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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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Veteran Howard Suits Up for the North American Side

When Team North America takes on Team World in the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling January 10-13 in Penticton, Glenn Howard will be looking to keep alive his team’s championship streak from last season.

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Pottinger Prepares to Take on the World

At the 2012 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship, Allison Pottinger, representing the United States, lost a tie-breaker to Canada’s Heather Nedohin and missed out on the playoffs by just a single point.

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Sigfridsson Slides Out of the Shadows of a Legend

In the past two decades of women’s curling, Anette Norberg has unquestionably been the biggest name in the Swedish game with a pair of Olympic gold medals and three world championship victories to her credit.

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Reigning World Women’s Champs Return to Canada

In five trips to the World Women’s Curling Championship beginning in 1997, the best result to date for Switzerland’s Mirjam Ott had been a 2008 bronze medal performance in Vernon.  But that changed in a big way at the 2012 showdown in Lethbridge.

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New Scoring System Gets Straight to the Points

The ninth edition of the World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling will feature the best curlers in the game facing off in Penticton’s South Okanagan Events Centre January 10-13, 2013 for the most unique event in international curling.

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A Tale of Two Countries for McCormick at the Continental Cup

Team North America’s emblem for the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling is a blend of the Maple Leaf and Stars & Stripes, symbolizing the flags of the two nations that will compete against Team World January 10-13 in Penticton.

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Brewster is Back to Defend WFG Continental Cup Title

The future of men’s curling in Scotland appears to be in very good hands with the Tom Brewster team stepping up to carry the torch ignited by David Murdoch, a two-time gold medalist at the World Men’s Curling Championship.

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World Financial Group Continental Cup is Rockin’ the Okanagan

Loretta Wittur of Kelowna is the first lucky winner of Global Okanagan’s “Get Rockin’ Now!” contest promoting the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling coming to Penticton January 10-13.

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Canada’s Teams are Set for the World Financial Group Continental Cup

When the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling takes to the ice in Penticton next January, the most accomplished players in the world will be there to compete in one of international curling’s most prestigious championships.

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The Best in the World Will be Back in the Okanagan

The Host Committee for the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling coming to Penticton’s South Okanagan Events Centre January 10-13, has announced the sale of Full Event ticket packages starting March 1st.

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Last Chance for an Invitation to the Exclusive Party!

The 2012 World Financial Group Continental Cup hits the ice at the Langley Events Centre, January 12th – but the official launch comes at 9:00 p.m. January 11 for FAN Appreciation Night.

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The Continental Cup of Curling: International Curlers Compete for Prizes – and Pride!

Having witnessed the enthusiastic crowds that rocked the Vancouver Olympic curling venue in February 2010, curling fans may find it hard to believe that there was a time when the whole world wasn’t hooked on curling.

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