Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports/Curling’ Category

Bottcher outlasts Koe in Players’ Championship final

Sunday, April 14th, 2019
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Brendan Bottcher scored a 5-1 win over Kevin Koe to capture the Players' Championship title in Toronto on Sunday.

Sweden’s Anna Hasselborg squeezes into Players’ Championship semifinal

Saturday, April 13th, 2019

Olympic champion Anna Hasselborg of Sweden advanced to the women's semifinal round at the Players Championship curling event Saturday with a 5-4 victory over Japan's Satsuki Fujisawa in Toronto.

How the Olympics took the loyalty out of curling

Friday, April 12th, 2019

The pressure to win in a curling, specifically to get to the Olympics, has been elevated to an entirely new level — and that’s forcing skips and teams to make very difficult decisions about who they want on their team, including long-time teammates.

Carruthers drops match against Mouat in extra end at Players’ Championship

Friday, April 12th, 2019
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Scotland's Bruce Mouat caught a piece of the button with his final throw for a 6-5 win over Winnipeg's Reid Carruthers on Friday morning at the Players' Championship. Meanwhile, Winnipeg's Jennifer Jones edged Switzerland's Silvana Tirinzoni 5-4 in an extra end.

Rachel Homan picks up 2nd win at Players’ Championship

Thursday, April 11th, 2019

Team Rachel Homan scored four points in the sixth end of an 8-5 victory over Team Tracy Fleury at the Players' Championship on Thursday.

Watch Grand Slam of Curling: Players’ Championship – Women’s quarters

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
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Watch live action from the women's quarter-final match between Chelsea Carey and Robyn Silvernagle from the Grand Slam of Curling's Players' Championship.

Team Epping looks to smooth ruffled feathers after ‘awkward’ personnel change

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
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It was an awkward practice for Team Epping on Tuesday in advance of the Grand Slam of Curling's Players' Championship in Toronto.

Ryan Fry joining John Epping’s Ontario rink next season

Monday, April 8th, 2019
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John Epping's Ontario rink will add Ryan Fry at third next season after his departure from Brad Jacobs' Northern Ontario powerhouse.

Edin’s late steal forces Koe to early handshakes in men’s world curling final

Sunday, April 7th, 2019

Canada's Kevin Koe settled for silver at the world men's curling championship after dropping a 7-2 decision to Sweden's Niklas Edin.

Koe flourishing under the weight of Canadian curling expectations

Sunday, April 7th, 2019
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Skip Kevin Koe has taken the Canadian team on his back all week and guided them to victory. He's also shouldering the heavy weight of every Canadian curling fan's expectation for a gold medal. There's just one more game to go, Sunday night's championship final against Sweden's Niklas Edin.