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British Columbia’s Tanaka tops Quebec at 2019 Mixed

November 8, 2018

Qualifying for the Championship Pool is the first step along the road to pursuing a championship final. But that road varies depending on how a team qualifies. A top-place finish provides a bit of cushion en route to the gold medal game, but teams that just clear the hurdle are a usually two – sometimes three – games behind the eight-ball with little room for error. Such is the case for British Columbia’s Cody Tanaka at the 2019 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship and it’s why his first Championship Pool victory is a step in the right direction.

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Pioneer Hi-Bred named title sponsor for 2019 World Men’s Curling Championship

November 8, 2018

A world leader in the agriculture industry will also be a world-leading supporter of the sport of curling, it was announced today.

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Championship Pool teams confirmed at 2019 Canadian Mixed

November 7, 2018

There was plenty on the line during the Wednesday night draw at the 2019 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship at the Fort Rouge Curling Club in Winnipeg. The final draw of the round robin had teams playing for position within the Championship Pool, while two teams were involved in a high-stakes Championship Pool qualification matchup.

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Round robin nearly complete at 2019 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship

November 7, 2018

There’s only two draws left in the round robin at the 2019 Canadian Mixed Curling Championships at the Fort Rouge Curling Club in Winnipeg. While some teams know they’ll qualify for the Championship Pool and have the opportunity to play for gold this Saturday, others are jostling for position. Each win, especially this late in the round robin, has extra value with the top four teams in each pool qualifying for the Championship Pool.

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Championship pool seedings becoming more clear at 2019 Canadian Mixed

November 6, 2018

The field is becoming more clear after seven completed draws at the 2019 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship at Winnipeg’s Fort Rouge Curling Club. Saskatchewan and Ontario lead their respective pools as the only undefeated teams, but plenty of others are hot on their tails as teams attempt to qualify for the Championship Pool and have an opportunity to make the playoffs. The round robin will conclude on Wednesday evening.

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Team Galusha commitment pays off with Tour win in Kemptville, Ont.

November 6, 2018

For teams playing out of the Territories, the prospect of being elite level curlers on the World Curling Tour can seem daunting. Each competition is a flight (or multiple flights), and a day of travel away. Those flights aren’t cheap, and neither are hotels, meals, and entry fees. The conundrum is made worse when you lose out of the event without any winnings to cover any of the costs.

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Unbeaten teams and bounce-back efforts prevail at 2019 Canadian Mixed

November 6, 2018

Teams continue lobbying for position at the 2019 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship at the Fort Rouge Curling Club in Winnipeg. Four teams maintained perfect records after the Tuesday morning draw, while some won critical bounce-back games to maintain relevant in their pools.

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MQFT with Kirk Muyres

November 6, 2018

This week, John sits down with Kirk Muyres, the 2011 Canadian Junior champion, the 2018 Canadian Mixed Doubles champion, 2018 World Mixed Doubles bronze medallist, and a 4-time Brier participant with one Brier bronze medal. Kirk is now skipping his own team of brothers, with his own brother Dallan at lead, and the Marsh twins at second and third.

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Teams battling for early round-robin wins at Canadian Mixed

November 5, 2018

With three draws out of the way, there’s no clear leader of the pack yet at the 2019 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship. Seven teams remain undefeated at the championship and well in contention to play for gold later this week at the Fort Rouge Curling Club in Winnipeg.

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World Curling Tour heads to Morris, Manitoba

November 2, 2018

Although many of the top teams aren’t playing this weekend, it doesn’t mean that things are all quiet on the World Curling Tour.

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Kingston, Ont., to play host to 2020 Tim Hortons Brier

November 1, 2018

After waiting for more than a half-century, Kingston, Ont., will get its long-awaited second opportunity to host the world’s most famous national curling championship.

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Canadian Mixed Curling Championship begins Sunday in Winnipeg

October 31, 2018

The best Canadian mixed curling teams will converge at Winnipeg’s Fort Rouge Curling Club this Sunday for the 2019 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship. The field is rounded out with tried-and-true champions and up-and-comers.

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Epping captures Masters crown in Truro

October 30, 2018

Kevin Koe’s buzzer-beater double takeout to win the semifinal might have been the most talked about shot of the weekend at the Grand Slam of Curling’s Canadian Beef Masters in Truro, N.S., but John Epping’s short runback to win the final was the shot that mattered most.

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Saguenay, Que., to play host to 2020 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship

October 30, 2018

Canada’s top mixed curling teams will play for a national championship in La Belle Province.

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Local favourites off to strong start at Canadian Beef Masters

October 26, 2018

Last week the stars of Canadian curling were all over the map. This week, they’re all in the same Nova Scotia town.

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