October 24, 2014
The World Curling Federation (WCF) is delighted to announce the winners of the first phase of our Sports Media Trainee Programme for the 2014-15 curling season. The winning candidates will join the WCF Media & Communications Team at Le Gruyere European Curling Championships 2014 in Champery, Switzerland between 20-30 November.
October 24, 2014
The World Curling Federation (WCF) has formally accepted the Hong Kong Curling Association and the Qatar Curling Federation as conditional Member Associations. Their acceptance follows a statutory period of consultation with existing Members since the annual World Curling Congress in Reno, USA in September 2014.
October 23, 2014
Brazil will challenge the USA for the right to compete in a world men's curling championship for the third time this winter. Brazil, a World Curling Federation member since 1998, will challenge the USA for the second Americas zone berth at the Ford World Men's Curling Championship 2015 this April in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
October 17, 2014
A new World Anti-Doping Code will come into effect from 1 January 2015. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is pleased to announce the publication of the Athlete Reference Guide to the 2015 World Anti-Doping Code. The guide, available to download here: http://www.worldcurling.
Find out who will play who and when at this year's Le Gruyere European Curling Championships...
October 13, 2014
Following approval by the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) Executive Committee on 20 September, the 2015 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods is now available to download here: http://www.worldcurling.org/prohibited-lists The List will come into force on 1 January 2015, at the same time as the revised World Anti-Doping Code.
Here is a summary of the rule changes that were voted on at the World Curling Federation Annual General Assembly in Reno, USA on September 7, 2014. Also attached is the information on the Portable Curling Facility (PCF) programme. All Member Associations should make note of the deadlines in the PCF document if interested in applying for this.
September 16, 2014
The World Curling Federation has become the first Olympic Winter sport to have a sculpture placed in the Olympic Park at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland. International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach and WCF President Kate Caithness officially unveiled the work by Swiss artist and sculptor Björn Zryd on Tuesday afternoon.
September 7, 2014
Members of the World Curling Federation have elected a new board and voted to introduce a new World Junior qualification event, a World Mixed Curling Championship, along with approving a raft of other key rule changes.
Click here to download the WCF President's August 2014 newsletter...
The World Curling Federation (WCF) has received $73,000 USD in funding from US charitable organisation ‘The Foundation for Global Sports Development’ to support both the Olympic Celebration Tour and the Sports Media Trainee Programme.
July 23, 2014
The World Curling Federation (WCF) has announced all of the candidates nominated for the forthcoming Board elections at the WCF Annual General Assembly being held at the World Curling Congress in Reno, USA in September. Current President, Kate Caithness OBE, from Scotland, is the only candidate nominated for the next four year term as President and will therefore be unopposed in the election.
Tickets for the Le Gruyère European Curling Championships 2014 are now available to purchase from the ECC2014 event website.
The WCF / DCV Hummelt Junior Curling Camp is currently underway in Füssen. For information and photos from the course visit the event page on the World Curling Federation Official Facebook page at https://www.facebook.
June 27, 2014
Our Olympic Celebration Tour partners, the Foundation for Global Sports Development (GSD), will be announcing their "Athletes in Excellence Award Program" this summer.
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