Curling

US charity gives $73,000 of funding to World Curling Federation

By Gary Anderson

The World Curling Federation has been given a financial boost from US charity Foundation for Global Sports Development ©Getty ImagesThe World Curling Federation (WCF) has received a significant financial boost of $73,000 (£44,000/€55,000) from the Foundation for Global Sports Development to support two special programmes.

Thompson named new British and Scottish curling performance director

By Emily Goddard

The British men's curling team of David Murdoch, Greg Drummond, Scott Andrews, Michael Goodfellow and Tom Brewster claimed a silver medal at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games ©Getty ImagesGraeme Thompson will lead the British and Scottish men's, women's and wheelchair curling programme to the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games after being named the new performance director.

Right time to move on says Howie as she steps down as head coach of British women’s curling

By Gary Anderson

Rhona Howie (centre) has stepped down as head coach of Britain and Scotland's women's curling teams ©Getty Images After four years in the job, Rhona Howie has announced she is leaving her role as head coach of the British women's performance curling programme just months after guiding Team GB to bronze at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games.

Caithness unopposed as she seeks re-election as President of World Curling Federation

By Duncan Mackay

Kate Caithness will be unopposed for a second term as President of the World Curling Federation ©WCF Britain's Kate Caithness is set to retain her position as President of the World Curling Federation (WCF) after being named today as the only candidate for the next four-year term.

British Olympic curling champion to appear on Crimewatch to appeal for stolen gold medal

By Paul Osborne

Rhona Martin is set to appear on Crimewatch to appeal for the return of her stolen Olympic gold curling medal ©Getty ImagesFormer Olympic curling champion Rhona Howie is set to appear on Crimewatch to appeal for the return of her stolen gold medal.

"Devastated" Rhona Martin appeals for return of stolen Salt Lake City 2002 gold medal

By Mike Rowbottom

Rhona Martin delivers the winning stone at the 2002 Salt Lake Games ©Getty ImagesRhona Martin has appealed for the return of the Olympic gold medal she won at the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Games, which has been stolen from a museum in Dumfries, Scotland.

Switzerland claim World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship crown

By Emily Goddard

Switzerland are the 2014 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship gold medallists ©World Curling Federation April 30 - Switzerland has secured gold at the 2014 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship after beating Sweden 8-6 at the Dumfries Ice Bowl in Scotland.

USA Curling Championships to be held in Florida for first time in 2016

By Nick Butler

The 2016 US Curling Championships will be held in Jacksonville ©USA CurlingApril 20 - Jacksonville in Florida has been announced as the location for the 2016 USA Curling National Championships as the country seeks to revive its fortunes following the disappointment of Sochi 2014. 

Norway secures first World Men's Curling Championship title since 1988

By Emily Goddard

Norway have won their first World Men's Curling Championship title since 1988 ©AFP/Getty ImagesApril 6 - Norway today beat defending champions and Scandinavian rivals Sweden 8-3 to take the 2014 men's world curling title - their first since 1988.
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