perch at World women’s test

Heather Nedohin said so herself. “Nobody is going to go through this without a loss so it doesn’t surprise me that we aren’t going to do it, either.”

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Germany upends favoured Scotland at Worlds

Germany moved alongside the Czech Republic as two-game winners at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship at the Enmax Centre in Lethbridge on Sunday morning.

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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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Alberta advances to Brier semi-final

Based on previous confrontations, it was closer than most expected. For a time. Jamie Koe planned a different scenario for Saturday’s Page Three-Four playoff at the Tim Hortons Brier.

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