September 8, 2010
Infront achieves early sell-out of the event’s sponsorship inventory MOUNT10 AG, the Swiss-based online backup provider, is to be the Main Sponsor of the Le Gruyère European Curling Championships 2010, which will take place in Champéry, Switzerland, from 4 to 11 December this year.
August 8, 2010
The World Curling Federation (WCF) is pleased to announce that it has signed a new agreement with the Canadian Curling Association (CCA) which will see Canada hosting the World Women’s Championships in 2012 and 2014 and the Men’s World Championship in 2013. The deal is for a minimum of three years and provides the CCA with the first right of refusal for renewal.
July 5th, 2010
The World Curling Federation (WCF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Colin Grahamslaw as its new Secretary General. Colin Grahamslaw, from Scotland, takes over the position with the Olympic winter sport federation from Mike Thomson who is retiring after eighteen years in the job. Grahamslaw has over fifteen years of experience of operational and strategic management of sport disciplines.
July 4th, 2010
The World Curling Federation (WCF) is deeply saddened to learn the news of the death of former WCF President Günther Hummelt. He was 78. Hummelt was President of the WCF from 1990 to 2000. “On behalf of the World Curling Federation I express our sincerest condolences to Günther’s family,” said WCF President Kate Caithness.
May 20, 2010
The World Curling Federation (WCF) and Scotland’s Royal Caledonian Curling Club have announced that Perth, Scotland will host the World Junior Curling Championships in 2011. The event will return to the Dewars Centre and will be staged from 5-13th March 2011.
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May 3, 2010
The World Curling Federation (WCF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Eeva Röthlisberger as its new Curling Development Officer. With a background in marketing and sales, Eeva Röthlisberger, who has joint Swiss and Finnish citizenship, has been involved with the sport of curling for almost twenty years.
April 24, 2010
The USA won the final of the men’s World Senior Curling Championship on Sunday beating Canada 4-3 in an extra end. On the neighbouring sheet in the Ural Lightning Ice Palace, the Canadian women’s team secured the senior women’s championship title with an 8-4 victory over Switzerland. Australia won the senior men’s bronze game 4-3 against Switzerland.
April 24, 2010
Curling history was made on Sunday when the Russian mixed doubles curling team secured the first world championship title ever for the Russian Federation. In front of a crowd of over 1,500 gathered in the Ural Lightning Ice Palace, Yana Nekrasova and teammate Petr Dron beat the New Zealand pair, Sean and Bridget Becker, 9-7 in the final.
April 17, 2010
The World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship and World Senior Curling Championships start this Sunday in the Ural Lightning Ice Palace in Chelyabinsk in Russia. The event goes ahead despite the widespread travel disruption caused by the Icelandic volcano eruption.
April 11, 2010
Torger Nergård, skip of the Norwegian men’s team, has won the 2010 Collie Campbell Memorial Award. Nergård was presented the award by Ivo Lorenzi, past president of the Cortina Curling Association, at the closing ceremony of the Capital One World Men’s Curling Championship in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy.
April 11, 2010
Gold Final: Canada-Norway 9-3 Bronze Final: USA-Scotland 4-6 Canada’s Kevin Koe and his team of Blake MacDonald, Carter Rycroft, Nolan Theissen and alternate Jamie King, won gold at the Capital One World Men’s Curling Championship with a one-sided 9-3 victory over Norway in Sunday afternoon’s final in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy.
April 10, 2010
Play-off 3v4: Scotland 6, USA 4 Semi-final: Scotland 7, Norway 9 Norway march on to face waiting Canada in the gold medal final of the Capital One World Men’s Curling Championship on Sunday afternoon. Team Scotland went down by 7-9 to Norway in Saturday afternoon’s semi-final and now can do no better than take bronze from their re-match with USA on Sunday morning.
April 9, 2010
Play-off 1 v 2: Canada 11. Norway 5 Canada’s Kevin Koe produced the best-possible response to his 8-9 round-robin loss to Norway on Thursday with a thumping 11-5 win in just eight ends over the same team on Friday evening in the Page Play-off 1 v 2 game at the Capital One World Men’s Curling Championship.
April 8, 2010
Final standings at end of round robin: 1. Norway 10-1 2. Canada 9-2 3. USA 8-3 4. Scotland 8-3 5. Denmark 7-4 6. Switzerland 5-6 7. Germany 5-6 8. Sweden 4-7 9. France 3-8 10. Italy 3-8 11. China 3-8 12. Japan 1-10. Session 15: Germany 4, USA 8; Italy 5, Denmark 6; China 3, Canada 9; Japan 9, Switzerland 7.
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