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January 12 - Scot David Murdoch (pictured) will be the sole British representative when six teams from the United States battle it out against six from the rest of the world at curling's World Financial Group Continental Cup in Alberta, Canada, tomorrow.
By Duncan Mackay British Sports Internet Writer of the Year
December 23 - Rhona Martin, who led Britain's curlers to the Olympic gold medal in Salt Lake City in 2002, has been appointed head coach of the women's team for the 2014 Games in Sochi, it has been announced.
December 20 - Denmark took full advantage of the recent European Curling Championships in Switzerland to pick-up the best ideas for the Capital One World Women's Curling Championship which they will host from March 18-27 next year.
December 11 - Sweden's Stina Viktorsson beat Scotland's Eve Muirhead by 8-6 in a high-class final at the Le Gruyère European Curling Championships in Champéry, Switzerland, to take gold and her first European crown.
Canadian show jumper Ian Millar holds the record for the most Olympic appearances by an athlete in any sport. When he competed at London 2012 at the age of 65 it was the tenth time he had competed in the Games since making his debut 30 years earlier at Munich 1972. He had won his only Olympic medal at Beijing 2008 when he was part of Canada’s team that took silver in the team jumping event. Millar won a gold medal in the Pan American Games team jumping event at Toronto 2015. He announced his retirement in 2019.
The City of Liverpool is host to the World Gymnastics Championships in 2022. The World Gymnastics Championships 2022 will be one of the largest international sporting events ever to be held in Liverpool. Held at M&S Bank Arena in Liverpool from 29 October to 6 November 2022, more than 550 gymnasts from 75 countries are expected to compete. We are looking for a freelance Project Director to lead the team as maternity cover for an initial 6 month period (with the possibility of extension and potential of Championship role in due course). This is a fantastic role for an experienced Project Director to continue the planning of the 2022 Championships, offering an opportunity to shape a unique and prestigious, world-class major international sport event.