Tag Archives: Featured

Tag Archives: Featured

This week’s World Curling Tour features two Fall Classics

September 21, 2018

This week’s World Curling Tour schedule is a tale of two Granite Clubs, and two Fall Classics. While Winnpeg’s Granite Club is hosting the Mother Club Fall Curling Classic, the KW Granite Club in Waterloo, Ont., is hosting its own version: the KW Fall Classic.

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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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Walker/Muyres, Homan, Koe win gold at Curling World Cup

September 16, 2018

Canada returned to the international curling stage in grand fashion on Sunday. Canada’s men’s, women’s and mixed doubles teams pulled off historic feats at the Curling World Cup. Each team won its corresponding final to become the first-ever winners of each event. It will also go down in history as the first time one nation has swept all three events.

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Three’s company: Men’s, women’s and mixed doubles teams secure spots in Curling World Cup finals

September 15, 2018

Canada’s men’s and women’s teams clinched spots in their respective finals at the Curling World Cup in Suzhou, China on Saturday. Both Kevin Koe and Rachel Homan join the mixed doubles team of Laura Walker and Kirk Muyres, who qualified on Friday.

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Walker and Muyres clinch spot in final at Curling World Cup

September 14, 2018

Laura Walker and Kirk Muyres got by with a little help from their friends during Friday round-robin action at the Curling World Cup in Suzhou, China. The Canadian mixed doubles pair weren’t even on the ice when they qualified for Sunday’s final. With the top team from each pool qualifying, Walker and Muyres anticipated locking up the berth during the round robin on Saturday. However, Sweden helped out during the final draw on Friday, rallying from a 5-0 deficit to a 7-6 victory against Norway. Sweden’s win dashed Norway’s hopes of qualifying and gifted Canada the spot in the final. ...

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Canada steamrolls through Day 2 at Curling World Cup

September 13, 2018

The Canadians in Suzhou, China could not have asked for a better day at the Curling World Cup. Canada’s men’s, women’s and mixed doubles teams dominated the competition on Thursday, outscoring opponents 48-6 over the course of five games. The victories put all three teams in good standing as they either complete or wrap up the first half of the double round robin draw.

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Canada opens Curling World Cup with perfect record

September 12, 2018

Canada’s men’s, women’s and mixed doubles teams were flawless in the opening day of competition at the Curling World Cup in Suzhou, China. The three Canadian teams all secured their first round-robin victories in closely contested games.

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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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Canadian teams seeking excellence at Curling World Cup

September 7, 2018

Three Canadian curling teams are ready to represent the nation at the inaugural Curling World Cup, beginning Wednesday in Suzhou, China.

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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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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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