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Tag Archives: world curling federation

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Duguid, Northcott to be inducted into World Curling Hall of Fame

March 26, 2013

Two of Canada’s most accomplished curlers will be inducted into the World Curling Hall of Fame, it was announced today by the World Curling Federation (WCF) and Canadian Curling Association (CCA).

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Penticton Pops are Rockin’ the House

June 14, 2012

The curling action has been hot and heavy in Cherry Lane Mall since Sunday, June 10 for the “Rockin’ with Dad” competition promoting the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling.

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World Curling Federation selects Canadian officials and ice technicians for Sochi

June 6, 2012

Canadians will play an important role in the curling events at the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia, but they won’t all be throwing rocks or sweeping.

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