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6 takeaways from the 2017-18 curling season

Monday, April 30th, 2018
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Now that the curling season has finally come to a close, it's time to look back on a big (Olympic) year for the sport and some of the things we learned.

Gushue, Homan cap Grand Slam season with Champions Cup titles

Sunday, April 29th, 2018
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Brad Gushue capped an undefeated 7-0 run in the Champions Cup to close out the Grand Slam of Curling season with an 8-2 win over Glenn Howard on Sunday.

Winnipeg skips McEwen, Gunnlaugson win tiebreakers at Champions Cup

Saturday, April 28th, 2018
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Winnipeg skips Jason Gunnlaugson and Mike McEwen won tiebreaker games Saturday morning to reach the playoff round at the Champions Cup.

Canada’s Colton Flasch stuns world champ Niklas Edin at Champions Cup

Friday, April 27th, 2018
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Saskatoon's Colton Flasch upset world champion Niklas Edin of Sweden 5-3 at the Champions Cup on Friday.

Hasselborg downs Homan in 6 ends at Champions Cup

Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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Olympic gold medallist Anna Hasselborg of Sweden beat Ottawa's Rachel Homan 6-2 in six ends on Thursday in the ninth draw of the Champions Cup, the final stop on the Grand Slam of Curling tour.

Canada eyes first mixed doubles world title — but it won’t be easy

Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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Korea handed Canada its first loss at the mixed doubles world championship. But there's no time to dwell on it as the playoffs begin Friday in Sweden.

Kevin Koe rebounds with 6-5 win over Kurt Balderston at Champions Cup

Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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Calgary's Kevin Koe rebounded with a 6-5 victory over Kurt Balderston of Grand Prairie, Alta., on Day 2 of the Champions Cup in Calgary on Wednesday.

Jason Gunnlaugson topples Kevin Koe to open Champions Cup

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Winnipeg's Jason Gunnlaugson toppled Calgary's Kevin Koe 6-3 on Tuesday to open the Champions Cup, the seventh and final event on the Grand Slam of Curling tour.

Canada off to unbeaten start at mixed doubles curling world championship

Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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Laura Crocker and Kirk Muyres are off to a stellar 4-0 start at the mixed doubles curling world championship in Sweden, but the Canadians know they'll have to play better as the playoff rounds approach.

Canadian curlers honouring Humboldt at world mixed doubles curling championship

Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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As Canada’s Laura Crocker and Kirk Muyres slide over the ice at the world mixed doubles curling championship this week in Sweden, they’re doing so with Humboldt Broncos patches over their left knees.