News

World Financial Group extends sponsorship of Continental Cup

The World Curling Federation and Canadian Curling Association (CCA) have announced that World Financial Group has extended its title sponsorship of The Continental Cup through to 2013, with an option for 2014. World Curling Federation President, Kate Caithness, is delighted by this latest agreement with the organization.

Beta-blockers removed from banned substance list for Curlers

After a review by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the World Curling Federation, it has been announced that curling has now been officially removed from the list of sports which prohibits the use of beta-blockers.

Sweden's Anette Norberg nominated for the 2011 Sportswoman of the Year Award

Sweden's Anette Norberg has been selected as a finalist for the 2011 Sportswoman of the Year (Team Sports Athlete) Award by the US-based Women’s Sports Foundation. Two time Olympic Gold Medallist Anette Norberg, from Sweden, continued to take the curling world by storm in the 2010-2011 season.

WCF President's Newsletter August 2011

Read the latest newsletter to WCF Member Associations from WCF President Kate Caithness and find out what the Federation has been up to in recent months. http://www.worldcurling.

Riga Latvia to host World Women’s Curling Championship 2013

The World Curling Federation (WCF) has announced that the Latvian capital, Riga, will host the World Women’s Curling Championship 2013. The event will take place from 16 to 24 March 2013 at the 1000 seat Volvo Sports Centre.

Taarnby Denmark to host World Senior Championships 2012

The World Curling Federation has announced that the World Senior Curling Championships 2012 will take place at Tårnby Curling Club in Kastrup, on the outskirts of Copenhagen, in Denmark. The event will run from 14-21 April at the seven sheet curling facility which was the venue for the 2006 World Seniors event.

Erzurum Turkey to host World Mixed Doubles Championship 2012

The World Curling Federation and the Turkish Ice Skating Federation (Turkish Curling Association) have announced that the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2012 will be staged in Erzurum, Turkey. The event will take place from 23-29 April at the 1000 seat Milli Piyango Curling Hall which was the purpose-built venue for the curling competition at the Winter Universiade in January 2011.

WCF extends partnership with Infront for four years

The World Curling Federation (WCF) and Infront Sports & Media have extended their media and marketing partnership for four years taking the contract period up to 2014. The new agreement follows the initial period of three years which has led to strong achievements for the federation and the sport of curling.

Teams announced for 2012 World Financial Group Continental Cup

The teams have been confirmed for the 2012 World Financial Group Continental Cup, presented by Monsanto. The eighth edition of this unique international curling competition takes place from 12 to 15 January 2012 at the Langley Events Centre in Langley, British Columbia, Canada.

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.

« Prev 12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031323334353637383940414243444546474849505152535455565758596061626364656667 Next »