Thursday 10 November 2016
The World Wheelchair-B Curling Championship 2016 in Lohja, Finland, concluded on Thursday (10 November) and saw Finland and Scotland qualify for the World Wheelchair Curling Championship (WWhCC) 2017 being held in Gangneung, Korea (4-11 March 2017). WWhCC 2017 will be a test event for the Paralympic Winter Games (PWG) being held in PyeongChang, Korea between 9-18 March 2018.
Tuesday 8 November 2016
Prior to World Curling Federation (WCF) events many Member Associations have competitive qualification competitions, with different qualification systems, for their national teams to earn their chance to represent their country at international level. We now have our teams for this year’s Le Gruyère AOP European Curling Championships 2016 (ECC) in Braehead, Scotland (19-26 November).
Tuesday 1 November
The 26th edition of the Pacific-Asia Curling Championship (PACC) will begin this weekend (5-12 November) in Korea - the host country for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games - with a record 17 teams taking part. This is the first of three World Curling Federation (WCF) championships to be held in Korea this season.
Monday 31 October 2016
The second ever World Wheelchair-B Curling Championship (WWhBCC) will begin this weekend (4–10 November) in Lohja, Finland, with a record 16 teams taking part. The Kisakallio Sports Institute will play host to the event for a second year. The teams taking part are split into two groups: Group A: England, Israel, Italy, Scotland, Slovenia, Slovakia, Sweden and newcomers Turkey.
Friday 28 October 2016
It’s easy to forget in a major tournament the hard work that goes into qualifying for them and the stories that come from them. We often remember the medals and not the heated clashes in the national championships to determine who gets to represent their country.
Wednesday 26 October 2016
The World Curling Federation (WCF) is delighted to announce the winners of its Sports Media Trainee Programme (SMTP) for the 2016-2017 curling season. The winning candidates will join the WCF media team at curling championships over the next six months.
Monday 24 October 2016
England has football, Canada has ice hockey, France has cycling and Japan has karate! When England held the World Cup or France hosts the Tour De France there is a feeling of a homecoming to the origins of the sport. In four years, karate will feel at home at the Tokyo Olympics.
Saturday 22 October 2016
Russia claimed the World Mixed Curling Championship 2016 title with a 5-4 extra end victory over Sweden at the Kazan Sports Palace, in Kazan, Russia. Sweden collected the Silver medals, while an 8-4 win over Korea gave Scotland the Bronze medals. The Gold Medal game saw two undefeated teams in Sweden and Russia face off for the World Championship title and the Gold medals.
Thursday 13 October 2016
The Latvian Curling Association (LCA) recently hosted a World Curling Federation (WCF) Olympic Celebration Tour (OCT) as part of its mission to increase its regular curlers from 200 to 700 by 2022. Over the four-day event, in the countries capital, Riga, over 350 people got involved, including 250 children at FloorCurl sessions during school time.
Monday 10 October 2016
A record 37 teams will compete at the World Mixed Curling Championship 2016 (WMxCC) in Kazan, Russia, which begins later this week. This event will run from Friday 14 until Saturday 22 October in the Kazan Sports Palace and will see Andorra and Croatia compete in their very first World Curling Championship.
Tuesday, 4 October 2016
Voting has opened for four positions on the World Curling Federation’s (WCF) Athlete Commission. The WCF Athlete Commission, established in March 2013, serves as an independent and consultative body, and acts as the collective voice for elite curling athletes.
Monday, 3 October 2016
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published the 2017 Prohibited List. The List will come into effect on 1 January 2017. The Prohibited List details substances and methods banned in sports in-and out-of-competition. The 2017 Prohibited List, the 2017 Summary of Modifications, and the 2017 Monitoring Programme are available for download on the WCF website
Download the updated Rules and Regulations for 2016.
Thursday 22 September 2016
The World Curling Federation’s official timekeeper, EDOX, has released a special edition curling watch, which is the first of its kind. The watch, which has men’s and women’s versions, features the WCF logo on the face and an embossed curling stone on the caseback.
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