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World Financial Group Continental Cup 2012 - Team World Wins

Team World clinched victory at the 2012 World Financial Group Continental Cup in the third end of the final Men’s Skins game. Canadian Skip Jeff Stoughton’s final stone was too heavy and left an opening for Norway’s Thomas Ulsrud to make the points he needed to win the skin and take Team World over the 201 point threshold required to win the event.

World Financial Group Continental Cup 2012 - Could end in tie

Team World is just one point away from winning the 2012 World Financial Group Continental Cup after taking the Women’s Skins game at the Langley Events Centre in Canada on Sunday morning, but if all the 55 points still up for grabs in the Men’s Skins game go to Team North America, the score will be tied.

World Financial Group Continental Cup 2012 Day 3 Update

In a suspense-filled evening session at the 2012 World Financial Group Continental Cup in Langley, Canada, Team World reached a total of 170 points and is now only 31 points short of the 201 needed to win the 2012 title. Team North America has 120 points. The evening Skins games, where 90 points were up for grabs (30 for each game), went down to the wire for both teams.

World Financial Group Continental Cup 2012 Day 2 Update

Team World has extended their lead to 66 points over Team North America with 42 after the second day of competition at the 2012 World Financial Group Continental Cup in Langley, Canada. But there is still all to play for as the big points-winning games begin in earnest on Saturday.

World Financial Group Continental Cup 2012 Day 1 Update

Team World has 30 points and Team North America 24 points after the first day of curling at the 2012 World Financial Group Continental Cup in Langley Events Centre in British Columbia, Canada.

World Financial Group Continental Cup 2012 begins Thursday in Canada

The World Financial Group Continental Cup, presented by Monsanto, gets underway Thursday at the Langley Events Centre in British Columbia.

Brazil withdraws from Americas Challenge

Brazil has formally withdrawn its challenge to the United States for the final Americas berth at the 2012 World Men’s Curling Championship in Basel, Switzerland. “It is with great regret that we have to withdraw from the America’s Challenge.

Youth Olympic Games 2012

16 top level junior curling teams from around the world are set to gather at the Innsbruck Exhibition Centre, Austria, later this week to compete in the inaugural Winter Youth Olympic Games taking place from 13 to 22 January.

Italian junior men and women secure World Championship berths

There was double success for Italy at the European Junior Curling Challenge 2012 on Sunday, as both the Italian junior men and junior women won the finals and the coveted final European spots to be able to compete at this year’s World Junior Curling Championships in Östersund, Sweden. Both the Italian teams completed the event on an unbeaten record.

January 2012 - Junior Curlers take centre stage on the ice!

January 2012 sees junior curlers from around the world taking to the ice in top level international junior curling events. The European Junior Curling Challenge 2012 is currently underway in Tårnby just outside Copenhagen in Denmark.

First Pacific-Asia Junior Curling Camp

The 1st Pacific-Asia Junior Curling Camp, run jointly by the World Curling Federation and the New Zealand Curling Association, is currently underway at the Maniototo Curling International indoor rink in Naseby, New Zealand.

Funeral of Major Allan Cameron

The World Curling Federation extends its deepest sympathies to the family of Major Allan Cameron whose funeral will be held on Friday 23 December on the Black Isle in Scotland. Major Cameron helped establish the International Curling Federation (precursor to the WCF) and was its President from 1966-1969. Major Cameron died on 4 December 2011. He was 94.

World Curling Federation World Rankings December 2011

Following the conclusion of the Le Gruyère European Curling Championships 2011 in Moscow, Russia this weekend, the World Curling Federation has released its latest world rankings. While there is little change to the position of the top curling nations in the world rankings at this stage of the season, the points gap between them continues to narrow.

ECC 2011 Men's Final

The men’s final of the Le Gruyère European Curling Championships 2011 in Moscow was between defending champions Norway, led by Olympic silver medallist Thomas Ulsrud and the 2009 champions Sweden, skipped by Niklas Edin. These two teams had produced two tight encounters earlier in the week and this time round it was Norway who had the better start.

ECC 2011 Women's Final

The women’s final at the Le Gruyère European Curling Championships 2011 in Moscow was between unbeaten Sweden and a Scottish team that started the event poorly but kept improving as the week went on. The Scots came out on top, overwhelming Sweden to win by 8-2 in just eight ends. The Scots started better, scoring singles in each of the first two ends for a 2-0 lead.

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