Author Archives: Al Cameron (page 30)

Author Archives: Al Cameron

Curling coaches earn Petro-Canada Coaching Excellence Awards

November 13, 2015

Two long-time Canadian curling coaches were honoured Friday night at the Coaching Association of Canada’s Petro-Canada Sport Leadership Awards Gala in Winnipeg.

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2016 Canadian Mixed starts Sunday in Toronto

November 5, 2015

The Canadian Mixed Curling Championship gets underway on Sunday at the Weston Golf and Country Club in Toronto.

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Brandon to host 2016 Home Hardware Canada Cup

November 4, 2015

One of curling’s most competitive events, with significant implications in deciding Canada’s 2018 Olympic curling teams, will make its first trip to Manitoba, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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2016 Spirit of Curling calendar now available

October 7, 2015

The next generation of curlers will once again benefit from the second edition of The Spirit of Curling Calendar.

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Victoria to host 2017 Canadian Junior Curling Championships

October 6, 2015

Canada’s national junior curling champions will be crowned in Victoria in 2017, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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Team Lawton cashes in at Vernon bonspiel

October 5, 2015

Everybody knew going into the weekend in Vernon, B.C., that the Canadian Team Ranking System women’s standings would look quite different by the time the last rock was thrown.

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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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Oh, Baby! Cole pumped for Brier’s return to St. John’s

September 21, 2015

The last time the Canadian men’s curling championship was played in St. John’s, in 1972, Bob Cole was a fan, but he also was among his peers.

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Team Canada eliminated at World Mixed Championship

September 18, 2015

Canadian dreams of claiming gold at the inaugural World Mixed Curling Championship were dashed on Friday in Berne, Switzerland.

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Kelowna to host 2016 CIS/Curling Canada Canadian University Curling Championships

September 17, 2015

Trips to the 2017 Winter Universiade in Almaty, Kazakhstan, will be on the line when Canada’s best university curling teams gather in Kelowna, B.C., for the 2016 CIS/Curling Canada Canadian University Curling Championships.

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St. John’s named to host 2017 Tim Hortons Brier

September 14, 2015

Curling’s biggest rock stars will be heading to the Rock in 2017 for the Tim Hortons Brier, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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Revised ranking system a collaborative effort

September 10, 2015

Brendan Bottcher has always loved a challenge — be it in school, in his career or on a sheet of curling ice. So, when the 24-year-old former world junior men’s curling champ was discussing some of the pros and cons of the Canadian Team Ranking System (CTRS), and the Order of Merit — both crucial measuring sticks for high-performance curling teams in Canada — with his coach Rob Krepps, Bottcher realized rather quickly that instead of simply talking about the problem, he should play a role in contributing some potential solutions.

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Curling Canada Foundation Scholarship winners announced

September 9, 2015

Ten deserving young curlers from across the country have been named winners of the 2015 Curling Canada Foundation Scholarships, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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Team Canada set for first world mixed championship

September 8, 2015

The first world title of the 2015-16 season will be up for grabs in Berne, Switzerland, when the inaugural World Mixed Curling Championship gets underway on Saturday.

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Former Curling Canada CEO moves to CBC Sports

September 4, 2015

Curling Canada’s loss is now the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s gain, it was announced today.

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