Curling - insidethegames.biz - Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth Games News http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling Sat, 28 Mar 2015 09:18:50 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb contact@insidethegames.biz (insidethegames) Canada seeking home glory at World Men's Curling Championships http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1026406-canada-seeking-home-glory-at-world-men-s-curling-championships http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1026406-canada-seeking-home-glory-at-world-men-s-curling-championships By Nick Butler

A total of 12 teams are descending on Halifax for the World Men's Curling Championships ©WCF/Celine StuckiNova Scotia will play host to its first World Men's Curling Championships when action begins in Halifax tomorrow, with hosts Canada seeking a first title since 2012.]]>
nick.butler@insidethegames.biz (Nick Butler) Curling Sat, 28 Mar 2015 01:03:38 +0000
Switzerland defend World Women's Curling Championships crown with victory over Canada http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1026300-switzerland-defend-world-women-s-curling-championships-crown-with-victory-over-canada http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1026300-switzerland-defend-world-women-s-curling-championships-crown-with-victory-over-canada By Liam Morgan

Switzerland defended their World Championship crown by beating Olympic champions Canada in Sapporo ©WCFSwitzerland successfully defended their ZEN-NOH World Women's Curling Championships crown as they beat Olympic gold medallists Canada 5-3 to take gold in a tense final in Sapporo, Japan.
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liam.morgan@insidethegames.biz (Liam Morgan) Curling Sun, 22 Mar 2015 11:47:40 +0000
Canada and Switzerland set for rematch in final of World Women's Curling Championships http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1026285-canada-and-switzerland-set-for-rematch-in-final-of-world-women-s-curling-championships http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1026285-canada-and-switzerland-set-for-rematch-in-final-of-world-women-s-curling-championships By Michael Pavitt

Switzerland beat Canada in the top page play-off to advance directly to the final ©World Curling FederationSochi 2014 Winter Olympic gold medallists Canada will meet reigning champions Switzerland in the final of the ZEN-NOH World Women's Curling Championships in Sapporo, Japan.]]> michael.pavitt@insidethegames.biz (Michael Pavitt) Curling Sat, 21 Mar 2015 14:52:39 +0000 Russia reach World Women's Curling Championship semi-final after defeating Scotland http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1026262-russia-reach-world-women-s-curling-championship-semi-final-after-defeating-scotland http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1026262-russia-reach-world-women-s-curling-championship-semi-final-after-defeating-scotland By Michael Pavitt

Russia will meet reigning champions Switzerland or Olympic gold medallists Canada in the semi-final ©World Curling FederationRussia advanced to the semi-final of the ZEN-NOH World Women's Curling Championships in Sapporo, Japan, after beating Scotland in the playoff.]]>
michael.pavitt@insidethegames.biz (Michael Pavitt) Curling Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:02:47 +0000
Russia win to relegate China to playoff at World Women's Curling Championships http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1026235-russia-win-to-relegate-china-to-playoff-at-world-women-s-curling-championships http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1026235-russia-win-to-relegate-china-to-playoff-at-world-women-s-curling-championships By Nick Butler


Russia secured a place in the playoffs after a strong performance at the World Women's Curling Championships ©World Curling Federation/Richard GraySwitzerland, Canada and Russia secured the top three places after the round-robin stage of the ZEN-NOH World Women's Curling Championships in Sapporo, with China and Scotland to play a tie-breaker tomorrow for the final qualification slot.]]> nick.butler@insidethegames.biz (Nick Butler) Curling Thu, 19 Mar 2015 14:48:30 +0000 Switzerland edge Canada to lead at World Women's Curling Championships http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1026216-switzerland-edge-canada-to-lead-at-world-women-s-curling-championships http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1026216-switzerland-edge-canada-to-lead-at-world-women-s-curling-championships By Nick Butler

