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Double Gold! Canada sweeps at Karuizawa International Curling Championship

February 3, 2010

2009 Canadian university curling champions Hollie Nicol (Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks) and Chris Busby (University of Regina Panthers) both captured gold medals at the 2010 Karuizawa International Curling Championship in Karuizawa, Japan.

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Krista McCarville and Kathy O’Rourke are leading the pack

February 2, 2010

Ontario champion Krista McCarville of Thunder Bay and Prince Edward Island’s Kathy O’Rourke are headed for a front-running collision at the Scotties Tournament Of Hearts late today.

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Jones’ defending champs get back on track

February 2, 2010

Selective memory is a wonderful thing, especially if you’re coming off a day like Jennifer Jones’ rink had Monday.

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For the second straight year, the Territories entry upended defending champs

February 1, 2010

It will be yet another curling winter waiting for a team to amass an undefeated record at the Scotties Tournament Of Hearts. That fact was assured on Monday afternoon.

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Krista McCarville’s perfect run is over

February 1, 2010

McCarville’s Ontario rink lost its first game of the 2010 Scotties Tournament of Hearts on Monday morning at the Essar Centre, as Saskatchewan’s Amber Holland made a double-raised takeout with her final stone to score the winning point and emerge with a hard-fought 7-6 victory.

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Countdown to the 2010 Tim Hortons Brier begins

February 1, 2010

The countdown to the 2010 Tim Hortons Brier, presented by Monsanto, begins today, as two of the 12 men’s provincial/territorial championships get underway in Ontario and British Columbia.

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Heading the pack at 3-0 defending champion Jennifer Jones

January 31, 2010

Expert handicappers will be nodding knowingly today when the top choices in the Scotties Tournament Of Hearts resume their respective chases for the national women ‘s curling title at the Essar Centre.

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The ranks of the unblemished were reduced to just two teams

January 31, 2010

The ranks of the unblemished were reduce to just two teams at the 2010 Scotties Tournament Of Hearts on Sunday afternoon  but the leaders were no surprise.

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Team Canada and Team Alberta both stay undefeated

January 31, 2010

Jennifer Jones counted four in the sixth, and Valerie Sweeting rang up six of her own in the sixth end, as Team Canada and Alberta both stayed undefeated through two games during Sunday morning’s third draw at the 2010 Scotties Tournament of Hearts at the Essar Centre.

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Prince Edward Island’s latest Scotties curling contender?

January 31, 2010

It was good enough for Russ Howard and Brad Gushue at the 2006 Olympic Games, so why not Prince Edward Island’s latest Scotties curling contender?

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Host-province favourite Ontario exploded

January 30, 2010

Host-province favourite Ontario exploded from the starting gate at the 2010 Scotties Tournament of Hearts on Saturday afternoon.

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Amber Holland Wins Ford Hot Shots

January 30, 2010

The skip of the Saskatchewan team at the 2010 Scotties at the Essar Centre executed a perfect last-rock double-takeout which vaulted her into the driver’s seat of a brand new Taurus in Saturday’s Ford Hot Shots finale.

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Ford Hot Shots now in its 16th season

January 27, 2010

For the 16th consecutive year, the popular Ford Hot Shots curling skills competition will be contested at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Sault Ste. Marie and the Tim Hortons Brier in Halifax.

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Ontario men make it a double for the province at Juniors

January 24, 2010

Skip Jake Walker of Kitchener made it a double for Ontario Sunday at the M&M Meat Shops Canadian Juniors, presented by AMJ Campbell Van Lines, defeating Manitoba (Alex Forrest of Winnipeg), 8-7 in the men’s final at Le Colisée.

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Ontario women claim M&M Meat Shops Canadian Junior title

January 24, 2010

Ontario, skipped by Rachel Homan of Ottawa, captured the M&M Meat Shops Canadian junior women’s curling championship Sunday, defeating British Columbia (Dailene Sivertson of Victoria), 9-5 at Le Colisée.

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