Tag Archives: world curling federation

Tag Archives: world curling federation

Pioneer Hi-Bred named title sponsor for 2019 World Men’s Curling Championship

November 8, 2018

A world leader in the agriculture industry will also be a world-leading supporter of the sport of curling, it was announced today.

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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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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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Canada gives Officer farewell gift: Ford World Women’s Curling Championship gold medal

March 25, 2018

NORTH BAY, Ont. – Jennifer Jones and Team Canada won the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship in 11 ends Sunday and it was a fitting almost-farewell gift to long-time second Jill Officer.

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Last-rock draw gives Russia bronze medal at Ford World Women’s Curling Championship

March 25, 2018

NORTH BAY, Ont. – Russia’s Victoria Moiseeva drew to the four-foot with her final stone to score two in the 10th end and claim the bronze medal at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship Sunday with a 6-5 victory over Jamie Sinclair of the United States.

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Canada advances to final of Ford World Women’s Curling Championship

March 24, 2018

NORTH BAY, Ont. – A capacity crowd in the North Bay Memorial Gardens was ready to party, singing before the game began, but then sat nervously through the final five ends before Jennifer Jones’s final rock in the 10th gave Canada a hard-fought 9-7 win over Jamie Sinclair of the U.S. The win sends Canada into the gold-medal game of the 2018 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship.

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Sweden into gold-medal final at Ford World Women’s Curling Championship

March 24, 2018

NORTH BAY, Ont. –  Olympic gold-medallist Anna Hasselborg and her Swedish teammates are within one win of adding the 2018 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship to their already impressive resume.

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Canada-U.S. rematch set for semifinal at Ford World Women’s Championship

March 24, 2018

NORTH BAY, Ont. — It was a Friday night thriller at the North Bay Memorial Gardens, and it might another one on Saturday night when Team Canada and Team U.S.A. meet in the semifinal of the 2018 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship.

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Now it gets serious at Ford World Women’s Curling Championship

March 23, 2018

NORTH BAY, Ont. — The round-robin is done and now things really turn serious at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship. The last of the qualifying teams – Anna Kubešková’s Czech Republic team – was declared in Friday’s final draw and now six teams, including Jennifer Jones of Canada, have two days to determine this year’s champion.

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Canada clinches first place in round robin at Ford Worlds

March 23, 2018

NORTH BAY, Ont. — Most of the heavy lifting is done now for Team Canada at the 2018 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship; now, it’s about getting enough rest and fine-tuning for the playoffs.

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Canada, Sweden secure semifinal berths at Ford World Women’s Curling Championship

March 22, 2018

NORTH BAY, Ont. – 2014 Olympic champion Jennifer Jones of Canada and 2018 Olympic champion Anna Hasselborg of Sweden are headed to Saturday’s semifinals at the 2018 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship.

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Red light costs South Korea win at Ford World Women’s Curling Championship

March 22, 2018

NORTH BAY, Ont. – A red light is a red light … and it cost EunJung Kim of South Korea a victory Thursday at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship.

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Canada, Sweden lock down playoff berths at Ford Worlds

March 22, 2018

NORTH BAY, Ont. — Team Canada is playoff-bound at the 2018 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship, and the host team will be joined this weekend by Team Sweden.

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Canada sweeps Olympic medallists at Ford World Women’s Curling Championship

March 21, 2018

NORTH BAY, Ont. — Jennifer Jones and Team Canada completed a sweep of the 2018 Olympic gold and silver medallists Wednesday to move to the top of the standings as the only unbeaten team at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship.

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Canada finds weight to remain unbeaten at Ford World Women’s Curling Championship

March 21, 2018

NORTH BAY, Ont. – Jennifer Jones figured out draw weight after the sixth end while EunJung Kim couldn’t, paving the way for Canada to outscore South Korea 5-0 over the final three ends for an 8-4 victory Wednesday that kept Canada unbeaten at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship.

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