Tag Archives: curling

Tag Archives: curling

Curlers honoured at 2018 Canadian Sport Awards

September 20, 2018

Canadian curling stars were big winners at the 2018 Canadian Sport Awards on Thursday night in Ottawa.

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Egg Farmers join Rocks & Rings and Curling Canada to celebrate 10th anniversary and beyond

September 18, 2018

Canada’s acclaimed elementary school curling program is excited to announce that Canadian egg farmers are extending their support of the Rocks & Rings program through to 2022.

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Lineups, new format set for 2019 WFG Continental Cup in Las Vegas

September 17, 2018

All of the reigning World and Olympic curling champions will be under one roof for the 2019 World Financial Group Continental Cup, Jan. 17-20 at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.

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New-look Team Einarson prevails at Stu Sells Tankard

September 11, 2018

When three Manitoba skips and one from Alberta decided to team up for the upcoming season, there were a number of questions? Who was going to sweep? Who’d call the game? Who would throw last rock?

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Three builders to be inducted into Canadian Curling Hall of Fame

September 10, 2018

Three individuals whose work behind the scenes contributed greatly to the growth of curling in Canada will be inducted into the Canadian Curling Hall of Fame this fall.

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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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2018 For The Love of Curling Scholarship recipients announced

August 28, 2018

Canada’s curling future got a little brighter today as some of Canada’s most promising junior curlers received a much-needed financial boost after being named recipients of the 2018 Curling Canada Foundation For the Love of Curling scholarships, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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2019 Canadian U-18 championships to be played in Sherwood Park, Alta.

August 21, 2018

Fans in Alberta will get a glimpse at Canada’s curling future at the 2019 Canadian Under-18 Boys and Girls Curling Championships, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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2018-19 National Team Program lineup, High Performance staff unveiled by Curling Canada

July 17, 2018

Canada’s national curling program is in solid hands as it prepares for the 2018-19 season, as well as for the beginning of the four-year quadrennial leading to the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.

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2018 Home Hardware Canada Cup field nearly complete

July 4, 2018

It will be a star-studded field that takes to the ice this December for the 2018 Home Hardware Canada Cup at Affinity Place in Estevan, Sask.

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Thiessen Blog: Five-rock FGZ a positive change for curling

June 15, 2018

In September 2017, the World Curling Federation membership voted overwhelmingly to change the Free Guard Zone (FGZ) rule as of the 2018-19 season to the five-rock FGZ rule, a change from the four-rock rule that has been in place in Canada since 2002, and the rest of the WCF since 1993.

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Applications now being accepted for 2018 For the Love of Curling scholarships

May 1, 2018

Young curlers from across the country will once again be able to further their academic and athletic ambitions, thanks to the Curling Canada Foundation’s For the Love of Curling Scholarship program.

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Estevan, Sask., to host 2018 Home Hardware Canada Cup

April 23, 2018

ESTEVAN, Sask. — Canadian teams will take their first steps toward the 2022 Winter Olympics this December in Estevan, Sask.

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Trio of 2019 Canadian Curling Championships to be decided in Fredericton, N.B.

April 20, 2018

Over a nine-day span, three Canadian curling championships will be on the line at Willie O’Ree Place in Fredericton, N.B., it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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2018 World Mixed Doubles, World Seniors Championships begin Saturday in Östersund, Sweden

April 19, 2018

Canadian teams will have a chance to add to an already impressive 2017-18 world championship medal haul when the 2018 World Mixed Doubles and World Senior Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships begin Saturday in Östersund, Sweden.

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