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Canada loses to Scotland, takes silver at world mixed curling championship

Saturday, October 14th, 2017
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Canada settled for silver at the world mixed curling championship on Saturday after dropping an 8-5 decision to Scotland at the Palladium de Champery.

Hall of Fame curler, longtime broadcaster Ray Turnbull dead at age 78

Friday, October 6th, 2017
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Ray Turnbull, a member of the World Curling Hall of Fame and Manitoba's 1965 Brier championship team, has died. He was 78.

Canadian curlers put on notice as Brazil throws down the gauntlet for worlds berth

Friday, September 29th, 2017
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Brazil has challenged world champion Canada for the right to compete in the 2018 men's world curling championship.

Canada extends world curling championships hosting deal

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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Canada will continue to host a world curling championship annually until 2020 thanks to an extended agreement between Curling Canada and the World Curling Federation.

Brad Gushue completes undefeated run with Tour Challenge title

Sunday, September 10th, 2017
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Brier champion Brad Gushue downed Steffen Walstad of Norway 9-1 on Sunday in Regina to win the Grand Slam of Curling's Tour Challenge.

Jones to meet Sweeting in Tour Challenge semifinals

Saturday, September 9th, 2017
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Winnipeg's Jennifer Jones will face Val Sweeting of Edmonton in Saturday night's semifinal. The winner will play for the title at the first Grand Slam of the season on Sunday.

Muirhead edges Tippin to advance to Tour Challenge Playoffs

Friday, September 8th, 2017
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Scotland's Eve Muirhead edged Julie Tippin of Woodstock, Ont., 5-4 on Friday in a tiebreaker to grab the last spot in the quarter-finals at the first Grand Slam event of the season.

Watch the Grand Slam of Curling Tour Challenge: Women’s quarter-final

Friday, September 8th, 2017
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Watch live coverage of the women's quarter-final match between Jennifer Jones and Jacqueline Harrison at the Grand Slam of Curling Tour Challenge event in Regina.

Defending champ Val Sweeting secures playoff spot at Tour Challenge

Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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Defending champion Val Sweeting needed an extra end to remain undefeated and secure a spot in the playoffs at the Tour Challenge.

Sweeting, Jones start strong at Tour Challenge Grand Slam

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
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Val Sweeting scored a single point in an extra end for an 8-7 victory over China's Bingyu Wang, then topped Rachel Homan 6-4 in the late draw on Wednesday to race out to a 2-0 record at the Tour Challenge.