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Krista McCarville opens Olympic pre-trials with win after more than a year off

Monday, October 25th, 2021

Krista McCarville of Thunder Bay, Ont., scored back-to-back deuces in the fifth and sixth ends in a 7-5 win over Jestyn Murphy of Mississauga, Ont., on Monday in the first draw of Canada's Olympic curling pre-trials in Liverpool, N.S.

Brazil, Mexico challenge Canada for 2022 men’s world curling berth

Wednesday, October 6th, 2021

Following a challenge, reigning Canadian champion Brendan Bottcher will face the Brazilians and Mexicans in an Americas Zone Challenge at the Lacombe Curling Club on Oct. 29-31 to win a berth in the 2022 world men's curling championship.

Nova Scotia curler Jill Brothers secures berth in hometown pre-trials competition next month

Sunday, September 26th, 2021

Team Jill Brothers defeated Team Jessie Hunkin 8-6 on Sunday to earn a spot in the Home Hardware curling pre-trials.

Mike McEwen, Glenn Howard take opening wins at Canadian Curling Trials qualifier

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021
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Mike McEwen and Glenn Howard each notched opening wins at the Canadian Curling Trials Direct-Entry Event on Wednesday in Ottawa.

CBC Sports’ ‘That Curling Show’ returns as fight to reach Beijing Olympics heats up

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021

It’s only September but Canadian curling teams are already fighting for their Olympic lives. Starting Wednesday in Ottawa, the first two pressure-packed bonspiels get underway. CBC Sports is going to be bringing fans extensive curling coverage throughout the season.

Canada’s Einarson, Gushue finish 4th at mixed doubles curling worlds

Sunday, May 23rd, 2021
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Canada won't be bringing home medals from the 2021 mixed doubles curling world championships in Aberdeen, Scotland. Kerri Einarson and Brad Gushue fell 7-4 in the bronze-medal match to Sweden on Sunday.

Canada’s Gushue, Einarson advance to semis at mixed doubles curling worlds

Saturday, May 22nd, 2021
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Canada's Brad Gushue and Kerri Einarson secured a semifinal berth at the world mixed doubles curling championship in Aberdeen, Scotland, on Saturday with a 7-6 extra-end victory over Jenny Perret and Martin Rios of Switzerland.

Canada loses 1st game at world mixed doubles curling championship

Wednesday, May 19th, 2021
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Canada's Kerri Einarson and Brad Gushue have suffered their first loss at the world mixed doubles curling championship.

Einarson’s 4th straight win puts playoffs in sight for Canada at women’s world curling

Wednesday, May 5th, 2021
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Team Canada defeated Estonia on Wednesday to put the foursome right back in the playoff picture at the women's world curling championship.

Brad Jacobs wins tiebreaker to advance to Champions Cup playoffs

Sunday, April 18th, 2021
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Brad Jacobs downed Switzerland's Yannick Schwaller 6-4 in a tiebreaker Sunday to advance to the Humpty's Champions Cup playoffs.