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Olympic Insider Report – February 25th

February 26, 2010

We’re in the home-stretch here at the Vancouver Olympic Centre and the Insider is feeling the excitement of playoff curling at the Olympics!

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Olympic Insider Report – February 24th

February 25, 2010

The Insider feels really sorry for Ben Hebert and Marc Kennedy. After a tough day of sweeping for the Old Bear (that’s Kevin Martin, of course!), the boys had grand plans on Tuesday afternoon after the game.

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Olympic Insider Report – February 23rd

February 24, 2010

We were telling you all about the various Canadian connections on the women’s teams playing at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, and the Insider can tell you there are a few on the men’s teams as well.

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Olympic Insider Report – February 22nd

February 23, 2010

It seems the Insider didn’t get the full story about Pat Bernard and Lucille O’Connor’s trip to Whistler on Saturday.

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John Lavich, 2009 Canadian Curling Association Volunteer of the Year

February 22, 2010

When the Canadian Curling Association’s Volunteer of the Year for 2009, John Lavich, was younger he had his eyes set on becoming an RCMP officer. Circumstances changed for the Brookdale, Manitoba native because he was building both his family and his general contracting business.

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Olympic Insider Report – February 21st

February 22, 2010

The Insider still can’t get over the noise inside the Vancouver Olympic Centre, and the Insider is still smiling at the memory of what took place Saturday night during the men’s game between Canada and Britain.

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Olympic Insider Report – February 20th

February 21, 2010

Here’s how life can really be hard for Olympic curlers: a late-night carpet hockey game could break out in the Athletes’ Village and you could get some really, really bad rug burns.

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Olympic Insider Report – February 19th

February 20, 2010

Wow, have there ever been some heavy hitters coming through the Vancouver Olympic Centre this week!

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Victoria Curling “Try Curling!” Experience

February 19, 2010

On November 22 from 1 -4 p.m., the Victoria (B.C.) Curling Club was a beehive of activity as 340 area residents were exposed to the sport of curling! 

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Olympic Insider Report – February 18th

February 19, 2010

The great thing about the Olympics is that our curlers have been able to meet and hang out with so many world-class athletes.

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Just 28 Days ’til the World Stops in Swift Current!

February 19, 2010

The final countdown is on for the 2010 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship, March 20 – 28 in the Credit Union i-plex – and now you have the chance to see any game you want.

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Olympic Insider Report – February 17th

February 18, 2010

Our Canadian teams have been keeping busy at the Olympics, and it’s not just all about curling.

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Olympic Insider Report – February 16th

February 17, 2010

You got a pretty early clue this morning that this wasn’t your average bonspiel. The lineups outside the Vancouver Olympic Centre were massive, even as the games were already underway.

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Jacobs wins Northern Ontario

February 14, 2010

Skip Brad Jacobs and his Soo Curlers Association team of third E.J. Harnden, Ryan Harnden and lead Caleb Flaxey won the Northern Ontario Dominion men’s championship Sunday, defeating Matt Dumontelle, 5-2 in the final.

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Reid surprises in Quebec

February 14, 2010

Serge Reid and his Kénogami Curling Club team of François Gionest, Simon Collin and Steeve Villeneuve surprised many with an 8-7 extra end win over former provincial champion Martin Ferland Sunday at the Quebec men’s provincial championship.

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