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Welcome to Fabulous: Curling in Las Vegas

The 361° World Men’s Curling Championship 2018 is headed to Las Vegas, Nevada from 31 March to 8 April and we’ve compiled a list of what you need to know to take advantage of the event if you’re in town — or learn about curling in Las Vegas if you can’t make it but still want to know what’s going on in that city of twinkling lights in the desert.

China win historic Paralympic gold

China made history in Saturday (17 March) evening’s Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 gold medal final in the Gangneung Curling Centre, when they defeated Norway 6-5 after an extra end to claim China’s first ever Paralympic Winter Games medals. Norway’s silver was their first ever Paralympic wheelchair curling medal.

United States men win first ever Olympic gold

In a historic Olympic first, United States took men's gold when they beat Sweden by 10-7 in Saturday afternoon's Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 curling final at the Gangneung Curling Centre.

Sweden women win Olympic gold

Sweden beat Korea by 8-3 in Sunday morning's women's gold medal final of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, in the Gangneung Curling Centre, to take their Member Association third Olympic title. Korea's silver was a first medal for the host nation at either Olympic or curling world level. Korea opened the scoring with a single point in the first end.

New Wheelchair World Rankings released after Paralympic Winter Games

After the completion of the Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 the World Curling Federation has released new Wheelchair Curling World Rankings.

World Men's Curling Championship 2019 to be played in Lethbridge, Canada

Another world championship will be contested in Lethbridge, Alberta, it was announced jointly on Wednesday (14 March) by the World Curling Federation and Curling Canada. The World Men's Curling Championship 2019 will be played at the Enmax Centre in Lethbridge, from 30 March to 7 April.

Korea and Sweden still going for Olympic gold

Table-toppers Korea avenged their only round-robin defeat with an 8-7 extra end semi-final win over Japan, to face Sweden in Sunday morning's women's Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 gold medal final. Sweden defeated Great Britain by a score of 10-5 in the other semi-final. Japan and Great Britain will play for bronze medals on Saturday evening.

Switzerland men win Olympic bronze medals

Switzerland beat Canada by 7-5 to win the Olympic bronze medals in Friday afternoon's men's bronze medal game at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.

Team competition day ten - athlete quotes

Flash quotes from the tenth day of the Olympic Winter Games 2018 team competitions.

Charting wheelchair curling's evolution as Paralympic Winter Games approach

Despite curling existing in some form or another for centuries, wheelchair curling is still a baby in comparison and continues to evolve. As the Paralympic Winter Games Pyeonghang 2018 approaches, we speak to some of the athletes who were among the first to rise to fame in the sport as they continue to face challenges that come with para-sport.

Sweden and United States men to play for Olympic gold medals

Sweden beat Switzerland by 9-3, while United States were 5-3 winners over Canada in Thursday evening's Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 men's semi-finals, and these two teams will now contest Saturday's final for the Olympic gold medals. Canada will face Switzerland for the bronze medals on Friday afternoon.

World Curling Federation position on anti-doping rule violation

This incident has cast a shadow over our sport and the amazing mixed doubles curling competition that had its debut here at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018. We support the decision that has been reached by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), regarding the anti-doping rule violation by the Olympic Athlete from Russia, Aleksandr Krushelnitckii.

World Curling Federation appoints Heads of Competitions and Development

The World Curling Federation has appointed a Head of Competitions and a Head of Development, promoting two of its current Competitions and Development Officers to replace the retiring Director of Competitions and Development, Keith Wendorf. From July 2018, Switzerland's Eeva Roethlisberger will lead the competition side of the Federation, while Scott Arnold takes charge of development.

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