Tag Archives: Switzerland

Tag Archives: Switzerland

Finland, U.S. into Ford Worlds tiebreaker

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship, Curling Fans, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
April 2, 2015

Aku Kauste of Finland scored threes in the second and eight ends Thursday to beat Joel Retornaz of Italy 7-5 and advance into Friday’s 2:30 p.m. (all times Atlantic) tiebreaker game against John Shuster of the U.S. at the 2015 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship.

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Canada finishes Ford Worlds round robin with win

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship, Canada skip Pat Simmons, third John Morris, lead Nolan Thiessen, second Carter Rycroft, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
April 2, 2015

Pat Simmons of Canada and Thomas Ulsrud of Norway finished off their round-robin play at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship with their 10th wins Thursday and immediately set about planning for their rematch in Friday’s Page 1-2 playoff game.

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Swedes on a roll at Ford Worlds

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship, Sweden skip Niklas Edin, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
April 1, 2015

Niklas Edin of Sweden continued to score in bunches Wednesday, rolling to a 9-2 win over Yusuke Morozumi of Japan to move ever closer to securing a playoff berth at the 2015 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.

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Team Canada bounces back with Ford Worlds win

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship. Canada skip Pat Simmons, lead Nolan Thiessen, second Carter Rycroft, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
April 1, 2015

Canada and Norway woke up on opposite sides of the emotional bed Wednesday morning but both teams put Tuesday’s head-to-head clash behind them and stormed to Draw 11 victories that kept them atop the standings at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship.

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Norway makes (fashion) statement against Canada

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship. Norway  skip Thomas Ulsrud,third Torger Nergard, second Christoffer Svae,lead Havard Vad Petersson, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
March 31, 2015

Thomas Ulrud and his Norwegian teammates are defending champions and they served notice Tuesday evening that they are not going to easily give up their Ford World Men’s Curling Championship.

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Big bounceback win for Sweden at Ford worlds

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship. Sweden skip Niklas Edin, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
March 31, 2015

Niklas Edin and his Sweden teammates bounced back from a devastating Monday night loss with an impressive 7-3 victory over Jiří Snítil of the Czech Republic Tuesday morning in the ninth draw at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship in the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.

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Canada remains on top of the Ford Worlds

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship. Canada skip Pat Simmons,lead Nolan Thiessen, second Carter Rycroft, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
March 30, 2015

Team Canada took the easy route to 5-0 while Norway and Switzerland had nail-biters to stay on their tail at 4-1 after eight draws Monday at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.

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Young Swiss making their move at Ford Worlds

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship, Switzerland lead Raphael Marki, third Enrico Pfister, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
March 30, 2015

Marc Pfister and his Switzerland foursome scored four in the second end Monday and cruised to a 7-1 win over Joel Retornaz of Italy to improve to 3-1 for a share of second place after seven draws at the 2015 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.

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Team Canada alone atop standings at Ford Worlds

2015, Halifax N.S. Ford Men's World Curling Championship, Canada Fans, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
March 29, 2015

Pat Simmons and Team Canada stole two in the 10th end Sunday evening to score a tough 9-6 win over Sweden’s Niklas Edin and remain the only unbeaten team after five draws at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.

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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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Team Canada finishes fourth at 2014 World Men’s Curling Championship

April 6, 2014

BEIJING — Team Canada has fallen short in its bid for a medal at the 2014 World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada.

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Canada bounces back with win over Swiss at World Men’s Championship

April 2, 2014

BEIJING — Team Canada got a better handle on the ice, and as a result has a better handle on its playoff chances at the 2014 World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada.

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Switzerland claims 2014 Ford Worlds gold with win over Canada

March 23, 2014

Binia Feltscher’s Swiss team extended Team Canada’s gold-medal dry spell on Sunday night at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship.

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Switzerland to play Canada for gold medal at 2014 Ford Worlds

March 22, 2014

Switzerland will look to finish off second straight Ford World Women’s Curling Championship, presented by Booster Juice, contested on Canadian soil with a gold medal.

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