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Everything you need to know about the Curling World Cup

The new Curling World Cup will commence in September and the World Curling Federation can now reveal more details about this four-leg international series. The first of the four legs will take place in the brand new Suzhou Sports Centre, in Suzhou, China. It will then head to the Ralston Arena in Omaha, United States. Next up will be the Jonkoping Curling Club in Jonkoping, Sweden.

World Curling Federation welcomes bigger mixed doubles field for Beijing 2022

Following a successful mixed doubles event at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, in South Korea, an additional two teams will be added to this discipline for the Games in Beijing, China in 2022. This takes the field from eight to ten, bringing the number of teams in line with the women’s and men’s events.

President Kate Caithness stands for third term

The World Curling Federation can confirm that its President, Kate Caithness, will stand, unopposed, for a third term at the upcoming Annual General Assembly in September. The Assembly, to be held in Budapest, Hungary, on Sunday 9 September, as part of the seventh World Curling Congress, will also see Board Director Andy Anderson stepping down after completing his term.

Füssen Junior Camp 2018: The Campers

Feature writer Michael Houston continues his series on the 20th Anniversary of the Füssen junior camp. Here he meets the campers to find out more about its success... In the run-up to my interview with one of the classes at the Füssen Junior Curling Camp, I did not know what to expect.

Füssen Junior Camp 2018: The Instructors

The success of Füssen’s Junior Curling Camp may be partially down to the soon-to-be-famous faces that are associated with it. Over the past 20 years, many familiar names on the elite stage today, spent a week at the camp in their junior years. However, there is a lot more to it than that.

Füssen’s Junior Curling Camp celebrates its 20th anniversary

As the curling season winds down in late spring, the sport tends to go through a spell of hibernation until the early autumn. Traditionally winter sports take a break to catch the summer sun. But not all in the sport are taking to your usual holiday destinations. In fact, a town of 15,000 people happens to be one of the most popular summer destinations for young curlers.

New members appointed to Athlete Commission

It has been announced today that the World Curling Federation (WCF) Athlete Commission has two new members, after the conclusion of its elections. Canadian women’s Olympic gold medal winner and two-time world champion, Jill Officer and Czech Republic’s women’s skip, Anna Kubeskova have been elected to the commission.

Relive PyeongChang 2018

Watch all the action from the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games, courtesy of the Olympic Channel.

VIDEO: Throwing Stones - Team Australia

Some curlers will do just about anything to pursue their sport. Competing as Team Australia on the international curling scene has its challenges as World Curling TV finds out...

Curling returns to 2018 Olympic Winter Games venue

International curling will return to the Gangneung Curling Centre in 2018, where the recent PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games curling event was held, for the Pacific-Asia Curling Championships 2018.

World Curling Federation appoints new Competitions & Development and Media Officers

The World Curling Federation (WCF) is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Competitions and Development Officer and a new Media Officer. Karri Willms, who will join the organisation on 1 July 2018, will work with the WCF’s Competitions and Development team organising and delivering camps and courses and running international championships as a Technical Delegate.

VIDEO: Grab a Cab with Sean Becker

World Curling TV Grab a Cab with Sean Becker, skip of Team New Zealand during the Pacific-Asia Curling Championships 2017 in Erina, Australia.

Donna Statzell obituary

The World Curling Federation is saddened to hear of the death of Donna Statzell, from the United States.

Omaha handed North American leg of Curling World Cup

The World Curling Federation, United States Curling Association and Omaha Sports Commission can confirm that the Ralston Arena, in Omaha, Nebraska, United States will host the North American leg of the new Curling World Cup. Omaha will host the second stop in the four leg series, which will run from 5 to 9 December 2018, in the first season.

Word Rankings revision

The World Curling Federation has become aware of an error that affected the calculation of its mixed doubles World Ranking, published after the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2018 in Oestersund, Sweden. The error has now been resolved and has not affected any of the other World Rankings. The World Curling Federation is sorry for this error. To view the up-to-date rankings visit, www.

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