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Crazy comebacks & stunning shots: Canadian curling had a wild 2018-19 season

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
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As we put away the rocks and brooms and melt down the pebbled ice for some brief summer respite, Devin Heroux looks back on some memorable moments from this past curling season.

Koe, Jones end curling season with wins at World Cup Grand Final

Sunday, May 12th, 2019
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Canada's Jennifer Jones and Kevin Koe won women's and men's gold at the Curling World Cup Grand Final on Sunday to end their seasons on a high note.

Canada advances to play in all 3 finals at Curling World Cup

Saturday, May 11th, 2019
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Canadian teams will play for all three championships at the Curling World Cup Grand Final. Kevin Koe, in the men's competition, Jennifer Jones, in the women's, and Laura Walker and Kirk Muyres, in mixed doubles, all advanced to their respective finals after round-robin play concluded Saturday.

Canadian rinks close in on championship berths at Curling World Cup

Friday, May 10th, 2019
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Canadian teams won seven of eight games on Friday at the Curling World Cup Grand Final, setting the country up nicely heading into the final two days of competition. Laura Walker and Kirk Muyres leap-frogged into first in their mixed-doubles pool with a win over China and a victory over the U.S.

Koe earns pair of victories on mixed day for Canada at Curling World Cup

Thursday, May 9th, 2019
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Kevin Koe earned two victories Thursday on a mixed day for Canada at the Curling World Cup grand final.

Canada skip Jennifer Jones dominates Japan at Curling World Cup

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
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Canada's Jennifer Jones and her Winnipeg rink picked up a 10-1 victory over Japan on Wednesday on the opening day of the final Curling World Cup event of the season.

Brendan Bottcher defeats Kevin Koe in extra end to win Champions Cup

Sunday, April 28th, 2019
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Brendan Bottcher won his third consecutive Pinty's Grand Slam of Curling event with a 6-5 extra-end win over Kevin Koe in the Champions Cup men's final Sunday in Saskatoon.

Resilient Canadian curlers Peterman, Gallant earn silver at mixed doubles worlds

Saturday, April 27th, 2019
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Shouldering immense pressure, Canada's Jocelyn Peterman and Brett Gallant fell short of their goal to become the first mixed doubles curling team to win a world championship, dropping a 6-5 decision to Sweden's Anna Hasselborg and Oskar Eriksson.

Canada captures double gold at senior curling worlds

Saturday, April 27th, 2019
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Canada’s women and men are bringing home gold medals from the senior world curling championships in Stavanger, Norway, while Jocelyn Peterman and Brett Gallant are battling Scotland in the mixed doubles final.

Canadian curlers going for a golden sweep in Norway

Saturday, April 27th, 2019
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All three Canadian curling teams competing at the 2019 mixed doubles and senior world curling championships are into their respective gold-medal games. They'll have the chance to make history Saturday afternoon in Norway when they take to the ice. Should they all win, it'll be the first-time ever they've all won at the same event.