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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.

Gushue opens Champions Cup with back-to-back wins

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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Brad Gushue scored three in the final end to down Saskatoon's Steve Laycock 7-5 in Wednesday's evening draw.

Canada clinches playoff berth at mixed doubles curling worlds

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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Canada locked up a playoff berth at the world mixed doubles curling championship on Wednesday with a 7-6 victory over England. Joanne Courtney and Reid Carruthers stole the winning point when Anna Fowler wrecked on a guard with her final throw.

Canada rallies for win at mixed doubles curling worlds

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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Canada's Joanne Courtney and Reid Carruthers rallied from a three-point deficit with two ends to play to record a 10-6 win over Germany Tuesday night at the world mixed doubles curling championship in Lethbridge, Alta.

Gushue begins Champions Cup with win over Japan

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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Brad Gushue began the Champions Cup curling tournament on Tuesday with a 9-4 victory over Japan's Yusuke Morozumi in the first and only draw of the day.

Canada remains undefeated at mixed doubles curling worlds

Monday, April 24th, 2017
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Edmonton's Joanne Courtney and Winnipeg's Reid Carruthers helped Canada improve to 3-0 at the world mixed doubles curling championship with a 14-0 win over Kazakhstan on Monday in Lethbridge, Alta.

Men with a plan: Team Gushue targets Olympics

Monday, April 24th, 2017
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After mapping out — and successfully executing — their plan to win their first Brier title and first world championship, Brad Gushue and his teammates are now locking their sights on the Olympic trials in December.

Canada improves to 2-0 at mixed doubles curling worlds

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017
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Canada remained undefeated at the world mixed doubles curling championship on Sunday after a 9-1 victory over France.