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Chelsea Carey won the Canadian Open curling tournament Sunday, downing Michelle Englot 10-5. Carey scored four in the eighth end to turn a close game into a blowout.
With third Kaitlyn Lawes bound for the Winter Olympics, Jennifer Jones has recruited Shannon Birchard to join her team at the upcoming Scotties Tournament of Hearts.
How does curling fit in with Kosovo, a country that currently has no curling clubs or ice to play on? Like most things to do with the sport, there's a Canadian involved.
After four full days of curling, the Continental Cup came down to a dramatic, one-shot draw to the button shootout, and Team North America's Brad Gushue delivered.
American skip John Shuster scored an 8-3 win in front of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for Team North America's only victory Friday evening, giving his squad a 10.5 to 7.5 advantage in the race to 30.5 points at the Continental Cup.
Brazil was never going to beat Canada in a best-of-five curling series. It was never really about that, anyway.
Before the pressure of the Olympics takes hold, many of curling's top teams are staying loose at this week's star-studded, but lighthearted, Continental Cup.
Olympic silver medallist Cheryl Bernard is going back to the Olympics with Rachel Homan's rink. While the announcement confused fans and players alike, Curling Canada's criteria for alternate selections include, "international playing experience, making critical decisions during the heat of the game and ability to perform on the world stage.”
Cheryl Bernard has another shot at Olympic gold. The Calgary native and Scott Pfeifer were selected on Monday as alternates for Rachel Homan's and Kevin Koe's rinks, who were will represent Canada in Pyeongchang.
About 90 kilometres down the highway from where Kaitlyn Lawes and John Morris were born in Winnipeg, the two were able to realize their Olympic dreams for a second time Sunday after beating Val Sweeting and Brad Gushue in the Canadian mixed doubles trials final.
Kaitlyn Lawes and John Morris booked their ticket to the Pyeongchang Olympics with an 8-6 victory over Brad Gushue and Val Sweeting at the Canadian mixed doubles curling trials in Manitoba.
Brad Gushue and Val Sweeting started the trials with two losses and seemed lost at times. But they've won eight of their last nine games to punch a ticket to Sunday's final.
Why a non-podium result at the mixed curling world championship two years ago might be the best fifth-place finish in Canadian curling history.
At first glance it may seem like a bit of a novelty act. But if you look carefully, you'll see in mixed doubles curling another sign that the Olympics are determined to place men and women on more equal footing, writes Scott Russell.
Some are married, some are engaged, some are dating, and there's even a father/daughter duo. You can find all kinds of relationships among the pairings at the Canadian mixed doubles curling trials, and each presents its own set of challenges.
An ace in Kevin Koe's pocket as his curling team prepares for the Winter Olympics is having a pair of teammates who have been there, won gold.
Skips Rachel Homan and Kevin Koe earned well-deserved breaks after securing Olympic spots for the upcoming Winter Games in South Korea. But while they're off resting, Curling Canada is working overtime to ensure they're prepared to defend the nation’s two gold medals.
It may not be perfect to the trained eye, but American rapper Diddy's vodka spot is sweeping social media — and it's cool with a couple of high-profile Canadian curlers.
After some last-minute reshuffling, the 18 pairings are set for Canada's mixed doubles curling trials. Now it's time to decide who will represent the country when this quirky version of the sport makes its Olympic debut.