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

Start of Humpty’s Champions Cup pushed back a day in Calgary

Monday, April 12th, 2021
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Rogers Sportsnet announced Monday the first draw of the Humpty's Champions Cup is now Thursday at noon. The final will be played Monday instead of Sunday.

Men’s curling worlds playoffs on hold due to positive COVID-19 tests in Calgary bubble

Friday, April 9th, 2021
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Playoffs at the world men's curling championship in Calgary have been suspended because of positive tests for the COVID-19 virus.

Canada’s Bottcher beats Italy’s Retornaz at men’s curling worlds

Tuesday, April 6th, 2021
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Canada's Brendan Bottcher defeated Italy's Joel Retornaz 7-4 on Tuesday at the BKT Tires & OK Tire World Men's Curling Championship.

Jennifer Jones, Brett Laing suffer 1st defeat at mixed doubles curling championship

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021
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Jennifer Jones and Brent Laing suffered their first defeat at the Home Hardware Canadian mixed doubles curling championship, falling 9-8 to Kimberly and Wayne Tuck in Tuesday's second draw.

Defending champs Gallant, Peterman improve to 2-1 at mixed doubles curling nationals

Saturday, March 20th, 2021
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Defending champions Brett Gallant and Jocelyn Peterman defeated Colton Lott and Kadriana Sahaidak 7-3 on Saturday morning at the Canadian mixed doubles curling championship in Calgary.

Jones, Laing stay perfect at Canadian mixed doubles curling championship

Friday, March 19th, 2021
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Jennifer Jones and husband Brent Laing are off to a 3-0 start at the Home Hardware Canadian mixed doubles curling championship.

Rock, paper, curses: Communication breakdown on rock papering upsets Glenn Howard

Saturday, March 13th, 2021
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Glenn Howard who is serving in a coach/alternate role for Wild Card Three at the Tim Hortons Brier, planned to file an official protest with Curling Canada after his team wasn't advised that the curling stones had been sandpapered before Saturday afternoon's draw.

Middaugh downs Dunstone to take sole lead as Brier championship round begins

Friday, March 12th, 2021
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Wild Card Three's Wayne Middaugh defeated Saskatchewan's Matt Dunstone 9-5 to move into sole possession of first place as championship pool play began Friday at the Canadian men's curling championship.

Portable, rapid-testing units speeding things up in Calgary curling bubble

Thursday, March 11th, 2021
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A portable rapid-test unit the size of a tissue box not only greased the wheels for the curling bubble in Calgary, but it's also used in other sports across Canada to test for the COVID-19 virus.

Kevin Koe continues hot streak, moves into Brier’s championship round

Wednesday, March 10th, 2021
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Kevin Koe has found his way into the championship round at the Canadian men's curling championship following a 9-2 victory over Saskatchewan's Matt Dunstone.