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From a Coach’s Perspective: World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship

Canadian National Team Coach Jim Waite recently returned from Turkey, where he supported curlers Chantelle Eberle and Dean Hicke at the 2012 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championships. During the week, Waite sent reports back to Canada, describing not just the curling competition, but also the scene in Erzurum, a predominantly Muslim city high in the mountains.

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Switzerland Wins Gold at World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship

Switzerland capped a perfect week, winning every game in the competition on their way to a 7-6 victory over Sweden to win the gold medal at the 2012 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship in Erzurum, Turkey, on Sunday.

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Canada’s Eberle and Hicke Undefeated and Ready for Playoffs

Team Canada earned a seventh straight win at the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship on Friday morning, defeating Norway 9-2 and clinching a spot in the quarterfinals.

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World Mixed Doubles Curling: Canada at the Top in Day 4 Standings

Chantelle Eberle and Dean Hicke posted three more wins in round-robin play to take over first place in their division standings at the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship in Erzurum, Turkey.

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Hicke, Eberle Remain Undefeated at Mixed Doubles World Championship

Canada’s Dean Hicke and Chantelle Eberle remain undefeated after three draws at the 2012 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship in Erzurum, Turkey.

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Canada Wins Opening Game at World Mixed Doubles Championship

Canadian Mixed Curling champions Dean Hicke and Chantelle Eberle, of the Tartan Curling Club in Regina, posted a 9-5 win in their first game at the 2012 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship which got underway today in Erzurum, Turkey.

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The Case for Mixed Doubles Curling

There are three things you need to know about mixed doubles curling. First, and it galls me to say this, Canadians aren’t very good at it.  Four cracks at (but, it should be noted, just three actual trips to — I’ll explain later) the world championship have produced only one bronze medal, thanks to the duo of Sean Grassie and Alli Nimik in 2009 at Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy.

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Mixed Doubles curling action underway at Winter Youth Olympic Games

The unique Mixed Doubles Curling Competition got underway on Friday morning at the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria.

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