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Jensen and Schori celebrate curling milestones Wednesday in Kelowna

Camilla Jensen (DEN) plays her 200th championship game and Irene Schori (SUI) plays her 100th championship game Wednesday at 16.00 PDT in Kelowna at the Winn Rentals World Mixed Curling championship. She comes off the ice with a smile of pure enthusiasm. I’m talking about Camilla Jensen, who today at 4.00p.m. exactly, will play her 200th game of curling while representing Denmark.

Five things to do in Tallinn, Estonia

As Tallinn looks set to host its second major curling competition in the shape of the European Championships, it's worth asking why Estonia’s capital has been chosen to host another WCF event. The city’s distinct architecture is one of its most famous features where you can see a mix of both old and new structures. But there is a lot more to Tallinn than looking at the buildings.

Patrick Baumann Obituary

The sporting world is deeply saddened and shocked to hear of the sudden passing of a dear friend Patrick Baumann. In addition to his position as Secretary General of FIBA, Patrick was an IOC Member, the President of the Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympic Winter Games, President of GAISF, Chair of the LA 2028 Co-ordination Commission among many other roles.

A season of firsts for Chinese Taipei

It’s a season of firsts for the Chinese Taipei curling team. It’s their first time with a mixed team at a World Curling Championship. Heidi Lin and Amanda Chou, who play vice and lead respectively, are the first female curlers for the country in over a decade.

Olympic momentum to continue with Olympic Celebration Tour investment

The momentum gathered for curling at this year’s Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, is set to continue with the Foundation for Global Sports Development confirming they’ll continue to invest $USD 50,000 in the World Curling Federation’s Olympic Celebration Tour.

Stockholm Ladies Curling Cup

Playlist of games from the Stockholm Ladies Curling Cup.

Winn Rentals World Mixed Curling Championship set for Kelowna

The Winn Rentals World Mixed Curling Championship 2018 is set to take place at the Kelowna Curling Club in Kelowna, British Colombia, Canada this week. The championship, being held outside of the European zone for the very first time, will run from Saturday 13 October until Saturday 20 October.

Schedule released for Pacific-Asia Curling Championships 2018

The schedule for the Pacific-Asia Curling Championships 2018 being held in the Gangneung Curling Centre, the recent venue for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, has been released. The event takes place from 3 to 10 November.

Schedule released for Le Gruyère AOP European Curling Championships 2018

The schedule for Le Gruyère AOP European Curling Championships 2018 has been released. The event is set to take place in the Tondiraba Ice Hall in Tallinn, Estonia from 17 to 24 November. On the opening Saturday (17 November), fans will be treated right away to a match-up featuring two of the best men’s teams in the world.

WADA Publishes 2019 Prohibited List

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published the 2019 Prohibited List. The List will come into effect on 1 January 2019. The Prohibited List details substances and methods banned in sports in-and out-of-competition.

President's Newsletter: September 2018

You can now read the President's Newsletter for September

Member Association Spotlight: September 2018

A vital part of our President's Newsletter, this page is here to celebrate the great development work our 61 Member Associations are doing all over the world.

Members vote to change World Mixed Doubles format and first African Member joins at AGA 2018

The Members Associations of the World Curling Federation have voted to change the format of the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship after an emergency motion was made by the representatives at the Annual General Assembly in Budapest, Hungary. This event will change from an open entry format to a 20 team world championship and a separate open entry World Challenge, from the 2019-2020 season.

Canada complete Curling World Cup clean sweep with men’s win

Canada are guaranteed one team in each discipline at the Curling World Cup Grand Final, in Beijing, China next May, after their women’s, men’s and mixed doubles teams won each final at the inaugural Curling World Cup leg in the Suzhou Olympic Sports Centre in Suzhou, China.

Canada win women’s Curling World Cup event in Suzhou, China

Rachel Homan put in a flawless performance to lead Canada to a 7-3 victory over Sweden in the women's final at the Curling World Cup first leg in Suzhou, China. The Canadian skip has been a class act all week and was the star turn once more in a final which her rink dominated throughout.

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