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Japan, Scotland and Switzerland stay in touch with LGT World Women’s table leaders with wins

In Monday afternoon’s seventh round-robin session of the LGT World Women’s Championship 2019 in Silkeborg, Denmark, wins for Japan, Scotland and Switzerland kept them in touch with the leaders on the table. Japan faced Canada and in the third end of this game, their fourth player Ikue Kitazawa played a draw into the house to score two points and level the score at 2-2.

Wins for China, Russia and United States to begin LGT World Women’s third day

China produced their fourth win so far in Monday morning’s sixth round-robin session of the LGT World Women’s Curling Championship 2019 in the Silkeborg Sportscenter, Denmark, to preserve their unbeaten record and stand alone at the top of the round-robin rankings.

Scotland record first win at LGT World Women’s

Scotland secured their first win in Sunday evening’s fifth session of round-robin play at the LGT World Women’s Curling Championship 2019 in the Silkeborg Sportscenter when they defeated Finland, 9-3. Both Scotland and Finland went into their game searching for their first win and in a tight game, the sides went into the fifth end break tied at 2-2.

LIVE: LGT World Women's Curling Championship 2019

The LGT World Women’s Curling Championship 2019 is now live from Silkeborg, Denmark.

Olympic gold medallist joins World Curling staff team

The World Curling Federation has appointed Olympic Winter Games Salt Lake City 2002 Olympic gold medallist, Rhona Howie (nee. Martin), from Scotland, to its staff team. Howie takes up the role of Equipment and Logistics Officer based at Greenacres, near Glasgow, where the majority of World Curling competition equipment is kept.

World Curling Hall of Fame recipients for 2019 announced

The World Curling Federation will induct three people to its World Curling Hall of Fame in 2019. They are Norway’s Dordi Nordby, the late Michael Burns, Sr. from Canada and Scotland’s Michael [Mike] Thomson, who was the first Secretary General of the World Curling Federation.

Register for the World Curling Federation’s 2019 development opportunities

The World Curling Federation is pleased to offer a wide range of curling camps, courses and other development opportunities once again in 2019. Visit www.wcf-camps-courses.com for more information and to register.

Five things to do in Silkeborg, Denmark

Silkeborg, Denmark – home of the LGT Women’s World Curling Championship 2019. If the name doesn’t ring a bell, let us help you discover the Danish city beyond the world-class curling happening from 16-24 March. Silkeborg is situated adjacent to the longest river in Denmark, the Gudenaa River, and is bordered with several lakes and forests.

Meet the teams competing at the LGT World Women’s Curling Championship 2019

The LGT World Women’s Curling Championship 2019 is set to take place from 16-24 March in Silkeborg, Denmark. With a field of 13 women’s teams coming from all corners of the globe – it’s time we meet the stars of the show.

World rankings updated at the conclusion of the World Wheelchair Championship

World rankings updated at the conclusion of the World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2019.

China win their first World Wheelchair Curling Championship title

China have won the World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2019 in Stirling, Scotland. Their victory came against the hosts, Scotland, at The Peak, in Stirling, by 5-2. This is first time China have collected the World Wheelchair Curling Championship gold medals.

Norway men and Sweden women collect Winter Universiade Games 2019 gold medals

Norway’s Magnus Ramsfjell and Sweden’s Isabella Wranaa skipped their teams to gold medals at Sunday’s (10 March) Winter Universiade Games 2019 curling finals, in the Ivan Yarygin Sports Palace in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Norwegian skip, Magnus Ramsfjell is backed by third Martin Sesaker, second Bendik Ramsfjell and lead Gaute Nepstad.

Korea collect World Wheelchair 2019 bronze medals

Korea have won the bronze medals at the World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2019 on Sunday morning at The Peak, in Stirling, Scotland. The bronze medal game ended 10-3, against Norway, for skip Soonseok Seo and his team made-up of fourth player Huitae Yang, second Byongseok Min and lead Min-Ja Bang. They are supported by alternate Jinho Cha and coach Jong Chul Beak.

Wetzikon, Switzerland to host World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2020

Switzerland is set to host another international curling event in 2020, with the World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2020 to be played in Wetzikon, which lies 30 kilometres south east of Zurich. The event will be played in the Curling Hall Wetzikon from Saturday 29 February to Saturday 7 March and will feature 12 Member Associations.

Lohja, Finland to host more international curling, including World Qualification Event

The Kisakallio Sports Institute in Lohja, Finland will continue to cement its place as a world class international curling venue when it hosts the second World Qualification Event. The competition will run from Monday 13 to Saturday 18 January 2020. The next editions of the World Wheelchair-B and World Junior-B Curling Championships will also be held there.

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