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

Rachel Homan’s Olympic pursuit starts now

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
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After winning her third Scotties title and her first world championship, Rachel Homan took a (much deserved) vacation. Now the skip and her Ottawa rink are reloading and setting their sights on winning the Canadian Olympic curling trials in their hometown.

Olympic mixed doubles curling trials set for Portage la Prairie, Man.

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
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The Olympic trials for the Canadian mixed curling doubles event will take place in Portage la Prairie, Man., Curling Canada announced Tuesday. The event, which will be making its Olympic debut at the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, is scheduled for Jan. 3-7, 2018.

Gushue, Homan among teams to watch at Olympic curling trials

Monday, May 1st, 2017
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?World champions Brad Gushue and Rachel Homan will headline the field at the 2018 Canadian Olympic curling trials, set for Dec. 2-10 in Ottawa.

Rachel Homan caps impressive season with Champions Cup title

Sunday, April 30th, 2017
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Rachel Homan capped an impressive season of curling by winning the Champions Cup. The Ottawa skip downed Sweden's Anna Hasselborg 5-4 in the title draw at Canada Olympic Park on Sunday in the final Grand Slam of Curling event of the season.

Koe vs. Jacobs, Homan vs. Hasselborg in Champions Cup finals

Saturday, April 29th, 2017
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The finals are set at the Champions Cup curling tournament. Calgary's Kevin Koe will face Brad Jacobs of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., in the men's title draw on Sunday. On the women's side it'll be Ottawa's Rachel Homan against Sweden's Anna Hasselborg.

Canada nails down best-ever result with silver in world mixed doubles curling

Saturday, April 29th, 2017
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It was an agonizing way to lose but, in the big picture, it was a huge step forward for Canada at the 2017 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship.

Canada’s Gushue stays undefeated at Champions Cup after defeating Sweden’s Brewster

Friday, April 28th, 2017
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World champion Brad Gushue defeated Scotland's Tom Brewster 8-1 on Friday afternoon at the Champions Cup.

Canada 1 win from Olympic berth after beating Scotland at mixed curling doubles

Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Joanne Courtney and Reid Carruthers posted an 8-3 victory over Scotland on Friday at the world mixed doubles curling championship in Lethbridge, Alta. to improve Canada's chances of qualifying for the 2018 Winter Games.

John Morris posts comeback win at curling’s Champions Cup

Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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Canada's John Morris defeated Switzerland's Peter de Cruz 7-5 on Thursday morning at the Champions Cup curling competition in Calgary.

The curling romance that changed 2 lives forever

Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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Team Gushue third Mark Nichols first met his wife Colette at the 2004 Brier in Saskatoon. Since then, the happy couple are raising two sons and have just completed a dream season.