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Paralympic Curlers Strong Out of the Gate

Gangneung Curling Centre. The Paralympic Winter Games, PyeongChang, South Korea, Thursday 8th March 2018. Photo: Joel Marklund for OIS/IOC. Handout image supplied by OIS/IOC
March 10, 2018

The Canadian Wheelchair Curling team is treating the 2018 Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea like a marathon. It won’t be won or lost on day one, and it will take a consistent effort over the 11-game round robin to set them up for a sprint to the finish line. While there is still a lot of curling to be played, they couldn’t be happier with their results out of the gate. In their first game on this Paralympic marathon, Canada defeated Switzerland 8-0, with the Swiss conceding after the sixth end. “We’re pretty happy with that start,” said third ...

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Team Canada’s Tyler Tardi advances to gold medal final at World Juniors

March 9, 2018

Canada’s Tyler Tardi will play for gold at the 2018 World Junior Curling Championships in Aberdeen, Scotland, after defeating USA’s Andrew Stopera 8-5 in the men’s semifinal on Friday evening.

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Team Canada women will play for gold at World Juniors

March 9, 2018

Canada’s Kaitlyn Jones and her Halifax-based team of third Kristin Clarke, second Karlee Burgess, lead Lindsey Burgess, alternate Lauren Lenentine and coach Andrew Atherton will play for a gold medal after battling to a 9-7 semifinal win over China’s Zixin Wang at the 2018 World Junior Curling Championships Friday in Aberdeen, Scotland

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Semifinals for Team Canada men and women at World Juniors

March 8, 2018

Team Canada’s Tyler Tardi and Kaitlyn Jones wrapped up the round robin in second place at the 2018 World Junior Curling Championships on Thursday. Both teams will move on to Friday’s semifinals at Curl Aberdeen in Aberdeen, Scotland.

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Team Canada women will play for medals; men close in on playoff berth at World Juniors

March 7, 2018

Kaitlyn Jones is through to the semifinals of the 2018 World Junior Curling Championships and Tyler Tardi is one step closer to a playoff berth after a winning day for both Canadian teams on Wednesday in Aberdeen, Scotland.

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Canadian Juniors keep playoffs in sight at World Championships

March 6, 2018

Both Tyler Tardi and Kaitlyn Jones earned crucial wins on Tuesday to keep the playoffs in sight at the 2018 World Junior Curling Championships in Aberdeen, Scotland.

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Team Canada women and men back in the win column at World Juniors

March 5, 2018

It was bounce-back day for Kaitlyn Jones and Tyler Tardi as both Canadian teams notched wins on Day 3 of the round robin at the 2018 World Junior Curling Championships in Aberdeen, Scotland.

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Team Canada runs into tough competition on Day 2 at World Juniors

March 4, 2018

Tyler Tardi and Kaitlyn Jones had a tough day against the home teams today, as both Canadian teams lost their first games of the round robin – in both cases, to Scotland – at the 2018 World Junior Curling Championships taking place at Curl Aberdeen in Aberdeen, Scotland.

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Canadian junior champs start strong on first day of 2018 World Junior Championships

March 3, 2018

Team Canada’s women’s and men’s teams kicked off with wins all round today at the 2018 World Junior Curling Championships, a huge accomplishment considering the travel ordeal both teams endured on the way to Aberdeen, Scotland.

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2018 World Junior Championships begin Saturday in Scotland

March 1, 2018

Two teams with significant international experience will open play on Saturday in the 2018 World Junior Curling Championship, staged in Curl Aberdeen at Aberdeen, Scotland.

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Curling Canada honours annual award-winners

February 27, 2018

Two men from Quebec who have worked tirelessly on behalf of the sport of curling have won prestigious Curling Canada awards, it was announced on Tuesday.

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Three Canadian teams chasing Olympic curling gold in Pyeongchang

February 6, 2018

Canadian curling fans will have one more team to cheer for when the 2018 Winter Olympics get underway on Friday with the opening ceremonies in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Canada’s Kevin Martin to join World Curling Hall of Fame

February 1, 2018

Three-time Olympian and four-time Tim Hortons Brier champion Kevin Martin of Edmonton will be inducted into the World Curling Hall of Fame, it was announced today by the World Curling Federation.

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Canadian Curling Hall-of-Famer Rod Hunter passes away

January 7, 2018

Two-time world champion and Manitoba curling legend Rod (The Arrow) Hunter has passed away.

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Canadian wheelchair curling team selected for nomination to Canadian Paralympic Committee for 2018 Winter Paralympic Games

December 8, 2017

A veteran-laden lineup has met the criteria for nomination to the Canadian Paralympic Committee to represent this country in wheelchair curling at the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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