Tag Archives: Sweden (page 2)

Tag Archives: Sweden

Italy improves to 2-0 with win over Sweden at Ford Worlds

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship, Italy skip Joel Retornaz,  lead Andrea Pilzer, second Daniele Ferrazza, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
March 29, 2015

Joel Retornaz of Italy cracked a three-ender in the third and then put a finishing exclamation point on his 11-5 over Niklas Edin of Sweden with six in the ninth end to improve to 2-0 after three draws at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship Sunday at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, N.S.

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Sweden earns narrow win to open Ford Worlds

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship, Sweden skip Niklas Edin, lead Christoffer Sundgren, second Kristian Lindstrom, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
March 28, 2015

Niklas Edin and his Swedish teammates had to overcome their own mistakes and get a last-rock draw in the 10th end to score two and get past a stubborn Finnish team 6-5 in Saturday afternoon’s opening draw at the 2015 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship in Halifax.

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Canada to play for bronze medal at World Men’s Championship

April 5, 2014

BEIJING — Team Canada will take aim at extending its medal streak at the World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada, to 13 years on Sunday (late Saturday in Canada) in the bronze-medal game at Capital Gymnasium.

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Pressure on Canada after loss to Sweden at World Men’s Championship

April 2, 2014

BEIJING — Team Canada has some work to do on the closing day of round-robin play at the 2014 World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada.

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South Korea takes Switzerland down from unbeaten ranks at Ford Worlds

March 18, 2014

South Korea’s Ji-sun Kim did the rest of the field a large favour on Tuesday afternoon at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship, presented by Booster Juice.

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Sweden sweeps opening-day games at 2014 Ford Worlds

March 15, 2014

Sweden’s Margaretha Sigfridsson had a brilliant opening day to start the 2014 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship, presented by Booster Juice.

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Sweden defeats Canada for Ford Worlds gold medal

April 7, 2013

Sweden’s Niklas Edin made some curling history on Sunday at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre in Victoria, B.C.

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Sweden wins gold at 2013 Ford Worlds

April 7, 2013

Canada’s gold-medal streak at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Booster Juice, has been snapped by Sweden.

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Sweden to play for gold at Ford Worlds

April 6, 2013

Sweden’s Niklas Edin is one win away from pulling off a 2012-2013 curling championship double.

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Team Canada to play Denmark in Page 3-4 game at Ford Worlds

April 5, 2013

Team Canada will have to take the long route to win a fourth straight gold medal at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Booster Juice.

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Scotland tied with Canada heading into home stretch at Ford Worlds

April 4, 2013

David Murdoch threw the shot, but his sweepers Scott Andrews and Greg Drummond should be the ones taking the bow for lifting Scotland into a first-place tie at the 2013 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Booster Juice.

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Sweden pulls out extra-end victory at Ford Worlds

April 1, 2013

Sweden’s Niklas Edin improved to 3-1 on Monday morning at the 2013 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Booster Juice, but as has been the case this week for the young team from Karlstad, it was anything but easy.

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Edin shooting for second gold of the season

March 21, 2013

Niklas Edin made the best of home-ice advantage, beating Norway’s Thomas Ulsrud in the final of the 2012 European Curling Championships, held in Karlstad, Sweden.

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Win Number Eight for Howard – and Still Undefeated

April 4, 2012

“Wow, there were a million rocks in play!” said Team Canada fifth player Scott Howard after a 10-6 win over Sweden for Team Canada at the 2012 World Men’s Curling Championship in Basel, Switzerland, Wednesday afternoon.

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Junior Women reflect on their World Championship experience

March 12, 2012

Canada’s junior women’s curling team – Red Deer’s Jocelyn Peterman, Brittany Tran, Rebecca Konschuh and Kristine Anderson – finished the week-long World Junior Curling Championship in Oestersund, Sweden, on Friday with a tie-breaker loss to Russia. The players and National Team Coach Melissa Soligo reflect on the experience of representing Canada on the international curling stage.

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