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Canada hopes 11th time is a charm in mixed doubles curling

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 05:00:00 EDT


Canada enters the mixed doubles curling world championship as the top-ranked country, and yet it has never won the event. Laura Crocker and Kirk Muyres will try to snap the decade-long title drought starting this weekend in Sweden.

The golden curling duo that was never supposed to happen

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 20:23:00 EDT


John Morris and Kaitlyn Lawes found unexpected chemistry that led to an Olympic gold medal.

Curling may finally be having its Moneyball moment

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 05:00:00 EDT


In a sport where millimetres can separate great teams from the merely good, elite curlers are turning to analytics more than ever to gain an advantage. It seems curling may finally be having its Moneyball moment.

As other curling teams make changes, Team Homan decides to stay together

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 19:12:41 EDT


After taking some time off following a disappointing performance at the Pyeongchang Games, the members of Team Homan recently got together at a Toronto hotel to discuss their future plans. They decided they will continue to curl together as a foursome.

Farewell curling tour winding down for members of Team Jones and Team Koe

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 20:19:41 EDT


Marc Kennedy and Jill Officer both announced earlier this year that they'd be stepping away from the game they've played most of their lives. Their farewell tour has been rather impressive — it continued Sunday afternoon in Toronto.

Canada's Kevin Koe completes perfect run to win Players' Championship

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 16:50:58 EDT


Calgary's Kevin Koe maintained his perfect record en route to capturing the Players' Championship with a 6-2 win over Sweden's Niklas Edin on Sunday.

For the love of curling or the love of money? Financial burden can weigh on elite curlers

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 20:23:53 EDT


Primetime TV spots, bright lights, life up in the air and in hotel rooms for about half the year — curlers are as close as it gets to being professional athletes these days. Except for the money.

Players' Championship highlights curling greatness

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 15:28:36 EDT


Olympic champion, world champion and Canadian champion curlers have all congregated in downtown Toronto this week for the 26th Players’ Championship. It’s the second-last stop on this year’s Grand Slam of Curling circuit. There’s a lot of money on the line too — the $300,000 purse makes it the biggest of the season.

Rachel Homan finishes winless at Players' Championship

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 16:43:40 EDT


Ottawa's Rachel Homan remained winless at the Players' Championship, losing her final round-robin game 8-3 to Scotland's Eve Muirhead in Friday's evening draw.

Niklas Edin takes world curling crown from Brad Gushue

Sun, 8 Apr 2018 22:24:57 EDT


On this desert night in Las Vegas, Swedish skip Niklas Edin wasn’t going to lose. Edin was flawless, surgical with his takeouts, deft in his delivery — he finally won a championship game again after a year of heartbreaking championship losses.

'Curling kings': Team Shuster uniting U.S. after winning Olympic gold

Sat, 7 Apr 2018 19:28:07 EDT


It's been a little more than a month since Shuster and his team went on a magical run in Pyeongchang, South Korea to capture the country's first Olympic gold medal in curling — some are still calling it "Miracle on Ice Part 2."

Brad Gushue — the curler who might not have been

Thu, 5 Apr 2018 13:16:05 EDT


Brad Gushue the curler — it’s hard to imagine the Newfoundland and Labrador skip doing anything else but throwing granite down a sheet of pebbled ice, making shot after shot. That’s how fans of the sport around the world have come to know him. But there was a time when Gushue’s curling dream might have never transpired.

Swedish skip questions future after Olympic committee pulls funding

Wed, 4 Apr 2018 15:05:36 EDT


Sweden’s Niklas Edin has been one of the top curlers in the world for years. But now his team’s future is somewhat in question after he recently learned its funding has been cut by the national Olympic committee.

Hammy McMillan returns: Scottish curler follows in father's legendary footsteps

Wed, 4 Apr 2018 19:02:08 EDT


Hammy McMillan Sr. broke the hearts of Canadian curling fans at the 1999 world championships and now his son is trying to follow in his father's footsteps at this year's edition in Las Vegas.

Saskatchewan's Steve Laycock heads to B.C. to curl with Team Cotter

Wed, 4 Apr 2018 18:08:15 EDT


Saskatchewan's Steve Laycock will be representing British Columbia next season, according to an announcement from his new team today.

Kevin Martin inducted in World Curling Hall of Fame

Tue, 3 Apr 2018 18:30:32 EDT


Albertan curling great Kevin Martin was inducted into the World Curling Hall of Fame on Tuesday in Las Vegas.

Members of Team Gushue playing with heavy hearts after family deaths just days before worlds

Tue, 3 Apr 2018 21:54:08 EDT


You'd barely know it by the way they're carrying themselves on the ice this week in Las Vegas, but Mark Nichols and Brett Gallant are playing this world curling championship with heavy hearts.

Pool parties and curling — Vegas proving not your average bonspiel

Mon, 2 Apr 2018 21:26:12 EDT


Learning the ice and staying away from the party. That's the focus now for Team Gushue at the world curling championship in Las Vegas.

Crocker and Muyres find granite magic to capture mixed doubles curling national title

Sun, 1 Apr 2018 16:50:11 EDT


They had only played six games together prior to the 2018 Canadian mixed doubles curling championships in Leduc, Alta., but Laura Crocker and Kirk Muyres edged the young Manitoba team of Kadriana Sahaidak and Colton Lott on Sunday.

Marie Wright leads Saskatchewan to wheelchair curling national title

Sun, 1 Apr 2018 21:13:19 EDT


Team Saskatchewan has captured its third Canadian wheelchair championship after defeating Manitoba 11-1 in the final Sunday afternoon in Leduc, Alta.