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Le Gruyère European Championships in Aberdeen Set to Start

International championship curling returns to Scotland, the home of the sport, for the first time since the 2005 Women’s World Championship, when the Le Gruyère European Curling Championships get underway on Saturday 5th of December in Aberdeen. This event has grown into the largest Championship event on the curling calendar.

World Financial Group Continental Cup 2011 awarded to St. Albert, Alberta, Canada

The World Curling Federation (WCF) and the Canadian Curling Association (CCA) have announced that the World Financial Group Continental Cup 2011 has been awarded to St. Albert, Alberta.

Regina, Canada to host 2011 Ford World Men’s Championship

The World Curling Federation (WCF) and the Canadian Curling Association (CCA) have announced that Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada will stage the 2011 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship. It is the third time that the World Men’s Curling Championship returns to Regina. In 1973 Sweden won the event there (Skip: Kjell Oscarius) and in 1983 it was won by Canada (Skip: Ed Werenich).

Brazil set to challenge USA for 2010 berth at Men's World Championship

The four-sheet Grafton Curling Club in Grafton, N.D., will host a challenge between USA and Brazil on Feb. 5-7 for the final North American berth at the 2010 Capital One World Men's Curling Championship in Cortina, Italy.

China, Japan & Korea sweep the board at Pacific Championships

China won Gold, Japan took Silver and Korea won the Bronze in both the men’s and women’s competitions at the Pacific Curling Championships 2009. In the women’s final Team China skipped by reigning women’s world champion Bingyu Wang met Team Japan (Moe Meguro). Final score: 10-3.

Continental Cup to continue - World Financial Group title sponsor

The World Curling Federation (WCF) and the Canadian Curling Association (CCA) have reached a partnership agreement to continue to stage the unique Continental Cup of Curling. The World Financial Group has signed a contract to be the title sponsor of the event for the next two editions in 2011 and 2012, with an option for a third year in 2013.

Esbjerg, Denmark to host 2011 Capital One World Women’s Championship

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – The World Curling Federation (WCF) has announced that the City of Esbjerg, Demark will host the Capital One World Women’s Curling Championship in 2011. The event will be staged in the heart of the North Sea harbour city in an ice arena complex from 19-27 March 2011.

Le Gruyère renews partnership with WCF for the European Curling Championships

The traditional cheese of Switzerland, Le Gruyère AOC Switzerland, a long time supporter of the Olympic Winter Sport of Curling, is to sponsor the European Curling Championships for two years starting with the 2009 event in Aberdeen.

Canada captures double gold at World Seniors Championships

Canada scored double gold for the second year in a row at the 2009 World Senior Curling Championships. Canada’s Pat Sanders thrashed Switzerland’s Renate Nedkoff 10-1 to win the women’s championship. The Canadians, from Victoria, British Columbia, scored four in the first end and then added five additional stolen points over the next three ends to overwhelm the Swiss.

Switzerland wins 2009 World Mixed Doubles title, Hungary takes Silver, Canada Bronze

As the stunning mountain sunshine streamed into the windows of the 1956 Olympic Ice Stadium, Switzerland won its second consecutive World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship with a 7-4 victory over Hungary.

Scotland wins 50th Anniversary World Men’s Championship

On the final day of the 50th anniversary celebration of the world men’s curling championship, Scotland’s David Murdoch reclaimed the 2009 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship trophy with a stunning 7-6 stolen victory over hosts Canada.

Chelyabinsk to host 2010 World Mixed Doubles and World Seniors

The World Curling Federation (WCF) has announced that Chelyabinsk, Russia will host the 2010 World Mixed Doubles and World Seniors Curling Championships, taking place April 16-24, 2010. Located some 2,000 kilometers east of Moscow, Chelyabinsk is a winter sport hub featuring the Ice Palace, a massive multi-sport facility featuring 11,000 square meters of ice availability.

China makes history - claims women’s world curling gold

Ten years ago, Bingyu Wang of China didn’t know what a curling stone was. Sunday afternoon in Gangneung, Korea she and her teammates defeated the two-time world and 2006 Olympic champions from Sweden to capture the Mount Titlis World Women’s Curling Championship 2009.

Denmark achieves dream victory over Canada in World Junior men's

Denmark's Rasmus Stjerne achieved his curling dream with a peak performance against powerful Canada to win the 2009 World Junior Men's Curling Championship at the Vancouver Olympic Centre. The victory gave Denmark its first-ever gold medal at any level of men's curling.

Scotland claims third straight World Junior women’s title

Eve Muirhead led Scotland to it's third consecutive world junior women’s curling championship with an 8-6 win over Canada's Kaitlyn Lawes in the final at Vancouver Olympic Centre.

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