Tag Archives: Grand Slam of Curling

Tag Archives: Grand Slam of Curling

Gushue, Jones win Slam titles in Lloydminster

October 31, 2017

With the Canadian Olympic qualifying events just around the corner, two previous gold-medallists found themselves on top of the podium once again this weekend.

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Gushue and Sweeting win 2017 Tour Challenge

September 11, 2017

So far, 2017 has been good to Brad Gushue. After a disastrous 2016 that saw him lose the final of the Tim Hortons Brier, a groin injury set in which sidelined him for the rest of the year. But once the calendar turned, the St. John’s native turned his fate around winning the 2017 Brier in his hometown, and capping it off with an undefeated run at the Ford World Men’s Championships.

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Gushue back in top form with Slam triumph

January 9, 2017

Don’t call it a comeback… When you look at this year’s Canadian Team Ranking System men’s standings, it’s very easy to forget that Brad Gushue has barely played this season due to injury.

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Gushue makes long-awaited return to action

December 8, 2016

Before Tuesday night, Brad Gushue hadn’t thrown a rock in a competitive setting since April. Somehow, despite playing three months of the season without their veteran skip, Team Brad Gushue still sits atop the Canadian Team Ranking System men’s standings, thanks to superior efforts from Mark Nichols, Brett Gallant and Geoff Walker.

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Tour Challenge provides arena-ice experience to more teams

November 10, 2016

Thirty top-tier curling teams are gathered in Cranbrook, B.C., this week for the Grand Slam of Curling Tour Challenge. At the Western Financial Place Arena, you’ll find thirty of the top names: Homan and Jones, Koe and Epping, and all the other teams near the top of the rankings.

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Grand Slam wins for Koe and Tirinzoni

September 14, 2015

For a while, it looked like Rachel Homan was going to win her second straight bonspiel without losing a game. Unfortunately for the Ottawa skip, and her team of Emma Miskew, Joanne Courtney and Lisa Weagle, their season-opening win streak ended at 13. A come-from-behind win by Switzerland’s Silvana Tirinzoni stole the Grand Slam of Curling’s Tour Challenge championship, and the $21,000 pay day.

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