Tag Archives: Charley Thomas

Tag Archives: Charley Thomas

Virtue and Thomas through to Mixed Doubles Trials

March 27, 2017

Kalynn Virtue and Charley Thomas were already Canadian Mixed Doubles champions, and already likely had enough points to qualify for the upcoming Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Trials. But following this weekend’s 2017 Gryphin Mixed Doubles Classic in Brantford, the Calgary-based duo can breathe a sigh of relief knowing that they’ve officially booked their ticket to the Olympic qualifier.

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Team Canada’s Nixon caps Scotties career with bronze

February 26, 2017

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. – Amy Nixon said goodbye to competitive curling Sunday, moments after Team Canada won the bronze medal at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

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Gushue bows out of 2016 Home Hardware Canada Cup

November 23, 2016

A nagging hip/groin injury has forced 13-time Newfoundland/Labrador champ Brad Gushue to pass up on a trip to Brandon, Man., next week for the 2016 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing.

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Carruthers takes the long road to victory at Canad Inns Men’s Classic

October 18, 2016

Nobody ever doubted that Reid Carruthers was a good curler. He won the 2011 Tim Hortons Brier with Jeff Stoughton and went on to win the world championship the same year. After two more podium finishes at the following two Briers, a pile of World Curling Tour wins, and a couple Grand Slam victories, his résumé spoke for itself. But when Stoughton retired from competitive play, and Carruthers decided to return to skipping his own team, there were plenty of questions about whether he’d be able to continue that success. It didn’t take long to find out the answers. “Curling ...

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Swiss claim third straight world women’s gold medal

March 27, 2016

SWIFT CURRENT — Less than a year after being diagnosed with cancer, Irene Schori is a world champion for the second time in three years.

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Russia topples Canada to win 2016 Ford Worlds bronze

March 27, 2016

SWIFT CURRENT — For Russia, it was its third consecutive bronze medal in world women’s curling play. For Canada, it was a disappointing end to a good week.

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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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Russia ends Canada’s quest for gold at 2016 Ford Worlds

March 26, 2016

SWIFT CURRENT — Canada’s hopes of winning the Ford World Women’s Championship, presented by Meridian Manufacturing, for the first time since 2008 came crashing down Saturday afternoon, when Russia’s Anna Sidorova defeated Chelsea Carey 7-4.

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Swiss playing for gold again at Ford Worlds

March 26, 2016

SWIFT CURRENT — Switzerland is one win away from winning its fourth Ford World Women’s Curling Championship in five years.

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Team Canada bound for playoffs at 2016 Ford Worlds

March 25, 2016

SWIFT CURRENT — A team meeting between draws helped reignite Team Canada when it needed a spark the most. Canadian third Amy Nixon credited “Auntie Laurie” for getting the team back on track.

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Japan nails down Page 1-2 playoff berth at 2016 Ford Worlds

March 24, 2016

SWIFT CURRENT —Thursday was an historic day for Japanese curling. The country earned its first-ever spot in the Page 1-2 playoff game after dismantling both Scotland and Canada on the final day of round-robin play at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship, presented by Meridian Manufacturing.

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Japan, Russia closing in on playoff berths at Ford Worlds

March 24, 2016

SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. — A pair of teams took significant steps on Thursday morning toward nailing down playoff berths at the 2016 Ford World Women’s  Curling Championship, presented by Meridian Manufacturing.

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Playoff race heats up at 2016 Ford Worlds

March 24, 2016

SWIFT CURRENT — Five teams remain in contention for four playoff spots after play Wednesday at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship, presented by Meridian Manufacturing.

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South Korea steals way to win over Canada at Ford Worlds

March 23, 2016

SWIFT CURRENT — The odds are long for South Korea to make the playoffs at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship, presented by Meridian Manufacturing, but the team pulled a shocking upset on the afternoon draw Wednesday.

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Japan keeps on rolling at 2016 Ford Worlds

March 23, 2016

SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. — Their coach, Calgary’s J.D. Lind, was a believer in Team Japan long before they arrived in Saskatchewan for the 2016 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship, presented by Meridian Manufacturing.

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