Curling - insidethegames.biz - Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth Games News http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling Thu, 27 Nov 2014 02:37:41 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb contact@insidethegames.biz (insidethegames) Russian women and Swedish men first to qualify for European Curling Championships playoffs http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1024048-russian-women-and-swedish-men-first-to-qualify-for-european-curling-championships-playoffs http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1024048-russian-women-and-swedish-men-first-to-qualify-for-european-curling-championships-playoffs By Emily Goddard

Russia, skipped by Anna Sidorova, were the first women's team to qualify for the European Curling Championships playoffs ©WCFRussia's women and Sweden's men have become the first squads to qualify for the playoffs at the European Curling Championships at the Palladium de Champéry in Switzerland.
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emily.goddard@insidethegames.biz (Emily Goddard) Curling Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:10:13 +0000
Russia and Sweden remain dominant as Finland falter at European Curling Championships http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1024034-russia-and-sweden-remain-dominant-as-finland-falter-at-european-curling-championships http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1024034-russia-and-sweden-remain-dominant-as-finland-falter-at-european-curling-championships By Paul Osborne

Sweden's men remain unbeaten at the European Curling Championships ©Getty ImagesThe Russian and Swedish women's and men's curling team have continued their unbeaten runs at the European Curling Championships as Finland's women faltered on the third day of action at the Palladium de Champéry in Champéry, Switzerland.

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paul.osborne@insidethegames.biz (Paul Osborne) Curling Mon, 24 Nov 2014 23:10:00 +0000
Russia, Finland and Sweden remain unbeaten at European Curling Championships http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1024017-russia-finland-and-sweden-remain-unbeaten-at-european-curling-championships http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1024017-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.
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paul.osborne@insidethegames.biz (Paul Osborne) Curling Sun, 23 Nov 2014 23:23:08 +0000
Poor start for world champions Switzerland and Norway at European Curling Championships http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1023990-poor-start-for-world-champions-switzerland-and-norway-at-european-curling-championships http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1023990-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.
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emily.goddard@insidethegames.biz (Emily Goddard) Curling Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:55:51 +0000
Gold for China's men and women at Pacific-Asia Curling Championships http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1023846-gold-for-china-s-men-and-women-at-pacific-asia-curling-championships http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1023846-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.
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emily.goddard@insidethegames.biz (Emily Goddard) Curling Sat, 15 Nov 2014 14:41:46 +0000
Hong Kong and Qatar become conditional members of World Curling Federation http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1023427-hong-kong-and-qatar-become-conditional-members-of-world-curling-federation http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1023427-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).
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paul.osborne@insidethegames.biz (Paul Osborne) Curling Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:38:20 +0100
Olympic Museum unveils new curling statue http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1022631-olympic-museum-unveils-new-curling-statue http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1022631-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.
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emily.goddard@insidethegames.biz (Emily Goddard) Curling Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:20:27 +0100
Caithness to serve second term as World Curling Federation President as key rule changes introduced at Congress http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1022450-caithness-to-serve-second-term-as-world-curling-federation-president-as-key-rule-changes-introduced-at-congress http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1022450-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.
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gary.anderson@insidethegames.biz (Gary Anderson) Curling Sun, 07 Sep 2014 14:12:06 +0100
US charity gives $73,000 of funding to World Curling Federation http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1021861-us-charity-gives-73-000-of-funding-to-world-curling-federation http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1021861-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.
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gary.anderson@insidethegames.biz (Gary Anderson) Curling Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:08:57 +0100
Thompson named new British and Scottish curling performance director http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1021836-thompson-named-new-british-and-scottish-curling-performance-director http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1021836-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.
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emily.goddard@insidethegames.biz (Emily Goddard) Curling Fri, 08 Aug 2014 11:07:26 +0100
Right time to move on says Howie as she steps down as head coach of British women’s curling http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1021544-right-time-to-move-on-says-howie-as-she-steps-down-as-head-coach-of-british-women-s-curling http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1021544-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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gary.anderson@insidethegames.biz (Gary Anderson) Curling Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:27:50 +0100
Caithness unopposed as she seeks re-election as President of World Curling Federation http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1021472-caithness-unopposed-as-she-seeks-re-election-as-president-of-world-curling-federation http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1021472-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.]]>
duncan.mackay@insidethegames.biz (Duncan Mackay) Curling Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:59:42 +0100
British Olympic curling champion to appear on Crimewatch to appeal for stolen gold medal http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1020576-british-olympic-curling-champion-to-appear-on-crimewatch-to-appeal-for-stolen-gold-medal http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1020576-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.

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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.]]>
mike.rowbottom@insidethegames.biz (Mike Rowbottom) Curling Fri, 02 May 2014 14:46:16 +0100
Switzerland claim World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship crown http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1019795-switzerland-claim-world-mixed-doubles-curling-championship-crown http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1019795-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.
]]> emily.goddard@insidethegames.biz (Emily Goddard) Curling Wed, 30 Apr 2014 22:36:00 +0100 USA Curling Championships to be held in Florida for first time in 2016 http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1019596-usa-curling-championships-to-be-held-in-florida-for-first-time-in-2016 http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1019596-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. ]]>
nick.butler@insidethegames.biz (Nick Butler) Curling Sun, 20 Apr 2014 10:37:00 +0100
Norway secures first World Men's Curling Championship title since 1988 http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1019312-norway-secures-first-world-men-s-curling-championship-title-since-1988 http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/winter/curling/1019312-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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