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Russia women win European Gold in Esbjerg, Denmark

Russia beat Scotland by 6-4 in Saturday (28 November) afternoon's women's final of the Le Gruyère European Curling Championships 2015 in the Granly Hockey Arena, Esbjerg, Denmark. This was a tight game all the way and, after blanking the first end Russia's skip Anna Sidorova drew her last stone of the second end into the house to open the scoring with two points.

Sweden retain European crown following extra end final

Sweden's men’s team successfully defended their title in Saturday’s (28 November) final of the Le Gruyère European Curling Championships 2015 in Esbjerg, Denmark, beating Switzerland by 7-6 after an extra end.

Sports Media Trainee Programme 2015/16 ECC Blog

Patrick Butler and Laura Godenzi have joined the World Curling Federation (WCF) media team at the Le Gruyère European Curling Championships 2015 in Esbjerg, Denmark. They are the latest competition winners of the WCF Sports Media Trainee Programme, which is sponsored by Global Sports Development.

Le Gruyère extend European title sponsorship and become World Men’s sponsor

The World Curling Federation and its exclusive media and marketing partner, Infront Sports & Media have confirmed today (Friday 20 November) that Le Gruyère AOP will continue as the title sponsor of the European Curling Championships until 2016’s event in Braehead, Scotland.

Switzerland to host European Curling Championships once again

The European Curling Championships will be held in Switzerland for the 11th time in 2017, but for the first time in the north eastern town of St Gallen, it has been announced today (Friday 20 November). The event will be held between 17 and 25 November 2017, with the A-Division taking place in the Eissportzentrum Lerchenfeld and the B-Division held in the The Curling Center St Gallen.

WCF Communication (brush head technology season 2015/16)

A moratorium on the use of brush heads constructed in the following manner will be enforced for Word Curling Federation events during the 2015/16 season, beginning with the 2015 European Curling Championships in Esbjerg, Denmark 19-28 November 2015 and until further notice: 1 Fabric which has been textured, sealed or modified from its original woven form.

Hong Kong make their mark at first international curling event

They may not have won a game, they may have managed to score a total of just twelve points in their campaign, and found themselves on the receiving end of an eight-ender by Australia, but newcomers Hong Kong were one of the undoubted hits of the Pacific-Asia Curling Championships (PACC) 2015, in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Le Gruyère European Curling Championships 2015 to receive royal send-off

International championship curling returns to Denmark when the Le Gruyère European Curling Championships 2015 (ECC) takes place in the Granly Hockey Arena, Esbjerg, and the Esbjerg Curling Club, between 19 and 28 November 2015.

Korea men and Japan women win Pacific-Asia Curling Championships 2015

Korea's men’s team and Japan's women have now been crowned as Pacific-Asia Curling Championships 2015 winners after Saturday's (14 November) finals in the Baluan Sholak Sports Palace, Almaty, Kazakhstan. For all results, standings, news and photographs from the PACC 2015, visit: http://www.worldcurling.

Korea and Norway qualify for World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2016

Korea and Norway qualified for the World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2016 after winning their semi-final games on Thursday morning at the World Wheelchair Championship qualification event at the Kisakallio Sports Institute in Finland.

Pacific-Asia Championships volunteers take to the ice

The Pacific-Asia Curling Championships 2015 (PACC), making their debut in Kazkahstan this year, are now well underway, with the five women’s teams and eight men’s teams in the midst of round-robin play, all staking their claim to qualify for the 2015/16 World Curling Championships.

WCF Communication (sweeping equipment for PACC)

Statement regarding allowable sweeping equipment for 2015 Pacific-Asia Curling Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan, 8-14 November 2015 A moratorium on the use of brush heads constructed from fabric which has been textured, sealed or modified from its original woven form will be enforced for the 2015 Pacific-Asia Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan, 8-14 November 2015.

Fabulous Las Vegas awarded World Men’s Curling Championship 2018

The World Men’s Curling Championship will be held in the United States of America for the first time in a decade when it heads to Las Vegas, Nevada in March 2018.

World Wheelchair-B Curling Championship begins Saturday in Finland

A record fifteen teams will take part in the World Wheelchair-B Curling Championship 2015 which will get underway at the Kisakallio Sports Institute in Lohja, Finland, this Saturday (7 November). The teams will compete for the two remaining spots at the World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2016 next February in Lucerne, Switzerland.

Historic first curling championship in Kazakhstan ready to go

More history will be made when the World Curling Federation (WCF) stages the Pacific-Asia Curling Championships 2015 (PACC) in Almaty, Kazakhstan – the first WCF Championship to be hosted in that country. The PACC has been held annually since 1991 and the Baluan Sholak Sports Palace in Kazakhstan's largest city will be the venue this year.

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