Tag Archives: curling

Tag Archives: curling

Team Canada set for 2016 Youth Winter Olympics

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February 11, 2016

Team Canada will begin its pursuit of curling gold on Friday at the second Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway.

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Here’s what you need to know about sweeping in 2016

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February 9, 2016

Forget polishing. Forget friction. Forget warming the ice too… for now. Forget what you THINK you know about sweeping. These days, it’s all about scratches.

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Veterans book their trips to Tim Hortons Brier

Camrose Ab,December 5, 2014.Home Hardware Canada Cup Curling.Coldwater Ont skip Glenn Howard raises his brush after defeating Calgary skip John Morris 4-3 in draw 8. michael burns photo
February 7, 2016

Skips with a combined 27 Purple Hearts between them will take to the ice at the 2016 Tim Hortons Brier in Ottawa after winning provincial titles on Sunday.

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Scotties, Tim Hortons Brier fields add some familiar faces

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February 1, 2016

Another weekend of provincial and territorial playdowns across the country resulted in some very familiar faces (see you in Ottawa, Brad Gushue) booking their tickets to the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Grande Prairie, Alta., and the 2016 Tim Hortons Brier in Ottawa.

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Four in a row for Manitoba men at Canadian Junior Championships

Stratford Ont.Jan 31 2016.Canadian Junior Curling Championship.Manitoba skip Matt Dunstone,third Colton Lott, second Kyle Doering, lead Rob Gordon, coach Calvin Edie, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
January 31, 2016

STRATFORD, Ont. — He started the run in 2013, and he extended it in 2016. Matt Dunstone and his team from Winnipeg claimed Manitoba’s fourth consecutive men’s gold medal at the 2016 Canadian Junior Curling Championship, presented by Egg Farmers of Ontario, Sunday in Stratford, Ont., beating Northern Ontario’s Tanner Horgan (Copper Cliff) 11-4 in the final.

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Nova Scotia wins women’s gold at 2016 Canadian Juniors

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January 31, 2016

Mary Fay and Karlee Burgess will need an extra closet to store all of their Team Canada gear from this season.

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B.C. to play for women’s gold at 2016 Canadian Juniors

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January 30, 2016

STRATFORD, Ont. — It will be a battle of youthful skips to decide the women’s gold medal at the 2016 Canadian Junior Curling Championships, presented by Egg Farmers of Ontario.

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All-stars, award winners announced at 2016 Canadian Juniors

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January 29, 2016

STRATFORD, Ont. — The all-stars and other award winners at the 2016 Canadian Junior Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships, presented by Egg Farmers of Ontario, were announced on Friday at the awards banquet at the Stratford Rotary Complex. ALL-STARS (determined by shooting percentages during the round robin) Women First Team Skip — Sarah Daniels, B.C. (81 per cent) Third — Marika Van Osch, B.C. (86 per cent) Second — Megan Moffat, Alberta (85 per cent) Lead — Sara Oliver, Manitoba (84 per cent) (Click here for photo of the women’s first all-star team) Second Team Skip — Selena Sturmay, Alberta (80 ...

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New Brunswick women prevail in 2016 Canadian Juniors tiebreaker

Nouveau-Brunswick Skip Justine Comeau et son équipe a remporté un bris d'égalité troisième place le vendredi pour se qualifier pour la demi-finale de samedi. (Photo, Curling Canada / Bob Wilson)
January 29, 2016

STRATFORD, Ont. — There were some nerves, admitted New Brunswick skip Justine Comeau, but that just goes with the responsibility of throwing the last rock.

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Nova Scotia women, Northern Ontario men headed to finals at 2016 Canadian Juniors

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January 29, 2016

STRATFORD, Ont. — Mary Fay and her Nova Scotia teammate Karlee Burgess have a rare, almost unheard-of, opportunity in front of them.

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Northern Ontario wins extra-end thriller at 2016 Canadian Junior Championships

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January 28, 2016

STRATFORD, Ont. — There was a distinct buzz in the air Thursday night at the Stratford Rotary Complex, and Tanner Horgan’s Northern Ontario team played a major role in generating it.

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Quebec skip fights through injury for big win at 2016 Canadian Juniors

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January 28, 2016

STRATFORD, Ont. — As gutsy performances go in the history of the Canadian Junior Curling Championships, you’d be hard-pressed to top the one put in by Quebec skip Félix Asselin on Thursday afternoon.

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Playoff races heating up at 2016 Canadian Juniors

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January 27, 2016

STRATFORD, Ont. — The standings boards are suddenly proving to be very intriguing at the 2016 Canadian Junior Curling Championships, presented by Egg Farmers of Ontario.

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Another historic day for Nunavut at 2016 Canadian Junior Championships

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January 27, 2016

STRATFORD, Ont. — It took nearly four years for a Nunavut team to win a game at the Canadian Junior Curling Championships, presented by Egg Farmers of Ontario. Now, in less than 24 hours, there have been two Nunavut victories.

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Nunavut women make history at 2016 Canadian Juniors

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January 26, 2016

STRATFORD, Ont. — This was no normal post-game team hug. This was four years of history being pushed aside by Team Nunavut, finally able to savour a long-desired victory at the Canadian Junior Curling Championships, presented by Egg Farmers of Ontario.

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