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Former CCA president Stan Oleson passes away

December 28, 2018

A former president of the Canadian Curling Association, and member of the Canadian Curling Hall of Fame, has passed away.

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Team Carruthers earns pre-Christmas bonus in Japan

December 24, 2018

It wasn’t quite a Christmas miracle, but there’s no doubt Reid Carruthers will be returning home for the holidays with a little extra joy in his heart … and a bit more cash in his pocket.

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Canadian teams cashing in at Asian WCT events

December 20, 2018

While most of the competitive curlers are ready to settle in next to a fire with a cup of eggnog for the Christmas break, a few Canadian teams are still on the far side of the world, chasing victories, money and points on the World Curling Tour.

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Team Homan caps 2018 with Grand Slam victory

December 18, 2018

It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish The famous sports axiom might be a perfect mantra to sum up the year for Ottawa’s Rachel Homan team.

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Wozniak steps in for Team Jacobs at Grand Slam Boost National

December 13, 2018

Just two days after winning the Home Hardware Canada Cup with a spare in the lineup, Brad Jacobs was back his winning ways, albeit with a different spare, and about 5,000 kilometres away.

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Statement on Canada Cup men’s final timing issue

December 13, 2018

After an internal review, it has been determined that during the fifth end of the men’s final of the Canada Cup on Sunday in Estevan, Sask., there was an officiating mistake that resulted in Kevin Koe’s team being told its final delivery was being pulled from play.

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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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