Tag Archives: Grand Slam of Curling

Tag Archives: Grand Slam of Curling

Gushue back in top form with Slam triumph

January 9, 2017

Don’t call it a comeback… When you look at this year’s Canadian Team Ranking System men’s standings, it’s very easy to forget that Brad Gushue has barely played this season due to injury.

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Gushue makes long-awaited return to action

December 8, 2016

Before Tuesday night, Brad Gushue hadn’t thrown a rock in a competitive setting since April. Somehow, despite playing three months of the season without their veteran skip, Team Brad Gushue still sits atop the Canadian Team Ranking System men’s standings, thanks to superior efforts from Mark Nichols, Brett Gallant and Geoff Walker.

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Tour Challenge provides arena-ice experience to more teams

November 10, 2016

Thirty top-tier curling teams are gathered in Cranbrook, B.C., this week for the Grand Slam of Curling Tour Challenge. At the Western Financial Place Arena, you’ll find thirty of the top names: Homan and Jones, Koe and Epping, and all the other teams near the top of the rankings.

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Grand Slam wins for Koe and Tirinzoni

September 14, 2015

For a while, it looked like Rachel Homan was going to win her second straight bonspiel without losing a game. Unfortunately for the Ottawa skip, and her team of Emma Miskew, Joanne Courtney and Lisa Weagle, their season-opening win streak ended at 13. A come-from-behind win by Switzerland’s Silvana Tirinzoni stole the Grand Slam of Curling’s Tour Challenge championship, and the $21,000 pay day.

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