Tag Archives: Featured (page 3)

Tag Archives: Featured

One family wearing the provincial jacket proudly

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April 11, 2016

I saw my little sister Selena running towards me from across the ice, and then she jumped up into my arms, giving me a big hug (says Alberta’s Karsten Sturmay). This was the moment it hit me that I was going to the 2016 Canadian Junior Curling Championships, and so was she.

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Saskatchewan wins Canadian Wheelchair gold medal

Team Saskatchewan, 2016 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship gold medallists (Curling Canada photo)
April 10, 2016

The Canadian Wheelchair Curling title is coming back to Saskatchewan thanks to the hometown team of Darwin Bender, Larry Schrader, Marie Wright, Gil Dash and Moose Gibson with coaches Lorraine Arguin and Lloyd Thiele, who defeated Northern Ontario’s Doug Dean 5-2 in the championship final on Sunday afternoon at the Callie Curling Club in Regina.

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Team Canada captures gold at 2016 World Men’s Championship

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April 10, 2016

BASEL, Switzerland — It was worth the wait. It had been four years since a Canadian team stood atop the medal podium at the world men’s curling championship, but that dry-spell came to a thrilling conclusion on Sunday at St. Jakobshalle.

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Northern Ontario and Saskatchewan will play for gold

Northern Ontario skip Doug Dean in action at the 2016 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship in Regina (Curling Canada/Morgan Daw photo)
April 9, 2016

Doug Dean will try to win Northern Ontario’s first Canadian Wheelchair Curling title when he faces off against Darwin Bender of Saskatchewan in the final of the 2016 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship on Sunday in Regina.

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Saskatchewan is through to gold-medal game at Wheelchair Championship

Skips Doug Dean (Northern Ontario) and Darwin Bender (Saskatchewan) in the house as the Page 1 vs 2 playoff game gets underway at the 2016 Canadian Wheelchair Championship in Regina (Curling Canada/Morgan Daw photo)
April 9, 2016

Saskatchewan’s Darwin Bender certainly knows how to keep the hometown fans happy. Bender, the 2012 Canadian Wheelchair Curling champion, and his team of Gil Dash, Marie Wright and Larry Schrader scored four points in the final end of the Page 1 vs 2 playoff game against Northern Ontario’s Doug Dean on Friday evening at the Callie Curling Club in Regina to earn a 9-6 win and the assurance of at least a silver medal in the 2016 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship.

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Team Canada one win away from gold at 2016 World Men’s Championship

World Men's Curling Championship 2016, Basel, Switzerland
April 8, 2016

BASEL, Switzerland — On the fourth anniversary of Canada’s last world men’s curling title, the 2016 edition of Team Canada took a significant step toward putting an end to that dry-spell.

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Warren Hansen inducted into World Curling Hall of Fame

World Men's Curling Championship 2016, Basel, Switzerland
April 8, 2016

BASEL, Switzerland — A man who whose contributions to the sport of curling, on and off the ice, are recognized around the world was acknowledged on the world stage today.

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Northern Ontario, Saskatchewan through to Wheelchair playoffs

Northern Ontario skip Doug Dean calls the shot during play at the Callie Club in Regina during the 2016 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship (Curling Canada/Morgan Daw photo)
April 7, 2016

Thursday was moving day at the 2016 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship in Regina, as the standings changed dramatically during the fourth day of round robin play and two teams secured their spot in the playoffs.

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Canada ends round robin on winning note at 2016 World Men’s Championship

World Men's Curling Championship 2016, Basel, Switzerland
April 7, 2016

BASEL, Switzerland — Kevin Koe and Team Canada are in familiar territory at the 2016 World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada.

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Canada wraps up first place at 2016 World Men’s Championship

World Men's Curling Championship 2016, Basel, Switzerland
April 7, 2016

BASEL, Switzerland — Team Canada is two victories away from a coveted gold medal at the 2016 World Men’s Curling Championship presented by Ford of Canada.

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Teams fighting for position at Canadian Wheelchair Championship

BC skip Frank Labounty delivers his stone at the 2016 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship (Curling Canada/Morgan Daw photo)
April 6, 2016

The standings continue to shift as teams battle for playoff positions on the third day of competition at the 2016 Canadian Wheelchair Championship in Regina.

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Canada suffers first loss at 2016 World Men’s Championship

World Men's Curling Championship 2016, Basel, Switzerland
April 6, 2016

BASEL, Switzerland — It was a mildly frustrated Team Canada foursome that exited the ice surface late Wednesday afternoon at St. Jakobshalle.

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Canada closing in on playoff berth at world men’s championship

World Men's Curling Championship 2016, Basel, Switzerland
April 6, 2016

BASEL, Switzerland — Scott Pfeifer has been around some awfully good curling teams, it goes without saying.

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Saskatchewan still on top at Wheelchair Championship

Saskatchewan third Marie Wright in action at the 2016 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship in Regina (Curling Canada/Morgan Daw photo)
April 6, 2016

Saskatchewan remains the only undefeated team after the second day of round robin competition at the 2016 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship being held at the Callie Curling Club in Regina.

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Canada downs Russia to remain unbeaten at world men’s championship

World Men's Curling Championship 2016, Basel, Switzerland
April 5, 2016

BASEL, Switzerland — At 7-0 and sailing along atop the standings at the 2016 World Men’s Curling Championship, it might be easy for Team Canada to start looking ahead to the playoffs at St. Jakobshalle.

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