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Le Gruyère European Curling Championships 2011 Preview

The Russian Federation will host one of the major international curling championship events for the first time when play in the Le Gruyère European Curling Championships 2011 gets underway on Saturday 3 December in Moscow’s mammoth Megasport Arena. This will be the 37th edition of these Championships since the inaugural event in Megève, France in 1975.

Double Gold for China at Pacific-Asia Curling Championships 2011

Both the Chinese men’s and women’s teams have won the finals of the 2011 Pacific-Asia Curling Championships in Nanjing, China. In front of a home crowed at the Olympic Sports Center, the Chinese men, skipped by Rui Liu, beat New Zealand (skip Peter de Boer) 5-2.

Pacific-Asia Teams decided for 2012 World Championships

China and New Zealand have qualified for the 2012 World Men’s Curling Championship with the Pacific-Asia spots at the 2012 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship going to China and Korea. By making the finals at the 2011 Pacific-Asia Curling Championships (PACC) currently underway in Nanjing, China, these four teams secured their places at the 2012 World Championships.

Pacific-Asia Curling Championships 2011 begin Saturday in China

The 2011 Pacific-Asia Curling Championships get underway at the Olympic Sports Center in Nanjing, China on Saturday 19 November. 10 teams (6 men’s and 4 women’s teams) from the World Curling Federation Pacific-Asia region will take part in the event with the finals being staged a week later on Saturday 26 November. The schedule of play and team line ups can be seen here: www.

Slovakia & Italy qualify for World Wheelchair Curling Champs

Italy and Slovakia are through to the 2012 World Wheelchair Curling Championship after a dramatic final day of play at the World Wheelchair Qualification event in the Kisakallio Sports Institute in Lohja, Finland.

World Wheelchair Curling Qualification 2011 Day 5

Italy and Slovakia are through to the play-off stages and will be joined by Finland and Germany following a close battle in Wednesday night’s tie-breakers in the final day of the Round-Robin at the 2012 World Wheelchair Curling Championship Qualification event at the Kisakallio Sports Institute in Lohja, Finland.

World Wheelchair Curling Qualification 2011 Day 4

Competition has intensified at the qualification event for the 2012 World Wheelchair Curling Championship at the Kisakallio Sports Institute in Lohja, Finland. With one day of round-robin play left, 8 of the 9 competing teams are still in with a chance of making the playoffs on Thursday. After seven rounds no team remains unbeaten.

World Wheelchair Curling Qualification 2011 Day 3

Italy is the only team to remain unbeaten after the third day of play at the qualification event for the 2012 World Wheelchair Curling Championship at the Kisakallio Sports Institute in Lohja, Finland. Both the original front runners at the event, Germany and Switzerland, were knocked back by the Italians and Finns on Monday.

WCF President's Newsletter November 2011

Read the latest newsletter to WCF Member Associations from WCF President Kate Caithness and find out what the Federation has been up to in recent months.

World Wheelchair Curling Qualification 2011 Day 2

Germany and Switzerland remain unbeaten with three wins apiece after the second day of play at the World Wheelchair Curling Qualification event at the Kisakallio Sports Institute in Lohja, Finland. In the morning, the Germans beat Latvia 9-5 before going on to overwhelm the Japanese 12-0 in the afternoon session.

World Wheelchair Curling Qualification 2011 Day 1

The World Wheelchair Curling Qualification 2011 got underway on Saturday at the Kisakallio Sports Institute in Lohja, Finland with wins for Germany, Latvia, Slovakia and Switzerland on the first day.

World Financial Group Continental Cup 2013 awarded to Penticton

The World Curling Federation (WCF) and the Canadian Curling Association (CCA) have announced that Penticton, British Columbia, will host the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup, presented by Monsanto.

World Wheelchair Curling Qualification 2011 Preview

The 2011 World Wheelchair Curling Qualification event gets underway on Saturday at the Kisakallio Sports Institute in Lohja, Finland.

Tickets go on sale for 2012 World Junior Championships

The Organising Committee of the World Junior Curling Championship 2012 has announced that tickets are now on sale for the event which will take place in Östersund’s Z-hallen from 3-11 March. Information about ticket prices and how to purchase can be seen here on the event website: www.wjcc2012.worldcurling.