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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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Eye Opener: Final Issue from the 2012 FWWCC

Enjoy the Final issue of The Eye Opener, the Canadian Curling Association’s daily newspaper at the 2012 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship in Lethbridge, Alberta.

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Swiss earn first final shot at World women’s championship

It wasn’t exactly Swiss clockwork, or even the workings of a fine timepiece, but Mirjam Ott and her Davos team from Switzerland have earned a reprise in the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship final against Sweden.

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Sweden moves to within one win of world title

Two world championship skipping appearances, two finals. That’s the record for Margaretha Sigfridsson and her Swedish team that’s headed for Sunday’s 4:30 p.m. Ford Worlds final match at the Enmax Centre.

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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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Canada loses, World women’s traffic jam still congested

It’s back to the congestion of a four-way traffic jam at the Enmax Centre as the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship heads into its last two qualifying round-robin draws.

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Three lead race for World women’s playoff berths

The Korean national curling team refuses to be counted out at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship.

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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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Korea’s Kim continues to impress

Korea’s Ji-Sun Kim continues to be a major story here in Lethbridge at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship at the Enmax Centre.

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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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Nedohin survives 5-0 deficit, bounces back to stay unbeaten

It was curling’s answer to  Muhammad Ali’s ‘rope-a-dope’ in Draw Seven at the Ford Women’s Worlds at the Lethbridge Enmax Centre on Monday.

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Koreans move up the Worlds pecking order

Unsung Korea won its third game in four starts at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship on Monday morning, drilling favoured Scotland 7-2 with a sharpshooting display of the first water.

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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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