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

Kevin Koe rink drops Colton Flasch after Brier tiebreaker loss

Monday, March 16th, 2020

The Kevin Koe curling team has split with second Colton Flasch after being eliminated from the recent men's national championship in Kingston, Ont., in a tiebreaker game. Flasch joined the foursome in 2018.

Alberta Pandas defeat UNB Reds to claim U Sports women’s curling national championship

Sunday, March 15th, 2020

The University of Alberta Pandas defeated the UNB Reds 10-2 in the U Sports women's curling final on Sunday, claiming their fourth national championship in six years.

Weagle shocked at Team Homan decision to part ways after successful 11-year run

Friday, March 13th, 2020

Team Homan's decision to part ways with Lisa Weagle dramatically changed the look of one of the country's top rinks and put the all-star lead at the top of curling's free agent list.

Rachel Homan curling team announces parting of ways with star lead Lisa Weagle

Thursday, March 12th, 2020
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Team Homan, Canada’s 2018 Olympic women’s curling team and the 2017 World Women’s Curling Champions have announced that the team has parted ways with lead Lisa Weagle. 

Curling considers ‘radical’ new rules to preserve tradition and speed up games

Monday, March 9th, 2020
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The sport is considering radical rule changes as it tries to balance centuries of tradition with the modern need to move things along.

Gushue beats Dunstone to advance to Brier final against familiar foe Bottcher

Sunday, March 8th, 2020

Newfoundland and Labrador's Brad Gushue defeated Saskatchewan's Matt Dunstone 7-6 in Sunday's semifinal at the Tim Hortons Brier.

Brad Jacobs, John Epping set for final Brier tiebreaker Saturday afternoon

Saturday, March 7th, 2020

Northern Ontario's Brad Jacobs and Ontario's John Epping advanced to a final tiebreaker at the Canadian men's curling championship on Saturday afternoon following successful late pushes in their respective morning matches in Kingston, Ont.

Bottcher clinches playoff spot at Brier with victory over Epping

Friday, March 6th, 2020
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Alberta's Brendan Bottcher locked up a berth in the 1-2 Page playoff game at the Tim Hortons Brier with a 10-3 victory over Ontario's John Epping on Friday afternoon.

Alberta’s Bottcher remains unbeaten at Brier with win over Saskatchewan’s Dunstone

Thursday, March 5th, 2020
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Alberta's Brendan Bottcher defeated Saskatchewan's Matt Dunstone 9-5 on Thursday afternoon to remain unbeaten at the Tim Hortons Brier.

No lead is safe as jaw-dropping shots making for memorable Brier

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020
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Just when you thought you watched the best shot of the Brier, another best shot of the Brier appears at the 2020 Canadian men's curling championship being held in Kingston, Ont.