Tag Archives: Charley Thomas

Tag Archives: Charley Thomas

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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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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Early victories crucial at Canad Inns Mixed Doubles Trials

January 2, 2018

Mixed doubles curling might be a relatively new sport, but Kalynn Park and Charley Thomas are among the pioneers of the game. Park and Thomas opened the round robin at the 2018 Canad Inns Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Trials with an important first win.

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Team Thomas heads into playoffs at Home Hardware Road to the Roar

November 10, 2017

SUMMERSIDE, P.EI. — It wasn’t the ideal way for Team Charley Thomas to prepare for the final day of round-robin competition at the 2017 Home Hardware Road to the Roar Pre-Trials, especially with first place in its pool and a playoff berth available.

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Team Thomas takes unusual path to opening-day wins in Summerside

November 7, 2017

SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. — As the old saying goes, they don’t ask how, they just ask how many; Charley Thomas has two wins at the 2017 Home Hardware Road to the Roar Pre-Trials, and that’s all that really matters.

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Canadian duo captures silver in New Zealand

August 30, 2017

Calgary’s Kalynn Park and Charley Thomas fell just short on Wednesday in a bid to defend their mixed doubles curling gold medal at the 2017 Audi quattro Winter Games New Zealand.

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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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Team Canada’s Nixon caps Scotties career with bronze

February 26, 2017

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. – Amy Nixon said goodbye to competitive curling Sunday, moments after Team Canada won the bronze medal at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

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Gushue bows out of 2016 Home Hardware Canada Cup

November 23, 2016

A nagging hip/groin injury has forced 13-time Newfoundland/Labrador champ Brad Gushue to pass up on a trip to Brandon, Man., next week for the 2016 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing.

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Carruthers takes the long road to victory at Canad Inns Men’s Classic

October 18, 2016

Nobody ever doubted that Reid Carruthers was a good curler. He won the 2011 Tim Hortons Brier with Jeff Stoughton and went on to win the world championship the same year. After two more podium finishes at the following two Briers, a pile of World Curling Tour wins, and a couple Grand Slam victories, his résumé spoke for itself. But when Stoughton retired from competitive play, and Carruthers decided to return to skipping his own team, there were plenty of questions about whether he’d be able to continue that success. It didn’t take long to find out the answers. “Curling ...

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Swiss claim third straight world women’s gold medal

March 27, 2016

SWIFT CURRENT — Less than a year after being diagnosed with cancer, Irene Schori is a world champion for the second time in three years.

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Russia topples Canada to win 2016 Ford Worlds bronze

March 27, 2016

SWIFT CURRENT — For Russia, it was its third consecutive bronze medal in world women’s curling play. For Canada, it was a disappointing end to a good week.

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Japan to battle Switzerland for Ford Worlds gold medal

March 27, 2016

SWIFT CURRENT — Japan made curling history Saturday night at the Ford World Women’s Championship, presented by Meridian Manufacturing, when Satsuki Fujisawa and her young team defeated Russia’s Anna Sidorova 7-5 in an extra end.

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Russia ends Canada’s quest for gold at 2016 Ford Worlds

March 26, 2016

SWIFT CURRENT — Canada’s hopes of winning the Ford World Women’s Championship, presented by Meridian Manufacturing, for the first time since 2008 came crashing down Saturday afternoon, when Russia’s Anna Sidorova defeated Chelsea Carey 7-4.

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Swiss playing for gold again at Ford Worlds

March 26, 2016

SWIFT CURRENT — Switzerland is one win away from winning its fourth Ford World Women’s Curling Championship in five years.

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