Tag Archives: World Curling Tour

Tag Archives: World Curling Tour

Grand Slam Masters attracts curling’s elite teams

October 26, 2017

If you found this fall’s World Curling Tour season a little slow getting up to speed, buckle up, because they’re about to step on the gas.

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Quiet weekend for Canadian teams on World Curling Tour

October 24, 2017

A casual observer might look at this weekend’s World Curling Tour results and have a Chicken Little moment. “The Sky is Falling for Canadian curling!” they’d say.

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Homan, Gushue teams maintain their winning ways

October 10, 2017

This may sound like a repeat from last week, but we assure you it’s a new story: Brad Gushue and Rachel Homan won World Curling Tour events over the weekend.

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Top teams looking for Thanksgiving weekend cash at Tour events

October 6, 2017

It seemed like the curling season was getting off to a slow start. There was the Everest Challenge mixed event in August, there was a Grand Slam of Curling event nearly a month ago, but then teams were picking and choosing which events to play, catering their schedule to the grind that comes with the completion of the Olympic cycle.

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Pre-Trials teams in fine form with weekend triumphs

September 26, 2017

The Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings is the most anticipated event of this curling season. All the qualified teams have planned their seasons with the hope that they peak at just the right time, and earn the right to represent Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics. It was the yet-to-qualify teams who were putting on a show this past weekend on the World Curling Tour.

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Victory in Cornwall boosts Team Jacobs in world rankings

September 19, 2017

It was supposed to be a battle for the World Curling Tour No. 1 spot. But when Brad Gushue and Niklas Edin both made early exits from the AMJ Campbell Shorty Jenkins Classic, all eyes turned to two former No. 1s, as they advanced through the playoff round.

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Gushue, Edin battle for world top ranking in Cornwall, Ont.

September 15, 2017

Most Canadian curling fans will tell you that Team Brad Gushue is the best in the world right now.

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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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Canadian teams shine on world curling stage

December 20, 2016

As Canadians across the country settle into the meat of the holiday season, top curlers are no exception. Most teams take a week or two around Christmas to spend time with family, and recharge the batteries before the competitive playdown season ramps up again in January.

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Team McEwen, Team Jones hit the win column in Morris

November 22, 2016

For Mike McEwen, this weekend couldn’t have come soon enough. In a 2016-17 season that has been largely forgettable to date, McEwen’s Winnipeg foursome finally came away with a result to remember.

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Women’s CTRS points chase heats up in Portage la Prairie

October 20, 2016

For the second straight week, the eyes of the curling world will be focused on Portage la Prairie, Man. This time, however, it’s the women’s turn to compete at the Canad Inns Classic.

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Cash, CTRS points bring top teams to Portage

October 14, 2016

The World Curling Tour is entering its ninth week, and it seems that some of Canada’s most popular teams have barely started their seasons. While we’ve seen some teams week after week at events across the country, others have approached the start of the season a little more deliberately.

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Scheidegger, Laycock jump up in CTRS races

October 12, 2016

To say there was some movement on the Canadian Team Ranking System leaderboard this weekend would be a massive understatement. With a number of big events for both men and women, it would be easier to name the few teams who didn’t score some big points over Thanksgiving, instead of all the ones who did.

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Mixed doubles Olympic chase heats up in Manitoba

September 29, 2016

There will be some Olympic fever in the air this weekend in Portage la Prairie, Man. The second annual Canad Inns Mixed Doubles Classic, beginning Friday in Portage la Prairie not only features a power-packed field, it also offers some pretty powerful prizes besides the cash purse.

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Gunner has CTRS target on his back going into weekend events

September 22, 2016

It’s early in the season, but there seems to be something a little strange happening on the Canadian Team Ranking System leaderboard. Winnipeg’s Jason Gunnlaugson, who’s only played sporadically in high-level events in recent seasons, currently holds the top spot after qualifying in all three events on his team’s schedule thus far, and winning one of them.

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