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Tag Archives: Japan

Sweden heads home with Ford Worlds gold

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April 5, 2015

Niklas Edin of Sweden stole three in the first end and counted threes in the fifth and seventh ends to beat defending champion Thomas Ulsrud of Norway 9-5 to win the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship Sunday at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.

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Finland, U.S. into Ford Worlds tiebreaker

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship, Curling Fans, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
April 2, 2015

Aku Kauste of Finland scored threes in the second and eight ends Thursday to beat Joel Retornaz of Italy 7-5 and advance into Friday’s 2:30 p.m. (all times Atlantic) tiebreaker game against John Shuster of the U.S. at the 2015 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship.

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Team Canada escapes with narrow win at Ford Worlds

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship, Canada Fans, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
April 2, 2015

Team Canada was pushed to the limit, but managed to escape with a victory in its next-to-last round-robin game on Thursday morning at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship.

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Canada, Norway headed for rematch at Ford Worlds

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship, Canada lead Nolan Thiessen, second Carter Rycroft,  third John Morris,Curling Canada/michael burns photo
April 1, 2015

Pat Simmons of Canada and Thomas Ulsrud of Norway are heading to a rematch in Friday’s Page 1-2 playoff game at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship.

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Swedes on a roll at Ford Worlds

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship, Sweden skip Niklas Edin, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
April 1, 2015

Niklas Edin of Sweden continued to score in bunches Wednesday, rolling to a 9-2 win over Yusuke Morozumi of Japan to move ever closer to securing a playoff berth at the 2015 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.

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Team Canada remains on top at Ford Worlds

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship. Canada skip Pat Simmons, third John Morris, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
March 31, 2015

Pat Simmons of Canada and Thomas Ulsrud of Norway led their teams to victory in Tuesday afternoon’s Draw No. 10 to set up their head-to-head clash tonight at the 2015 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.

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Big bounceback win for Sweden at Ford worlds

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship. Sweden skip Niklas Edin, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
March 31, 2015

Niklas Edin and his Sweden teammates bounced back from a devastating Monday night loss with an impressive 7-3 victory over Jiří Snítil of the Czech Republic Tuesday morning in the ninth draw at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship in 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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Canada, Norway win big by inches at Ford Worlds

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship, Canada  skip Pat Simmon,Curling Canada/michael burns photo
March 30, 2015

Curling really is a game of inches at times. It was those tiny measurements that opened the door early and propelled Canada and Norway to victories Monday morning in the sixth draw of the 2015 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship.

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Team Canada wins second straight at Ford Worlds

Nolan Thiessen d'Équipe Canada, à gauche, et Carter Rycroft vont travailler au cours de la victoire de dimanche sur la Chine. (Photo, Curling Canada / Michael Burns)
March 29, 2015

The game may have been less entertaining for the fans than their Saturday night shootout with the U.S., but Canadian skip Pat Simmons was a lot more entertained with his team’s more traditional 7-4 win over China in Sunday’s fourth draw of the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.

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Canada holds off U.S. in wild Ford Worlds opener

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship, Canada skip Pat Simmons, third john Morris, lead Nolan Thiessen, second Carter Rycroft, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
March 28, 2015

Pat Simmons had to make a last-rock draw to the button in an extra end to get past John Shuster of the United States 11-10 in the second draw of the Ford Men’s World Curling Championship Saturday.

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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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Team Canada set for Women’s Worlds

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March 12, 2015

Canada will send a battle-hardened team to Japan in quest of our country’s first world women’s curling championship since 2008.

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Japan pulls off Ford Worlds upset with win over Canada

April 3, 2013

An historic win by Japan’s Yusuke Morozumi has brought Brad Jacobs and Team Canada back into the pack at the 2013 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Booster Juice, in Victoria, B.C.

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Mixed Results for Team Canada on Day Three in Karuizawa

January 27, 2012

Team Canada had mixed results today at the Karuizawa International Curling Championships, with our men winning and our women losing on this single game day.

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