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Canadian teams outside the playoff picture at Curling World Cup

December 9, 2018

It wasn’t the result the three Canadian curling teams hoped for when arriving at Omaha, Neb., for the Curling World Cup. The Canadian men’s, women’s and mixed doubles teams did not qualify for any of the Sunday finals at Ralston Arena. Despite the result, Canadian teams gained some new experience playing at the new event.

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Double-win day keeps Canadian women on track at Curling World Cup

December 7, 2018

Tracy Fleury’s Canadian women’s team picked up two critical wins on Friday to stay in the playoff picture at the Curling World Cup in Omaha, Neb. The two victories at Ralston Arena lifted the Canadian women’s team to a 3-1 record with one more day of action in the double round-robin.

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Gunnlaugson makes first loss at Curling World Cup ‘disappear’ with win against China

December 6, 2018

A loss is never a welcome sight for any team’s record. But just like a magician, Winnipeg’s Jason Gunnlaugson essentially made his first loss disappear with a victory against China during Thursday’s Curling World Cup action at Ralston Arena in Omaha, Neb.

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Canadian teams split first two games at Curling World Cup

December 5, 2018

The Canadian teams opened with a win and a loss in its first two games at the Curling World Cup on Wednesday at the Ralston Arena in Omaha, Neb. Tracy Fleury (Winnipeg) led her women’s team to victory and the mixed doubles team of Kalynn Park (Calgary)/John Morris (Canmore, Alta.) were just shy of a win with a shootout loss at Ralston Arena in Omaha, Neb.

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Canadian teams aim to match early success at second leg of Curling World Cup

December 4, 2018

Many eyes will be on the Canadian men’s, women’s and mixed doubles teams at the second leg of the Curling World Cup in Omaha, Neb., slated to begin this Wednesday. Opponents won’t be admiring the Maple Leaf of the front of the Canadians’ jackets, but instead honing in on the targets on their backs after the Canadian teams won all three gold medals at the first leg of the Curling World Cup. Teams skipped by Winnipeg’s Tracy Fleury and Jason Gunnlaugson will represent the nation in the men’s and women’s competition. They’re joined by Kalynn Park (Calgary) and John Morris ...

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Team Howard back intact in time for Tour stop in Brantford, Ont.

November 30, 2018

Scott Howard won his first World Curling Tour event as skip just two weeks ago. Who knows how long it will be before he has another chance?

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Scottish teams cash in at WCT stop in Penticton, B.C.

November 27, 2018

It was a big week for Scottish men’s curling. Just days after Scotland’s Bruce Mouat won the 2018 La Gruyere European Championship in Estonia, two more Scottish teams met in the final of another major event on the World Curling Tour.

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Hartung wins eight straight on the way to Red Deer title

November 20, 2018

Edmonton’s Brendan Bottcher was looking for his third championship at the Red Deer Curling Classic, but Saskatoon’s Kody Hartung played spoiler in the final, downing the defending champions 7-6.

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Wheelchair, mixed doubles events highlight busy weekend on Tour

November 16, 2018

Not too long ago, the top-tier curling schedule was just a list of where you could see the best four-player curling teams in action on a given weekend. These days, it’s a bit more varied, and that’s a good thing.

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Dynasty Apparel named Official Uniform Partner of Curling Canada

November 15, 2018

Canada’s top curlers will be outfitted in Dynasty Apparel as part of a new partnership, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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Jacobs, Homan prevail at Grand Slam Tour Challenge

November 13, 2018

By the standards of most other teams, Team Rachel Homan and Team Brad Jacobs are both having pretty good years. Both squads have qualified in almost every event, and have reached semifinals and finals in big events all year. Homan even won her first event of the year, the World Cup of Curling in Suzhou, China.

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Manitoba wins Canadian Mixed title in front of hometown crowd

November 10, 2018

Manitoba’s Colin Kurz and his team from the Assiniboine Memorial Curling Club scored early and protected its lead to win the 2019 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship. The 21-year-old skip bested Nova Scotia’s Kendal Thompson (Mayflower Curling Club) 7-4 in the final.

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Four teams advance to playoffs at 2019 Canadian Mixed

November 9, 2018

The Friday night entertainment at the 2019 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship in Winnipeg is a Manitoba Social. Manitobans will be jubilant to share their tradition with Canada’s other provinces and territories at the championship in the Fort Rouge Curling Club and there’s extra cause for celebration considering Colin Kurz’s hometown team locked up a spot in the playoffs.

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Top teams back in action this weekend on World Curling Tour

November 9, 2018

After a relatively quiet week on the World Curling Tour, the top teams are back in action at the Grand Slam of Curling’s Tour Challenge in Thunder Bay, Ont.

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British Columbia’s Tanaka tops Quebec at 2019 Mixed

November 8, 2018

Qualifying for the Championship Pool is the first step along the road to pursuing a championship final. But that road varies depending on how a team qualifies. A top-place finish provides a bit of cushion en route to the gold medal game, but teams that just clear the hurdle are a usually two – sometimes three – games behind the eight-ball with little room for error. Such is the case for British Columbia’s Cody Tanaka at the 2019 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship and it’s why his first Championship Pool victory is a step in the right direction.

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