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Curling is large in Japan

EDMONTON — The bequest of a 1998 Nagano Olympics is starting to compensate off for curling in Japan. Not given those Games has a Japanese men’s group twisted in a Olympics. But scarcely 20 years later, with a clever finish during a World Men’s Curling Championship, Japan will validate and be …

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Brad Gushue rips NHL’s ‘terrible’ Olympic decision

EDMONTON — Brad Gushue knows a disturb of winning Olympic gold. So when a news came Monday of a National Hockey League opting out of promulgation a players to a 2018 Games, a Canadian curling star was discerning to respond. “I consider it’s a terrible decision,” Gushue pronounced after improving his …

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Courtney, Carruthers win churned doubles curling championship

Joanne Courtney and Reid Carruthers are a 2017 Canadian churned doubles curling champions. Courtney and Carruthers warranted a 9-6 extra-end win over Rachel Homan and John Morris in a gold-medal pull on Sunday. Both teams entered a pretension pull undefeated, carrying finished during a tip of their particular pools in …

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Kevin Martin’s curling essence lives on in Niklas Edin

EDMONTON — If we can’t kick ’em… learn from ’em. And afterwards kick ’em during their possess game. That’s a proceed taken by Sweden skip Niklas Edin, a two-time universe champion whose 8-1 record here has already warranted him a mark in a playoffs with two games left in a turn robin. LIVE BLOG: World …

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Team Gushue caps enchanting deteriorate with universe title

Team Gushue won a Brier for Newfoundland and Labrador. On Sunday night in Edmonton, they won a universe championship for all of Canada. “It’s a ruin of a team,” skip Brad Gushue pronounced after capping his dream deteriorate by defeating Sweden’s Niklas Edin in a final to win his initial universe title. “Those …

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Jennifer Jones captures 6th Players’ Championship title

Winnipeg skip Jennifer Jones downed Edmonton’s Val Sweeting 8-4 in a final to constraint her sixth Players’ Championship pretension during a Grand Slam of Curling eventuality in Toronto on Sunday.  Jones, corroborated by third Kaitlyn Lawes, second Jill Officer and lead Dawn McEwen, scored a deuce in a opening finish …

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Brad Gushue reaches semis during Players’ Championship

World champion Brad Gushue has changed one step closer to winning his second true Players’ Championship. Gushue, uninformed off winning bullion final week during a universe championship, modernized to a semifinals during a Grand Slam of Curling eventuality in Toronto with a 6-1 win over Calgary’s Kevin Koe on Saturday. …

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