Archive for the ‘Sports/Curling’ Category

Scotland’s Muirhead wins Players’ Championship final

Sunday, April 12th, 2015

Singles in both the seventh and eighth ends gave Scotland's Eve Muirhead a 4-2 win over Russia's Anna Sidorova in the women's championship game at the Players' Championship Grand Slam of Curling event on Sunday.

Curling stars winding down at Players’ Championship

Friday, April 10th, 2015
Heather Nedohin

Heather Nedohin is closing out this phase of her curling career in style. The Edmonton skip took down the reigning Olympic champion at the start of The Players' Championship, and then knocked off the reigning world champion on Friday morning.

Mike McEwen keeps record perfect at Players’ Championship

Thursday, April 9th, 2015
Mike McEwen

Mike McEwen downed Sweden's Niklas Edin 5-1 Thursday night to remain unbeaten at The Players' Championship at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. McEwen, from Winnipeg, sits atop the men's standings at 4-0 at the season's final Grand Slam of Curling stop.

Brad Jacobs starts well at Players’ Championship

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015
Brad Jacobs

Brad Jacobs of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., is off to a good start at the Players' Championship Grand Slam of curling event after picking up two wins on Wednesday.

Canada defeats Finland for bronze at men’s curling worlds

Sunday, April 5th, 2015
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Canada's Pat Simmons defeated Finland's Aku Kauste 8-4 on Sunday to win bronze at the world men's curling championship at Scotiabank Centre.

Canada falls to Sweden in semifinal of men’s curling worlds

Saturday, April 4th, 2015
world curling championships

Canada's Pat Simmons was hoping to have a chance to win his first world men's curling title in his home country. A semifinal loss to Sweden's Niklas Edin dashed those plans Saturday night.

Canada loses 1-2 Page playoff to Norway at men’s curling worlds

Friday, April 3rd, 2015
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Canada's Pat Simmons dropped a 7-6 decision to Norway's Thomas Ulsrud in the Page playoff 1-2 game at the world men's curling championship Friday at Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.

Long dreads, crazy pants… Is this really curling?

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

From long hair to crazy pants, the scenes sometimes resembles a fashion show more than a curling tournament at the men's world championship in Halifax.

Canada rallies to beat Finland at curling worlds

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Canada's Pat Simmons hit a draw for two in the 10th end for a 6-5 win over Finland's Aku Kauste at the world men's curling championship at Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.

Canada rebounds at curling worlds

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015
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Canada's Pat Simmons bounced back from his first loss at the world men's curling championship by defeating Switzerland's Marc Pfister 8-4 at Scotiabank Centre in Halifax on Wednesday.