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Victoria, Canada awarded 2013 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship

The City of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, has been awarded the 2013 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship, it was confirmed today in a joint announcement made by the World Curling Federation (WCF) and the Canadian Curling Association (CCA).

WCF President impressed by Sochi 2014 event progress

World Curling Federation (WCF) President Kate Caithness declared herself delighted with the progress made to date by the Sochi 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Organising Committee following the WCF’s first official visit to the Olympic venue in Russia last week.

Brazil to challenge USA for 2012 Men's World Championship berth

Brazil is set to challenge USA for 2012 Men's World Championship berth. The Bemidji Curling Club in Bemidji, Minnesota, USA will host a challenge between the United States and Brazil on Jan. 27-29 for the final North American berth at the World Men's Curling Championship 2012 in Basel, Switzerland. Brazil issued its third challenge against the U.S.

World Financial Group extends sponsorship of Continental Cup

The World Curling Federation and Canadian Curling Association (CCA) have announced that World Financial Group has extended its title sponsorship of The Continental Cup through to 2013, with an option for 2014. World Curling Federation President, Kate Caithness, is delighted by this latest agreement with the organization.

Beta-blockers removed from banned substance list for Curlers

After a review by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the World Curling Federation, it has been announced that curling has now been officially removed from the list of sports which prohibits the use of beta-blockers.