Tag Archives: olympics

Tag Archives: olympics

Team Jacobs opens season at the Shorty

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September 17, 2014

For the past six months, Brad Jacobs and his team have been riding the high that comes with an Olympic gold medal. This weekend in Brockville, Ont., however, Jacobs, Ryan Fry, E.J. Harnden, and Ryan Harnden, are finally back on the ice, and taking their first steps towards potentially winning another gold in Pyeongchang, South Korea, in 2018.

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Martin still chasing the dream at Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings

November 30, 2013

Kevin Martin didn’t think he would be chasing Olympic gold again.

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2014 World Financial Group Continental Cup tickets and hotel/ticket packages on sale Friday

January 30, 2013

LAS VEGAS – Curling fans from the most passionate to those who are curious to check out the sport in an exciting setting will get their first chance to buy tickets Friday, Feb. 1, for the 2014 World Financial Group Continental Cup at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.

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Featured Curling Athlete: John Morris

November 14, 2011

You’d be hard-pressed to find a curler on the planet who’s more used to curling in the glare of the spotlight than John Morris.

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Classic Curler: Julie Skinner (Sutton)

November 2, 2011

Julie Skinner (nee Sutton) appeared on the Canadian curling scene in 1986, when she and her twin sister, Jodie, captured the Canadian junior women’s title in Noranda, Quebec.

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Last Shot at the Double in Langley

September 15, 2011

The World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling makes its first trip to Langley, January 12 – 15, 2012 and the rush for tickets has already begun … especially if you want to get your Double Impact package before the October 9th deadline.

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Video and Interview – 2013 Tim Hortons Canadian Curling Trials

March 9, 2011

Take a look at the 2013 Tim Hortons Canadian Curling Trials (Winnipeg) announcement video and subsequent interview with Greg Stremlaw, CEO of the Canadian Curling Association.

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Winnipeg awarded 2013 Tim Hortons Canadian Curling Trials

March 9, 2011

The Canadian Curling Association (CCA) today announced that Winnipeg will stage the 2013 Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings Canadian Curling Trials, which will determine Canada’s representatives for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

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Between the Sheets: January 2011 – A Month Team Bernard Won’t Forget

February 7, 2011

I look back at the last 3 weeks… wow. We were part of an amazing team at the Continental Cup, then a mad dash to the TSN Skins Game in Casino Rama and a one day

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Between the Sheets: Curling (and golfing) in California… what a dream!

December 27, 2010

And I live in Calgary….why? As I sit down to write this blog its about -14 in Calgary and snowing… pretty, but cold!

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Male Athlete of the Week: Richard Hart

November 3, 2010

This week’s male Athlete of the Week is Richard Hart of Pickering, Ontario.

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Between the Sheets: Sometimes Life Gets in the Way!

November 1, 2010

I get asked often. Where did you come from? And they are not asking, where I was born either. But more, how had I, at 44 represented Canada at the 2010 Olympics when I had previously had so little international experience and no major titles to my name.

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Around the House: A virtual visit to the “local” curling club

October 27, 2010

When I’m travelling, one of my favourite things to do is check out local landmarks – the library, for instance, or the town hall.  The smaller the town, the better, because then these landmarks play an even larger role in the community.

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Inside the NTP: Elaine Dagg-Jackson’s Trip to Sochi, Russia

October 7, 2010

Many of my friends have been asking me if there is any chance that Russia will be unable to complete the venues in time to host the 2014 Winter Olympics

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Business of Curling: We’re out of the gate! Some things to think about.

September 9, 2010

With the excitement of the Vancouver Olympics still in our rear view mirrors and many new Canadian curlers anxious to get on the ice and give it a whirl, as Board members, managers and ice staff, we must ensure that we have our 'superior customer service' hats on nice and tight.

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