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CCA-hosted curling events help Canada’s surge on global sports ranking

OTTAWA — Thanks in part to this country hosting five major international curling events during the 2012-13 curling season, Canada has improved to second place on the 2013 Global Sports National Index, announced this week by Sportcal as part of its Global Sports Impact Project.

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Team North America claims WFG Continental Cup

PENTICTON, B.C. — The World Financial Group Continental Cup has returned to North America.

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Team North America on verge of WFG Continental Cup victory

PENTICTON, B.C. — Team North America is closing in on its fifth triumph at the World Financial Group Continental Cup, presented by Monsanto.

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Team North America carries lead into final day

PENTICTON, B.C. — Team North America is taking a nine-point lead into the final day of the World Financial Group Continental Cup, presented by Monsanto.

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Plaxton wins World Financial Group Rock the Ice contest

Penticton, B.C. — Ann Louise Plaxton of Lethbridge, Alta., can thank her draw weight for winning the $25,000 Cdn grand prize on Saturday in the World Financial Group Rock the Ice Contest final.

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Team World hanging tough at WFG Continental Cup

PENTICTON, B.C. — Team World stopped some of the bleeding on Saturday afternoon at the World Financial Group Continental Cup, presented by Monsanto.

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Clean sweep for Team North America in mixed doubles

PENTICTON, B.C. — Team North America continues to build momentum at the World Financial Group Continental Cup, presented by Monsanto.

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Team North America caps big day in Penticton

PENTICTON, B.C — Team North America is taking control at the World Financial Group Continental Cup, presented by Monsanto. There were 12 points available on Friday at the South Okanagan Events Centre in the Ryder Cup-style curling competition featuring 12 of the best teams in the world; Team North America took nine of them and leads Team World 13-8 in the overall points race through two days.

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Team World carries one-point lead into Day 2

PENTICTON, B.C. — Team North America got two well-timed shots in the arm to close out the opening day of the World Financial Group Continental Cup, presented by Monsanto.

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Martin’s Back for Curling’s International Classic

When Team North America hits the ice in Penticton January 10-13 to take on Team World in the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling, they’ll have one of the greatest legends of the game on the home side.

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Curling’s Great Scot is Coming to Penticton!

At just 22 years of age, Scotland’s Eve Muirhead has already established a place as one of the most formidable competitors on the international curling scene.  And she’ll be displaying her talents as part of Team World for the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling in Penticton.

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Team Canada Set to Join Team North America in Penticton

A victory at the 2012 Scotties Tournament of Hearts – the Canadian Women’s Curling Championship – earned Heather Nedohin the right to compete as Team Canada in this year’s Scotties in Kingston.

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Jones Makes Season Debut at WFG Continental Cup of Curling

In a year that has seen Jennifer Jones undergo knee surgery and give birth to her first child, the Winnipeg skip is preparing for a return to the competitive curling scene.  And, she’ll be hitting the ice for her first competitive action of the season in Penticton January 10-13 for the World Financial Group Continental Cup.

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Norway’s Ulsrud Sides with the World

Thomas Ulsrud will be making his fourth appearance at the World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling when his Norwegian shooters join Team World January 10-13 in Penticton’s South Okanagan Events Centre to face Team North America in the ninth edition of the international classic.

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Sweden’s Edin Back to Defend the Cup

When Team World sealed the championship at the 2012 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling in Langley, the Swedish foursome skipped by Niklas Edin was right in the middle of the victory celebration.

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