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Canada and Switzerland reach World Mixed Doubles final

The gold medal final at the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2017, being played at the ATB Centre in Lethbridge, Canada, is set with Switzerland taking on hosts Canada. The berths for the Olympic Winter Games have also been determined after this session with Switzerland and Norway claiming the final spots for their Member Associations.

Canada win Women's World Senior Curling Championship 2017

Canada completed an undefeated week when they beat Switzerland by 10-5 in Saturday (29 April) morning’s gold medal final in the World Seniors Curling Championships 2017, being held in Lethbridge, Canada’s ATB Centre, Lethbridge Curling Club. At the same time Scotland took bronze medals with an 8-5 win over USA.

World Curling President anticipates mixed doubles Olympic debut

The curling spotlight is now shining a light on a new discipline of the game – mixed doubles. The game which features teams made up of one male and one female competitor, along with unique rules from the typical four-man team is making its debut in the upcoming 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, Republic of Korea (8-25 February 2018).

World Mixed Doubles and Seniors Curling Championships 2018 to return to Sweden

The 2018 editions of the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship (WMDCC) and the World Senior Curling Championships (WSCC) will be held in Oestersund Sweden, between 21-28 April 2018. The mixed doubles and seniors will both be held in the Östersund Arena. The Östersund Arena was opened in December 2013. It hosts two large halls usually used for ice-hockey and figure skating.

First ever full curling team inducted into World Curling Hall of Fame

The World Curling Federation (WCF) will induct its first full curling team to the World Curling Hall of Fame on Saturday (29 April). The recipients of this honour will be 1959, 1960 and 1962 Scotch Cup winners, Team Richardson of Regina, Canada.

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.

Switzerland win Ford World Men’s bronze medals in Edmonton

Switzerland beat USA by 7-5 in Sunday (9 April) afternoon’s bronze medal game, in the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship 2017, in Edmonton’s Northlands Coliseum in Canada.

Sweden set to join Canada in Ford World Men’s final

Sweden have reached the final of the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship 2017 after beating Switzerland in Saturday (7 April) evening’s semi-final, staged in Edmonton’s Northlands Coliseum, in Canada. Sweden now go on to face Canada – unbeaten so far – in the gold medal final on Sunday (9 April) at 18.

#FWMCC2017: Taking curling global

To say there’s a lot of work that goes into a live sports broadcast would be an understatement. Take the Ford Men’s World Curling Championship 2017 being hosted in Edmonton, Canada, where there’s more going on behind the scenes, that meets the eye.

Eight men’s teams set for 2018 Olympic Games as hosts complete round-robin undefeated

In Thursday (6 April) evening’s last session of round-robin play in the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship 2017 – being held in the Northlands, Coliseum, Edmonton, Canada – the stakes were high, with Olympic Qualification Points up for grabs. When they came onto the ice to face Russia, Scotland felt they had to win to take Great Britain’s Olympic place.

'Like' the teams at the #FWMCC2017

Teams at the Ford World Men's Curling Championship 2017 have been sharing their experiences via social media all week long. See what the athletes are up to in Edmonton through their eyes...

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