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Ford World Men’s Curling Championship 2011 starts Saturday

The Ford World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Richardson, starts this Saturday (2 April) in the Brandt Centre at Evraz Place in Regina, the capital of Saskatchewan in Canada. Altogether twelve countries will contest the Championship which runs to Sunday 10th April.

Capital One World Women’s Championship 2011 Gold Medal Game

Sweden’s double Olympic champion Anette Norberg and her team of Cecilia Östlund, Sara Carlsson and Lotta Lennartsson won the final of the 2011 Capital One World Women’s Curling Championship in Esbjerg, Denmark on Sunday afternoon, beating Canadian team of Heather Kalenchuk, Tammy and Kim Schneider, and skip Amber Holland by 7-5.

Capital One World Women’s Championship 2011 Day 10 Bronze

China’s Bingyu Wang beat Denmark’s Lene Nielsen by 10-9 to win bronze at the Capital One World Women’s Curling Championship in Esbjerg, Denmark on Sunday morning.

Capital One World Women’s Championship 2011 Day 9 Semi-final

Sweden will meet Canada in the final of the Capital One World Women’s Curling Championship 2011 in Esbjerg, Denmark on Sunday after Canada beat China 8-5 in Saturday’s semi-final. China now plays in the bronze medal game on Sunday against Denmark, who went down by 7-10 to Canada earlier in the three versus four Page Play-off game.

Capital One World Women’s Championship 2011 Day 9 Playoff 3v4

Canada’s Amber Holland kept her world title hopes alive when she won a tense Page three versus four play-off against hosts Denmark by 10-7 on Saturday morning, stealing three points in an extra end that qualified her team for a Saturday afternoon semi-final show-down with China in the Capital One World Women’s Curling Championship in Esbjerg, Denmark.

Capital One World Women’s Championship 2011 Day 8 Playoff 1v2

Sweden’s Anette Norberg qualified for Sunday’s final of the Capital One World Women’s Curling Championship in Esbjerg, Denmark by beating China’s Bingyu Wang by 7-6 in what was a tight Page one versus two Play-off game on Friday evening.

Capital One World Women’s Championship 2011 Day 8 Tie-breaker

Apart from one wobble in the eighth, end when skip Amber Holland missed a double take-out to allow Switzerland’s Mirjam Ott a draw for three, Canada were in control of their Friday afternoon tie-breaker at the Capital One World Women’s Curling Championship in Esbjerg, Denmark, eventually running out as 8-6 winners.

World Curling Federation Annual General Assembly 2011

A special tribute was made at the opening of the World Curling Federation’s Annual General Assembly in Esbjerg, Denmark to the victims of the earthquakes and tsunami that have hit Japan and New Zealand.

Capital One World Women’s Championship 2011 Day 7

At the end of an exciting last day of round-robin play in the Capital One World Women’s Curling Championship in Esbjerg, Denmark, the Page Play-off line up was not quite complete. Sweden, China and Denmark are through to the final stages of the event. Canada and Switzerland face a tiebreaker for the final spot.

Capital One World Women’s Championship 2011 Day 6 Update

Sweden’s Anette Norberg booked her place in the weekend’s Page Play-offs with a 5-4 win over Canada’s Amber Holland in Wednesday evening’s session of round-robin play at the Capital One World Women’s Curling Championship in Esbjerg, Denmark.

Capital One World Women’s Championship 2011 Day 5 Update

Sweden’s double Olympic champion Anette Norberg won both of her games at the Capital One World Women’s Curling Championship in Esbjerg, Denmark on Tuesday to maintain her position at the top of the rankings.

Capital One World Women’s Curling Championship 2011 Day 4 Update

Sweden’s double Olympic champion Anette Norberg moved to the top of the rankings by herself through two victories in Monday’s play at the Capital One World Women’s Curling Championship in Esbjerg, Denmark. She followed up her 7-5 win over China with a 10-7 victory over Korea in Monday evening’s eighth session of round-robin play.

Capital One World Women’s Curling Championship 2011 Day 3 Update

The Danish hosts had their first win of the event in Sunday evening’s fifth session of round-robin play in the Capital One World Women’s Curling Championship, being staged in Esbjerg, Denmark, when Lene Nielsen and her team held their nerves to beat Canada’s Amber Holland by 8-5, when Holland’s attempted angled take-out went wrong.

Capital One World Women’s Curling Championship 2011 Day 2

Defending champion Andrea Schöpp and her German team beat Switzerland’s Mirjam Ott by 10-7 in their second round-robin game of the Capital One World Women’s Curling Championship on Saturday afternoon in Esbjerg, Denmark. At the same time, Norway’s Linn Githmark beat Korea’s Mi-Sung Shin by 5-2, and these two teams now top the rankings with two wins and no losses.

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