Tag Archives: Featured (page 30)

Tag Archives: Featured

B.C.’s Karla Thompson wins pre-qualifying final to earn berth in Scotties

February 20, 2016

Karla Thompson of British Columbia scored three in the fifth end and then held off veteran Kerry Galusha of the Northwest Territories 8-5 Saturday to win the pre-qualifying final and earn a berth in this year’s Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

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Alberta’s Carey stuns Team Canada in Scotties opening draw

February 20, 2016

Chelsea Carey made her Scotties Tournament of Hearts debut as an Alberta skip a successful one Saturday with a stunning 12-5 nine-end win over Team Canada’s Jennifer Jones.

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Jennifer Jones nearly perfect in winning Ford Hot Shots title

February 20, 2016

Olympic champion skip Jennifer Jones of Winnipeg shot a nearly perfect 29 of 30 to win the 2016 Ford Hot Shots competition today at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

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B.C. beats Territories to set up pre-qualifying final rematch

February 19, 2016

Karla Thompson of British Columbia edged Kerry Galusha of Northwest Territories 8-6 in an extra end Friday night to send both teams into a one-game playoff for a berth in the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

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Team Canada opens Wheelchair Worlds on Sunday

February 19, 2016

A veteran-laden Canadian team will begin its quest for gold on Sunday in Lucerne, Switzerland, when the 2016 World Wheelchair Curling Championship gets underway.

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Goldline named Official Uniform Supplier to Curling Canada

February 19, 2016

Canada’s top curlers will have a fresh new look as Goldline Curling has been named the Official Uniform Supplier of Curling Canada.

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Las Vegas gets another shot to host World Financial Group Continental Cup

February 19, 2016

The Entertainment Capital of the World will get another chance to set curling attendance records when the World Financial Group Continental Cup returns to Las Vegas in 2017, it was announced today by Curling Canada in partnership with USA Curling.

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Nunavut earns historic first victory at Scotties

February 19, 2016

First there were nerves, followed by relief and then tears of joy Thursday evening when Nunavut made its successful debut at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

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Ford Hot Shots competition returns for 22nd year

February 18, 2016

A brand-new 2016 Ford Edge Sport will be on the line when the Ford Hot Shots skills competition is staged for the 22nd consecutive year at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Grande Prairie, Alta., and the Tim Hortons Brier in Ottawa.

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Five added to Canadian Curling Hall of Fame

February 18, 2016

The five newest members of the Canadian Curling Hall of Fame include two Paralympic gold-medallists, a world-renowned coach, a respected journalist and a record-setting curler/builder.

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2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts gets underway Saturday

February 17, 2016

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. — Jennifer Jones and her teammate Jill Officer will take aim at their record-tying sixth gold medals when the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts gets underway on Saturday in Grande Prairie, Alta.

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Gold for Canada!

February 17, 2016

They went undefeated throughout the round robin, won both quarter-final and semifinal games, and now, Team Canada’s Mary Fay, Tyler Tardi, Karlee Burgess, Sterling Middleton and coach Helen Radford are bringing home gold medals after defeating USA 10-4 in the final of the 2016 Youth Olympics Mixed Team curling event in Lillehammer, Norway, this morning.

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Canada will play for gold in Lillehammer

February 16, 2016

Canada’s Youth Olympians will face off against Team USA for the 2016 Youth Olympics gold medal on Wednesday morning after battling to a 7-5 win over Switzerland on Tuesday evening in Lillehammer, Norway.

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Curling Canada announces Katherine Henderson as new CEO

February 16, 2016

Curling Canada’s new Chief Executive Officer has a wealth of experience in leadership roles in sports, marketing and brand management that spans more than 20 years.

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Playoffs for undefeated Team Canada in Lillehammer

February 15, 2016

Team Canada played two games and gave up only a single point on the final day of round-robin competition at the 2016 Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, which means tomorrow they’re off to the quarterfinals as the only undefeated team. “It feels good to come out of the round robin with no losses yet, but now it’s sudden death, so we just have to stay focused and make sure we’re throwing the rock well as we head into playoffs,” said skip Mary Fay after the game.

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