Author Archives: Curling Canada (page 10)

Author Archives: Curling Canada

2015 Universiade Team Canada Women

February 2, 2015

L-R: skip Breanne Meakin, third Lauren Horton, second Lynn Kreviazuk, lead Jessica Armstrong

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CIS curlers pushing for Universiade podium finishes

January 19, 2015

OTTAWA (Canadian Interuniversity Sport) – The Canadian student-athletes who will make up Canada’s men’s and women’s curling teams at the 27th Winter Universiade in Granada, Spain, have won at the CIS and junior levels, and are now ready to add a FISU podium placement to their list of achievements.

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2015 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Team

January 15, 2015

Clockwise from top left: Skip Mark Ideson (lead rocks), vice-skip Ina Forrest, third Dennis Thiessen, coach Joe Rea, alternate Marie Wright, second Sonja Gaudet.

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Top teams start CTRS chase in Oakville, Ont.

September 4, 2014

While the competitive bonspiel season officially began last week in Baden, Switzerland, most Canadian teams will be chasing their first Canadian Team Ranking System points of the season, starting today at the World Curling Tour Stu Sells Tankard in Oakville, Ont.

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Rivals on the ice but friends off the ice

July 4, 2014

Canada's top curlers leave their intense rivalries on the ice.

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Emma Miskew: Chasing athletic dreams

June 17, 2014

Ottawa’s Emma Miskew knows from personal experience just how difficult it is to balance a competitive curling career with the demands of a university program.

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How curling helped one special five-year-old accomplish big things

May 23, 2014

I experienced something a couple of weeks back that gave me an incredible feeling of satisfaction and really validated the integrity of the job for me.

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Helping rural kids learn about curling

May 6, 2014

The classes start the same way every time in these schools: the kids enter the gym, chatting and rambunctious, like any other group of eight-year-olds, but then they notice what is about to happen. Something different.

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Hall of Fame member Marilyn Barraclough has passed away

April 16, 2014

Marilyn Hazel Barraclough, who was instrumental in merging the former Canadian Ladies Curling Association to the Canadian Curling Association, has passed away in Calgary.

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Inside Junior Curling: The legacy lives on

April 14, 2014

It has been almost 14 years since the curling world lost one of its greatest athletes, Sandra Schmirler. A native of Saskatchewan, Schmirler quickly climbed the ranks to curling greatness and stole the hearts of Canadians from coast to coast. To say Sandra is a Canadian and curling hero is an understatement.

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Canada claims third straight Paralympic gold!

March 15, 2014

We’re golden, three times over!

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Weston Club in Toronto host 2016 Canadian Mixed

March 11, 2014

Canada’s top mixed curling teams will not only play for a national championship, but will also be part of the 100th anniversary celebrations of the Weston Golf & Country Club in Toronto, it was announced today by the Canadian Curling Association.

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Curling gets increased role in Canadian winter sports

March 7, 2014

Fresh off our sport’s success at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, curling will have a greater role to play with the Canadian winter sports community.

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Team Canada chases third straight Paralympics gold in Sochi

March 6, 2014

SOCHI, Russia — Already the site this year of two gold-medal performances by Maple Leaf-clad teams, the Canadian wheelchair team will open play on Saturday at the Ice Cube Curling Center in Sochi in pursuit of a third consecutive Paralympic Winter Games gold medal.

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Gaudet selected Team Canada flag bearer for Paralympics opening ceremony

March 5, 2014

SOCHI, RUSSIA — The Canadian Paralympic Committee announced today that wheelchair curler Sonja Gaudet (Vernon, B.C.) has been selected as flag bearer for Canada at the opening ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Russia.

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