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Carruthers and McEwen making debut at Shorty Jenkins Classic

September 13, 2018

For some new teams, the wait was over last week. For others, this weekend is what they’ve waited all summer for. For the second time in as many weeks, new-look curling teams are hitting the ice for the first time with their new lineups. And as with most World Curling Tour events, there’s a lot of money and valuable points on the line.

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Canada steamrolls through Day 2 at Curling World Cup

September 13, 2018

The Canadians in Suzhou, China could not have asked for a better day at the Curling World Cup. Canada’s men’s, women’s and mixed doubles teams dominated the competition on Thursday, outscoring opponents 48-6 over the course of five games. The victories put all three teams in good standing as they either complete or wrap up the first half of the double round robin draw.

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Canada opens Curling World Cup with perfect record

September 12, 2018

Canada’s men’s, women’s and mixed doubles teams were flawless in the opening day of competition at the Curling World Cup in Suzhou, China. The three Canadian teams all secured their first round-robin victories in closely contested games.

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New-look Team Einarson prevails at Stu Sells Tankard

September 11, 2018

When three Manitoba skips and one from Alberta decided to team up for the upcoming season, there were a number of questions? Who was going to sweep? Who’d call the game? Who would throw last rock?

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Three builders to be inducted into Canadian Curling Hall of Fame

September 10, 2018

Three individuals whose work behind the scenes contributed greatly to the growth of curling in Canada will be inducted into the Canadian Curling Hall of Fame this fall.

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Canadian teams seeking excellence at Curling World Cup

September 7, 2018

Three Canadian curling teams are ready to represent the nation at the inaugural Curling World Cup, beginning Wednesday in Suzhou, China.

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New lineups making debuts on World Curling Tour

September 6, 2018

The calendar has turned, the kids are back to school and although it still feels like summer in much of the country, curling season is underway. Two major World Curling Tour events are being hosted this weekend. The Stu Sells Oakville Tankard (Ontario) features both men and women, while the HDF Insurance Shoot-Out in Edmonton is strictly a women’s event.

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Canada claims Winter Games NZ curling gold

August 30, 2018

By Ian Ford New Zealand Curling Media Officer NASEBY, New Zealand – Jennifer Jones and Brent Laing claimed the gold medal for Canada in the Audi quattro Winter Games NZ Mixed Doubles curling tournament in Naseby early on Thursday. They beat Scotland’s Jayne Stirling and Fraser Kingan 9-5 in the final.

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2018 For The Love of Curling Scholarship recipients announced

August 28, 2018

Canada’s curling future got a little brighter today as some of Canada’s most promising junior curlers received a much-needed financial boost after being named recipients of the 2018 Curling Canada Foundation For the Love of Curling scholarships, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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2019 Canadian U-18 championships to be played in Sherwood Park, Alta.

August 21, 2018

Fans in Alberta will get a glimpse at Canada’s curling future at the 2019 Canadian Under-18 Boys and Girls Curling Championships, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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2018-19 National Team Program lineup, High Performance staff unveiled by Curling Canada

July 17, 2018

Canada’s national curling program is in solid hands as it prepares for the 2018-19 season, as well as for the beginning of the four-year quadrennial leading to the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.

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2018 Home Hardware Canada Cup field nearly complete

July 4, 2018

It will be a star-studded field that takes to the ice this December for the 2018 Home Hardware Canada Cup at Affinity Place in Estevan, Sask.

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Thiessen Blog: Five-rock FGZ a positive change for curling

June 15, 2018

In September 2017, the World Curling Federation membership voted overwhelmingly to change the Free Guard Zone (FGZ) rule as of the 2018-19 season to the five-rock FGZ rule, a change from the four-rock rule that has been in place in Canada since 2002, and the rest of the WCF since 1993.

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Ticket packages, teams announced for 2019 WFG Continental Cup in Las Vegas

May 4, 2018

It’s the Entertainment Capital of the World, and once again next January, Las Vegas will transform into the Curling Capital of the World for the 2019 World Financial Group Continental Cup.

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Applications now being accepted for 2018 For the Love of Curling scholarships

May 1, 2018

Young curlers from across the country will once again be able to further their academic and athletic ambitions, thanks to the Curling Canada Foundation’s For the Love of Curling Scholarship program.

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