Tag Archives: Featured (page 119)

Tag Archives: Featured

A peek behind the scenes of Team Canada

September 11, 2014

Fans who’ve enjoyed my writing for the past few years have commented that it feels like little peek into the inner workings of elite curling, a view behind the curtain, so to speak.

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Mentoring comes easily to Team Middaugh

September 10, 2014

Ontario’s Sherry Middaugh and her team are trying out a new way to thank team sponsors and give back to the sport.

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McEwen, Tirinzoni claim bonspiel titles

September 9, 2014

When the dust settled after the first Canada-based World Curling Tour event of the year, the two top-ranked teams coming in lived up to their advance billing.

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Val Sweeting among recipients of Petro-Canada program grants

September 9, 2014

Edmonton’s Val Sweeting, and Canadian Curling Association National Team Program coaching consultant Renée Sonnenberg of Grande Prairie, Alta., are among 50 athlete-and-coach pairings who will receive funding through the Petro-Canada Fuelling Athletes and Coaching Excellence program, it was announced today by the Canadian Curling Association.

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Canada’s Prouse and Lochanski named to WCF executive board

September 8, 2014

Two former Canadian Curling Association Board of Governors chairs will be part of the World Curling Federation’s executive board for the next two years.

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Top teams start CTRS chase in Oakville, Ont.

September 4, 2014

While the competitive bonspiel season officially began last week in Baden, Switzerland, most Canadian teams will be chasing their first Canadian Team Ranking System points of the season, starting today at the World Curling Tour Stu Sells Tankard in Oakville, Ont.

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New governors, new rules, new formats come out of CCA Annual Meeting

September 2, 2014

A productive five days of learning, discussions and meetings wrapped up with the election of two new members of the Canadian Curling Association Board of Governors, a new chair and vice-chair, new formats for the Canadian Senior and Mixed Curling Championships, and some tweaks to the Canadian rulebook.

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Rivals on the ice but friends off the ice

July 4, 2014

Canada's top curlers leave their intense rivalries on the ice.

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Field set for 2014 Canada Cup of Curling

June 18, 2014

The first steps toward the 2018 Winter Olympics will be taken in early December at Encana Arena in Camrose, Alta., and a who’s-who of Canadian curling will be on hand.

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Manitoba wins Canadian Wheelchair Championship

May 4, 2014

Manitoba’s Dennis Thiessen and his Assiniboine Curling Club team are the 2014 Canadian wheelchair curling champions after stealing four ends on the way to an 8-5 victory over the defending champion, Quebec’s Benoit Lessard, on Sunday afternoon in Boucherville, Que

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Quebec through to the final

May 3, 2014

Defending champion Benoit Lessard will lead his Quebec team into the finals of the 2014 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship after defeating Ontario’s Mike Munro in the Page 1-2 playoff on Saturday afternoon

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Playoff teams set at Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship

May 2, 2014

The playoff teams are set after a dramatic finish to Day 5 at the 2014 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship in Boucherville, Que.

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Quebec and Ontario tied at the top

May 1, 2014

With seven draws completed in the Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship, the defending champions from Quebec look determined to defend their 2013 title after scoring two big wins on Thursday.

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Leaders start to emerge in Wheelchair Championship

April 30, 2014

The standings are beginning to take shape at the 2014 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship in Boucherville, Que., as undefeated Ontario continues to lead the pack after three days of competition, with Quebec and Saskatchewan close behind.

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Ontario and BC lead the way at wheelchair championship

April 29, 2014

With three draws complete in the round robin at the 2014 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship, British Columbia and Ontario remain undefeated at the top of the standings.

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