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Curling Masters Champéry broadcast coverage

World Curling TV coverage from the Curling Masters Champéry.

WADA Publishes 2018 Prohibited List

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published the 2018 Prohibited List. The List will come into effect on 1 January 2018. The Prohibited List details substances and methods banned in sports in-and out-of-competition. The 2018 Prohibited List, the 2018 Summary of Modifications, and the 2018 Monitoring Programme are available for download on the WCF website here: http://www.worldcurling.

New Mixed World Rankings released after World Championship

New Mixed World Rankings released after the 2017 World Championship in Champéry, Switzerland.

Scotland crowned 2017 World Mixed Curling Champions

Scotland were crowned the 2017 World Mixed Curling Champions this afternoon (Saturday 14 October) after defeating Canada 8-5 in an extra-end at the Palladium de Champéry in Champéry, Switzerland.

Japan teams celebrating Olympic qualification after 20 years

Japan have fielded a women’s and men’s rink once before at an Olympic Winter Games – 1998 in Nagano, when they were the hosts. Some 20 years on, an impressive male team have re-joined a consistently strong women’s side in a bid for medals in Pyeongchang next year.

Ray Turnbull obituary

The World Curling Federation is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of its Hall of Fame member and 1965 Scotch Cup silver medallist, Ray Turnbull of Canada. Turnbull sadly passed away on Thursday 5 October, aged 78. He was inducted into the World Curling Hall of Fame in 2015 along with fellow Canadian Russ Howard and Japan’s Hiroyuki Saito.

Global Sports Development continue Olympic Celebration Tour support

The Foundation for Global Sports Development has given the World Curling Federation’s Olympic Celebration Tour a boost ahead of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, due to be held in PyeongChang, Republic of Korea in a little over four months [8-25 February 2018]. For the 2017-2018 season the Foundation for Global Sports Development (GSD) will invest $USD 50,000 in the programme.

First Portable Curling Facility opens in Turku, Finland

The World Curling Federation is pleased to report its first Portable Curling Facility (PCF) has been completed and is now open in Turku, Finland. President Kate Caithness travelled to help open the facility this week. She said: “One of the biggest challenges that many of our Member Associations (MA) face is having access to dedicated curling ice.

World Curling publish updated Rules of Curling

Following the sixth World Curling Congress the World Curling Federation's latest 'Rules of the Game' have been published.

Third World Mixed Curling Championship sets record number of entries

International curling returns to Champéry, Switzerland this week where the World Mixed Curling Championship 2017 will take place. The event will run from Friday 6 October until Saturday 14 October in the Palladium de Champéry.

Canada to be challenged by Brazil for World men’s spot

For the first time, Canada will face a challenge for their place in the World Men's Curling Championship 2018 being held in Las Vegas, USA.

World Curling unveil first mixed curling world ranking

ahead of the World Mixed Curling Championship being held in Champéry, Switzerland from 6-14 October 2017, the first mixed curling world ranking has been published.

New Competitions and Development Officer appointment for World Curling

The World Curling Federation is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Competitions and Development Officer. Paddy Kaeser, who will join the organisation, on 1 January 2018, will work with the World Curling Federation’s Competitions and Development team organising and delivering camps and courses and running international championships as a Technical Delegate.

September 2017: President's Newsletter

The President's Newsletter for September 2017 has been published.

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