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2019-2020 season ends with event cancellations

The 2019-2020 international curling season has come to an end following the cancellation of March, April and May’s events:

Best wishes

World Curling Federation President, Kate Caithness, said: “It’s with great sadness we now declare the 2019-2020 international curling season over. During the coming weeks, we will take time to carefully consider all the repercussions resulting from these cancelled events.

“My sincere thanks go to each of the organising committees who had worked tirelessly since being awarded these championships. Furthermore, for their understanding in cancelling these events and for their complete agreement that the health and well-being of our athletes, officials, staff and supporters to be the absolute priority.

“We must now look ahead to the return of curling in the 2020-2021 season and continue our journey to the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022.

“In the meantime, I’m sending the World Curling Federation’s sincere best wishes to each of you during this uncertain time and fervently hope that we will see an end to the spread of this dreadful virus in the very near future.”

Suggest content

Finally, the Federation is fortunate to have access to a significant library of photos and videos that it will share over the coming weeks. If there are great shots you remember from past World, European or Pacific-Asia Curling Championships that you’d like to see, or an outstanding game you’d like to watch again, please write to me[email protected] with any requests and the media team will look into publishing at least some of these for you.

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Perth, Scotland

19 March 2020