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

Diddy’s curling commercial is a hit with Canadian pros

Friday, December 15th, 2017

It may not be perfect to the trained eye, but American rapper Diddy's new vodka spot is sweeping social media — and it's cool with a couple of high-profile Canadian curlers.

Canada’s mixed doubles curling pairings are set

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

After some last-minute reshuffling, the 18 pairings are set for Canada's mixed doubles curling trials. Now it's time to decide who will represent the country when this quirky version of the sport makes its Olympic debut.

Kevin Koe sweeps into Olympics in thrilling fashion

Sunday, December 10th, 2017

On Sunday night, Kevin Koe defeated Mike McEwen of Manitoba 7-6 in a thrilling game to earn the right to wear the maple leaf at the Olympics.

Kevin Koe defeats Mike McEwen to book spot in Pyeongchang

Sunday, December 10th, 2017

Calgary's Kevin Koe will represent Canada in men's curling at the 2018 Winter Olympics. Koe defeated Winnipeg's Mike McEwen 7-6 in the men's final of the Roar of the Rings, Canada's Olympic trials.

Through adversity to the stars: Hometown hero Rachel Homan headed to Olympics

Sunday, December 10th, 2017

Chelsea Carey just missed a double in the final end to force an extra end allowing Rachel Homan and her team to clinch an Olympic berth for Canada after a 6-5 win.

Rachel Homan wins Roar of the Rings to punch her Olympic ticket

Sunday, December 10th, 2017

Ottawa's Rachel Homan will represent Canada in women's curling at the 2018 Winter Olympics. Homan beat Calgary's Chelsea Carey 6-5 in the women's final of the Roar of the Rings, Canada's Olympic trials.

In the House with Canada’s Curling Elite

Sunday, December 10th, 2017

Olympians-turned-broadcasters Joan McCusker and Mike Harris join Devin Heroux to preview the final matches of the Canadian Olympic curling trials in Ottawa.

Mike McEwen books ticket to Olympic trials final after upsetting Brad Gushue

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

Mike McEwen won the biggest game of his career on Saturday night against Brad Gushue. Now, he faces off against Kevin Koe for a spot in the Olympics.

Rachel Homan a win away from Olympic dream after defeating Jennifer Jones

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

The defending Olympic gold medallist Jennifer Jones was eliminated by Rachel Homan Saturday afternoon in the semifinal 6-3.

Chelsea Carey, Kevin Koe await challenge in Olympic curling trials finals

Friday, December 8th, 2017

Eighteen of Canada’s best men’s and women’s curling teams started their Olympic pursuit last Saturday. Now, the field has been cut down to three men’s teams and three women’s team. The Roar of the Rings playoffs are set to begin Saturday.