Switzerland celebrate en route to victory over Canada ©World Curling Federation/Richard GraySwitzerland won a crucial clash over Canada tonight at the ZEN-NOH World Women's Curling Championships in Sapporo to take pole position with one day to go in the in the round-robin stage.]]> nick.butler@insidethegames.biz (Nick Butler) Curling Wed, 18 Mar 2015 15:20:50 +0000 Canada and Switzerland set the pace as battle for top spot heats up at World Women's Curling Championships http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1026195-canada-and-switzerland-set-the-pace-as-battle-for-top-spot-heats-up-at-world-women-s-curling-championships http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1026195-canada-and-switzerland-set-the-pace-as-battle-for-top-spot-heats-up-at-world-women-s-curling-championships By Liam Morgan

Canada skipper Jennifer Jones led by example once again as her side picked up two wins on day three ©World Curling FederationCanada and Switzerland remain locked in a battle at the top of the ZEN-NOH World Women's Curling Championships standings after both sides claimed two victories on day three at the Tsukisamu Gymnasium in Sapporo, Japan.
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liam.morgan@insidethegames.biz (Liam Morgan) Curling Tue, 17 Mar 2015 14:45:35 +0000
Olympic champions end Russian dominance at World Women's Curling Championship http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1026185-olympic-champions-end-russian-dominance-at-world-women-s-curling-championship http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1026185-olympic-champions-end-russian-dominance-at-world-women-s-curling-championship By Liam Morgan


Russia's unbeaten record has come to an end after defeat to Canada ©World Curling FederationSochi 2014 Winter Olympic champions Canada ended Russia's unbeaten start to the ZEN-NOH World Women's Curling Championships with a narrow 7-5 victory in the evening session at the Tsukisamu Gymnasium in Sapporo, Japan.]]> nick.butler@insidethegames.biz (Nick Butler) Curling Mon, 16 Mar 2015 20:17:42 +0000 China, Switzerland and Russia top standings at end of second day of World Women's Curling Championship http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1026154-china-switzerland-and-russia-top-standings-at-end-of-second-day-of-world-women-s-curling-championship http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1026154-china-switzerland-and-russia-top-standings-at-end-of-second-day-of-world-women-s-curling-championship By Michael Pavitt

Anna Sidorova led Russia to two victories on the second day of action in Sapporo ©World Curling FederationChina, Switzerland and Russia are the only teams boasting unbeaten records at the ZEN-NOH World Women's Curling Championship in Sapporo following completion of the first three fixtures. ]]> michael.pavitt@insidethegames.biz (Michael Pavitt) Curling Sun, 15 Mar 2015 15:51:44 +0000 China and Switzerland earn opening day victories at World Women's Curling Championship http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1026134-china-and-switzerland-earn-opening-day-victories-at-world-women-s-curling-championship http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1026134-china-and-switzerland-earn-opening-day-victories-at-world-women-s-curling-championship By Michael Pavitt

Switzerland's Alina Paetz led her team to consecutive victories on the opening day of the World Women's Curling Championships ©World Curling FederationAfter the opening two sessions of the ZEN-NOH World Women's Curling Championships, China and defending champions Switzerland top the standings after winning their first two matches at the Tsukisamu Gymnasium in Sapporo.]]> michael.pavitt@insidethegames.biz (Michael Pavitt) Curling Sat, 14 Mar 2015 15:34:55 +0000 World Women's Curling Championships set to get underway in Sapporo http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1026104-world-women-s-curling-championships-set-to-get-underway-in-sapporo http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1026104-world-women-s-curling-championships-set-to-get-underway-in-sapporo By Michael Pavitt

Defending world champions Switzerland will be led by skip Alina Paetz ©AFP/Getty ImagesTwelve of the top women's curling teams in the world are gearing up for the ZEN-NOH World Women's Curling Championship 2015, which is due to get underway at the Tsukisamu Gymnasium in Sapporo, Japan, tomorrow. ]]> michael.pavitt@insidethegames.biz (Michael Pavitt) Curling Fri, 13 Mar 2015 10:09:27 +0000 Aeroflot named main sponsor of World Women's Curling Championships http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1025696-aeroflot-named-main-sponsor-of-world-women-s-curling-championships http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1025696-aeroflot-named-main-sponsor-of-world-women-s-curling-championships By Michael Pavitt

