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

28-team field chosen for Canada’s pre-Olympic curling trials

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Olympic medallists John Morris and Shannon Kleibrink are two of the headliners in the 28-team field for the Home Hardware Road to the Roar Pre-Trials curling competition.

Canadian curling championships adding wild-card team

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

A 16th team has been added to next year's Canadian men's and women's curling championships, and it will have to win its way in via a wild-card game. Curling Canada revamped the format of the Tim Hortons Brier and Scotties Tournament of Hearts because the previous pre-tournament qualifier was unpopular.

Curling Canada ‘resolves’ sports bar fee increase with Bell Media

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
China World Womens Curling

Curling Canada officials say they've "managed to resolve things with Bell Media" regarding what would have been hefty cable fee increases in curling clubs across Canada.

Rachel Homan’s Olympic pursuit starts now

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

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
CUR World Mixed Doubles 20170421

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

?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

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
China World Women Curling

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

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

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