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Youth Olympians remain undefeated in Norway

February 13, 2016

Team Canada notched two more wins to remain undefeated at the Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, on Saturday. “It’s a great feeling to start out at 3-0, but it’s a long week, and we just have to stay focused and really try and make sure that we stay strong. It’s going to be a long week,” said skip Mary Fay (Chester, N.S.), who with teammates Tyler Tardi, (Surrey, B.C.), second Karlee Burgess (Brookfield, N.S.), lead Sterling Middleton (Fort St. John, B.C.), and coach Helen Radford, now sit at the top of the leaderboard in Group B, tied with Sweden.

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Thanks to donors, we did it!

February 12, 2016

We did it! After so many years, so many challenges and the hours and hours of hard work, we are national champions! But let me go back to the beginning and how we got here and make sure all of you understand how the For The Love of Curling Scholarship helped me and will help countless other athletes in the future with your continued support.

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A winning start for Team Canada at 2016 Youth Olympics

February 12, 2016

Team Canada opened the 2016 Youth Olympic Games with a commanding 13-2 win over Estonia on Friday afternoon in Lillehammer, Norway. “It’s a pretty cool experience being out there, and having that first win is pretty uplifting and motivating to keep going forward,” said Tyler Tardi, of Surrey, B.C., who plays third on the Youth Olympics team with skip Mary Fay (Chester, N.S.), second Karlee Burgess (Brookfield, N.S.) and lead Sterling Middleton (Fort St. John, B.C.), with coach Helen Radford.

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Team Canada set for 2016 Youth Winter Olympics

February 11, 2016

Team Canada will begin its pursuit of curling gold on Friday at the second Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway.

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Here’s what you need to know about sweeping in 2016

February 9, 2016

Forget polishing. Forget friction. Forget warming the ice too… for now. Forget what you THINK you know about sweeping. These days, it’s all about scratches.

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Curling world mourns passing of Sam Richardson

January 21, 2016

His life in curling went beyond merely throwing a rock or sweeping it. Sam (Garnet) Richardson, who died on Thursday in his hometown of Regina at the age of 82 after a lengthy illness, preached the gospel of curling wherever he went after his competitive career was done, and become a much-sought-after (and willing) banquet speaker.

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Wheelchair curling national team set for world championship

December 22, 2015

Canada’s world-No. 1-ranked wheelchair curling program will begin its push to the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games with a familiar lineup, albeit with an eye on the future, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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Team Englot prevails at Chinese bonspiel

December 21, 2015

Following the Pinty’s Grand Slam event in Yorkton, Sask., most teams indicated they were ready to head home, unwind, and relax a bit over the holidays. Others, however, opted to stay on the road… REALLY on the road.

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Travelers Curling Club Championship hits the button for Curling Canada Rocks & Rings

December 17, 2015

There were more winners than just the men’s and women’s champions at the 2015 Travelers Curling Club Championship last month in Ottawa.

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Red-hot Team Epping wins Meridian Canadian Open

December 14, 2015

With his last shot of the game in the Meridian Canadian Open semifinal, John Epping made a shot that is considered by many to be the best of the year.

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Curling world rallies around Savill

December 8, 2015

With the completion of the Home Hardware Canada Cup, two berths to the Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings awarded, a Grand Slam event starting today, and provincial playdowns on the horizon, there is no shortage of headlines flying around the curling community. But as Canada’s elite players left the Home Hardware Canada Cup in Grand Prairie, Alta., on the way to the Pinty’s Grand Slam event in Yorkton, Sask., one story grabbed all their attention… and it had nothing to do with points, playdowns, or national rankings.

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Curling Canada’s Season of Champions returns to ESPN3

December 1, 2015

For the second straight season, United States curling fans will have full access to view Curling Canada’s prestigious Season of Champions series.

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Curling Canada issues statement on brush-head technology

November 27, 2015

Curling Canada guidelines covering recent technological advances in brush-heads are now in place for the remainder of the curling season.

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RBC Sports Day in Canada hits the ice at Stroud Curling Club

November 26, 2015

Curling Canada’s Rocks & Rings program has been in Simcoe County (Ontario) schools for four years, with 250 schools and almost 40,000 students in the area taking part the program since its launch in 2011. On Saturday, November 21, the Stroud Curling Club opened its doors to the local community and gave kids and adults a chance to experience curling through a one-day Rocks & Rings program as part of RBC Sports Day in Canada.

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Team Jones returns to its winning ways

November 24, 2015

It was only a matter of time… Winnipeg’s Jennifer Jones got off to a slow start to the season, and as a result spent the first 10 weeks further down the list on the Canadian Team Ranking System leaderboard than her team was used to.

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