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Making Great Ice: A Day in the Life at a Curling Championship

Here we are at Day 21 in the stretch of ice making at two championship events: the Tim Hortons Brier and the Ford World Women’s Curling Championships. For the icemakers, this is what our typical day looks like.

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Lethbridge Welcomes the World: Italy Update

She’s 27 years young, she’s been curling for more than half her life and she’s represented Italy on the World stage over 20 times. She’s Diana Gaspari, and she will be making her eighth trip to the women’s worlds when she and her team of Giorgia Appolonio, Chiara Olivieri and Claudia Alvera head to Lethbridge in March. Italy utilizes a selection process in determining the makeup of the women’s teams which represent the country in international events.

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China and Korea are confirmed for Ford World Women’s Curling Championship

The field for the 2012 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship, which will be contested at Lethbridge, Alberta’s Enmax Centre from March 17-25, is already starting to take shape after the conclusion of play at the Pacific-Asia Curling Championships.

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Lawton Prepares to Take on the World

Over the course of more than a decade of serious curling, Stefanie Lawton has had more than her fair share of success.  But, for the most part her success has come in Canadian competition.

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TSN Enhances Major Partnership with Canadian Curling Association with Multi-Year Rights Extension

Bell Media’s TSN and the Canadian Curling Association (CCA) announced today they are enhancing their partnership with a long-term multimedia rights extension. As part of the new deal, TSN continues to be the home of curling in Canada through to the 2019-20 season with exclusive Canadian rights to Season of Champions events. The new deal also includes extended French-language coverage on Bell Media’s RDS and RDS2 – ensuring more French-language curling coverage than ever before with 250 hours of Season of Champions coverage. Multiple other components and activation strategies, such as Continental Cup coverage in Olympic years and guaranteed broadcasting of the new Pre-trials Road to the Roar, have been established to help to continue to grow the sport across Canada.

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