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WCF President's Newsletter February 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.

Canada tops new WCF World Wheelchair Curling Ranking

Following on from a gold medal success at the World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2013, Canada has received a further accolade in the sport by topping a new World Curling Federation World Wheelchair Curling ranking. Sweden lies in second place and Korea is third. The full ranking can be seen and downloaded here: www.worldcurling.

World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2013 – GOLD for Canada

Canada won its third World Wheelchair Curling Championship title on Saturday beating Sweden 4-3 in a tightly-fought final. Playing at the Ice Cube Curling Center, venue for the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, Canada and Sweden ceded little ground in their game and restricted each other to single points.

Russian President Vladimir Putin visits Olympic Curling Venue in Sochi

On the day marking exactly a year until the start of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russian President Vladimir Putin visited the Olympic curling venue - the Ice Cube Curling Center. He was met and shown the facility by World Curling Federation President Kate Caithness. The XXII Olympic Winter Games will begin on 7 February 2014 and run until 23 February.

Buy Tickets for the 2014 WFG Continental Cup in Las Vegas

Curling fans from the most passionate to those who are curious to check out the sport in an exciting setting will get their first chance to buy tickets this Friday, February 1st for the World Financial Group 2014 Continental Cup at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. CLICK HERE: www.curling.

Schedule of Play WMCC 2013: See who's playing who & when

The Schedule of Play for the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship 2013 has been released.

WATCH VOD coverage of WFG Continental Cup 2013

CLICK HERE to watch Video on Demand (VOD) Coverage of the World Financial Group Continental Cup 2013 - brought to you in collaboration with the WCF's Broadcast Partner in Canada - TSN.

Japanese Junior Women and Chinese Junior Men win PAJCC 2013

The Japanese junior women’s team (skipped by Sayaka Yoshimura) won gold at the 2013 Pacific-Asia Junior Curling Championships at the Tokoro Curling Hall in Kitami City, Japan on Wednesday beating China 7-4 in the final. The Chinese junior men’s team (skipped by Qiang Zou) won the gold medal in the junior men’s event with a 7-5 win over Korea.

Beijing, China to host 2014 World Men’s Curling Championship

The World Curling Federation (WCF) has announced that the Chinese capital, Beijing, will host the 2014 World Men’s Curling Championship. The event will take place from March 29 to April 6, 2014.

Winners of WCF Trainee Journalist & Photographer Programme

The World Curling Federation is delighted to announce the winners of its Trainee Journalist and Photographer Programme for the season 2012-2013. Trainee Journalist: Kyle Jahns - who is studying at Red River College in Winnipeg, Canada. Trainee Photographer: Alina Pavlyuchik - who is studying the Studio 67 School of Photography in Minsk, Belarus.

Pacific-Asia Junior Curling Championships 2013 Reports

Text courtesy: Australian Curling Federation/Russ Hamsey 16 January 2013 After six days of outstanding curling, the Pacific-Asia Curling Federation has its champions for 2013. The Gold Medal has gone to the Chinese Junior Men’s Team, Silver to Korea and Bronze to New Zealand.

Team North America win 2013 WFG Continental Cup

Team North America have won the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup for the fifth time after scoring 37 points, 14 more than rivals Team World who finished with 23 points.

Team North America extends lead after Day 3 at WFG Continental Cup

Team North America extended their lead to nine points over rivals Team World in the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup as both teams head into the final day of play tomorrow. Mixed Doubles were first up this morning and saw Team North America dominate, with three victories earning them three valuable points for their efforts.

Team North America take lead after Day 2 of 2013 WFG Continental Cup

Team North America overtook rivals Team World during the second day of play at the World Financial Group Continental Cup, finishing the day with 13 points to Team World’s eight. Having only taken half a point out of three games in the opening women’s team games yesterday, Team North America hit back this morning, taking two and a half points from two wins and a draw.

WFG Continental Cup 2013: Day 1 Report

Team World will take a one point lead into day two of the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup after scoring five points, while Team North America scored four in the opening day of play at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton, Canada. In the women’s team event this morning, Team World got off to a great start, dominating proceedings with two wins and a draw to take 2.

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