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Canada locks up a playoff spot at World Mixed

October 10, 2017

Canada notched two more wins on Tuesday, including an extra-end nail-biter against Australia, to secure a spot in the playoffs at the World Mixed Curling Championship in Champéry, Switzerland.

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Canada steals another win at World Mixed Championships

October 9, 2017

“We haven’t hit our stride quite yet, but we’ve made the right shots at the right time” said Team Canada skip Trevor Bonot after stealing the final end on the way to a 6-5 win over England’s Andrew Woolston on Monday morning at the World Mixed Curling Championship in Champéry, Switzerland.

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Another win for Canada at World Mixed

October 8, 2017

Team Canada notched a 5-3 win over Poland on Sunday morning to remain undefeated at the 2017 World Mixed Curling Championship in Champéry, Switzerland.

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Team Canada opens 2017 World Mixed with a win

October 7, 2017

Team Canada’s Trevor Bonot stole his way to a 9-2 win to kick off the 2017 World Mixed Curling Championship today in Champéry, Switzerland.

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Top teams looking for Thanksgiving weekend cash at Tour events

October 6, 2017

It seemed like the curling season was getting off to a slow start. There was the Everest Challenge mixed event in August, there was a Grand Slam of Curling event nearly a month ago, but then teams were picking and choosing which events to play, catering their schedule to the grind that comes with the completion of the Olympic cycle.

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Hall of Famer Ray Turnbull passes away

October 6, 2017

One of curling’s most beloved characters passed away on Friday morning, leaving behind a long list of friends on and off the ice.

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2017 World Mixed Championship underway Friday in Switzerland

October 4, 2017

Teams attending the 2017 World Mixed Curling Championship, beginning Friday in Champéry, Switzerland, should prepare to hear the occasional moose call inside the Palladium de Champéry.

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Pre-Trials teams in fine form with weekend triumphs

September 26, 2017

The Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings is the most anticipated event of this curling season. All the qualified teams have planned their seasons with the hope that they peak at just the right time, and earn the right to represent Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics. It was the yet-to-qualify teams who were putting on a show this past weekend on the World Curling Tour.

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Victory in Cornwall boosts Team Jacobs in world rankings

September 19, 2017

It was supposed to be a battle for the World Curling Tour No. 1 spot. But when Brad Gushue and Niklas Edin both made early exits from the AMJ Campbell Shorty Jenkins Classic, all eyes turned to two former No. 1s, as they advanced through the playoff round.

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Gushue, Edin battle for world top ranking in Cornwall, Ont.

September 15, 2017

Most Canadian curling fans will tell you that Team Brad Gushue is the best in the world right now.

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Curling Canada, World Curling Federation extend partnership through 2020

September 12, 2017

One of the most enduring and mutually beneficial working agreements in sport will be extended through the 2019-20 season, it was announced jointly today by the World Curling Federation and Curling Canada.

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Gushue and Sweeting win 2017 Tour Challenge

September 11, 2017

So far, 2017 has been good to Brad Gushue. After a disastrous 2016 that saw him lose the final of the Tim Hortons Brier, a groin injury set in which sidelined him for the rest of the year. But once the calendar turned, the St. John’s native turned his fate around winning the 2017 Brier in his hometown, and capping it off with an undefeated run at the Ford World Men’s Championships.

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Carey, Hodgson take Canad Inns Mixed Doubles title

September 5, 2017

It was 30 degrees and sunny, the kids weren’t even back to school, but the curling season jumped into full swing as 48 teams hit the ice at the Canad Inns Mixed Doubles Championship in Winnipeg.

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Marco Ferraro — Curler, Broadcaster, Inventor, Administrator

September 3, 2017

Marco Ferraro, the inventor of the Marco Hack® and a competitor at the 1988 Brier and the 2010 Canadian Senior Men’s Championship, died on Thursday, August 31, at Notre-Dame Hospital in Montreal. He was 62, and had been battling brain cancer since a diagnosis this past January. Marco was born in Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec, in 1955 — his father was an executive with Hydro-Québec. The family eventually settled in Beauharnois, and his lifelong love of curling began when his mother took him to the Beauchâteau Curling Club in Maple Grove. He was fascinated by the sport and immersed himself in it, ...

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Canadian duo captures silver in New Zealand

August 30, 2017

Calgary’s Kalynn Park and Charley Thomas fell just short on Wednesday in a bid to defend their mixed doubles curling gold medal at the 2017 Audi quattro Winter Games New Zealand.

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