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Curling Canada makes changes to high-performance staff

CBC Curling Feed - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 16:14

Jeff Stoughton helped guide Canada's mixed doubles curling team to Olympic gold at the Winter Games. He's hoping to do the same thing with the national four-man team at the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing.

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Women's field increases for Canada Cup of curling in Estevan, Sask.

CBC Curling Feed - Wed, 07/04/2018 - 11:19

An extra women's curling team has been added to the field for the Home Hardware Canada Cup in December.

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Rachel Homan's coach leaves rink after 3-year run

CBC Curling Feed - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 13:22

Coach Adam Kingsbury is leaving Team Rachel Homan after a three-year run with the Ottawa-based rink.

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Between The Sheets With Devin Heroux

CBC Curling Feed - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 11:03

CBC Sports' Devin Heroux and Jacqueline Doorey recap the 2017-18 curling season

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6 takeaways from the 2017-18 curling season

CBC Curling Feed - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 12:02

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.

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Gushue, Homan cap Grand Slam season with Champions Cup titles

CBC Curling Feed - Sun, 04/29/2018 - 18:03

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.

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Canada captures bronze at world mixed doubles curling championship

CBC Curling Feed - Sat, 04/28/2018 - 11:26

Canada’s Laura Crocker and Kirk Muyres didn’t have much time to feel sorry for themselves after losing the semifinal game at the world mixed doubles curling championship on Saturday in Sweden.

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

CBC Curling Feed - Fri, 04/27/2018 - 16:27

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

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Hasselborg downs Homan in 6 ends at Champions Cup

CBC Curling Feed - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 23:35

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.

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

CBC Curling Feed - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 00:13

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.

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Jason Gunnlaugson topples Kevin Koe to open Champions Cup

CBC Curling Feed - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 22:45

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.

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Canada off to unbeaten start at mixed doubles curling world championship

CBC Curling Feed - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 14:03

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.

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Canadian curlers honour Humboldt at mixed doubles worlds

CBC Curling Feed - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 09:32

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.

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Canada hopes 11th time is a charm in mixed doubles curling

CBC Curling Feed - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 03:00

Canada enters the mixed doubles curling world championship as the top-ranked country, and yet it has never won the event. Laura Crocker and Kirk Muyres will try to snap the decade-long title drought starting this weekend in Sweden.

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The golden curling duo that was never supposed to happen

CBC Curling Feed - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 18:23

John Morris and Kaitlyn Lawes found unexpected chemistry that led to an Olympic gold medal.

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Curling may finally be having its Moneyball moment

CBC Curling Feed - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 03:00

In a sport where millimetres can separate great teams from the merely good, elite curlers are turning to analytics more than ever to gain an advantage. It seems curling may finally be having its Moneyball moment.

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As other curling teams make changes, Team Homan decides to stay together

CBC Curling Feed - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 17:12

After taking some time off following a disappointing performance at the Pyeongchang Games, the members of Team Homan recently got together at a Toronto hotel to discuss their future plans. They decided they will continue to curl together as a foursome.

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Farewell curling tour winding down for members of Team Jones and Team Koe

CBC Curling Feed - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 18:19

Marc Kennedy and Jill Officer both announced earlier this year that they'd be stepping away from the game they've played most of their lives. Their farewell tour has been rather impressive — it continued Sunday afternoon in Toronto.

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Canada's Kevin Koe completes perfect run to win Players' Championship

CBC Curling Feed - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 14:50

Calgary's Kevin Koe maintained his perfect record en route to capturing the Players' Championship with a 6-2 win over Sweden's Niklas Edin on Sunday.

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For the love of curling or the love of money? Financial burden can weigh on elite curlers

CBC Curling Feed - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 18:23

Primetime TV spots, bright lights, life up in the air and in hotel rooms for about half the year — curlers are as close as it gets to being professional athletes these days. Except for the money.

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