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CURLING Preview: Hasselborg the favorite at 2019 Women’s World Championship in Denmark?

The 40th edition of the World Curling Federation’s world championship for women starts on Saturday in Silkeborg (DEN) and runs through the 24th of...

CURLING: More Shuster magic, as he wins with Christensen in U.S. Mixed Doubles Nationals

John Shuster is well known as the skip of the men’s Olympic Champions, and just won his seventh national championship with his rink in...

CURLING Preview: U.S. to select World Mixed Doubles team at Mixed Doubles Nationals

The Granite Curling Club in Seattle, Washington will be the decision site for the 2019 USA Curling National Mixed Doubles Championships, with the winner...

CURLING: Schuster wins seventh U.S. Nationals title; Sinclair takes third straight

There were some familiar faces at the trophy presentations at the USA Curling National Championships in Kalamazoo, Michigan, especially John Shuster and Jamie Sinclair. Shuster,...

CURLING Preview: 18 teams meet in U.S. Curling Nationals in Kalamazoo

The gold medal in the 2018 Olympic Winter Games was great But 2019 is a new year, and the USA Curling National Championships start...

CURLING: Korean women pull upset to win third WCF World Cup in Sweden

Let’s face it, Canada will be the favorite in almost any international match, so it was not too big a surprise to see two...

CURLING Preview: Third World Cup underway in Jonkoping

The inaugural season of the World Curling Federation’s World Cup has started its second half, with a competition in Jonkoping (SWE) for men and...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 14 January 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 72 hours in Olympic sport (this time, with links!): LANE ONE/Sunday: The news that the head of the Japanese Olympic Committee, Tsunekazu Takeda, is under serious investigation by a French judge concerning potential bribes paid to […]
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CURLING: First Grand Slam title for Bottcher, but no. 10 for Homan at Canadian...

Brendan Bottcher’s team from Edmonton, Alberta rolled through the Grand Slam of Curling’s Meridien Canadian Open to win his first-ever Grand Slam of Curling...

CURLING Preview: Carey and de Cruz try to defend titles at Canadian Open

The fifth of seven stops on the Grand Slam of Curling schedule is the Meridian Canadian Open, being held at the Civic Centre in...

CURLING: All-Scotland final sees Paterson’s rink win at Boost National

Who is Ross Paterson? He and his teammates Kyle Waddell, Duncan Menzies and Michael Goodfellow claimed their first-ever Grand Slam of Curling victory with a...

CURLING Preview: Boost National underway in Newfoundland

The fourth of seven legs on the Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling Tour is the Boost National in Conception Bay South, Newfoundland (CAN) this...

CURLING: Shuster’s rink wins for U.S. in Omaha World Cup

The second leg of the inaugural World Curling Federation World Cup came to the Ralston Arena in Omaha, Nebraska and some enthusiastic crowds saw...

CURLING Preview: Second World Cup comes to Omaha

The second leg of the World Curling Federation’s new World Cup tour is getting ready at the Ralston Arena in Omaha, Nebraska, with competition...

CURLING: Jacobs and Homan triumph in Tour Challenge

You wouldn’t think celebrated curling stars like 2014 Olympic gold medalist Brad Jacobs (CAN) would worry about a slump. But after outlasting Brendan Bottcher with two points in the eighth end to win the Grand Slam of Curling Tour Challenge in Thunder Bay (CAN), it was a relief. “It’s been a long time for our […]
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CURLING Preview: Gushue looking for repeat at Tour Challenge

The 2018 Grand Slam of Curling has nearly reached the halfway point, with this week’s assembly in Thunder Bay, Ontario (CAN) for the Tour...

CURLING: Epping completes career Grand Slam with Masters win

It took 11 seasons, but Canada’s John Epping finally got his career Grand Slam in the Grand Slam of Curling circuit with a win...

CURLING Preview: Grand Slam Masters starts in Truro

The second stop in the Grand Slam of Curling is in Truro for The Masters, one of the four events which founded the series...

CURLING: Canada wins eight straight for World Mixed Team title

The 2015 World Mixed Team Champions from Norway defeated Canada in the third match of their round-robin group play, 5-4, on their way to winning Group D. But both compiled 7-1 records and they would meet again. Both continued right through the playoffs and went head-to-head again in the semifinals, but this time Michael Anderson’s […]
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CURLING Preview: World Mixed Curling Champs start in Canada

Held for the first time outside of Europe, the World Mixed Curling Championships start on Saturday on Kelowna, British Columbia (CAN), with 35 teams entered. This is an open-entry event (no qualification) for four-person teams with two men and two women. There are four pools, with the winner to advance to the quarterfinals and the […]
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