Curling Canada News

  • Canadian teams outside the playoff picture at Curling World Cup
    It wasn’t the result the three Canadian curling teams hoped for when arriving at Omaha, Neb., for the Curling World Cup. The Canadian men’s, women’s and mixed doubles teams did not qualify for any of the Sunday finals at Ralston Arena. Despite the result, Canadian teams gained some new experience ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2018-12-09
  • Double-win day keeps Canadian women on track at Curling World Cup
    Tracy Fleury’s Canadian women’s team picked up two critical wins on Friday to stay in the playoff picture at the Curling World Cup in Omaha, Neb. The two victories at Ralston Arena lifted the Canadian women’s team to a 3-1 record with one more day of action in the double ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2018-12-07
  • Gunnlaugson makes first loss at Curling World Cup ‘disappear’ with win against China
    A loss is never a welcome sight for any team’s record. But just like a magician, Winnipeg’s Jason Gunnlaugson essentially made his first loss disappear with a victory against China during Thursday’s Curling World Cup action at Ralston Arena in Omaha, Neb. “In our pool now everyone is one and ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2018-12-06
  • Canadian teams split first two games at Curling World Cup
    The Canadian teams opened with a win and a loss in its first two games at the Curling World Cup on Wednesday at the Ralston Arena in Omaha, Neb. Tracy Fleury (Winnipeg) led her women’s team to victory and the mixed doubles team of Kalynn Park (Calgary)/John Morris (Canmore, Alta.) ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2018-12-05
  • Team Jacobs unbeaten after two draws at Home Hardware Canada Cup
    ESTEVAN, Sask. — Brad Jacobs executed two nearly perfect draws in the fifth and seventh ends to break open a tight battle between two Olympic gold medal winners and take an 8-4 win over Brad Gushue in the second draw of the Home Hardware Canada Cup Wednesday. The win moved ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2018-12-05
  • Canadian teams aim to match early success at second leg of Curling World Cup
    Many eyes will be on the Canadian men’s, women’s and mixed doubles teams at the second leg of the Curling World Cup in Omaha, Neb., slated to begin this Wednesday. Opponents won’t be admiring the Maple Leaf of the front of the Canadians’ jackets, but instead honing in on the ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2018-12-04
  • Team Howard back intact in time for Tour stop in Brantford, Ont.
    Scott Howard won his first World Curling Tour event as skip just two weeks ago. Who knows how long it will be before he has another chance? Even his usual skip, and father, Glenn Howard isn’t sure. “I don’t know what position I’m playing this weekend,” said Glenn Howard, on ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2018-11-30
  • Scottish teams cash in at WCT stop in Penticton, B.C.
    It was a big week for Scottish men’s curling. Just days after Scotland’s Bruce Mouat won the 2018 La Gruyere European Championship in Estonia, two more Scottish teams met in the final of another major event on the World Curling Tour. Glen Muirhead of Perth defeated Glasgow’s Ross Paterson in ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2018-11-27
  • Hartung wins eight straight on the way to Red Deer title
    Edmonton’s Brendan Bottcher was looking for his third championship at the Red Deer Curling Classic, but Saskatoon’s Kody Hartung played spoiler in the final, downing the defending champions 7-6. Team Hartung (with Tyler Hartung, Jayden Shwaga, and Mark Larsen) lost its first game of the event to Bottcher, but rallied ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2018-11-20
  • Wheelchair, mixed doubles events highlight busy weekend on Tour
    Not too long ago, the top-tier curling schedule was just a list of where you could see the best four-player curling teams in action on a given weekend. These days, it’s a bit more varied, and that’s a good thing. Instead of just looking for whatever event Kevin Koe or ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2018-11-16
  • Dynasty Apparel named Official Uniform Partner of Curling Canada
    Canada’s top curlers will be outfitted in Dynasty Apparel as part of a new partnership, it was announced today by Curling Canada. The Winnipeg-based company, helmed by competitive curler Colin Hodgson, will be the Official Uniform Partner of Curling Canada in an agreement that will extend through the 2021-22 curling ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2018-11-15
  • Jacobs, Homan prevail at Grand Slam Tour Challenge
    By the standards of most other teams, Team Rachel Homan and Team Brad Jacobs are both having pretty good years. Both squads have qualified in almost every event, and have reached semifinals and finals in big events all year. Homan even won her first event of the year, the World ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2018-11-13
  • Manitoba wins Canadian Mixed title in front of hometown crowd
    Manitoba’s Colin Kurz and his team from the Assiniboine Memorial Curling Club scored early and protected its lead to win the 2019 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship. The 21-year-old skip bested Nova Scotia’s Kendal Thompson (Mayflower Curling Club) 7-4 in the final. Kurz secured the victory in the eighth end with ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2018-11-10
  • Four teams advance to playoffs at 2019 Canadian Mixed
    The Friday night entertainment at the 2019 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship in Winnipeg is a Manitoba Social. Manitobans will be jubilant to share their tradition with Canada’s other provinces and territories at the championship in the Fort Rouge Curling Club and there’s extra cause for celebration considering Colin Kurz’s hometown ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2018-11-09
  • Top teams back in action this weekend on World Curling Tour
    After a relatively quiet week on the World Curling Tour, the top teams are back in action at the Grand Slam of Curling’s Tour Challenge in Thunder Bay, Ont. In the women’s event three Winnipeg teams have already won enough games to qualify for the playoffs. Jennifer Jones, Kerri Einarson, ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2018-11-09

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