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Highest ever position for Pacific-Asia team in latest women’s World Rankings

Following the LGT World Women’s Curling Championship 2019 the latest women’s curling World Rankings have been published. Kore has climbed four places to second position. This is the highest world ranking for a Pacific-Asia team since the world rankings were introduced in 2006.

Aberdeen, Scotland selected to host World Mixed Curling Championship 2019

The World Mixed Curling Championship 2019 will be held in Curl Aberdeen, in Aberdeen, Scotland from 12 to 19 October. This appointment comes a year after the same venue hosted the World Junior Curling Championships 2018.

Five things to do in Lethbridge, Canada

Can you name a city that was named after someone who never set foot in the country where the city is located? A city fulfilling this criteria will be hosting the Pioneer Hi-Bred World Men’s Curling Championship 2019 from 30 March to 7 April.

60th anniversary of World Men’s Curling Championship set for Lethbridge, Canada

The world’s top men’s curlers will be competing at the Pioneer Hi-Bred World Men’s Curling Championship 2019, in Lethbridge, Alberta, in Canada, from Saturday 30 March until Sunday 7 April. The ENMAX Centre will be the venue for the World Men’s Curling Championship, which celebrates its 60th anniversary.

Switzerland win the LGT World Women’s championship title

A nerveless draw into the four-foot ring with the last stone of an extra end by fourth player Alina Paetz gave Switzerland an 8-7 win over Sweden in Sunday afternoon’s gold medal final of the LGT World Women’s Curling Championship 2019 in Silkeborg, Denmark, to make her team world champions.

Korea win historic LGT World Women’s bronze medals

Curling history was made when Korea’s women – skip Minji Kim, third Hyerin Kim, second player Taei Yang and lead Sujin Kim, supported by coach Sungjun Lee – won their nation’s first world championship medal, by either men or women, when they beat Japan by 7-5 in Sunday morning’s bronze medal game at the LGT World Women’s Championship 2019 in Silkeborg, Denmark.

Who’s competing at the Pioneer Hi-Bred World Men’s Curling Championship 2019?

The Pioneer Hi-Bred World Men’s Curling Championship 2019 is set to take place from 30 March to 7 April in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. A total of 13 men’s teams from around the globe, each with their own journey to get to the championship, will battle for the world title over nine days of play.

World Curling Technical Commission appointed with ‘outstanding’ ice remit

The World Curling Federation has appointed eight members to its new Technical Commission that will be given a brief to ensure outstanding ice conditions at all World Curling Federation events. The commission will also be charged with assisting Member Associations in improving existing, or building new, dedicated curling facilities.

Krasnoyarsk, Russia to host World Junior Curling Championships 2020

The World Junior Curling Championships 2020 will be held in Krasnoyarsk Russia, next season, from Saturday 15 to Saturday 22 February. Krasnoyarsk, is in Siberia, in the heart of Russia, and held the Winter Universiade Games, earlier in March. The World Juniors in 2020 will be played in the 3,500 seater Crystal Ice Arena. Ice Hockey was played there during the university games.

Olympic gold medallist joins World Curling staff team

The World Curling Federation has appointed Olympic Winter Games Salt Lake City 2002 Olympic gold medallist, Rhona Howie (nee. Martin), from Scotland, to its staff team. Howie takes up the role of Equipment and Logistics Officer based at Greenacres, near Glasgow, where the majority of World Curling competition equipment is kept.

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.

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