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President Caithness appointed to IOC Programme Commission

The International Olympic Committee has announced the appointment of World Curling Federation President Kate Caithness to the Olympic Programme Commission. Speaking about the appointment WCF President Kate Caithness said: “it is a great honour to be appointed to the Olympic Programme Commission.

World Junior Curling Championships 2011 - Women’s Tie-breakers

Canada’s women kept their revival going with their fourth successive win, beating USA by 9-3 in their tie-breaker game at the 2011 World junior Curling Championships in Perth Scotland on Friday afternoon. This game turned on two mistakes by USA skip Rebecca Hamilton.

World Junior Curling Championships 2011 Day 6 Women

Despite losing their final round-robin game by 4-6 to Canada’s Trish Paulsen, Eve Muirhead and her Scotland team still finished top of the rankings at the World Junior Curling Championships in Perth, Scotland, on seven wins and two losses, ahead of Russia’s Anna Sidorova on the same 7-2 record, because of the Scots’ 6-4 win over the Russians earlier on Thursday.

World Junior Curling Championships 2011 Day 6 Men

In a tense final round-robin session on Thursday at the World Junior Curling Championships in Perth, Scotland, Sweden’s Oskar Eriksson beat Scotland’s John Penny by 4-3 to rank first overall on eight wins and move into the 1 v 2 Page Play-off game.

Oestersund, Sweden to host 2012 World Junior Championships

The World Curling Federation (WCF) and the Swedish Curling Association have announced that Östersund, Sweden will host the World Junior Curling Championships in 2012. The event will take place from 3-11 March 2012 in Östersund’s Z-Hallen ice hall.

World Junior Curling Championships 2011 Day 5 Men

Following their two wins on Wednesday, beating China by 8-3, and then the Czech Republic by 6-4, table-topping Sweden, skipped by Oskar Eriksson, are assured of a place in the Page 1 v 2 play-off game at the World Junior Curling Championships in Perth, Scotland, no matter what happens in their last game against Scotland on Thursday.

World Junior Curling Championships 2011 Day 5 Women

Canada’s Trish Paulsen, fighting for survival, beat Russia’s Anna Sidorova, already assured of a Page Play-off place, by 6-3 in one of the major encounters of the seventh session of round-robin play at the World Junior Curling Championships in Perth, Scotland on Wednesday afternoon.

World Junior Curling Championships 2011 Day 4 Women

Russia’s Anna Sidorova tops the rankings, undefeated, in the women’s competition after six sessions of play at the World Junior Curling Championships 2011 in Perth, Scotland. Sidorova and Scotland’s Eve Muirhead are scheduled to meet each other on Thursday, the final day of round-robin play and this game could be the decider as to which of them eventually tops the rankings.

World Junior Curling Championships 2011 Day 4 Men

Sweden beat Finland by 7-2 to stand alone at the top of the Men’s rankings with five wins and one loss after the sixth session of round-robin play at the World Junior Curling Championships in Perth, Scotland on Tuesday.

World Junior Curling Championships 2011 Day 3 Men

In an action-packed fifth session of men’s round-robin play on Monday evening at the World Junior Curling Championships in Perth, Scotland, the Czech Republic’s Lukas Klima recorded his first win, beating China by 6-5, while Norway and Sweden picked up another win each to sit tied on four wins and one loss at the top of the standings.

World Junior Curling Championships 2011 Day 3 Women

Scotland’s Eve Muirhead and Russia’s Anna Sidorova share the lead on four wins and no losses after four sessions of round-robin play at the World Junior Curling Championships in Perth. The Scots were in control throughout, scoring two in the first end and stealing a single in the second to set up an 8-3 win over USA’s Rebecca Hamilton.

World Junior Curling Championships 2011 – Day 2 Women

After three rounds of play in the women’s round-robin at the World Junior Curling Championships in Perth, Scotland, Russia, Scotland and Sweden are unbeaten in joint top position.

World Junior Curling Championships 2011 Day 2 Men

Thanks to a 7-3 win over the Czech Republic in the third session of round-robin play at the World Junior Curling Championships in Perth, Scotland, Norway’s Steffen Mellemseter stands alone, unbeaten at the top of the rankings. Behind Norway, five teams share second place on just one loss.

World Junior Curling Championships 2011-Day 1 Men

Canada’s Braeden Moskowy and his Saskatchewan team came into the 2011 World Junior Curling Championships in Perth, Scotland on a twenty-game winning streak, having gone through Canada’s province and national championships unbeaten, but this record was undone twice in the opening day’s play.

World Junior Curling Championships 2011 – Day 1 Women

Canada’s Trish Paulsen went down to a 2-9 defeat at the hands of Sweden’s Jonna McManus in Saturday’s opening session of women’s round-robin play at the World Junior Curling Championships, being staged in the Dewar’s Centre, Perth, Scotland.

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