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USA and Canada win gold to become 2010 World Senior Champions

The USA won the final of the men’s World Senior Curling Championship on Sunday beating Canada 4-3 in an extra end. On the neighbouring sheet in the Ural Lightning Ice Palace, the Canadian women’s team secured the senior women’s championship title with an 8-4 victory over Switzerland. Australia won the senior men’s bronze game 4-3 against Switzerland.

World Mixed Doubles and World Seniors get underway in Russia

The World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship and World Senior Curling Championships start this Sunday in the Ural Lightning Ice Palace in Chelyabinsk in Russia. The event goes ahead despite the widespread travel disruption caused by the Icelandic volcano eruption.

Torger Nergård wins Collie Campbell Memorial Award 2010

Torger Nergård, skip of the Norwegian men’s team, has won the 2010 Collie Campbell Memorial Award. Nergård was presented the award by Ivo Lorenzi, past president of the Cortina Curling Association, at the closing ceremony of the Capital One World Men’s Curling Championship in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy.

Capital One World Men’s Championship - Finals

Gold Final: Canada-Norway 9-3 Bronze Final: USA-Scotland 4-6 Canada’s Kevin Koe and his team of Blake MacDonald, Carter Rycroft, Nolan Theissen and alternate Jamie King, won gold at the Capital One World Men’s Curling Championship with a one-sided 9-3 victory over Norway in Sunday afternoon’s final in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy.

Capital One World Men’s Championship – Day 8

Play-off 3v4: Scotland 6, USA 4 Semi-final: Scotland 7, Norway 9 Norway march on to face waiting Canada in the gold medal final of the Capital One World Men’s Curling Championship on Sunday afternoon. Team Scotland went down by 7-9 to Norway in Saturday afternoon’s semi-final and now can do no better than take bronze from their re-match with USA on Sunday morning.

Capital One World Men’s Championship – Day 7

Play-off 1 v 2: Canada 11. Norway 5 Canada’s Kevin Koe produced the best-possible response to his 8-9 round-robin loss to Norway on Thursday with a thumping 11-5 win in just eight ends over the same team on Friday evening in the Page Play-off 1 v 2 game at the Capital One World Men’s Curling Championship.

Capital One World Men’s Championship – Day 6

Final standings at end of round robin: 1. Norway 10-1 2. Canada 9-2 3. USA 8-3 4. Scotland 8-3 5. Denmark 7-4 6. Switzerland 5-6 7. Germany 5-6 8. Sweden 4-7 9. France 3-8 10. Italy 3-8 11. China 3-8 12. Japan 1-10. Session 15: Germany 4, USA 8; Italy 5, Denmark 6; China 3, Canada 9; Japan 9, Switzerland 7.

World Curling Federation elects new president

The World Curling Federation has elected Kate Caithness from Scotland as president. Caithness, who has been serving as Vice-President since 2006, was elected to the post, gathering more votes than Les Harrison who was seeking re-election, at the annual general meeting of the Federation in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy.

World Curling Federation partners with Jet Ice as official supplier

Infront signs exclusive three year supplier agreement on behalf of the WCF Infront Sports & Media have signed a three year deal on behalf of the World Curling Federation with Jet Ice as Official Supplier. The term starts with the 2010 Capital One World Men’s Curling Championship and includes an option to prolong the contract following the first three years.

Capital One World Men’s Championship – Day 4

Standings: Canada 6-1 Norway 6-1 Scotland 6-1 Denmark 5-2 Germany 4-3 USA 4-3 Switzerland 3-4 China 2-5 France 2-5 Italy 2-5 Sweden 2-5 Japan 0-7 Session 9: USA 7, France 5 (extra end); Denmark 10, Sweden 4; Canada 6, Scotland 2; Switzerland 1, Norway 7. Session 10: Scotland 7, Germany 4; Norway 10, Italy 5; France 9, China 4; Sweden 9, Japan 5.

Capital One World Men’s Championship – Day 3

Standings: Canada 5-0 Scotland 5-0 Norway 4-1 Denmark 3-2 Germany 3-2 China 2-3 Italy 2-3 Switzerland 2-3 United States 2-3 France 1-4 Sweden 1-4 Japan 0-5 Draw 6: Norway 7, Japan 4; Scotland 8, China 3; Sweden 7, Italy 6 (extra end); France 6, Germany 9. Draw 7: China 4, Denmark 8; Japan 1, USA 6; Germany 3, Switzerland 4; Italy 5, Canada 7.

Capital One World Men’s Championship – Day 2

Standings after 5 Sessions: Canada 3-0 Scotland 3-0 China 2-1 Denmark 2-1 Germany 2-1 Italy 2-1 Norway 2-1 France 1-2 USA 1-2 Japan 0-3 Sweden 0-3 Switzerland 0-3. Draw 3: Scotland 8, Sweden 4; Norway 9, France 3. Draw 4: USA 7, Switzerland 5; Germany 5, Italy 6; China 8, Japan 6; Canada 8, Denmark 3. Draw 5: France 6, Scotland 8; Switzerland 5, Canada 9; Denmark 9, USA 7; Sweden 4, Norway 7.

Capital One World Men’s Championship – Day 1

Standings after 2 sessions: Germany 2-0 Canada 1-0 Denmark 1-0 France 1-0 Scotland 1-0 China 1-1 Italy 1-1 Norway 0-1 Sweden 0-1 Switzerland 0-1 USA 0-1 Japan 0-2 M1: Sweden 1, France 5; China 4, Germany 5; Japan 6, Italy 7; Norway 4, Scotland 5. M2: Italy 6, China 7(extra end); Canada 6, USA 5; Switzerland 3, Denmark 9; Japan 3, Germany 9.

Capital One World Men’s Championship begins Saturday in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy

The Capital One World Men’s Curling Championship gets underway this Saturday at the Olympic Ice Stadium in Cortina in the Italian Dolomites. It is the first time that a World Men’s Curling Championship has been staged in Italy. In 2009 Cortina hosted the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship at the Ice Stadium which hosted the 1956 Olympic Winter Games.

Ford World Women's Championship – FINALS

GOLD: Germany SILVER: Scotland BRONZE: Canada Results Gold Medal Game: Germany-Scotland 8-6 Bronze Medal Game: Canada-Sweden 9-6 Germany beat Scotland by 8-6 in the extra end to become gold medal winners of the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship 2010 in Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada.

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