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WCF Technical Delegates visit Sochi and Ice Cube Curling Center

World Curling Federation (WCF) technical delegates Leif Öhman, Keith Wendorf and Eeva Röthlisberger visited Sochi, Russia last week to check on the progress of work for the curling competitions at the Sochi 201


IOC President Jacques Rogge opens Lillehammer Curling Arena

Lillehammer Curling Arena was officially opened on Tuesday by International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge. The four sheet facility is the latest dedicated curling facility to open in Norway. Lillehammer, whi


New WCF Staff Appointments UPDATE

UPDATE: The World Curling Federation is delighted to announce the appointment of Scott Arnold from London, Ontario, Canada and Allen Coliban from Brasov, Romania as Competition and Development Officers (CDOs). Scott and


WCF announces ITOs for Sochi 2014

The World Curling Federation has announced the names of the International Technical Officials (ITOs) who will officiate at the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia in 2014 The Olympic Winter Games ITO


WCF showcases ‘Street Curling’ at SportAccord Convention

The World Curling Federation, working with Rock Solid Productions Inc and the Canadian Curling Association, has been showcasing a unique curling experience at the SportAccord International Convention currently underway i


WCF President's Newsletter May 2012

Read the latest newsletter to WCF Member Associations from WCF President Kate Caithness and find out what the Federation has been up to in recent months. Click on WCF Newsletters to read the latest


Curling mourns the loss of junior US curler

The world of curling is deeply saddened to learn of the sudden death of Elizabeth Busche. The junior US curler from Duluth, Minnesota, died of a rare cancer on Thursday 3 May at the age of 19. The Federation extends it


World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2012 Medal Games

Switzerland won the gold medal game at the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2012 in Erzurum, Turkey, beating Sweden 7-6 in the final. For Martin Rios and teammate Nadine Lehmann it is the fourth championship tit


Fredericton to stage 2013 World Mixed Doubles & Seniors

The World Curling Federation (WCF) and the Canadian Curling Association (CCA) today announced that the City of Fredericton will host the 2013 World Senior Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships and World Mix


World Senior Curling Championships Day 7 - Roundup

Ireland’s men created history today when they won their first ever world curling championship title by beating Canada 6-5 in an extra end and become World Senior Men’s Curling Champions 2012. The main turnin


World Senior Curling Championships Day 6 - Results & Player Reaction

RESULTS Senior Men’s Tie-breaker: Scotland 7, Italy 5 (Scotland proceeded to Quarter-final Qualification game) Senior Women’s Tie-breaker: Scotland 8, USA 5 (Scotland proceed to Semi-f


World Senior Curling Championships Day 5 - Standings & Player Reaction

Final Round-Robin Standings (listed as games won – games lost) Senior Men’s Group A: 1. Canada 6-0 [Qualified for Quarter-final] 2. New Zealand 4-2 [Qualified for Quarter-final] 3. Italy 3-3 (


World Senior Curling Championships Day 4 - Standings & Player Reaction

Standings (listed as games won – games lost. During the round-robin, teams with the same record will be ranked alphabetically) Senior Men’s Group A: Canada 5-0 New Zealand 4-1 Japan 3-3 Italy


World Senior Curling Championships Day 3 - Standings & Player Reaction

Standings (listed as games won – games lost. During the round-robin, teams with the same record will be ranked alphabetically) Senior Men’s Group A: Canada 4-0 New Zealand 4-0 Japan 2-2 Italy


Mixed Doubles Championship 2012 gets underway Monday in Turkey

27 Mixed Doubles Curling teams from around the world will compete in the 2012 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship which gets underway on Monday 23 April 2012 in Erzurum, Turkey. It is the fifth edition of the event

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