Tag Archives: Featured (page 3)

Tag Archives: Featured

Record $2-million donation to benefit young Canadian curlers

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June 17, 2015

Canada’s next generation of curlers will benefit from a record-setting $2-million donation to For The Love of Curling — Curling Canada’s philanthropic foundation.

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Curling Canada Hall of Fame welcomes new members

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June 16, 2015

COLLINGWOOD, Ont. — Curling Canada’s Hall of Fame welcomed its class of 2015 on Tuesday night, with one name not previously announced being added to the list.

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Final day of professional development wraps up at Summit 2015

Athletes and coaches participate in a panel discussion called “Lessons from the Coaches’ Bench” featuring (left to right) Mark Ideson, Sonja Gaudet, Helen Radford, Andrea Ronnebeck, Richard Hart, Kyle Paquette and moderator Paul Webster (Photo Curling Canada/Brian Chick)
June 16, 2015

Mixed Doubles curling was a hot topic during a question-and-answer panel discussion that wrapped up the final day of professional development sessions at the 2015 Curling Canada Summit in Collingwood, Ont., on Tuesday afternoon.

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Summit 2015 underway both on and off the ice

Competitive curler Danielle Inglis prepares to demonstrate delivery techniques during a technical update session facilitated by National Development Coach Paul Webster and Curl Atlantic’s Helen Radford (Photo Curling Canada/Brian Chick)
June 15, 2015

The first full day of the 2015 Curling Canada Summit at the Blue Mountain Resort in Collingwood, Ont., got underway on Monday with sessions aimed at curlers, coaches and curling facility managers in three professional development streams: Curling Centre Best Practices, Recreational Instruction, and Competitive Coach.

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Mixed doubles curling added to 2018 Winter Olympics

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June 8, 2015

Canadian curlers will have another chance to win Olympic gold, beginning with the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Hansen leaving Curling Canada

June 5, 2015

A man who devoted his career to building the sport of curling in Canada and around the world will be leaving Curling Canada after 42 years, Curling Canada announced today.

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An athlete, on and off the ice

June 4, 2015

There are a couple of things that make Ashley Quick particularly unique as a Canadian curler. First, in an era during which fitness has never been more important as a building block to being a competitive, elite curler, the 25-year-old marketing co-ordinator for Ens Auto in Saskatoon has taken it to another level as a championship-level fitness/bikini show competitor, winning the first three competitions she entered earlier this year. Second, with the International Olympic Committee on the verge of granting medal status to mixed doubles curling — meetings are scheduled for June 7 and 8 in Lausanne, Switzerland, where the ...

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B.C.’s Rockslide Curling Camp: Five years and going strong

Campers and staff from Rockslide Curling Camp 2014 (Photo courtesy CurlBC)
May 25, 2015

When world-class B.C. coaches Al Moore and Darryl Horne launched Rockslide Curling Camp in 2011, they were looking for a way to celebrate, promote and grow junior curling in the province.

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Youth Olympics Journey: My journey begins

Team Canada poses on the ice with their new gear (l-r): Tyler Tardi, Mary Fay, coach Helen Radford, Karlee Burgess and Sterling Middleton (Curling Canada photo)
May 20, 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 first in a series as Karlee shares her experiences on the road to the Youth Olympics.

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CEO Departing Curling Canada

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May 19, 2015

Greg Stremlaw, Curling Canada’s Chief Executive Officer, is departing the organization to pursue other executive opportunities in sport, he announced today.

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Field set for 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup in Grande Prairie

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May 15, 2015

Two teams will take a significant step towards the 2018 Winter Olympics this December at Revolution Place in Grande Prairie, Alta.

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Qualifying process for 2017 Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings unveiled

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May 14, 2015

An expanded field for the final step of qualifying for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, will be part of Canada’s bid for an unprecedented repeat as men’s and women’s Olympic curling gold-medallists, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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Star curlers teeing up for Curling Canada Charity Golf Tournament

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May 13, 2015

Some of curling’s biggest names will be among those hitting the links on June 17 in the second annual Curling Canada Charity Golf Tournament, presented by Pinty’s.

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Canadian curling continues to dominate world rankings

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May 5, 2015

Canada’s national curling teams produced another season of international success during the 2014-15 season, resulting in our country topping three of the World Curling Federation’s four ranking lists for the second straight year, it was announced today.

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B.C. captures Canadian wheelchair curling title

May 3, 2015

British Columbia’s wheelchair curlers added to their leading gold-medal collection on Sunday at Centre Gilles Chabot in Boucherville, Que.

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