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Host cities enjoy benefits of 2013-14 curling events

November 19, 2014

Besides some amazing curling on the ice, there were plenty of other reasons host cities for the Canadian Curling Association’s 2013-14 Season of Champions events came away pleased.

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Jones a finalist for Air Canada Athlete of the Year award

November 19, 2014

Hey, curling fans! Show your support for our sport by getting behind one of our top athletes in a major national contest.

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Win pushes Team Epping up CTRS standings

November 18, 2014

With a big travel week looming, many of the top men’s teams decided to take a week off to refresh before the trek to Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. and the next Grand Slam of Curling event. One team, however, decided to play, (albeit close to home) and the results were sure to make them happy they did.

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What a difference YOU made!

November 18, 2014

Donors have had such an impact on curling in Canada in just a few short months!

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Top teams chase CTRS points in Red Deer

November 14, 2014

With all of the talent in the Red Deer Curling Classic, the top 10 on the women’s Canadian Team Ranking System could look very different come Monday.

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Muirhead wins, but Middaugh makes CTRS move

November 11, 2014

With a pile of different events going on this weekend, plenty of points were up for grabs for both the men’s and women’s Canadian Team Ranking System. And with many of the top teams out of the mix, other teams saw it as a chance to make up some ground on the leaders.

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Curling coaches receive Petro-Canada awards

November 7, 2014

Four coaches who guided Canadian curling teams to major international successes during the 2013-14 season were the recipients of the Coaching Association of Canada’s Petro-Canada Coaching Excellence Awards.

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CTRS race heating up this weekend

November 7, 2014

Just because many of the top teams are taking the weekend off, it doesn’t mean that it’s a quiet time on the World Curling Tour. The truth is quite the opposite — both the men and women have several events going on across the country, featuring some highly-positioned teams on the Canadian Team Ranking System.

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Gushue survives McEwen onslaught

November 3, 2014

Although Mike McEwen made what some people are calling the “shot of the year,” the Grand Slam of Curling’s Masters belonged to Brad Gushue of St. John’s.

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McEwen hopes to continue hot start

October 31, 2014

When all the the world’s top teams show up at the same event, the winner is often determined by who gets hot that week. In the case of Winnipeg’s Mike McEwen, it’s more of a case of staying hot.

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Winnipeg teams pad CTRS lead

October 28, 2014

Going into the weekend, two Winnipeg teams were at the top of the Canadian Team Ranking System lists. After all the dust had settled in Gatineau, Que., and Portage la Prairie, Man., the same two teams were still in the lead — just farther ahead.

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Team Gushue looks to build on high ranking

October 24, 2014

If you were to ask most curling fans who the top three men’s teams in the world are, many might be able to guess two out of three — Olympic champion Brad Jacobs (Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.) and Winnipeg’s Mike McEwen have been ranked first and second on the World Curling Tour’s Order of Merit, respectively, for what seems like an eternity.

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Fundraising calendar benefits For The Love of Curling

October 21, 2014

Curling’s newest fundraising calendar will provide a legacy to young athletes getting their start in the Roaring Game.

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Team McEwen pulls off big win in Portage

October 21, 2014

Team Brad Jacobs started the 2014-2015 season where they left off last year. After a season of unprecedented success that included an Olympic gold medal, the Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., foursome won 17 of their first 19 games to start the new season, launching them into first place in the Canadian Team Ranking System standings.

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Top men’s teams to clash in Portage la Prairie

October 17, 2014

After losing the final in last week’s Toronto event (only their second loss of in their first 19 games), Team Brad Jacobs is back in action in the World Curling Tour’s Portage la Prairie, Man., stop, the Canad Inns Men’s Classic.

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