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First win for Israel as every win in every group becomes vital

Hungary moved into second place in Group A in the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2017 on Tuesday (25 April) morning, with a win against Finland, 9-3. Meanwhile, wins for Belarus, over Japan by 9-6 and Estonia against Croatia, 8-3, put those teams in a four-way tie for the coveted third place with two of session 15’s losing teams, Japan and Finland.

#WMDCC2017: Day four quotes

Flash quotes from day four in the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2017 in the ATB Centre, Lethbridge, Canada. This live blog page will be updated throughout the fourth day of action...

Groups beginning to take shape at mid-point of World Seniors round-robin

Canada’s men came out on top in the Group C top-of-the-table clash with Scotland in Monday (23 April) afternoon’s seventh session of play. They won by 7-2, after scoring two points in the second end and stealing three more points in the third end.

Important wins for many as round-robin passes halfway

Latvia and Czech Republic added another win each to their unblemished records so far at the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2017 on Monday (23 April) evening’s 13th session of round-robin play. Latvia beat Finland 10-7, scoring three points in the fifth and eighth ends. For Czech Republic, they beat hosts Canada, 7-5.

Decisive first win for France, as Scotland, USA and China stay at 100%

It took an extra end to decide the winner of the France and Turkey game in the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2017, during Monday (23 April) afternoon’s 12th session of round-robin play. Both teams were looking for their first win. Initially, Turkey established a 6-0 lead, by scoring in the first three ends.

#WSCC2017: Day Two Quotes

Flash quotes from the second day of curling at the World Seniors Curling Championships 2017 in the ATB Centre, Lethbridge Curling Club, Lethbridge, Canada.

#WMDCC2017 teams get social

Teams at the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2017 have been sharing their experiences via social media this week. See what the athletes are up to in Lethbridge through their eyes...

Latvia, Canada, USA and Czech Republic continue their undefeated run

Four teams continued their unbeaten runs in the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2017 in Lethbridge, Canada’s ATB Centre on Monday (24 April) morning. In the day’s opening session, Czech Republic earned their third win of the championship, this time against England.

Switzerland defeat defending champions Russia to join unbeaten Korea

After day two (23 April) at the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2017 both Switzerland and Korea remain unbeaten, while the defending champions, Russia received their first loss. After being down 3-1 at the fourth end break, Korea duo Kijeong Lee and Hyeji Jang bounced back with three points in the fifth end to take a one point lead.

Hungary, Japan and Slovakia post first wins

The 2013 and 2015 champions, Hungary, made up of Dorottya Palancsa and Zsolt Kiss, picked up their first win of the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2017 with a 10-2 final score over Croatia, in six ends. Japan added a win to their tally after cruising to an 11-4 victory against Brazil, with scores of three points in the first, third and seventh ends.

What is mixed doubles curling?

What is Mixed Doubles curling? Mixed doubles is a dynamic form of curling, where it is all about stone positioning, a lot of play to the four foot circle and a lot about angles. It is a faster version of curling that only requires two players on each team. Mixed Doubles Curling will make its debut on the Olympic Winter Programme at the games in Pyeongchang, South Korea 2018.

World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2017 to decide Olympic teams for PyeongChang 2018

Following the successful Ford World Men’s Curling Championship 2017 in Edmonton, the international curling spotlight stays in the Canadian province of Alberta. On Saturday 22 April competition gets underway in the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2017 at the brand new state-of-the-art ATB Centre in Lethbridge.

World Senior Curling Championships 2017 ready for Lethbridge, Canada

The brand new state-of-the-art ATB Centre in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada is set to host the World Senior Curling Championships 2017. With play getting underway on Sunday 23 April, this is the 16th edition of these championships, for men and women's teams.

New World Rankings released after Ford World Men's

The latest World Rankings after the Ford World Men's Curling Championship 2017 on 9 April 2017.

100% Canada win Ford World Men’s Curling Championship 2017

Canada are the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship 2017 champions, after beating Sweden 4-2 in the gold medal final, in Edmonton’s Northlands Coliseum, on Sunday (9 April) evening.

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