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Youth Olympic Games qualification update

Following the conclusion of the World Junior Curling Championships 2015, the World Curling Federation (WCF) has released the final qualification points for Member Associations for the Youth Olympic Winter Games (WYOG) in 2016. WYOG 2016 will be held in Lillehammer, Norway from 12-21 February. This competition will be open to curlers born between 1 January 1998 and 31 December 2001.

Feature: Estonia curling - A success story all round

This season's World Junior Curling Championships (WJCC) marked an important milestone for Estonia, and for the World Curling Federation (WCF) - it was the first time the country had hosted a curling world championship event and the first time Estonian teams represented their country at this level.

Sports Media Trainee Programme 2014/15 WJCC Blog

Stephen Bark from Ayrshire in Scotland, a sports journalism student from the University of the West of Scotland, and photographer Patrick Fulgencio from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, who is studying at the University of King's College, have joined the WCF media team at the 2015 World junior Curling Championships, in Tallinn, Estonia.

WCF Olympic Celebration Tour returns

The World Curling Federation's Olympic Celebration Tour returns this weekend with a Tour stop in Arizona, USA. 2010 Olympic silver medallist Carolyn McRorie from Canada will visit Coyotes Curling Club, Tempe in Arizona from the 20 to 22 February.

Aeroflot confirmed as main sponsor of ZEN-NOH World Women’s Curling Championship 2015

The World Curling Federation (WCF) is pleased to announce that Russian airline Aeroflot is to be the main sponsor of the ZEN-NOH World Women’s Curling Championship 2015.

Russia women & Norway men win gold at Winter Universiade 2015

Russia women and Norway men have won the gold medals at the Winter Universiade 2015 in Granada, Spain. In the women’s final, Russia faced Canada. The Canadians, on an unbeaten record before the final, were skipped by Breanne Meakin. They built up an early lead thanks to a steal of three points in the third end and were leading 6-2 by the fifth end break.

World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2015

Play begins at the World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2015 on Saturday 7 February, at the Kisakallio Sports Institute in Lohja, Finland. Ten mixed national teams will compete in the event, which marks the start of the qualification process for the Wheelchair Curling competition at the Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.

Switzerland women and Great Britain men win bronze at Winter Universiade 2015

Switzerland women and Great Britain men won the bronze medals at the Winter Universiade 2015 being held in Granada, Spain. The women’s bronze medal game between Switzerland and Sweden proved to be a tight game, but Switzerland eventually secured their 8-7 win by scoring two points in the tenth end with a straightforward takeout.

Winter Universiade 2015 semi-finals confirmed

The semi-final line-ups have now been confirmed following the conclusion of the round-robin stages of the curling competition at the 27th Winter Universiade taking place in Granada, Spain. Canada, Sweden, Russia and Switzerland have all qualified for the women’s semi-finals while Norway, Russia, Great Britain and Sweden have qualified in the men’s competition.

Winter Universiade 2015 curling competition begins Thursday

Play begins at the 27th Winter Universiade 2015 curling competition on Thursday 5 February in Granada, Spain at the Pabellon in Fuentenueva situated within the University of Granada’s campus. 10 men’s and 10 women’s national teams will compete in the event organised by the International University Sports Federation (FISU).

World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2016 to be held in Lucerne, Switzerland

The World Curling Federation (WCF) announced today that the World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2016 will be hosted by Lucerne in Switzerland between 21 and 28 February 2016 (tentative). The Championship will be held in Eiszentrum Luzern, a multi-sports venue containing a four sheet curling facility close to Lake Lucerne.

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