December 12, 2009
Niklas Edin made a triumphant debut at this level when he led his Swedish men’s team to a 6-5 extra-end victory over Switzerland’s Ralph Stöckli in the final of the Le Gruyère European Curling Championships in Aberdeen on Saturday.
December 12, 2009
Germany’s Andrea Schöpp won her seventh European Championship title when she beat Switzerland’s Mirjam Ott by 7-5 in Saturday’s final of the Le Gruyère European Curling Championships in Aberdeen. Switzerland opened the scoring with a single in the opening end, but Germany responded with one in the second.
December 7, 2009
The World Curling Federation (WCF) has announced that Malcolm Richardson, former President of the European Curling Federation (ECF), will be awarded the 2010 World Curling Freytag Award. The announcement was made during the WCF’s semi-annual General Assembly which took place during the European Championships in Aberdeen, Scotland.
December 6, 2009
The World Curling Federation (WCF) has announced that the World Men’s Curling Championship in 2012 has been awarded to the City of Basel in Switzerland. The event will be held from the 31st of March until the 8th of April in the St Jakob Halle.
December 2, 2009
International championship curling returns to Scotland, the home of the sport, for the first time since the 2005 Women’s World Championship, when the Le Gruyère European Curling Championships get underway on Saturday 5th of December in Aberdeen. This event has grown into the largest Championship event on the curling calendar.
ST ALBERT, ALBERTA, CANADA
The World Curling Federation (WCF) and the Canadian Curling Association (CCA) have announced that the World Financial Group Continental Cup 2011 has been awarded to St. Albert, Alberta.
November 26, 2009
The World Curling Federation (WCF) and the Canadian Curling Association (CCA) have announced that Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada will stage the 2011 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship. It is the third time that the World Men’s Curling Championship returns to Regina. In 1973 Sweden won the event there (Skip: Kjell Oscarius) and in 1983 it was won by Canada (Skip: Ed Werenich).
November 23, 2009
The four-sheet Grafton Curling Club in Grafton, N.D., will host a challenge between USA and Brazil on Feb. 5-7 for the final North American berth at the 2010 Capital One World Men's Curling Championship in Cortina, Italy.
November 19, 2009
China won Gold, Japan took Silver and Korea won the Bronze in both the men’s and women’s competitions at the Pacific Curling Championships 2009. In the women’s final Team China skipped by reigning women’s world champion Bingyu Wang met Team Japan (Moe Meguro). Final score: 10-3.
October 16, 2009
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced that three cities have been put forward by their respective National Olympic Committees (NOCs) to apply to host the XXIII Olympic Winter Games and XII Paralympic Winter Games in 2018. The cities, in alphabetical order, are: Annecy (France), Munich (Germany) and PyeongChang (Republic of Korea).
October 15, 2009
The World Curling Federation (WCF) and the Canadian Curling Association (CCA) have reached a partnership agreement to continue to stage the unique Continental Cup of Curling. The World Financial Group has signed a contract to be the title sponsor of the event for the next two editions in 2011 and 2012, with an option for a third year in 2013.
October 5, 2009
COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – The World Curling Federation (WCF) has announced that the City of Esbjerg, Demark will host the Capital One World Women’s Curling Championship in 2011. The event will be staged in the heart of the North Sea harbour city in an ice arena complex from 19-27 March 2011.
October 2, 2009
The traditional cheese of Switzerland, Le Gruyère AOC Switzerland, a long time supporter of the Olympic Winter Sport of Curling, is to sponsor the European Curling Championships for two years starting with the 2009 event in Aberdeen.
October 1, 2009
Following discussion at the Seminar/Workshop held in Fuessen during the WCF Annual Summer Clinics, Danny Lamoureux of Canada and Dottie Burt of Scotland are jointly endeavouring to promote the development of the discipline of Visually Impaired Curling. Should any of our member association wish further information their contact details are: Danny Lamoureux danny@curling.
June 15, 2009
In a first for Norwegian curling, a new DVD on the Olympic winter sport has been created and is now available to the public. The DVD is intended for novices who seek more information on curling but is also more than suitable for those who have some playing experience, and wish to progress further. The DVD is suitable for all ages and focuses on five points: 1.