Tag Archives: world curling federation

Tag Archives: world curling federation

Nolan Thiessen joins Kelly Scott on WCF Athlete Commission

Grande Prairie, AB Home Hardware Canada Cup 2015 Team Simmons Lead Nolan Thiessen Curling Canada / michael burns photo
October 27, 2016

Three-time Tim Hortons Brier champ and former world champ Nolan Thiessen is one of five new members of the World Curling Federation’s Athlete Commission, it was announced today by the WCF.

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Thiessen blog: How we got to Curling ABG (After BroomGate)

September 16, 2016

This past week, the World Curling Federation introduced numerous new sweeping and equipment rules during the World Curling Congress in Stockholm. This year’s congress was likely the most discussed Congress of the five held to date, after a year in which a massive sweeping conundrum hung over our sport.

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Curling Canada adopts new sweeping regulations

Swift Current Sk, March 23, 2016.Ford World Woman's Curling Championship.Russia  skip Anna Sidorova, second Alexandra Raeva, third Margarita Fomina, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
September 11, 2016

New regulations covering brush-head technology and sweeping technique for play at World Curling Federation events were approved on Saturday at the WCF’s Annual General Assembly in Stockholm, Sweden.

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WCF and National Research Council are testing curling brushes and sweeping technique

May 25, 2016

OTTAWA – The World Curling Federation (WCF) and the National Research Council (NRC), Canada’s “go-to” research and technology organization, are investigating the effects of curling brush head technology on ice surfaces and their potential effects on where stones come to rest.

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Warren Hansen inducted into World Curling Hall of Fame

World Men's Curling Championship 2016, Basel, Switzerland
April 8, 2016

BASEL, Switzerland — A man who whose contributions to the sport of curling, on and off the ice, are recognized around the world was acknowledged on the world stage today.

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Edmonton to host 2017 Ford World Men’s Championship

Edmonton Ab.Mar8,2013.Tim Hortons Brier.CCA/michael burns photo
January 19, 2016

A city that holds the attendance record for three different curling events will get another chance to show off for the world, it was announced jointly today by Curling Canada and the World Curling Federation.

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Lethbridge to host 2017 World Mixed Doubles, Seniors

October 1, 2015

Lethbridge will be hosting another world-class curling event, it was announced jointly today by the World Curling Federation and Curling Canada.

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Canadian curling continues to dominate world rankings

2015, Calgary Ab, Tim Hortons Brier, Curling Fans, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
May 5, 2015

Canada’s national curling teams produced another season of international success during the 2014-15 season, resulting in our country topping three of the World Curling Federation’s four ranking lists for the second straight year, it was announced today.

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TSN to broadcast European Curling Championships

Le Gruyère European Curling Championships 2014
November 25, 2014

TSN, in collaboration with its longtime partner the Canadian Curling Association, are working together to give Canadian curling fans a unique television viewing opportunity later this week.

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Swift Current to host 2016 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship

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November 5, 2014

The Ford World Women’s Curling Championship is returning to Swift Current, Sask., it was announced jointly today by the Canadian Curling Association and World Curling Federation.

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Canada’s Prouse and Lochanski named to WCF executive board

September 8, 2014

Two former Canadian Curling Association Board of Governors chairs will be part of the World Curling Federation’s executive board for the next two years.

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Canadian curling makes history with World rankings sweep

April 8, 2014

For the first time ever, one country’s curling program sits on top of the World Curling Federation’s rankings in the men’s, women’s and wheelchair disciplines.

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Ferbey to be inducted into Word Curling Hall of Fame

April 1, 2014

One of the most accomplished curlers in the history of the sport will enter the World Curling Hall of Fame, it was announced today.

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Scott, Lamoureux named to WCF commissions

April 30, 2013

Two-time Scotties Tournament of Hearts champion Kelly Scott has been selected by the World Curling Federation (WCF) to be part of the inaugural WCF Athlete Commission, while Canadian Curling Association Director, Championship Services & Curling Club Development Danny Lamoureux has been selected to the first WCF Competitions and Rules Commission, where he’ll join former Canadian Curling Association governor Graham Prouse.

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CCA, WCF extend partnership
 on world championships through 2018

April 3, 2013

OTTAWA — The Canadian Curling Association (CCA) and World Curling Federation (WCF) have come to an agreement to extend their partnership on hosting world championships through the 2017-18 curling season, it was announced today.

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