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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.

Edinburgh, Scotland to host 2013 European Mixed Curling Championships

The World Curling Federation (WCF) has announced that the Scottish capital, Edinburgh, will host the 2013 European Mixed Curling Championships at Murrayfield Curling Rink between September 14th and 21st. The European Mixed Curling Championships 2013 invite each European Member Association to send one mixed team consisting of two male and two female curlers.

WATCH highlights from the Ford World Men's Curling Championship 2013

WATCH highlights from the Ford World Men's Curling Championship

Ford World Men's Curling Championship 2013 – Sweden win Gold

Sweden were crowned world champions when they beat Hosts Canada by 8-6 in Sunday afternoon's gold medal final of the Ford World Men's Curling Championship 2013 in Victoria, Canada. The Swedes opened with a score of two in the first end when their skip Niklas Edin delivered a nose-hit on a Canadian stone.

WMCC 2013: Scotland win Bronze Medal

Scotland beat Denmark by 7-6 in Sunday morning's bronze medal game at the Ford World Men's Curling Championship 2013, in Victoria, Canada. The Scots opened with a score of two in the first end, and then Denmark blanked three ends. The Danes finally got onto the score board in the fifth end with two points when skip Rasmus Stjerne drew into the house to level the score at 2-2.

WMCC 2013 TV & Web TV Programme Schedule

Find out where & when you can watch broadcast coverage of the Ford World Men's Curling Championship 2013 in Victoria, BC, Canada...

WMCC 2013: Canada and Sweden to play final

Canada will play Sweden in Sunday afternoon's gold medal final of the Ford World Men's Curling Championship 2013, following their 6-3 semi-final win over Scotland on Saturday evening. Scotland opened the semi-final with a single point in the first end and then Canada blanked the next two ends.

WMCC 2013: Canada defeat Denmark in 3v4 Play-off

Denmark faced Canada in Saturday morning's Page 3 versus 4 Play-off game at the Ford World Men's Curling Championship in Victoria, Canada, with a place in the semi-final up for grabs. Denmark opened with last stone advantage as they took one point in the opening end. Canada then opened their account with a score of two points in the second end.

WMCC 2013: Sweden defeat Scotland in 1v2 Play-off

European champions Sweden beat table-topping Scotland by 6-5 in Friday's Page 1-v 2 Play-off at the Ford World Men's Curling Championship in Victoria, Canada, to go straight to Sunday afternoon's final. This was a tight game all the way with Sweden making the early breakthrough when they scored two points in the second end for a 2-1 lead.

Fuessen, Germany to host WCF Olympic Qualification Event

The World Curling Federation (WCF) has announced that Füssen in Germany will host the inaugural WCF Olympic Qualification Event where the final two men’s and women’s team spots for the curling competition at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games will be decided. The event will be staged in the 3500 seat BLZ Arena from 11 to 15 December 2013.

WMCC 2013: Scotland, Sweden, Denmark and Canada into Play-offs

Each of the four games in Thursday evening's last round-robin session at the Ford World Men's Curling Championship in Victoria, Canada had a potential effect on the final Page Play-off line-up. With Scotland sitting out, already assured of a place in the Page 1-2 Play-off, Canada faced Sweden.

WWCC 2013: Day 6 Early Round-up

Scotland confirmed their place in the Page 1-2 Play-off game this weekend at the Ford World Men's Curling Championship in Victoria, Canada when they beat China by 7-4 in Thursday morning on the final day of round-robin play. After the game against China, Scottish skip David Murdoch said: "That was a solid game, nice and steady.

WMCC 2013: Day 5 Evening Round-up

Scotland faced Sweden in Wednesday evening's round-robin play at the Ford World Men's Curling Championship in Victoria, Canada, with both teams sitting near the top of the table, still with strong medal hopes.

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