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Meet the teams competing at the LGT World Women’s Curling Championship 2019

The LGT World Women’s Curling Championship 2019 is set to take place from 16-24 March in Silkeborg, Denmark. With a field of 13 women’s teams coming from all corners of the globe – it’s time we meet the stars of the show.

World rankings updated at the conclusion of the World Wheelchair Championship

World rankings updated at the conclusion of the World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2019.

China win their first World Wheelchair Curling Championship title

China have won the World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2019 in Stirling, Scotland. Their victory came against the hosts, Scotland, at The Peak, in Stirling, by 5-2. This is first time China have collected the World Wheelchair Curling Championship gold medals.

Norway men and Sweden women collect Winter Universiade Games 2019 gold medals

Norway’s Magnus Ramsfjell and Sweden’s Isabella Wranaa skipped their teams to gold medals at Sunday’s (10 March) Winter Universiade Games 2019 curling finals, in the Ivan Yarygin Sports Palace in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Norwegian skip, Magnus Ramsfjell is backed by third Martin Sesaker, second Bendik Ramsfjell and lead Gaute Nepstad.

Korea collect World Wheelchair 2019 bronze medals

Korea have won the bronze medals at the World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2019 on Sunday morning at The Peak, in Stirling, Scotland. The bronze medal game ended 10-3, against Norway, for skip Soonseok Seo and his team made-up of fourth player Huitae Yang, second Byongseok Min and lead Min-Ja Bang. They are supported by alternate Jinho Cha and coach Jong Chul Beak.

Wetzikon, Switzerland to host World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2020

Switzerland is set to host another international curling event in 2020, with the World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2020 to be played in Wetzikon, which lies 30 kilometres south east of Zurich. The event will be played in the Curling Hall Wetzikon from Saturday 29 February to Saturday 7 March and will feature 12 Member Associations.

Lohja, Finland to host more international curling, including World Qualification Event

The Kisakallio Sports Institute in Lohja, Finland will continue to cement its place as a world class international curling venue when it hosts the second World Qualification Event. The competition will run from Monday 13 to Saturday 18 January 2020. The next editions of the World Wheelchair-B and World Junior-B Curling Championships will also be held there.

Winter Universiade Games set for Krasnoyarsk, Russia

Less than a week after the World Junior Curling Championships 2019 wrapped up in Liverpool, Nova Scotia, Canada, many of the athletes who competed are set to return to the international stage.

Expanded World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2019 ready to begin in Scotland

The World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2019, which will feature 12 Member Associations for the first time, begins at The Peak, in Stirling, Scotland on Sunday (3 March). Previously, ten Member Associations competed for the world wheelchair curling title.

Russia women defeat Canada for World Junior gold

It went all the way to an extra end, but with a single stolen point, Russia claimed the women’s gold medals, beating Canada by 8-7 in Saturday (23 February) afternoon’s women’s final of the World Junior Championships in Liverpool, Canada. In the bronze medal game, Switzerland beat China by 6-4.

Canada men defend World Junior Curling Championships title

Tyler Tardi successfully completed the defence of his world title when he led his Canadian team to a 9-4 win over Switzerland in Saturday morning’s men’s gold medal game at the World Junior Curling Championships 2019 in Liverpool, Canada. At the same time Scotland took bronze medals, beating Norway by 8-5.

For two World Junior teams the journey continues

For most of the teams taking part, the World Junior Curling Championships, staged in Liverpool, Nova Scotia, Canada, might well be considered as the highlight of their season, but for two – Norway men and Korea women – these Championships are a staging post to even more curling action.

International curling event brings new spending to Kelowna

A new economic impact survey reported that the World Mixed Curling Championships, held over a week in Kelowna last October, brought in $1.21 million in new spending to BC. Kelowna welcomed 350 out of town visitors taking part in the event, 25 percent of which were international guests.

Team line-ups confirmed for World Wheelchair championship in Scotland

With just 12 days until the World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2019 gets underway at The Peak, in Stirling, Scotland, the 12 Member Associations who are competing have confirmed their team line-ups. The full team list – click ‘Teams’ above – has a blend of experience and first time competitors at world level.

Great Britain win gold at European Youth Olympic Festival

After rolling through the round-robin stage undefeated at the European Youth Olympic Festival in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Great Britain won gold in the final against previously undefeated Switzerland, 6-2. The European Youth Olympic Festival began on Monday (11 February) and wrapped up on Friday (15 February).

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