New rules for curling nix broom moves that were changing the game
September 11, 2016 - 8:48 PM
Curling Canada has endorsed new rules that effectively outlaw recent innovations — new sweeping techniques and broom technology — that had radically altered the game.
Curling body enlists NRC to test controversial brooms
May 25, 2016 - 4:02 PM
The National Research Council is teaming up with the World Curling Federation to investigate the effects of curling broom technology on ice surfaces ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics to level the playing field for athletes and ensure technology doesn't overtake ability.
Jones edges Homan, captures Champions Cup curling title
May 01, 2016 - 4:48 PM
Jennifer Jones led from the opening end Sunday, beating Rachel Homan 7-5 in the women's final at the Champions Cup Grand Slam of Curling event.
Reid Carruthers, Mike McEwen advance to Champions Cup final
April 30, 2016 - 10:18 PM
Reid Carruthers toppled Mike McEwen 4-3 on Saturday night in the semifinals at the seventh and final event of the Grand Slam season to set up a meeting with John Epping.
Switzerland's Tirinzoni wins tiebreaker to fill final quarters spot at Champions Cup
April 29, 2016 - 9:41 PM
Switzerland's Silvana Tirinzoni downed Japan's Satsuki Fujisawa 7-6 in the tiebreaker draw at the Champions Cup curling event on Friday night to advance into the quarter-finals.
Brad Gushue falls to Sweden's Niklas Edin at Champions Cup
April 28, 2016 - 9:38 PM
Sweden's Niklas Edin scored a deuce in the final end to come from behind and defeat Canada's Brad Gushue 4-3 on Thursday in evening play at the Champions Cup curling event in Sherwood Park, Alta.
Chelsea Carey upset at curlings' Champions Cup
April 27, 2016 - 10:54 PM
Chelsea Carey suffered an upset defeat to the reigning world junior champions in Sherwood Park, Alta., Wednesday evening.
Colleen Jones to be inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame
April 26, 2016 - 11:53 AM
Colleen Jones has won two world championships and the Tournament of Hearts six times. She's also appeared in a record 21 Canadian Championships.
Canada falls to Scotland in world mixed doubles curling
April 22, 2016 - 3:58 PM
Canada was knocked out of the playoff round at the world mixed doubles curling championship on Friday after dropping a 6-5 decision to Scotland at the Lofbergs Lila Arena in Karlstad, Sweden.
Canadian pair remain perfect at world mixed doubles championship
April 20, 2016 - 4:08 PM
Canada's Marliese Kasner and Dustin Kalthoff remain perfect through round-robin play at the world mixed doubles curling championship.
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