Curling

Russia, Finland and Sweden remain unbeaten at European Curling Championships

By Paul Osborne

Russia continue their unbeaten streak at the European Curling Championships ©Getty ImagesRussia and Finland's women's teams and Sweden's men have continued their unbeaten streaks at the Le Gruyère European Curling Championships 2014 at the Palladium de Champéry in Champéry, Switzerland.

Poor start for world champions Switzerland and Norway at European Curling Championships

By Emily Goddard

Sven Michel skipped Switzerland to an opening game win at the 2014 European Curling Championships ©Getty ImagesSwitzerland and Norway, the reigning women's and men's world champions respectively, got their European Curling Championships campaign off to a poor start as both teams lost in their opening games at the Palladium de Champéry in Switzerland.

Gold for China's men and women at Pacific-Asia Curling Championships

By Emily Goddard

China's men claimed the gold medal of the Pacific-Asia Curling Championships in Japan ©WCF/Richard Gray 2014China's men and women have won the gold medals at the Pacific-Asia Curling Championships in Japan.

Hong Kong and Qatar become conditional members of World Curling Federation

By Paul Osborne

The Hong Kong Curling Association and the Qatar Curling Federation have each been accepted as conditional Member Associations of the World Curling Federation ©Getty ImagesCurling is sweeping to pastures new with the news both Hong Kong and Qatar have been accepted as conditional Member Associations of the World Curling Federation (WCF).

Olympic Museum unveils new curling statue

By Emily Goddard

Thomas Bach and Kate Caithness unveil the curling sculpture in Lausanne ©WCFInternational Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach and World Curling Federation (WCF) President Kate Caithness have unveiled a new curling statue at the Olympic Museum's Olympic Park in Lausanne.

Caithness to serve second term as World Curling Federation President as key rule changes introduced at Congress

By Gary Anderson

Kate Caithness will serve another four-year term as President of the World Curling Federation ©WCFKate Caithness has been elected unopposed for a second term as President of the World Curling Federation (WCF), while a number of competition and rule changes were introduced at the organisation's Annual General Assembly in Reno, Nevada.

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.
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