Tag Archives: russia

Tag Archives: russia

Swiss claim third straight world women’s gold medal

Swift Current Sk, March 27, 2016.Ford World Woman's Curling Championship.Gold medalist Switzerland, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
March 27, 2016

SWIFT CURRENT — Less than a year after being diagnosed with cancer, Irene Schori is a world champion for the second time in three years.

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Russia topples Canada to win 2016 Ford Worlds bronze

Swift Current Sk, March 27, 2016.Ford World Woman's Curling Championship.Bronze.Russia skip Anna Sidorova,third Margarita Fomina,second Alexandra Raeva, lead Nkeiruka Ezekh, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
March 27, 2016

SWIFT CURRENT — For Russia, it was its third consecutive bronze medal in world women’s curling play. For Canada, it was a disappointing end to a good week.

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Japan to battle Switzerland for Ford Worlds gold medal

Swift Current Sk, March 26, 2016.Ford World Woman's Curling Championship.Semi-FinalJapan skip Satsuki Fujisawa.Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
March 27, 2016

SWIFT CURRENT — Japan made curling history Saturday night at the Ford World Women’s Championship, presented by Meridian Manufacturing, when Satsuki Fujisawa and her young team defeated Russia’s Anna Sidorova 7-5 in an extra end.

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Russia ends Canada’s quest for gold at 2016 Ford Worlds

Swift Current Sk, March 26, 2016.Ford World Woman's Curling Championship.Team Russia, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
March 26, 2016

SWIFT CURRENT — Canada’s hopes of winning the Ford World Women’s Championship, presented by Meridian Manufacturing, for the first time since 2008 came crashing down Saturday afternoon, when Russia’s Anna Sidorova defeated Chelsea Carey 7-4.

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Swiss playing for gold again at Ford Worlds

Swift Current Sk, March 25, 2016.Ford World Woman's Curling Championship.Switzerland (L-R) skip Binia Feltscher, second Franziska Kaufmann, third Irene Schori, lead Christien Urech, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
March 26, 2016

SWIFT CURRENT — Switzerland is one win away from winning its fourth Ford World Women’s Curling Championship in five years.

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Team Canada bound for playoffs at 2016 Ford Worlds

Swift Current Sk, March 24, 2016.Ford World Woman's Curling Championship.Canada (L-R) third Amy Nixon,lead Laine Peters, second Jocelyn Peterman, skip Chelsea Carey, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
March 25, 2016

SWIFT CURRENT — A team meeting between draws helped reignite Team Canada when it needed a spark the most. Canadian third Amy Nixon credited “Auntie Laurie” for getting the team back on track.

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Japan nails down Page 1-2 playoff berth at 2016 Ford Worlds

Swift Current Sk, March 24, 2016.Ford World Woman's Curling Championship.Japan skip Satsuki Fujisawa, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
March 24, 2016

SWIFT CURRENT —Thursday was an historic day for Japanese curling. The country earned its first-ever spot in the Page 1-2 playoff game after dismantling both Scotland and Canada on the final day of round-robin play at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship, presented by Meridian Manufacturing.

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Japan, Russia closing in on playoff berths at Ford Worlds

Swift Current Sk, March 24, 2016.Ford World Woman's Curling Championship.Russia skip Anna Sidorova, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
March 24, 2016

SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. — A pair of teams took significant steps on Thursday morning toward nailing down playoff berths at the 2016 Ford World Women’s  Curling Championship, presented by Meridian Manufacturing.

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Playoff race heats up at 2016 Ford Worlds

Swift Current Sk, March 23, 2016.Ford World Woman's Curling Championship.Canada skip Chelsea Carey of Calgary Ab studies the stones line as, Finland skip Oona Kauste, checks the path during their draw 14 game.Canada leads Finland 7-0 after 7 ends. michael burns photo
March 24, 2016

SWIFT CURRENT — Five teams remain in contention for four playoff spots after play Wednesday at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship, presented by Meridian Manufacturing.

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South Korea steals way to win over Canada at Ford Worlds

Swift Current Sk, March 23, 2016.Ford World Woman's Curling Championship.Korea skip Ji Sun Kim, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
March 23, 2016

SWIFT CURRENT — The odds are long for South Korea to make the playoffs at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship, presented by Meridian Manufacturing, but the team pulled a shocking upset on the afternoon draw Wednesday.

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Japan keeps on rolling at 2016 Ford Worlds

Swift Current Sk, March 23, 2016.Ford World Woman's Curling Championship.Japan third Chinami Yoshida, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
March 23, 2016

SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. — Their coach, Calgary’s J.D. Lind, was a believer in Team Japan long before they arrived in Saskatchewan for the 2016 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship, presented by Meridian Manufacturing.

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Big night for Scotland, Italy at 2016 Ford Worlds

Swift Current Sk, March 22, 2016.Ford World Woman's Curling Championship.Italy Fans, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
March 23, 2016

SWIFT CURRENT — Since Scotland’s loss to Sweden in its first game at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship, presented by Meridian Manufacturing, the teams have gone in opposite directions.

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Canada grinds out two more wins at 2016 Ford Worlds

Swift Current Sk, March 22, 2016.Ford World Woman's Curling Championship.Canada skip Chelsea Carey (L)  of Calgary Ab,and  third Amy Nixon discuss their options during draw 10 match against Italy. michael burns photo
March 22, 2016

SWIFT CURRENT — Canada’s Chelsea Carey won twice Tuesday at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship, presented by Meridian Manufacturing, and did it without pulling her hair out. It was tempting, she said after the second game of the day.

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Canada remains in first-place logjam at Ford Worlds

Swift Current Sk, March 22, 2016.Ford World Woman's Curling Championship. Canada skip Chelsea Carey, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
March 22, 2016

SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. — The Team Canada train kept rolling on Tuesday morning at the 2016 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship, presented by Meridian Manufacturing.

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Canada stays in lead pack by beating Sweden at Ford Worlds

Swift Current Sk, March 21, 2016.Ford World Woman's Curling Championship.Canada skip Chelsea Carey raise her brush in the 9th end after scoring a deuce.Canada defeats Sweden 9-4, to go 4-1 after draw 8, michael burns photo
March 22, 2016

SWIFT CURRENT —There is a traffic jam unlike Swift Current has ever seen at the top of the Ford World Women’s Curling championship, presented by Meridian Manufacturing.

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