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Resilient Canadian curlers Peterman, Gallant earn silver at mixed doubles worlds

Saturday, April 27th, 2019
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Shouldering immense pressure, Canada's Jocelyn Peterman and Brett Gallant fell short of their goal to become the first mixed doubles curling team to win a world championship, dropping a 6-5 decision to Sweden's Anna Hasselborg and Oskar Eriksson.

Canada captures double gold at senior curling worlds

Saturday, April 27th, 2019
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Canada’s women and men are bringing home gold medals from the senior world curling championships in Stavanger, Norway, while Jocelyn Peterman and Brett Gallant are battling Scotland in the mixed doubles final.

Canadian curlers going for a golden sweep in Norway

Saturday, April 27th, 2019
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All three Canadian curling teams competing at the 2019 mixed doubles and senior world curling championships are into their respective gold-medal games. They'll have the chance to make history Saturday afternoon in Norway when they take to the ice. Should they all win, it'll be the first-time ever they've all won at the same event.

Strong U.S. team stands in way of Gallant, Peterman’s quest for gold

Friday, April 26th, 2019
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Three teams of Canadian curlers will have a chance to make history when they step on the pebbled ice on Saturday in Norway.

Canada’s mixed curling duo embrace the pressure heading into round of 16

Thursday, April 25th, 2019
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Jocelyn Peterman and Brett Gallant have faced immense pressure on the pebbled ice throughout their careers. Now they're bracing for a mixed doubles world championship playoff push which begins Friday against Finland in the Round of 16.

Nigeria wins 1st-ever world curling championship match

Thursday, April 25th, 2019
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It was a curling celebration unlike any other. As France’s rock careened wide to end Thursday afternoon’s mixed doubles game, Nigerian curlers Tijani and Susana started jumping up and down wildly. For the first time ever, an African nation had won a curling game at a world championship.

Peterman, Gallant chasing history in Norway

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
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Out of all the victories through all the years, Canadian curlers have yet to win the mixed doubles world championship.

Canadian curlers near mixed doubles playoff spot at worlds

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
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Canada's Jocelyn Peterman and Brett Gallant are one step closer to reaching the playoffs at the 2019 world mixed doubles curling championship. Winnipeg's Peterman and Gallant of St. John's, N.L., defeated Hong Kong's Ling-Yue Hung and Jason Chang 9-3 Wednesday to improve to 6-0.

Canada’s mixed doubles team stays unbeaten at worlds

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019
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Canada's Jocelyn Peterman and Brett Gallant improved to 4-0 at the world mixed doubles curling championship with an 11-5 win over Denmark on Tuesday.

Now the true test begins: Canada prepares for Sweden at mixed doubles worlds

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019
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Canada's Jocelyn Peterman and Brett Gallant have disposed of their opponents in dominating fashion at the world mixed doubles curling championships in Stavanger, Norway. But now the real competition begins for the Canadians, who take on powerhouse Sweden Tuesday afternoon.