Tuesday 24 January 2017
Brazil and USA will compete, in Duluth, Minnesota, this weekend (27-29 January) at the Americas Challenge, in pursuit of places at the 2017 World Curling Championships. Each year 12 teams compete in both the men’s and women’s World Curling Championships (WCCs) - two from the Americas zone, eight from Europe (when the WCCs are outside of Europe) and two from the Pacific-Asia zone.
Monday 23 January 2017
International curling will return to Almaty, in Kazakhstan, for just the second time when FISU’s (Fédération Internationale du Sport Universitaire) 28th Winter Universiade Games (WUG) begin on Saturday (28 January).
The WCF President's Newsletter for January 2017.
Wednesday 18 January 2017
July, perhaps doesn’t strike you as a prime curling month, but over the past two decades it has been the month where aspiring ice-technicians, umpires, coaches and junior curlers come together, in Füssen, Gemany, to hone their skills at one of the World Curling Federation’s flagship events.
Thursday 12 January 2017
The World Curling Federation’s (WCF) competitions and development team is running its popular Sweetlake Junior Curling Team Camp, once again in 2017. The camp for junior teams, aged 13 to 20, will run from 31 July to 6 August, in Zoetemeer, Netherlands and will focus on team development and individual skills.
Monday 9 January
The 16 quarter-finalists (eight women and eight men) have been decided at the World Junior-B Curling Championships 2017 in Oestersund, Sweden, and will shortly compete for places in Tuesday's (10 January) semi-finals and gold medal games. China, Czech Republic, Germany, Japan, Norway, Scotland, Slovakia and Turkey are the women’s teams that have reached the last eight.
Friday 6 January 2016
After 14 sessions of round-robin play at the World Junior-B Curling Championships 2017 in Oestersund, Sweden four women’s teams and four men’s teams remain unbeaten.
Wednesday 28 December 2016
International curling will begin in 2017 with the World Junior-B Curling Championships (WJBCC) in Oestersund, Sweden between 3 and 10 January, where the final places for the VoIP Defender World Junior Curling Championships 2017 (WJCC) are up for grabs.
Friday 16 December 2016
The World Curling Federation (WCF) and Chinese Curling Association (CCA) have today (Friday 16 December) signed a Memorandum of Understanding, which will see the two organisations work together to develop the sport of curling, both in China and across the world.
Wednesday 14 December 2016
The World Curling Federation (WCF) is saddened to hear of the recent passing of a member of its Hall of Fame, Erwin A. Sautter-Hewitt, 92, from Switzerland. He passed away on 8 December 2016. Erwin, was a journalist by trade and was inducted into the World Curling Hall of Fame in 1997, as a builder for his work promoting the sport.
Tuesday 13 December 2016
At the recent Le Gruyère AOP European Curling Championships 2016 in Braehead, Scotland our Sport Media Trainee, Jolene Latimer set herself a challenge of writing a series of articles connecting the European event to curling in North America. Here she charts the growth of the sport in North America and its Scottish roots...
Monday 12 December 2016
The World Curling Federation (WCF) has unveiled brand new trophies for its World Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships.
Friday 9 December
It is a year of major landmarks in the curling world - The World Curling Federation (WCF) celebrates its 50th anniversary, while in the sport's founding nation, Scotland, one of the oldest curling clubs, Kilsyth Curling Club is 300. Also, on Saturday (10 December) the Swedish Curling Association (SCA) - one of the WCF's 56 Member Associations - turns 100.
Wednesday 7 December 2016
Bordered by some of curling’s strongest nations in Switzerland, Italy and Germany; Austria can often be forgotten about – and you can’t blame anyone for forgetting. In recent years, Austria have been relatively quiet on the European circuit, being absent from the men’s top division since 2002 and not having two consecutive years in the A group since 1996.
Tuesday 6 December 2016
The world’s best women’s curling teams will contest a world title in North Bay, Ontario, Canada it has been announced jointly today (Tuesday 6 December) by the World Curling Federation (WCF) and Curling Canada.
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