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Rocks & Rings expanding? Yes it is!

February 29, 2016

The Curling Canada Rocks & Rings is growing again, expanding its unique gym-based program to three new cities in 2016. This means over 36 Rocks & Rings instructors will bring the Olympic sport of curling to over 200,000 students across Canada every year. And to think it all started with just one instructor in Toronto seven years ago!

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Canada finishes strong at World Wheelchair Championship

February 27, 2016

They may not be coming home with a medal, but a gutsy performance by Jim Armstrong, Ina Forrest, Dennis Thiessen, Mark Ideson, alternate Sonja Gaudet and coach Wayne Kiel to defeat Germany 6-3 on the final day of round robin competition at the 2016 World Wheelchair Championship means that Team Canada secures a spot in next year’s event without having to play through a relegation round.

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Another win for Canada at World Wheelchair Championship

February 26, 2016

It has been a challenging week for Team Canada at the 2016 World Wheelchair Curling Championship, but with one day left in round robin competition in Lucerne, Switzerland, they split their two games, finishing off the day with a strong 8-5 win over Norway.

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Another loss for Team Canada at World Wheelchair Championship

February 25, 2016

The struggles continue for Team Canada at the 2016 World Wheelchair Curling Championship, as they gave up two stolen ends on the way to a 10-2 loss on Thursday afternoon in Lucerne, Switzerland.

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First win for Team Canada at World Wheelchair Championship

February 24, 2016

Team Canada ended a three-game winless streak and stole three ends on the way to a 9-3 defeat of Slovakia at the 2016 World Wheelchair Curling Championship on Wednesday afternoon in Lucerne, Switzerland.

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Still looking for a win at World Wheelchair Championship

February 23, 2016

Team Canada continues to look for its first win at the 2016 World Wheelchair Curling Championship after falling to China and Korea on Tuesday in Lucerne, Switzerland.

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Team Canada drops another game at World Wheelchair Championship

February 22, 2016

Team Canada came close, but gave up a steal in the final end to lose 9-6 to the USA’s Patrick McDonald on Monday afternoon at the 2016 World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Lucerne, Switzerland.

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Team Canada opens with a loss at 2016 World Wheelchair Championship

February 21, 2016

Team Canada opened the round-robin competition at the World Wheelchair Curling Championship with a 7-2 loss to the home team’s Felix Wagner on Sunday afternoon in Lucerne, Switzerland.

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Canada’s Tardi finishes fourth in Mixed Doubles at Youth Olympics

February 21, 2016

Canada’s Tyler Tardi fell just short of winning his second medal of the 2016 Youth Olympic Games today, losing in the bronze-medal game of the Mixed Doubles tournament in Lillehammer, Norway.

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Canada’s Tardi through to semifinals of Youth Olympics Mixed Doubles

February 20, 2016

Canada’s Tyler Tardi already has a Youth Olympic Games gold medal – with teammates Mary Fay, Karlee Burgess and Sterling Middleton – but he’s one step closer to bringing home another one. Tardi and partner Honoka Sasaki are through to the semifinals of the Mixed Doubles competition at the Youth Winter Olympics after defeating a team from Norway/Korea on Saturday evening at the Lillehammer Curling Hall in Norway.

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Team Canada opens Wheelchair Worlds on Sunday

February 19, 2016

A veteran-laden Canadian team will begin its quest for gold on Sunday in Lucerne, Switzerland, when the 2016 World Wheelchair Curling Championship gets underway.

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Canadians advance in Mixed Doubles at Youth Olympics

February 19, 2016

Canadians Sterling Middleton and Tyler Tardi are through to the next round of Mixed Doubles competition at the 2016 Youth Olympic Winter Games in Lillehammer, Norway.

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Goldline named Official Uniform Supplier to Curling Canada

February 19, 2016

Canada’s top curlers will have a fresh new look as Goldline Curling has been named the Official Uniform Supplier of Curling Canada.

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Hair brush-head use modified in Curling Canada broom moratorium

February 18, 2016

The use of hair brooms will be modified in Curling Canada’s broom-head moratorium for both the Tournament of Hearts and Brier, it was announced today by Curling Canada. Effective immediately, hair broom-heads can only be used by skips or vice-skips holding the broom in the house, and can only be used when the delivered rock, or the rock set in motion, is behind the tee-line. Additionally, they can be used by skips on tick shots. The revision of the moratorium comes after consultation with players, and has their overwhelming support, and will apply only to both the pre-qualifying round and ...

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Five added to Canadian Curling Hall of Fame

February 18, 2016

The five newest members of the Canadian Curling Hall of Fame include two Paralympic gold-medallists, a world-renowned coach, a respected journalist and a record-setting curler/builder.

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