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WCF President's Newsletter August 2013

Read the latest newsletter to WCF Member Associations from WCF President Kate Caithness and find out what the Federation has been up to in recent months.

Curling gold medals for Japan, Australia at Winter Games NZ

Japan and Australia took home the gold medals from the Audi Quattro Winter Games NZ curling tournament on Saturday. Japan won the Men’s gold medal match 10-3 against New Zealand, who took silver. Korea picked up the bronze medal as the losing semi-finalist.

Death of former WCF Director of Finance, Denis Fox

The World Curling Federation (WCF) is deeply saddened to hear of the death of former Director of Finance, Denis Fox, of Fairbanks, USA, who died at the age of 69 earlier this month. Denis was involved in curling for many years, dedicating a large part of his life to our sport both on and off the ice.

Honour for WCF President Kate Caithness

Kate Caithness, President of the World Curling Federation, has been recognised in Queen Elizabeth II’s New Year Honours List. Caithness has been bestowed the honour of an OBE (Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) for services to curling and international disability sport. Speaking about the award, Caithness said: “I am absolutely thrilled and delighted.

Statement from the World Curling Federation

Anti-Doping Rule Violation: On 14th June 2013, the WCF Doping Hearing Panel has rendered the following decision: IN THE MATTER OF ALLEGED DOPING OFFENCE BY Mr. MATT DUMONTELLE (CANADA) Contrary to WCF Anti-Doping Regulation 2.

WCF Olympic Celebration Tour receives $50,000 funding boost

The World Curling Federation’s (WCF) Olympic Celebration Tour has received a substantial funding boost from a US charitable foundation. The Foundation for Global Sports Development has donated $50,000 US dollars to help support the programme.

WCF President's Newsletter May 2013

Read the latest newsletter to WCF Member Associations from WCF President Kate Caithness and find out what the Federation has been up to in recent months.

WCF announces new green facilities initiative

The World Curling Federation (WCF) is pleased to announce the introduction of a new energy efficiency initiative designed to encourage Member Associations to cut their carbon footprint.

Tårnby, Denmark to host 2013 European C-Group Championships

The World Curling Federation (WCF) is pleased to announce that Tårnby Curling Club in Denmark, will host the European C-Group Curling Championships from 7-13 October 2013.

WCF announces Athlete Commission and Competition and Rules Commission

The World Curling Federation (WCF) is pleased to announce the list of individuals selected to sit on the inaugural WCF Athlete Commission and the first WCF Competitions and Rules Commission. The WCF Athlete Commission will be chaired by 2002 Olympic gold medallist and WCF Vice-President, Bent Ramsfjell, from Norway.

Hungary crowned World Mixed Doubles Champions 2013

Hungary made history today as they won their first World Curling Championship title as they defeated Sweden 8-7 in the gold medal game of the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2013 at the Grant Harvey Centre in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

Canadian men and women win World Senior Curling Championships

The Canadian senior men and women’s Teams won the 2013 World Senior Curling Championships in Fredericton, New Brunswick on Sunday afternoon. The Canadian women’s team defeated Austria 13-1 in seven ends for their victory, while the Canadian men’s team defeated New Zealand 6-4.

Curling World mourns the passing of Ice Pioneer

Long time Canadian icemaker Clarence (Shorty) Jenkins, known equally for the swingy ice that he produced and the pink hat he wore while doing it, died on Thursday after a lengthy illness. He was 77. Jenkins was one of the first icemakers to start experimenting with water, scraping patterns and stones, always in search of a little more crowd-pleasing swing in the ice.

Dumfries, Scotland to stage 2014 World Mixed Doubles and World Senior Curling Championships

The World Curling Federation (WCF) and the Royal Caledonian Curling Club today announced that the Scottish town of Dumfries will host the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship and World Senior Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships in 2014. All three world championships will take place at the Dumfries Ice Bowl between April 23-29, 2014.

2012-2013 Season - World Curling Rankings Released

Following the conclusion of the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship 2013, please click to view the 2012-2013 season Men’s & Women's World Curling final ranking.

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