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Curling in Kosovo? This Canadian wants to make it happen

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 05:00:00 EST

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How does curling fit in with Kosovo, a country that currently has no curling clubs or ice to play on? Like most things to do with the sport, there's a Canadian involved.




Jennifer Jones recruits Shannon Birchard to play national curling championship

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:56:03 EST

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​With third Kaitlyn Lawes bound for the Winter Olympics, Jennifer Jones has recruited Shannon Birchard to join her team at the upcoming Scotties Tournament of Hearts.




Brad Gushue guides North America to Continental Cup title

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 23:02:49 EST

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After four full days of curling, the Continental Cup came down to a dramatic, one-shot draw to the button shootout, and Team North America's Brad Gushue delivered.




Canada brushes aside Brazil to secure men's curling worlds berth

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 22:59:58 EST

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Brazil was never going to beat Canada in a best-of-five curling series. It was never really about that, anyway.




Trudeau watches as North America takes Continental Cup lead

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 23:20:52 EST

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American skip John Shuster scored an 8-3 win in front of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for Team North America's only victory Friday evening, giving his squad a 10.5 to 7.5 advantage in the race to 30.5 points at the Continental Cup.




Olympic curlers warm up at Continental Cup

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 14:00:42 EST

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Before the pressure of the Olympics takes hold, many of curling's top teams are staying loose at this week's star-studded, but lighthearted, Continental Cup.




Cheryl Bernard is Olympic-bound with Team Homan — and here's why

Tue, 9 Jan 2018 14:36:30 EST

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Olympic silver medallist Cheryl Bernard is going back to the Olympics with Rachel Homan's rink. While the announcement confused fans and players alike, Curling Canada's criteria for alternate selections include, "international playing experience, making critical decisions during the heat of the game and ability to perform on the world stage.”




Cheryl Bernard comes out of retirement, joins Team Homan as Olympic alternate

Mon, 8 Jan 2018 22:48:10 EST

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Cheryl Bernard has another shot at Olympic gold. The Calgary native and Scott Pfeifer were selected on Monday as alternates for Rachel Homan's and Kevin Koe's rinks, who were will represent Canada in Pyeongchang.




John Morris, Kaitlyn Lawes return to Olympics with mixed doubles victory

Sun, 7 Jan 2018 19:20:49 EST

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About 90 kilometres down the highway from where Kaitlyn Lawes and John Morris were born in Winnipeg, the two were able to realize their Olympic dreams for a second time Sunday after beating Val Sweeting and Brad Gushue in the Canadian mixed doubles trials final.




Lawes, Morris win Olympic mixed doubles curling berth

Sun, 7 Jan 2018 16:28:59 EST

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Kaitlyn Lawes and John Morris booked their ticket to the Pyeongchang Olympics with an 8-6 victory over Brad Gushue and Val Sweeting at the Canadian mixed doubles curling trials in Manitoba.




Mixed doubles curling is the future of the Olympics

Fri, 5 Jan 2018 13:39:55 EST

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At first glance it may seem like a bit of a novelty act. But if you look carefully, you'll see in mixed doubles curling another sign that the Olympics are determined to place men and women on more equal footing, writes Scott Russell.




Mixed doubles curling, explained

Fri, 7 Apr 2017 12:20:27 EDT

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If you’re not familiar with mixed doubles curling, don’t worry, you’re not alone. Here's what you need to know about how this quirky version of the game is played.




Brad Gushue gets 2nd Olympic chance — in a discipline he barely knew

Sat, 6 Jan 2018 19:14:29 EST

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Brad Gushue and Val Sweeting started the trials with two losses and seemed lost at times. But they've won eight of their last nine games to punch a ticket to Sunday's final.




Canadian mixed curlers owe debt of thanks to a clutch 5th-place finish

Fri, 5 Jan 2018 17:02:43 EST

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Why a non-podium result at the mixed curling world championship two years ago might be the best fifth-place finish in Canadian curling history.




Mixed curling partnerships give new meaning to casting 1st stone

Wed, 3 Jan 2018 19:25:05 EST

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Some are married, some are engaged, some are dating, and there's even a father/daughter duo. You can find all kinds of relationships among the pairings at the Canadian mixed doubles curling trials, and each presents its own set of challenges.




Kevin Koe leans on Olympic vets to extend Canada's curling gold run

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 19:58:56 EST

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An ace in Kevin Koe's pocket as his curling team prepares for the Winter Olympics is having a pair of teammates who have been there, won gold.




Preparing Homan, Koe is Curling Canada's No. 1 Olympic priority

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 07:00:00 EST

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Skips Rachel Homan and Kevin Koe earned well-deserved breaks after securing Olympic spots for the upcoming Winter Games in South Korea. But while they're off resting, Curling Canada is working overtime to ensure they're prepared to defend the nation’s two gold medals.




Diddy's curling commercial is a hit with Canadian pros

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:26:32 EST

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It may not be perfect to the trained eye, but American rapper Diddy's vodka spot is sweeping social media — and it's cool with a couple of high-profile Canadian curlers.




Canada's mixed doubles curling pairings are set

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:52:56 EST

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After some last-minute reshuffling, the 18 pairings are set for Canada's mixed doubles curling trials. Now it's time to decide who will represent the country when this quirky version of the sport makes its Olympic debut.




Teen team becomes youngest ever to qualify for Nova Scotia Scotties

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 05:52:29 EST

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A group of teenage girls have become the youngest team to qualify for Nova Scotia's curling championships.