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Canada cruises past Russia at World Men’s Championship

BEIJING — The struggles of the opening weekend were left firmly in the past by Team Canada on Monday morning at the World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada.

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Canada gets back on track at World Men’s Championship

BEIJING — A mid-game momentum swing was precisely what Team Canada needed on Sunday night to get back into the win column at the 2014 World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada.

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Canada falls short to Japan at World Men’s Championship

BEIJING — Japan’s Yusuke Moruzumi apparently saves his best curling performances for Team Canada.

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Team Canada off to winning start at World Men’s Championship

BEIJING — Even on the other side of the world, it remains an indisputable fact that when you give Kevin Koe’s curling team a lead, it rarely surrenders it.

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Team Canada aims to add to golden curling season

Kevin Koe’s team from the Glencoe Club in Calgary will look to win Canada’s fourth international gold medal of the 2013-14 curling season when the 2014 World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada, opens Saturday at the Capital Indoor Stadium in Beijing.

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Ask Me Anything with Cheryl Bernard & Nolan Thiessen

Ever wish you could join a post-game media scrum and ask your own questions to curling’s biggest stars?

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Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings pushes teams to limit

The embarrassment of riches that is Canadian curling is staggering.

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The mental side of the Roar of the Rings

Preparing for the Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings goes well beyond the physical work, as blogger Nolan Thiessen tells us.

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It can’t be done without family support

Every single player in the Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings Canadian Curling Trials has someone who makes a sacrifice for them so that they can follow their dream.

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Koe back on track for gold

Kevin Koe will take his third shot in his quest for Olympic gold when the Canadian Curling Trials get underway, Dec. 1-8 at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg.

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Small-town clubs are the lifeblood of curling

Winters in Manitoba can be harsh to say the least. The story I always go back to when I describe how cold the winters can be was from January 2004 when I was curling in the Manitoba Curling Association (MCA) bonspiel with Sean Grassie.

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Trials hopefuls must give their everything for Olympic dream

As some of you know if you follow me on twitter (@nolancurling34) or are fans of Team Koe I was once a baseball player of some very minor acclaim.

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Sochi already on the minds of Canada’s top curlers

The Canadian Curling Association asked me to pen a blog series for www.curling.ca to provide insight into what curlers go through in our preparation for the Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings Canadian Curling Trials in December.

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Koe Takes Aim at Another Cup

In the history of the Canada Cup Alberta teams have clearly dominated the men’s side of the championship, winning in eight of the nine competitions.  Kevin Koe is hoping to add one more for the Wild Rose province November 28-December 2 at the 2012 Capital One Canada Cup of Curling in Moose Jaw.

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A New Look for Koe at the Canada Cup

Kevin Koe lived the ultimate curling dream in 2010, winning two of the sport’s most prestigious events – the Tim Hortons Brier and Capital One World Men’s Curling Championship.

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