Aeroflot have been confirmed as a main sponsor of the World Women's Curling Championships ©WCFThe World Curling Federation (WCF) have announced the Aeroflot, the Russian airline, are to be a main sponsor of the 2015 ZEN-NOH World Women's Curling Championship, which is due to take place from March 14 to 22 in Sapporo, Japan.]]>
michael.pavitt@insidethegames.biz (Michael Pavitt) Curling Thu, 19 Feb 2015 18:58:05 +0000
Canada complete emphatic victory to regain Continental Cup of Curling http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1024829-canada-complete-emphatic-victory-to-regain-continental-cup-of-curling http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1024829-canada-complete-emphatic-victory-to-regain-continental-cup-of-curling By Liam Morgan


Canada proved too strong for Team Europe as they sealed a commanding victory on the final day of the Continental Cup of Curling ©Getty ImagesTeam Canada clinched the 2015 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling title with another dominant performance on the final day of competition in Calgary.
]]> liam.morgan@insidethegames.biz (Liam Morgan) Curling Mon, 12 Jan 2015 10:32:07 +0000 Canada take giant step towards winning Continental Cup of Curling with dominant performance http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1024809-canada-take-giant-step-towards-winning-2015-continental-cup-of-curling-with-dominant-performance http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1024809-canada-take-giant-step-towards-winning-2015-continental-cup-of-curling-with-dominant-performance By Liam Morgan

John Morris and his Canadian teammates have a dominant 22-8 lead going in to the final day ©Getty ImagesCanada moved closer to claiming the Continental Cup of Curling crown on home ice as they dominated the second day of play against Team Europe in Calgary.

]]> liam.morgan@insidethegames.biz (Liam Morgan) Curling Sat, 10 Jan 2015 11:03:00 +0000 Canada extend lead over Europe at Continental Cup of Curling http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1024788-canada-extend-lead-over-europe-at-continental-cup-of-curling http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1024788-canada-extend-lead-over-europe-at-continental-cup-of-curling By Liam Morgan

Skip John Morris led his side to a comfortable victory 8-3 over Team Europe ©Getty ImagesCanada's men recovered from a difficult afternoon session by winning all three evening matches to extend their lead over Team Europe to 15-6 at the World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling in Calgary.
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liam.morgan@insidethegames.biz (Liam Morgan) Curling Fri, 09 Jan 2015 10:00:00 +0000
Canada dominate to build healthy lead at "Ryder Cup" of curling http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1024778-canada-dominate-to-build-lead-at-ryder-cup-of-curling http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1024778-canada-dominate-to-build-lead-at-ryder-cup-of-curling By Nick Butler

Canada, led by skip John Morris, enjoyed a superb opening day at the World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling in Calgary©Getty ImagesCanada enjoyed a superb start on home ice on the opening day of the World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling in Calgary, taking a five point 7-2 lead after the first of four days of competition. ]]>
nick.butler@insidethegames.biz (Nick Butler) Curling Thu, 08 Jan 2015 23:35:28 +0000
Star-studded field to take part in 2015 Continental Cup of Curling http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1024708-star-studded-field-to-take-part-in-2015-continental-cup-of-curling http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1024708-star-studded-field-to-take-part-in-2015-continental-cup-of-curling By Liam Morgan

All six teams that finished on the podium at the Sochi 2014 games will feature including Canada's Jennifer Jones and her quartet ©Getty ImagesThis year's World Financial Continental Cup of Curling, which is due to start in Calgary tomorrow, will have an Olympic flavour to it as all six teams who finished on the podium at Sochi 2014 will be competing.]]>
liam.morgan@insidethegames.biz (Liam Morgan) Curling Wed, 07 Jan 2015 08:00:00 +0000