August 24, 2013
Japan and Australia took home the gold medals from the Audi Quattro Winter Games NZ curling tournament on Saturday. Japan won the Men’s gold medal match 10-3 against New Zealand, who took silver. Korea picked up the bronze medal as the losing semi-finalist.
July 17, 2013
The World Curling Federation (WCF) is deeply saddened to hear of the death of former Director of Finance, Denis Fox, of Fairbanks, USA, who died at the age of 69 earlier this month. Denis was involved in curling for many years, dedicating a large part of his life to our sport both on and off the ice.
December 29, 2012
Kate Caithness, President of the World Curling Federation, has been recognised in Queen Elizabeth II’s New Year Honours List. Caithness has been bestowed the honour of an OBE (Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) for services to curling and international disability sport. Speaking about the award, Caithness said: “I am absolutely thrilled and delighted.
July 3, 2013
Anti-Doping Rule Violation: On 14th June 2013, the WCF Doping Hearing Panel has rendered the following decision: IN THE MATTER OF ALLEGED DOPING OFFENCE BY Mr. MATT DUMONTELLE (CANADA) Contrary to WCF Anti-Doping Regulation 2.
May 23, 2013
The World Curling Federation’s (WCF) Olympic Celebration Tour has received a substantial funding boost from a US charitable foundation. The Foundation for Global Sports Development has donated $50,000 US dollars to help support the programme.
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.
May 16, 2013
The World Curling Federation (WCF) is pleased to announce the introduction of a new energy efficiency initiative designed to encourage Member Associations to cut their carbon footprint.
May 14, 2013
The World Curling Federation (WCF) is pleased to announce that Tårnby Curling Club in Denmark, will host the European C-Group Curling Championships from 7-13 October 2013.
April 30, 2013
The World Curling Federation (WCF) is pleased to announce the list of individuals selected to sit on the inaugural WCF Athlete Commission and the first WCF Competitions and Rules Commission. The WCF Athlete Commission will be chaired by 2002 Olympic gold medallist and WCF Vice-President, Bent Ramsfjell, from Norway.
April 20, 2013
Hungary made history today as they won their first World Curling Championship title as they defeated Sweden 8-7 in the gold medal game of the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2013 at the Grant Harvey Centre in Fredericton, New Brunswick.
April 20, 2013
The Canadian senior men and women’s Teams won the 2013 World Senior Curling Championships in Fredericton, New Brunswick on Sunday afternoon. The Canadian women’s team defeated Austria 13-1 in seven ends for their victory, while the Canadian men’s team defeated New Zealand 6-4.
April 12, 2013
Long time Canadian icemaker Clarence (Shorty) Jenkins, known equally for the swingy ice that he produced and the pink hat he wore while doing it, died on Thursday after a lengthy illness. He was 77. Jenkins was one of the first icemakers to start experimenting with water, scraping patterns and stones, always in search of a little more crowd-pleasing swing in the ice.
April 11, 2013
The World Curling Federation (WCF) and the Royal Caledonian Curling Club today announced that the Scottish town of Dumfries will host the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship and World Senior Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships in 2014. All three world championships will take place at the Dumfries Ice Bowl between April 23-29, 2014.
Following the conclusion of the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship 2013, please click to view the 2012-2013 season Men’s & Women's World Curling final ranking.
April 8, 2013
The World Curling Federation (WCF) has announced that the Scottish capital, Edinburgh, will host the 2013 European Mixed Curling Championships at Murrayfield Curling Rink between September 14th and 21st. The European Mixed Curling Championships 2013 invite each European Member Association to send one mixed team consisting of two male and two female curlers.