Curling Canada News

  • Victory in Cornwall boosts Team Jacobs in world rankings
    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. Winnipeg’s Mike ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2017-09-19
  • Gushue, Edin battle for world top ranking in Cornwall, Ont.
    Most Canadian curling fans will tell you that Team Brad Gushue is the best in the world right now. It’s hard to argue that considering Gushue’s St. John’s team is the reigning Tim Hortons Brier and world champion, and it won the first Grand Slam of Curling event of the ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2017-09-15
  • Curling Canada, World Curling Federation extend partnership through 2020
    One of the most enduring and mutually beneficial working agreements in sport will be extended through the 2019-20 season, it was announced jointly today by the World Curling Federation and Curling Canada. The two governing bodies will continue to work together in staging a world championship in Canada in 2019 ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2017-09-12
  • Gushue and Sweeting win 2017 Tour Challenge
    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 ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2017-09-11
  • Carey, Hodgson take Canad Inns Mixed Doubles title
    It was 30 degrees and sunny, the kids weren’t even back to school, but the curling season jumped into full swing as 48 teams hit the ice at the Canad Inns Mixed Doubles Championship in Winnipeg. Winnipeg’s Colin Hodgson and former Winnipegger Chelsea Carey (Calgary) claimed the top prize in ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2017-09-05
  • Marco Ferraro — Curler, Broadcaster, Inventor, Administrator
    Marco Ferraro, the inventor of the Marco Hack® and a competitor at the 1988 Brier and the 2010 Canadian Senior Men’s Championship, died on Thursday, August 31, at Notre-Dame Hospital in Montreal. He was 62, and had been battling brain cancer since a diagnosis this past January. Marco was born ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2017-09-03
  • Canadian duo captures silver in New Zealand
    Calgary’s Kalynn Park and Charley Thomas fell just short on Wednesday in a bid to defend their mixed doubles curling gold medal at the 2017 Audi quattro Winter Games New Zealand. It was the first event of what will be a busy mixed doubles season, that kicks into high gear ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2017-08-30
  • 2017 For The Love of Curling Scholarship recipients announced
    Some of Canada’s most promising student/athlete curlers will get a much-needed financial boost after being named recipients of the 2017 Curling Canada Foundation For the Love of Curling scholarships, it was announced today by Curling Canada. For the first time in the history of the scholarship program, there were 13 ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2017-08-18
  • New helmet recommendations, new governors come out of Curling Canada annual meeting
    Curling Canada will move forward on introducing a helmet policy for young and beginning curlers, it was confirmed during the Curling Canada Annual Meeting on Saturday in Cornwall, Ont. Representatives of Curling Canada’s 14 Member Associations approved a motion that endorses the immediate release of a Curling Canada statement to ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2017-06-19
  • Applications now being accepted for 2017 For the Love of Curling scholarships
    Young curlers from across the country will once again be able to further their academic and athletic ambitions, thanks to the Curling Canada Foundation’s For the Love of Curling Scholarship program. Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 For the Love of Curling Scholarships, which are funded through the ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2017-05-08
  • Canada nails down best-ever result with World Mixed Doubles silver
    LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — It was an agonizing way to lose, but in the big picture, it was a huge step forward for Canada at the 2017 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship. Canada’s Joanne Courtney (Edmonton) and Reid Carruthers (Winnipeg) held a 5-2 lead through seven ends over Switzerland’s Martin Rios ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2017-04-29
  • Canadian teams win gold, silver in World Seniors finals
    It was a memorable day for Team Canada on Saturday at the World Senior Curling Championships. First, Colleen Jones’s Halifax team won Canada’s 11th women’s gold medal in the 16-year history of the World Seniors, cruising to a 10-5 victory over Switzerland’s Cristina Lestander. Then, Ottawa’s Bryan Cochrane pushed reigning ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2017-04-29
  • Canada clinches Olympic berth, headed to World Mixed Doubles semifinal
    LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — The first job is done, and one more remains for Canada’s Joanne Courtney and Reid Carruthers at the 2017 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship in Lethbridge. A 10-5 win over the previously unbeaten Latvia duo of Santa Blumberga and Andris Bremanis Friday night at the ATB Centre ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2017-04-29
  • Canadian teams to play for gold at World Seniors
    LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Both of Canada’s teams will play for gold medals on Saturday at the World Senior Curling Championships at the ATB Centre in Lethbridge. Colleen Jones and her Halifax team (third Kim Kelly, second Mary Sue Radford, lead/vice-skip Nancy Delahunt and coach Helen Radford) were 5-3 winners over Scotland’s ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2017-04-28
  • Team Canada advances to World Mixed Doubles quarter-finals
    LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Team Canada put together its finest performance to date at the 2017 World Mixed Doubles Championship, and it produced a crucial playoff victory on Friday morning at the ATB Centre. Edmonton’s Joanne Courtney and Winnipeg’s Reid Carruthers broke open a tight game with a huge four in ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2017-04-28

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