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China men and women win gold at Pacific-Asia Curling Championships 2014

China men and Japan women won the gold medals at the Pacific-Asia Curling Championships 2014. Read the full medal game reports on the official event website by clicking on one of the links below.

Norway and Germany qualify for World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2015

Norway and Germany qualified for the World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2015 following the final day of play on 6 November at the World Wheelchair Curling Qualification event taking place in Lillehammer in Norway.

Swift Current, Canada, to host Ford World Women's Curling Championship 2016

The World Curling Federation and the Canadian Curling Association are pleased to announce that the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship 2016 is returning to Swift Current in Saskatchewan, Canada. The 12-team competition, which is scheduled for 19-27 March 2016, was successfully staged at the Credit Union i-plex in 2010.

Live Coverage from Pacific-Asia Curling Championships 2014

Curling fans around the world will be able to follow live coverage of this event for the first time on the World Curling Federation's YouTube Channel - www.youtube.com/WorldCurlingTV - and here on the event website homepage.

Winners of WCF Sports Media Trainee Programme

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.

Hong Kong and Qatar confirmed as conditional Members of WCF

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.

Brazil set to challenge USA for berth in Ford World Men's Curling Championship 2015

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.

New World Anti-Doping Code to come into effect from 1 January 2015

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.

Schedules of play for ECC 2014 released

Find out who will play who and when at this year's Le Gruyere European Curling Championships...

WADA publishes 2015 Prohibited List

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.

WCF Rule Changes and Portable Curling Facility Programme

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.

Curling statue unveiled in Olympic Park at Olympic Museum

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.

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