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World Curling Federation appoints new Competitions & Development and Media Officers

The World Curling Federation (WCF) is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Competitions and Development Officer and a new Media Officer. Karri Willms, who will join the organisation on 1 July 2018, will work with the WCF’s Competitions and Development team organising and delivering camps and courses and running international championships as a Technical Delegate.

VIDEO: Grab a Cab with Sean Becker

World Curling TV Grab a Cab with Sean Becker, skip of Team New Zealand during the Pacific-Asia Curling Championships 2017 in Erina, Australia.

Donna Statzell obituary

The World Curling Federation is saddened to hear of the death of Donna Statzell, from the United States.

Omaha handed North American leg of Curling World Cup

The World Curling Federation, United States Curling Association and Omaha Sports Commission can confirm that the Ralston Arena, in Omaha, Nebraska, United States will host the North American leg of the new Curling World Cup. Omaha will host the second stop in the four leg series, which will run from 5 to 9 December 2018, in the first season.

Word Rankings revision

The World Curling Federation has become aware of an error that affected the calculation of its mixed doubles World Ranking, published after the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2018 in Oestersund, Sweden. The error has now been resolved and has not affected any of the other World Rankings. The World Curling Federation is sorry for this error. To view the up-to-date rankings visit, www.

Delivery Stick Summit concludes in Morris, Canada

The World Curling Federation has concluded its Delivery Stick Summit, in Morris, Manitoba, Canada. The summit was convened to review what delivery sticks are used in wheelchair curling and how they are used in competition.

World Curling Federation seeks Athlete Commission nominations

The World Curling Federation is calling for nominations for its Athlete Commission. United States’ Ann Swisshelm, who chairs the commission, and Kelly Scott of Canada are both due to stand down having completed the full four-year membership rotation.

Relive PyeongChang 2018

Watch all the action from the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games, courtesy of the Olympic Channel.

May 2018: President's Newsletter

The World Curling Federation President's Newsletter for May 2018.

Oestersund: A city that loves its sport

Dakshiani Palicha joined the World Curling Federation’s media team at the World Mixed Doubles and Senior Curling Championships in Oestersund, Sweden as the latest competition winner of the World Curling Federation Sports Media Trainee Programme. Originally from Chennai in India, Dakshi had never seen curling live before or visited Sweden.

Member Association Spotlight: May 2018

A vital part of our President's Newsletter, this page is here to celebrate the great development our 60 Member Associations are doing all over the world. Thanks to all those who submitted articles for the May 2018 newsletter. Subscribe to future newsletters at www.worldcurling.

World Curling Federation reviewing wheelchair delivery sticks

The World Curling Federation is in the process of reviewing what delivery sticks are used in wheelchair curling and how they are used in competition. This is with a view of improving the sport and ensuring a level playing field.

Board nominations open for President and Director positions to be voted for at 2018 AGA

The World Curling Federation is now accepting nominations for two positions on its Board. Member Associations can propose candidates for the positions of President and Director, which will be voted for at the 2018 Annual General Assembly in Budapest, Hungary, on Sunday 9 September. President Kate Caithness, has confirmed she will stand for a third term, since taking up the role in 2010.

2019 World Mixed Doubles and Seniors to be staged in Norway

The World Mixed Doubles and Senior Curling Championships 2019 will be held in Stavanger, Norway next April. International curling returns to the Sørmarka Arena for the first time since 2013 – where the Le Gruyère AOP European Curling Championships took place – from 20 to 27 April 2019.

Mixed Doubles World Rankings 2018

The latest Mixed Doubles World Rankings have been published following the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2018.

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