Tag Archives: Italy

Tag Archives: Italy

Canada remains on top of the Ford Worlds

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship. Canada skip Pat Simmons,lead Nolan Thiessen, second Carter Rycroft, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
March 30, 2015

Team Canada took the easy route to 5-0 while Norway and Switzerland had nail-biters to stay on their tail at 4-1 after eight draws Monday at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.

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Young Swiss making their move at Ford Worlds

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship, Switzerland lead Raphael Marki, third Enrico Pfister, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
March 30, 2015

Marc Pfister and his Switzerland foursome scored four in the second end Monday and cruised to a 7-1 win over Joel Retornaz of Italy to improve to 3-1 for a share of second place after seven draws at the 2015 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.

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Team Canada alone atop standings at Ford Worlds

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship, Canada Fans, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
March 29, 2015

Pat Simmons and Team Canada stole two in the 10th end Sunday evening to score a tough 9-6 win over Sweden’s Niklas Edin and remain the only unbeaten team after five draws at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.

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Italy improves to 2-0 with win over Sweden at Ford Worlds

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship, Italy skip Joel Retornaz,  lead Andrea Pilzer, second Daniele Ferrazza, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
March 29, 2015

Joel Retornaz of Italy cracked a three-ender in the third and then put a finishing exclamation point on his 11-5 over Niklas Edin of Sweden with six in the ninth end to improve to 2-0 after three draws at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship Sunday at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, N.S.

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Sweden earns narrow win to open Ford Worlds

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship, Sweden skip Niklas Edin, lead Christoffer Sundgren, second Kristian Lindstrom, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
March 28, 2015

Niklas Edin and his Swedish teammates had to overcome their own mistakes and get a last-rock draw in the 10th end to score two and get past a stubborn Finnish team 6-5 in Saturday afternoon’s opening draw at the 2015 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship in Halifax.

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Lethbridge Welcomes the World: Italy Update

March 9, 2012

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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