Friday 12 August 2016
With the new international curling season fast-approaching the playing schedules for the World Curling Federation’s (WCF) first championships of the 2016-2017 season are now available to view. The new season will get underway on Friday 14 October when the second World Mixed Curling Championship 2016 (WMxCC) begins in Kazan, Russia.
Friday 5 August 2016
The Pacific-Asia Curling Championships 2016 will have a record number of teams competing this year, when it heads to Uiseong in Korea – the host nation of the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Some 17 teams will compete across the men’s and women’s championships with Hong Kong women’s team and Qatar’s women’s and men’s teams making their debuts.
Thursday 27 July 2016
World Curling Federation President, Kate Caithness OBE, has been appointed to the SportAccord Council. The SportAccord Council met by tele-conference on Wednesday 27 April 2016.
25 June - 9 July 2016
It's that time of year when the World Curling Federation (WCF) runs its summer camps and courses programme and aspiring ice-techs, umpires, coaches and young curlers travel to Füssen, in south Germany, to take part. During the fortnight we'll hear from the course leaders on why they are running this programme and how successful it has been in 2016.
Tuesday 28 June 2016
The World Curling Federation is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Italian curler Franco Zumofen, who passed away on Saturday 25 June, aged 78. Zumofen was born in Fortezza, Bolzano, on 17 May 1938 and fell in love with curling early in his life. He went on to become widely regarded as the face of Italian Curling, having secured the sports place in the Italian Ice Sports Federation.
Monday 27 June 2016
The World Curling Federation Sweeping Summit was held between 23 and 26 May at the North Grenville Curling Club in Kemptville, Ontario near Ottawa, Canada.
Monday 20 June 2016
Italy’s Franco Zumofen has been inducted to the World Curling Hall of Fame by World Curling Federation President, Kate Caithness, at the summer bonspiel in Cortina d'Ampezzo. This honour was accepted on Zumofen’s behalf by Gianluca Lorenzi, the son of his best friend Ivo Lorenzi, due to Zumofen being too unwell to attend the presentation.
Monday 6 June
Olympic Channel Services (OCS) today announced that it has to date reached cooperation agreements with 27 International Sports Federations (IFs), including the World Curling Federation, to collaborate on content for the Olympic Channel, marking another significant step on progress towards its launch.
Friday 27 May 2016
The World Curling Federation (WCF) Sweeping Summit 2016 closed today (Friday 27 May) as the participants passed their findings to the WCF Competition and Rules and Athletes’ Commissions, who also received a preliminary report from the National Research Council of Canada (NRC).
Wednesday 25 May 2016
The World Curling Federation and the Ottawa based National Research Council of Canada (NRC) are investigating the effects of curling brush head technology on ice surfaces and their potential effects on where stones come to rest. During the 2015/16 season a series of moratoriums were placed on certain brushes due to their perceived effects on the ice surface and trajectory of the stone.
Thursday 24 May 2016
The World Curling Federation has confirmed the participants that will take part in the Sweeping Summit 2016, that begins today (Tuesday 24 May), near Ottawa, Canada.
Friday 6 May 2016
Anti-Doping Rule Violation On 7 April 2016, the WCF Anti-Doping Panel has rendered the following decision: IN THE MATTER OF THE DOPING OFFENCE BY Ms HELLE SIMONSEN (DENMARK) Contrary to WCF Anti-Doping Regulation 2.
Monday 2 May 2016
The World Curling Federation’s Sweeping Summit, which will address the challenges faced throughout the 2015/16 season with brush head technology and sweeping technique, will take place near Ottawa, Canada between Monday 23 and Friday 27 May 2016.
16 - 23 April 2016
Emily Dwyer, Hamish Irvine and Linzi Armstrong have joined the World Curling Federation (WCF) media team at the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2016. They are the latest competition winners of the WCF Sports Media Trainee Programme, which is sponsored by Global Sports Development.
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