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Sweden defeat Japan to complete LGT World Women’s gold medal game line-up

Olympic champions Sweden beat Japan by 6-3 in Saturday evening’s second semi-final of the LGT World Women’s Curling Championship 2019 in Silkeborg, Denmark and will face Switzerland in Sunday afternoon’s gold medal final. Earlier, Switzerland had beaten China by 5-3 in the first semi-final.

Switzerland advance to the LGT World Women’s gold medal game after extra-end win

In a close game that went all the way to an extra end, Switzerland emerged as 5-3 winners over Korea in Saturday afternoon’s first semi-final of the LGT World Women’s Curling Championship 2019 in Silkeborg, Denmark.

LGT World Women’s Curling Championship 2019 All Stars

The World Curling Federation is pleased to announce the All Stars team for the LGT World Women’s Curling Championship 2019. Three of the four winners are from the Olympic gold medal winning team, Sweden – fourth Anna Hasselborg, third Sara McManus and lead Sofia Mabergs – while the remaining athlete is Russia’s Galina Arsenkina.

Who’s competing at the Pioneer Hi-Bred World Men’s Curling Championship 2019?

The Pioneer Hi-Bred World Men’s Curling Championship 2019 is set to take place from 30 March to 7 April in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. A total of 13 men’s teams from around the globe, each with their own journey to get to the championship, will battle for the world title over nine days of play.

China, Japan and Switzerland claim remaining LGT World Women’s play-off places

After Friday afternoon’s second-last round-robin session of the LGT World Women’s Curling Championship 2019 in Silkeborg, Denmark, all six qualifiers for the weekend play-off games have been determined. Before this session, table-topping Sweden, Korea and Russia had already qualified. With a 5-4 win over United States, Switzerland joined them.

World Curling Technical Commission appointed with ‘outstanding’ ice remit

The World Curling Federation has appointed eight members to its new Technical Commission that will be given a brief to ensure outstanding ice conditions at all World Curling Federation events. The commission will also be charged with assisting Member Associations in improving existing, or building new, dedicated curling facilities.

Five things to do in Lethbridge, Canada

Can you name a city that was named after someone who never set foot in the country where the city is located? A city fulfilling this criteria will be hosting the Pioneer Hi-Bred World Men’s Curling Championship 2019 from 30 March to 7 April.

Krasnoyarsk, Russia to host World Junior Curling Championships 2020

The World Junior Curling Championships 2020 will be held in Krasnoyarsk Russia, next season, from Saturday 15 to Saturday 22 February. Krasnoyarsk, is in Siberia, in the heart of Russia, and held the Winter Universiade Games, earlier in March. The World Juniors in 2020 will be played in the 3,500 seater Crystal Ice Arena. Ice Hockey was played there during the university games.

Olympic gold medallist joins World Curling staff team

The World Curling Federation has appointed Olympic Winter Games Salt Lake City 2002 Olympic gold medallist, Rhona Howie (nee. Martin), from Scotland, to its staff team. Howie takes up the role of Equipment and Logistics Officer based at Greenacres, near Glasgow, where the majority of World Curling competition equipment is kept.

World Curling Hall of Fame recipients for 2019 announced

The World Curling Federation will induct three people to its World Curling Hall of Fame in 2019. They are Norway’s Dordi Nordby, the late Michael Burns, Sr. from Canada and Scotland’s Michael [Mike] Thomson, who was the first Secretary General of the World Curling Federation.

Register for the World Curling Federation’s 2019 development opportunities

The World Curling Federation is pleased to offer a wide range of curling camps, courses and other development opportunities once again in 2019. Visit www.wcf-camps-courses.com for more information and to register.

Meet the teams competing at the LGT World Women’s Curling Championship 2019

The LGT World Women’s Curling Championship 2019 is set to take place from 16-24 March in Silkeborg, Denmark. With a field of 13 women’s teams coming from all corners of the globe – it’s time we meet the stars of the show.

World rankings updated at the conclusion of the World Wheelchair Championship

World rankings updated at the conclusion of the World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2019.

China win their first World Wheelchair Curling Championship title

China have won the World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2019 in Stirling, Scotland. Their victory came against the hosts, Scotland, at The Peak, in Stirling, by 5-2. This is first time China have collected the World Wheelchair Curling Championship gold medals.

Norway men and Sweden women collect Winter Universiade Games 2019 gold medals

Norway’s Magnus Ramsfjell and Sweden’s Isabella Wranaa skipped their teams to gold medals at Sunday’s (10 March) Winter Universiade Games 2019 curling finals, in the Ivan Yarygin Sports Palace in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Norwegian skip, Magnus Ramsfjell is backed by third Martin Sesaker, second Bendik Ramsfjell and lead Gaute Nepstad.

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