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Stoughton, Officer to guide Team North America at Continental Cup

Monday, September 17th, 2018
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Reigning world women's curling champion Jennifer Jones will have a former teammate guiding her and the rest of Team North America at the Continental Cup in Las Vegas in January.

Rachel Homan joins Canadian tandem as Curling World Cup champions

Sunday, September 16th, 2018
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Rachel Homan's Ottawa rink beat reigning Olympic champ Anna Hasselborg of Sweden 7-3 on Sunday to win the women's title at the inaugural Curling World Cup. Earlier in the day, Edmonton-based Laura Walker and Kirk Muyres prevailed in mixed doubles.

Canada wins mixed doubles final over U.S. at Curling World Cup

Saturday, September 15th, 2018
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Canada prevailed in the inaugural World Cup of Curling, winning the mixed doubles final on Saturday night over the U.S. Canadians Laura Walker and Kirk Muyres defeated Americans Sarah Anderson and Korey Dropkin 7-3 from Suzhou, China.

That’s a lot of sweeping: Canadian curlers set world record with 105-hour game

Saturday, September 15th, 2018
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There were 392 ends of curling, 6,272 stones thrown, a final score of 450-237 - and one world record. A group of 10 Ontario curlers have just received word that their game that lasted 105 hours, 6 minutes and 51 seconds — spanning from the end of September into October — has set a new Guinness World Record.

Canada’s Kevin Koe routs Japan at Curling World Cup

Saturday, September 15th, 2018
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Canadian skip Kevin Koe moved into sole possession of first place in Pool B at the Curling World Cup with a 12-4 drubbing of winless Masaki Iwai from Japan on Saturday morning in Suzhou, China.

Canadian mixed doubles team off to Curling World Cup final

Friday, September 14th, 2018
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Canada has secured a spot in the mixed doubles final at the inaugural World Cup of Curling. Laura Walker and Kirk Muyres, an Edmonton-based team, are 4-1 through three days and locked up first place in Pool A.

Canadians stay perfect at Curling World Cup

Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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Canada's three teams are now a combined 8-0 at the inaugural Curling World Cup event after winning all their games for the second consecutive day in China.

Canada starts Curling World Cup event perfect

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
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Canadian curlers made a clean sweep on the opening day of the Curling World Cup event in China on Wednesday.

Rachel Homan’s new coach will get ‘in your face’

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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Marcel Rocque, a member of the legendary Ferbey Four team in his playing days, has committed to lend his unapologetically blunt coaching work to Rachel Homan's rink for the 2018-19 season.

Curling World Cup begins with Homan, Koe back in Canadian colours

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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Canada's 2018 Olympic curling representatives are in Suzhou, China this week for the inaugural Curling World Cup event, where Rachel Homan and Kevin Koe will be tested right away.