Tag Archives: Brent Laing

Tag Archives: Brent Laing

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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History in the making in North Bay

April 10, 2018

A reflection by Katherine Henderson, CEO, Curling Canada A few weeks ago, on a Sunday afternoon, I found my seat to watch two gold medal teams face off at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship in North Bay, Ont. Jennifer Jones and Anna Hasselborg, both intact gold medal Olympic teams, going head to head in front of record numbers of fans; history was being made.

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Playoff match-ups are set at Canadian Mixed Doubles Championship

March 31, 2018

The action intensified as playoffs loomed on the final day of round robin pool play at the 2018 Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Championship in Leduc, Alta., and when the dust settled, the youngest team in the competition was sitting in first place overall.

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Some familiar names among teams at Mixed Doubles Championship in Leduc

March 29, 2018

The Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Championship kicked off on Wednesday evening, with 32 teams taking to the ice at the Leduc Recreation Centre in Leduc, Alta., attempting to win the national title and represent Canada at the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championships in Östersund, Sweden.

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Team Canada Pyeongchang 2018 Blog: Marc Kennedy

February 22, 2018

By Marc Kennedy (Team Canada men’s vice-skip) Most really good Canadian curlers at some point in their career have had the game be pretty cruel to them. They played great; we just didn’t quite have the extra-good today, and that’s the way it goes.

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Team Canada Pyeongchang 2018 Blog: Kevin Koe

February 21, 2018

By Kevin Koe (Team Canada men’s skip) We’re headed to the playoffs, and it’s a bit of relief and excitement, all at the same time.

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Team Canada Pyeongchang 2018 Blog: John Dunn

February 17, 2018

By John Dunn (Team Canada coach) I’ve had the privilege of being at three Winter Olympics, including this one, and it never gets old.

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Team Canada Pyeongchang 2018 Blog: Scott Pfeifer

February 17, 2018

By Scott Pfeifer (Team Canada alternate) After so many years of trying to qualify for the Olympics, it certainly is special to be here today.

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Team Canada Pyeongchang 2018 Blog: Ben Hebert

February 16, 2018

By Ben Hebert (Team Canada lead) We know everybody’s been talking today about Rachel’s team, and we know the first three games haven’t gone the way they hoped.

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Team Canada Pyeongchang 2018 Blog: Brent Laing

February 15, 2018

By Brent Laing (Team Canada second) That was the usual grind we always have when we play Thomas and the boys from Norway. In the end, though, Kevin made some great shots down the stretch to get us the win.

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Team Canada Pyeongchang 2018 Blog: Kevin Koe

February 14, 2018

By Kevin Koe (Team Canada skip) I’ve been playing so many years to get to the Winter Olympics, and now that I’m here, I’m seeing things differently on the inside of the Games.

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Team Canada Pyeongchang 2018 Blog: Marc Kennedy

February 13, 2018

By Marc Kennedy (Team Canada men’s team vice-skip) We were waiting for this morning for a long, long time, ever since winning at the Trials in December, and it was exciting — definitely exciting!

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Three Canadian teams chasing Olympic curling gold in Pyeongchang

February 6, 2018

Canadian curling fans will have one more team to cheer for when the 2018 Winter Olympics get underway on Friday with the opening ceremonies in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Team Koe to chase gold wearing the Maple Leaf

December 10, 2017

OTTAWA – With his life’s dream of representing Canada on the line with one shot, Kevin Koe delivered in dramatic fashion.

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Homan and Morris earn berth to Mixed Doubles Trials

October 4, 2016

We don’t know which duo will represent Canada in Mixed Doubles at the next Olympics, but who well-known curlers just threw their name in the ring. With a win at the Canad Inns Mixed Doubles Championship in Portage-la-Prairie, Man., Ottawa’s Rachel Homan and Calgary’s John Morris earned a berth to the Mixed Doubles Trials, which will be held in January 2018. For Jeff Stoughton, head of Canada’s mixed doubles development, it was a welcome result. “We’re getting better,” he said of Canadian doubles teams. “We had two [Canadian pairs] in the semifinals, which was positive. We’re right there with the ...

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