Team Canada will play its opening game at the 2015 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship on Saturday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m. (all times Atlantic) against either the U.S. or Brazil, it was announced today.
While it remains to be determined who will represent Canada at the 2013 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship, March 30-April 7 in Victoria, curling fans now know when the home team will take to the ice in round robin competition.
With the 2012 Capital One Canada Cup of Curling coming to Moose Jaw’s Mosaic Place November 28 – December 2, it’s only fitting that the company after which the arena is named take a front-and-centre role in the event.
The Alberta Sport Development Centre hosts its annual Breakfast of Champions, November 3rd from 7 – 9 am in the Frontier Room at Westerner Park – and this year’s guest speaker is Jennifer Jones, one of the most accomplished champions in Canadian women’s curling.
When Amber Holland defeated three-time defending champion Jennifer Jones in the final of the 2011 Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Charlottetown, her Saskatchewan team earned the right to compete in four of the sport’s most prestigious events.
The Ford World men’s curling championship round-robin preliminary wound up not with a whimper but with a 24-karat bang. Canada’s Jeff Stoughton of Winnipeg, the undefeated leader throughout, slipped a last-rock draw to the four-foot through the centre ring Thursday night