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USA win Bronze at World Men’s Curling Championship 2016

The USA took Bronze medals after beating Japan by 8-6 in Sunday (10 April) morning's Bronze Medal Game at the World Men's Curling Championship 2016, held in St Jakobshalle, Basel, Switzerland.

Sports Media Trainee Blog - WMCC 2016

Marilyn Santucci has joined the World Curling Federation (WCF) media team as a trainee journalist at the World Men's Curling Championship 2016 in Basel, Switzerland. Marilyn is studying her masters in journalism at the University of Kings College in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Denmark win semi-final to join Canada in World Men’s Gold Medal Game

Denmark, skipped by Rasmus Stjerne, faced USA, skipped by John Shuster in Saturday (9 April) evening's semi-final, at the World Men's Curling Championship 2016 in Basel, Switzerland, with the winner going on to face Canada in Sunday (10 April) afternoon's (15.00, CET) Gold Medal Game, while the loser would play Japan for Bronze medals (at 10.00, CET).

USA beat Japan in Page 3-4 game to secure semi-final berth

Japan and USA faced each other in Saturday (9 April) afternoon's Page 3-4 play-off game at the World Men's Curling Championship 2016 in Basel, Switzerland, with the winner going on to face Denmark in the sole semi-final [tonight at 19.00 (CET)] and the loser playing for Bronze against the semi-final loser [Sunday 10 April at 10.00 (CET)].

TV Schedule - World Men's Curling Championship 2016

UPDATE ON TV COVERAGE 3v4 Playoff - JAPAN v USA LIVE on NHK BS1 in Japan http://www1.nhk.or.jp/sports2/winter/ LIVE on TSN/RDS in Canada LIVE on WORLD CURLING TV YouTube DELAYED on Equipe 21 France Semi-final - DENMARK v winner of 3v4 LIVE on EUROSPORT 1 LIVE on TSN/RDS in Canada LIVE on SporTV Brazil LIVE on MatchTV Russia LIVE on rts.

Canada into World Men’s final after Page 1-2 win

Table-toppers Canada faced second-placed Denmark in Friday (8 April) evening's Page 1-2 play-off at the World Men's Curling Championship 2016 in Basel, Switzerland and won by 5-3 to qualify direct for Sunday's (10 April) Gold Medal Game (15.00, Central European Time).

Feature: Inspiring the next generation of curlers

As the very best curlers are competing for the World Men’s Curling Championship 2016 title, there are countless young curling fans watching at home or in the stands of the St-Jakobshalle in admiration. Switzerland has hosted a total of nine World Curling Championships two of which have been in Basel.

Denmark, Japan and USA secure play-off places as round-robin concludes

Denmark skip Rasmus Stjerne and his team beat defending world champions Sweden 8-7 with the final stone of the last round-robin game in Basel, Switzerland on Thursday (7 April) evening. This is the first time in five years that Sweden will not be in the play-offs. Denmark skip Rasmus Stjerne made an angled-raise in the sixth end, which levelled the score at five-points apiece.

World Curling Federation Board approves ‘Sweeping Summit’

The World Curling Federation’s (WCF) Board, at its meetings in Basel, Switzerland, this week, has approved the hosting of a ‘Sweeping Summit’ to establish recommendations that will be put for approval to the Member Associations at the WCF Congress in Stockholm, Sweden in September 2016.

Warren Hansen inducted into WCF Hall of Fame

Canada’s Warren Hansen, 73, has been inducted into the World Curling Federation’s Hall of Fame today (Friday 8 April) after a special presentation at the World Men’s Curling Championship 2016 in Basel, Switzerland.

Sweden and Japan amongst play-off mix after wins; Scotland taken to extra end by Germany

Sweden won 7-4 over Korea at the World Men’s Curling Championship 2016 in Basel, Switzerland in Wednesday (6 April) evening’s 14th session of round-robin play.

Korea record first win as Canada remain undefeated

Korea played their seventh game of the week so far against Denmark in Tuesday evening's session, and finally managed to record their first win, beating their Danish opponents by 8-5. This result places them in an eleventh place tie with Germany. At the other end of the table, Canada faced Russia looking to keep their place at the top of the table and their unbeaten record alive.

USA beat defending champions as Canada move into pole position

A 8-3 victory for USA against defending champions Sweden and a 9-2 win for Canada over Japan in this evening’s eighth session of round-robin play at the World Men’s Curling Championship 2016, sees Canada sit at the top-of-the-table after day three, in Basel, Switzerland. USA skip John Shuster had established a 7-2 lead by the fifth end, having hit for three points in the second end.

Feature: World Curling Championship bringing fans closer together

Curling does more than entertain its fans – it unites them In 1976, Ray Field of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada had his first experience of curling. Since then, he has curled all over the world, and continues to spread his love for the sport with others.

Sweden and Canada take the lead after day two in Basel

Kevin Koe and his Canada team recorded their second successive extra end win – beating USA by 10-9 – to keep their unbeaten record going as they topped the rankings alongside defending champions Sweden after Sunday evening's fifth session of round-robin play at the World Men's Curling Championship 2016 in Basel, Switzerland.

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