Tag Archives: China

Tag Archives: China

Canada finishes Ford Worlds round robin with win

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
April 2, 2015

Pat Simmons of Canada and Thomas Ulsrud of Norway finished off their round-robin play at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship with their 10th wins Thursday and immediately set about planning for their rematch in Friday’s Page 1-2 playoff game.

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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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Canada, Norway headed for rematch at Ford Worlds

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship, Canada lead Nolan Thiessen, second Carter Rycroft,  third John Morris,Curling Canada/michael burns photo
April 1, 2015

Pat Simmons of Canada and Thomas Ulsrud of Norway are heading to a rematch in Friday’s Page 1-2 playoff game at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship.

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Team Canada bounces back with Ford Worlds win

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship. Canada skip Pat Simmons, lead Nolan Thiessen, second Carter Rycroft, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
April 1, 2015

Canada and Norway woke up on opposite sides of the emotional bed Wednesday morning but both teams put Tuesday’s head-to-head clash behind them and stormed to Draw 11 victories that kept them atop the standings at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship.

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Norway makes (fashion) statement against Canada

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship. Norway  skip Thomas Ulsrud,third Torger Nergard, second Christoffer Svae,lead Havard Vad Petersson, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
March 31, 2015

Thomas Ulrud and his Norwegian teammates are defending champions and they served notice Tuesday evening that they are not going to easily give up their Ford World Men’s Curling Championship.

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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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Canada remains on top of the Ford Worlds

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship. Canada skip Pat Simmons,lead Nolan Thiessen, second Carter Rycroft, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
March 30, 2015

Team Canada took the easy route to 5-0 while Norway and Switzerland had nail-biters to stay on their tail at 4-1 after eight draws Monday at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.

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Team Canada alone atop standings at Ford Worlds

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship, Canada Fans, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
March 29, 2015

Pat Simmons and Team Canada stole two in the 10th end Sunday evening to score a tough 9-6 win over Sweden’s Niklas Edin and remain the only unbeaten team after five draws at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.

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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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Marcel Rocque takes coaching position in China

June 21, 2013

One of Canada’s best-known curlers has accepted a position to oversee the Chinese Curling Association’s men’s and women’s teams for the 2013-14 curling season, including the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

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Liu leads China to world championship

March 18, 2013

Rui Liu will be representing China for a fifth time when the 2013 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Booster Juice, gets underway March 30-April 7 at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre in Victoria.

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“You Gotta Be There” to Get the Big Picture

March 15, 2012

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

March 13, 2012

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

February 1, 2012

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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