Tag Archives: Featured

Tag Archives: Featured

2016 Spirit of Curling calendar now available

October 7, 2015

The next generation of curlers will once again benefit from the second edition of The Spirit of Curling Calendar.

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Victoria to host 2017 Canadian Junior Curling Championships

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October 6, 2015

Canada’s national junior curling champions will be crowned in Victoria in 2017, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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Team Lawton cashes in at Vernon bonspiel

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October 5, 2015

Everybody knew going into the weekend in Vernon, B.C., that the Canadian Team Ranking System women’s standings would look quite different by the time the last rock was thrown.

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Vernon ’spiel offers chance at CTRS standings shakeup

October 2, 2015

It’s no secret that the Canadian women’s bonspiel circuit has been dominated by three teams in recent years. Winnipeg’s Jennifer Jones and Ottawa’s Rachel Homan have been winning for ages, while Edmonton’s Val Sweeting’s foursome has come on strong in the last year. Given their continued dominance, they haven’t left a lot of room at the top for the rest of the ladies teams.

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Lethbridge to host 2017 World Mixed Doubles, Seniors

October 1, 2015

Lethbridge will be hosting another world-class curling event, it was announced jointly today by the World Curling Federation and Curling Canada.

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McEwen finds winning formula in Saskatoon

Winnipeg, MB Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings 2013 Team McEwen Skip Mike McEwen CCA/michael burns photo
September 29, 2015

The top-ranked team in the world found its stride this weekend in Saskatoon. After a respectable semifinal finish at its only other event this year, Mike McEwen’s Winnipeg foursome took home the title at the Point Optical Curling Classic, defeating fellow Winnipeger Reid Carruthers 8-4 in the final.

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Jones and Homan will battle in Sweden

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September 24, 2015

Over the last few seasons, there have been two names consistently atop the women’s leaderboards. Two-time Scotties champion Rachel Homan (Ottawa) and 2015 Scotties champ, and 2014 Olympic gold-medallist Jennifer Jones (Winnipeg).

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Gushue does it again at Shorty Jenkins Classic

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September 21, 2015

Although it was the first time Cornwall, Ont., hosted the event, the AMJ Campbell Shorty Jenkins Classic felt just like always, and saw a familiar champion crowned.

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Oh, Baby! Cole pumped for Brier’s return to St. John’s

September 21, 2015

The last time the Canadian men’s curling championship was played in St. John’s, in 1972, Bob Cole was a fan, but he also was among his peers.

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Team Canada eliminated at World Mixed Championship

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September 18, 2015

Canadian dreams of claiming gold at the inaugural World Mixed Curling Championship were dashed on Friday in Berne, Switzerland.

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Teams chasing Shorty Jenkins Classic title in Cornwall

2015, Calgary Ab, Tim Hortons Brier, Northern Ontario skip Brad Jacobs, third Ryan Fry, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
September 18, 2015

Not too long ago, the AMJ Campbell Shorty Jenkins Classic in Brockville, Ont., was the premiere event in which most of the best teams kicked off their seasons. Today, however, we’re already into the fourth week on the World Curling Tour, and we’re finally getting to the famous Brockville event… but it’s a few kilometres up the river in Cornwall.

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Kelowna to host 2016 CIS/Curling Canada Canadian University Curling Championships

September 17, 2015

Trips to the 2017 Winter Universiade in Almaty, Kazakhstan, will be on the line when Canada’s best university curling teams gather in Kelowna, B.C., for the 2016 CIS/Curling Canada Canadian University Curling Championships.

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Youth Olympics Journey: Summer training

Team Canada Youth Olympians Sterling Middleton and Karlee Burgess work on sweeping technique at the National Training Centre in Edmonton, Alta. (Photo by H. Radford)
September 16, 2015

Karlee Burgess is a 17-year-old curler from Nova Scotia who will compete for Canada at the 2016 Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, next February. This story is the second in a series as Karlee shares her experiences on the road to the Youth Olympic Games.

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St. John’s named to host 2017 Tim Hortons Brier

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September 14, 2015

Curling’s biggest rock stars will be heading to the Rock in 2017 for the Tim Hortons Brier, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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Another win for Canada at World Mixed

Chris and Teejay Haichert in action at the World Mixed Curling Championship in Berne, Switzerland (Photo WCF/Céline Stucki)
September 13, 2015

Max Kirkpatrick and his Swift Current, Sask., foursome defeated Israel’s Elana Sone 5-3 on Sunday, keeping Canada in the hunt for top spot in Group B at the 2015 World Curling Championship taking place in Berne, Switzerland.

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