• September 23, 2021

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Canada splits 2 games at world mixed doubles curling championship

Canada splits 2 games at world mixed doubles curling championship

Canada’s Kerri Einarson and Brad Gushue remain tied at the top the Group A standings after splitting a pair of matches on Wednesday at the world mixed curling doubles championships in Aberdeen, Scotland. The Canadians lost…

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Canada’s Einarson eliminated at curling worlds after loss to Sweden

Canada’s Einarson eliminated at curling worlds after loss to Sweden

Kerri Einarson kicked off play in the curling bubble with a bang. She’s leaving it with a whimper. Her Manitoba-based team was eliminated from the world women’s curling championship on Saturday after dropping an 8-3…

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Einarson, Canadian curling teammates remain in playoff hunt at women’s worlds

Einarson, Canadian curling teammates remain in playoff hunt at women’s worlds

Canada’s Kerri Einarson chipped away at her women’s world curling championship deficit with a second straight victory Tuesday in Calgary. The host country beat Italy 10-4 to get to a 3-5 record, but Einarson’s foursome…

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Canada’s Bottcher beats Italy, China at men’s curling worlds

Canada’s Bottcher beats Italy, China at men’s curling worlds

Coming off an upset loss and with a contender-heavy calendar on the horizon, Canada’s Brendan Bottcher was in desperate need of a solid victory on Tuesday afternoon. His Edmonton-based team delivered with a 7-4 victory…

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Canada bounces back with win over Netherlands at men’s curling worlds

Canada bounces back with win over Netherlands at men’s curling worlds

An unexpected steal and a force put Canada’s Brendan Bottcher in the situation he wanted against Switzerland on Sunday at the BKT Tires & OK Tire World Men’s Curling Championship. Tied with hammer in the…

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Matt Dunstone gets an assist at Brier from small town in Saskatchewan

Matt Dunstone gets an assist at Brier from small town in Saskatchewan

Matt Dunstone’s curling team continued to parlay the generosity of a Saskatchewan small town into its strong start at the Canadian men’s championship. Dunstone’s foursome downed Quebec 9-6 on Tuesday for a third consecutive win.…

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Women provide successful test of Calgary’s curling bubble ahead of Brier

Women provide successful test of Calgary’s curling bubble ahead of Brier

All systems are go for the Canadian men’s curling championship after the women proved elite curling can happen in a pandemic. Curling Canada says no one tested positive for the COVID-19 virus during the Scotties…

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35 mixed doubles curling teams to compete for world berth in Calgary bubble

35 mixed doubles curling teams to compete for world berth in Calgary bubble

With Canada’s Olympic hopes potentially riding on the winning team, an elite field of 35 teams will be in the bubble in Calgary for the 2021 Home Hardware Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Championship, presented by…

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Brad Gushue wins Stu Sells 1824 Halifax Curling Classic

Brad Gushue wins Stu Sells 1824 Halifax Curling Classic

Brad Gushue has strung together 15 curling consecutive victories, his latest on Sunday afternoon clinched another title for his team from Newfoundland and Labrador. Gushue overpowered Nova Scotia’s Matthew Manuel 6-2 to claim the Stu Sells…

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Canada Cup curling event in Fredericton postponed due to covid-19

Canada Cup curling event in Fredericton postponed due to covid-19

Wayne Tallon, a co-chair of the organizing committee for the 2020 Home Hardware Canada Cup, says the decision to cancel the event set to be held in November in Fredericton was unfortunate but necessary. “Curling Canada…

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Coronavirus causes Brad Gushue to press pause on curling, business ventures

Coronavirus causes Brad Gushue to press pause on curling, business ventures

The spring season is usually a very busy time for Canadian curling champion Brad Gushue, who would normally be juggling his packed on-ice agenda with work duties as an Orange theory Fitness franchisee. Instead the…

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2-Time gold medallist John Morris joins Team Kevin Koe for Olympic push

2-Time gold medallist John Morris joins Team Kevin Koe for Olympic push

John Morris is returning to team curling and joining Kevin Koe’s foursome. Morris is a two-time Olympic gold medallist, winning mixed doubles in 2018 with Kaitlyn Lawes and the men’s title in 2010 playing third…

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Curling: Team Jennifer Jones adds free-agent all-star lead Lisa Weagle

Curling: Team Jennifer Jones adds free-agent all-star lead Lisa Weagle

Lisa Weagle wasn’t sure what might be next for her after getting the surprising news last week that she was no longer a part of Team Rachel Homan. The all-star lead turned to family and…