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Tim Hortons Brier opens Saturday in Calgary

(Photo by Janette Ahrens/Calgary Flames)

History will be made on Saturday afternoon at the Scotiabank Saddledome when Team Canada steps onto the ice for its inaugural game at the 2015 Tim Hortons Brier.

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Vernon junior spiel gives young curlers a competitive edge

Team Brown (Photo Karen Mosure)

Jim Cotter is well known in Canadian curling circles for his precision shot-making on the ice. But a few weeks ago, he was wearing another curling hat: junior team coach and part of the organizing committee for the 14th Annual Prestige Hotels Rick Cotter Memorial Junior Classic in Vernon, B.C.

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Home Hardware Canada Cup starts Wednesday in Camrose

Winnipeg Mb. Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings 2013.skip Jennifer Jones,CCA/michael burns photo

The race to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, begins for Canada’s top curling teams when the 2014 Home Hardware Canada Cup of Curling, presented by Meridian Manufacturing, gets underway Wednesday at the Encana Arena in Camrose, Alta.

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Sweeting brings home cash, CTRS points from Vernon

Alberta skip Val Sweeting in the championship game, 2014 Scotties Tournament of Hearts

With most of the top teams taking the week off, the World Curling Tour’s Prestige Hotel & Resorts Curling Classic in Vernon, B.C., seemed like a good opportunity for some Canadian women’s teams to score some easier points on the Canadian Team Ranking System list.

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Alberta captures gold medal at 2014 Tim Hortons Brier

KAMLOOPS — Kevin Koe and his Alberta team scored triples in the second, fifth and seventh ends Sunday to roll to a 10-5 win over John Morris of B.C. to win the Tim Hortons Brier, presented by SecurTek.

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B.C. heading to final at Tim Hortons Brier

KAMLOOPS — The fans in the nearly full Interior Savings Centre were chanting “Jimmy, Jimmy, Jimmy” by the fourth end Friday evening as they watched their local hero, Jim Cotter, pull off a highlight reel shot that sparked B.C. to a 9-5 win over Alberta that moved them into Sunday’s final of the Tim Hortons Brier, presented by SecurTek.

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Playoff races heating up at Tim Hortons Brier

Manitoba and British Columbia did their jobs by winning their games Thursday evening and now they wait to see what Alberta does Friday in the final draw at the Tim Hortons Brier, presented by SecurTek.

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Morris's B.C. foursome assured of tiebreaker at Tim Hortons Brier

KAMLOOPS — British Columbia took sole possession of first place Wednesday – at least temporarily – while Manitoba improved its bid for a playoff berth at the Tim Hortons Brier, presented by SecurTek.

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B.C. giving Kamloops fans reason to cheer at Tim Hortons Brier

They are the hometown favourites featuring Kamloops-born Jim Cotter, and Team British Columbia continued to give the crowds plenty of cheer about with a fourth straight victory Tuesday in the ninth draw at the Tim Hortons Brier, presented by SecurTek.

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Cotter coming home to Kamloops

Jim Cotter will be returning to hometown Kamloops as third on Team BC, skipped by John Morris.

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Morris makes the best of second shot at Sochi

John Morris is looking forward to trying for a second trip to the Olympics, this time with a new team.

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Cotter adds experience to the lineup

This year Cotter returns to the third position, delivering last stones, with 2010 Olympic gold medallist John Morris skipping the team

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When the West Will Be Won on the Road to the Brier

The countdown is on for the 2013 Tim Hortons Brier – the Canadian Men’s Curling Championship – coming to Edmonton’s Rexall Place March 2-10 and anticipation is building across the country as the top teams prepare to fight for the right to hoist the coveted Tankard.

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Alberta continues to apply Brier pressure

Alberta’s curling champs are beginning to look as solid as rent. Kevin Koe’s Calgary Glencoe unit won its sixth straight on Tuesday morning

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Koe cruises to 4-0

An Alberta clipper continues to roll through the Credit Union Centre in Saskatoon at the Tim Hortons Brier, Canadian Men’s Curling Championship. Kevin Koe not only jumped his record to 4-0 on Monday afternoon, he did it in short order, beating Mike Gaudet’s P.E.I. crew 8-2 in eight ends.

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