Tag Archives: curling

Tag Archives: curling

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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Nova Scotia teams sweep gold at Canadian Under-18 Championships

April 14, 2018

SAINT ANDREWS, N.B. — An already amazing season for Nova Scotia youth curling got even better on Saturday night at the W.C. O’Neill Arena Complex.

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Canada falls short in gold-medal game; WFG Continental Cup returning to Vegas

April 8, 2018

LAS VEGAS — It was a bad-news, good-news kind of night for Canadian curling fans Sunday at Orleans Arena.

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Team Canada headed to gold-medal game at World Men’s Curling Championship

April 8, 2018

LAS VEGAS — It’ll be a gold-medal rematch Sunday at the 2018 361° World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada.

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Canada topples U.S. in quarter-final at World Men’s Curling Championship

April 7, 2018

LAS VEGAS — Team Canada lost three round-robin games at the 2018 361° World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada, and potentially has the chance to avenge all three defeats in the playoffs at Orleans Arena.

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Team Canada heads into playoffs on winning note at World Men’s Curling Championship

April 7, 2018

LAS VEGAS — There are now just three wins separating Canada’s Brad Gushue and a second straight gold medal at the 2018 361° World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada.

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Team Canada falls to Sweden at World Men’s Curling Championship

April 6, 2018

LAS VEGAS — It was a gold-medal rematch that lived up to its advance billing on Friday morning at the 2018 361° World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada.

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2018 U-18 Canadian Curling Championships begin Monday in Saint Andrews, N.B.

April 6, 2018

Potential future Canadian, world and Olympic champs will be showing off their talent when the second Canadian Under-18 Boys and Girls Curling Championships get underway in Saint Andrews, N.B.

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Canada falls to home team at World Men’s Curling Championship

April 6, 2018

LAS VEGAS — It was a loud crowd Thursday night at Orleans Arena for the Battle of North America, and it was the home-country fans who went home happy.

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Playoff-bound Canada knocks off China at World Men’s Championship

April 5, 2018

LAS VEGAS — Playoff tickets have been booked; now it’s a matter of where Team Canada lands in the playoff picture at the  2018 361° World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada.

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Team Canada tied for top spot at World Men’s Championship

April 5, 2018

LAS VEGAS — There’s a three-way tie for first place at the 2018 361° World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada, and Brad Gushue’s Canadian team is in the mix.

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