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World Wheelchair Curling Qualification 2011 Entry Deadline

REMINDER - the closing date for entries for the World Wheelchair Curling Qualification 2011 (WWhCQ) is 15 AUGUST 2011. The event will be held in Lohja, Finland between 5 and 12 November 2011. It is open to mixed gender wheelchair curling teams representing WCF Member Associations that have not already qualified for the next World Wheelchair Curling Championship.

WCF Füssen Curling Courses 2011

The 13th Annual World Curling Federation Junior Curling Camp saw over a hundred junior curlers from around the world - Europe, N America, Australia & New Zealand - traveling to Füssen, Germany to take part this year.

PyeongChang elected host city of 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has elected PyeongChang (Republic of Korea) as the host city of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in 2018 during its 123rd Session in Durban, South Africa. PyeongChang won in the first round of voting with 63 votes, against Munich (25 votes) and Annecy (7 votes).

New Ford Motor Company of Canada Partnership with World Curling Federation

The Ford Motor Company of Canada has renewed its long-term commitment to the sport of curling by extending its title sponsorship of the World Curling Championships staged in Canada through to 2013, with an option for 2014.

Curling Ice Making Courses Greenacres Scotland August 2011

The World Curling Federation is pleased to announce the availability of two new curling ice making courses.

Sweden and Canada continue to top WCF World Rankings

Following the conclusion of the 2010-2011 season, Sweden maintains its position at the top of the World Curling Federation’s women’s rankings and Canada continues to lead the men’s.

World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2011 Final

Switzerland won gold at the 2011 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship in St Paul, USA on Saturday beating Russia a resounding 11-2 in the final. It is the third Mixed Doubles world championship title for Switzerland in the four year history of the event.

World Senior Curling Championships 2011 Final

In dramatic fashion, Canada stole a 5-4 extra end win over the USA in the Senior Men’s final of the 2011 World Senior Men’s Curling Championship in St Paul, USA. USA Skip Geoff Goodland's final stone of the extra end was heavy and gave the Canadians the win.

World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2011 Day 6

Mixed Doubles Semifinals Sweden v Russia Switzerland v France Semifinals – take place on Saturday morning (09:00 local) Medal Games – Gold & Bronze – Saturday afternoon (14:00

World Senior Curling Champoinships 2011 Day 6

Women’s Semi-finals Game 1v4: Canada v Switzerland Game 2v3: USA v Sweden Senior Men’s Semi-finals Canada v Australia USA v Denmark Semi-finals – for Senior Men and Senior Women take place on Saturday morning (09:00 local) Medal Games – Gold & Bronze – Saturday afternoon (14:00 local) Results & linescores: http://www.2011worldcurling.

World Senior Curling Championships 2011 Day 5

Senior Men’s Blue Group 1. USA 6-0 (qualified for quarterfinals) 2. England 4-2 (qualified for quarterfinals) 3. Scotland 4-2 (to play quarterfinal qualification game against Germany) 4. Hungary 3-3 5. Japan 3-3 6. France 1-5 7. Netherlands 0-6 Senior Men’s Red Group 1. Canada 6-0 (qualified for quarterfinals) 2. Denmark 5-1 (qualified for quarterfinals) 3.

World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2011 Day 5

Mixed Doubles Blue Group 1. Switzerland 7-0 (qualified for quarterfinals) 2. Russia 5-2 (qualified for quarterfinals) 3=Denmark 4-3 3=Slovakia 4-3 3=Canada 4-3 6. Norway 2-5 7. England 1-6 8. Italy 1-6 Switzerland and Russia are through to the quarterfinals.

Curling Loses Two Great Friends

In the last two weeks, the world of curling has lost two great friends who made a great contribution to the sport in very different ways. Annemie De Jongh was the long time World Curling Federation representative for the Netherlands and served as European Curling Federation Secretary General for many years. She died on 10 April at the age of 85.

World Senior Curling Championships 2011 Day 4

Senior Men’s Blue Group USA 6-0 (qualified for QF) Scotland 4-1 England 3-2 Japan 3-2 Hungary 2-3 France 0-5 Netherlands 0-5 Senior Men’s Red Group Canada 5-0 (qualified for

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