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Norwegian newbie makes dream debut

April 2, 2017

EDMONTON – The Norwegian newbie aiming to be the next in a long line of prominent skips from his country had a dream debut at the 2017 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Service Experts.

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Canada ices Switzerland in opening draw

April 1, 2017

EDMONTON – Some Swiss misses helped propel Canada to victory in Saturday afternoon’s opening draw of the 2017 Ford World Curling Championships presented by Service Experts.

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MQFT with Geoff Walker

March 31, 2017

This week, John sits down with Geoff Walker, lead for Team Gushue, one of the greatest stories curling has ever told, as they captured their hometown Brier in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Geoff is also a former two-time World Junior champion, six-time Grand Slam champion, and has appeared in six Briers.

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MQFT with Tyler Tardi

March 28, 2017

This week, John sits down with Tyler Tardi, skip of the Canadian Junior Men’s curling champions. Though Tyler lost in a tiebreaker at Worlds, his curling resumé is very impressive for an 18-year-old. He has won the Youth Olympics gold medal, a Canada Games bronze, and two BC Mixed Doubles titles, in addition to his Canadian championship this year. He now sets his sights on the national U-18 title later this season.

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Virtue and Thomas through to Mixed Doubles Trials

March 27, 2017

Kalynn Virtue and Charley Thomas were already Canadian Mixed Doubles champions, and already likely had enough points to qualify for the upcoming Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Trials. But following this weekend’s 2017 Gryphin Mixed Doubles Classic in Brantford, the Calgary-based duo can breathe a sigh of relief knowing that they’ve officially booked their ticket to the Olympic qualifier.

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Canada coming home with gold from Beijing

March 26, 2017

BEIJING — It was worth the wait for Rachel Homan and Team Canada. On a lovely spring day in Beijing, Homan’s Ottawa team ended a lengthy spell of frustration for teams wearing the Maple Leaf, downing Russia’s Anna Sidorova 8-3 in the gold-medal game of the 2017 CPT World Women’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada.

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White and Anderson win gold at 2017 Everest Canadian Seniors

March 25, 2017

Alberta’s Wade White and Saskatchewan’s Sherry Anderson are bringing home gold medals after the finals of the 2017 Everest Canadian Seniors wrapped up in on the ice of Willie O’Ree Place in Fredericton, N.B., today.

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Playoff match-ups set at Everest Canadian Seniors

March 24, 2017

The playoffs match-ups are set as the Championship Round wrapped up on Friday evening at the 2017 Everest Canadian Seniors Curling Championships in Fredericton, N.B. Men’s Leading the way on the men’s side is undefeated Terry Odishaw of the host province, who finished the round robin and championship round undefeated at 10-0. Odishaw cemented his top spot by scoring a 9-5 win over Quebec’s Robert Maclean in the final game of the championship round. Maclean finishes in third place with a 7-3 record. Alberta’s Wade White and Ontario’s Howard Rajala squared off in the afternoon draw, with White stealing two ...

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Team Canada to play for gold in Beijing

March 24, 2017

BEIJING — A Canadian gold medal — the first since 2008 — is tantalizingly close for Rachel Homan’s Ottawa team at the 2017 CPT World Women’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada.

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Undefeated Odishaw sets the pace at Everest Seniors

March 23, 2017

Skip Terry Odishaw and his Moncton team are giving the home-province fans lots to cheer about as they continue undefeated after one day of championship pool play at the 2017 Everest Canadian Senior Curling Championships in Fredericton, N.B.

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Championship round underway at Canadian Seniors

March 23, 2017

The championship round got underway this morning at the 2017 Everest Canadian Seniors Curling Championships in Fredericton, N.B., with the leaders after the round robin starting their quest to secure a spot in the playoffs.

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Canada completes perfect round robin

March 23, 2017

BEIJING — Just two more wins are all that separate Team Canada from gold at the 2017 CPT World Women’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada.

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Canada on verge of unbeaten round robin

March 23, 2017

BEIJING — It’s only happened twice before, and now Team Canada will have a chance to be a part of history at the 2017 CPT World Women’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada.

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Leaders starting to emerge at Seniors Championships in Fredericton

March 22, 2017

The standings are starting to take shape in both women’s and men’s pool play as the round robin continues at the Everest Canadian Seniors Curling Championships in Fredericton, N.B.

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Memorial Seahawks men and Laurentian Voyageurs women win gold at university championships

March 22, 2017

Memorial University’s Adam Boland kept the Newfoundland & Labrador magical curling ride going this afternoon winning the 2017 USPORTS / Curling Canada University Men’s Championship at the Fort William CC in Thunder Bay, Ont.

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