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Mixed doubles in the spotlight in Portage

October 20, 2015

While a crowd in Portage la Prairie, Man., settled in to watch Saskatoon’s Steve Laycock face Calgary’s Kevin Koe in the final of the Canad Inns Men’s Classic on Monday night, a different set of athletes was arriving in town to start another event; the first of its kind; the following morning.

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Points race heats up on World Curling Tour

October 16, 2015

With all of the chatter this week about new broom technology and sweeping techniques, it’s easy to forget that the World Curling Tour is marching on, and that several events featuring top teams will be taking place this weekend.

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McEwen back in the win column after weekend Tour action

October 13, 2015

Mike McEwen was back to his winning ways this weekend at the Stu Sells Toronto Tankard, but not without some controversy.

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Top men’s team converge on Stu Sells ’spiel in T.O.

October 8, 2015

This time last year, Mike McEwen (Winnipeg) was running away with the lead on the Canadian Team Ranking System leaderboard, winning all but one of his first seven events. The one he didn’t win was won by Brad Gushue (St. John’s), who is starting this season like McEwen did last year.

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2016 Spirit of Curling calendar now available

October 7, 2015

The next generation of curlers will once again benefit from the second edition of The Spirit of Curling Calendar.

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Team Lawton cashes in at Vernon bonspiel

October 5, 2015

Everybody knew going into the weekend in Vernon, B.C., that the Canadian Team Ranking System women’s standings would look quite different by the time the last rock was thrown.

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Vernon ’spiel offers chance at CTRS standings shakeup

October 2, 2015

It’s no secret that the Canadian women’s bonspiel circuit has been dominated by three teams in recent years. Winnipeg’s Jennifer Jones and Ottawa’s Rachel Homan have been winning for ages, while Edmonton’s Val Sweeting’s foursome has come on strong in the last year. Given their continued dominance, they haven’t left a lot of room at the top for the rest of the ladies teams.

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Lethbridge to host 2017 World Mixed Doubles, Seniors

October 1, 2015

Lethbridge will be hosting another world-class curling event, it was announced jointly today by the World Curling Federation and Curling Canada.

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McEwen finds winning formula in Saskatoon

September 29, 2015

The top-ranked team in the world found its stride this weekend in Saskatoon. After a respectable semifinal finish at its only other event this year, Mike McEwen’s Winnipeg foursome took home the title at the Point Optical Curling Classic, defeating fellow Winnipeger Reid Carruthers 8-4 in the final.

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Jones and Homan will battle in Sweden

September 24, 2015

Over the last few seasons, there have been two names consistently atop the women’s leaderboards. Two-time Scotties champion Rachel Homan (Ottawa) and 2015 Scotties champ, and 2014 Olympic gold-medallist Jennifer Jones (Winnipeg).

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Gushue does it again at Shorty Jenkins Classic

September 21, 2015

Although it was the first time Cornwall, Ont., hosted the event, the AMJ Campbell Shorty Jenkins Classic felt just like always, and saw a familiar champion crowned.

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Oh, Baby! Cole pumped for Brier’s return to St. John’s

September 21, 2015

The last time the Canadian men’s curling championship was played in St. John’s, in 1972, Bob Cole was a fan, but he also was among his peers.

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Team Canada eliminated at World Mixed Championship

September 18, 2015

Canadian dreams of claiming gold at the inaugural World Mixed Curling Championship were dashed on Friday in Berne, Switzerland.

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Canada through to qualifying round at World Mixed

September 17, 2015

Team Canada will move on to the qualifying round at the World Mixed Curling Championship in Berne, Switzerland, after defeating Norway 8-4 in the final game of the round robin on Thursday afternoon.

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Canada loses to Germany in an extra-end battle

September 16, 2015

With one game left in the round robin, Canada now sits in third place after losing 5-4 to Germany in an extra end battle on Wednesday afternoon at the World Mixed Curling Championship in Berne, Switzerland.

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