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Brad Gushue wins one for The Rock

ST. JOHN’S — This year’s Brier was about so most some-more than curling. With Newfoundland and Labrador hosting a Canadian men’s championship for a initial time in 45 years, a tournament became a pitch of provincial honour for a people here. Brad Gushue knew it. And he done certain to send them off …

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Canada’s Homan wins universe women’s curling championship

Canada’s Rachel Homan knew there would be vigour streamer into a final of a 2017 universe women’s curling championship. Not usually was Homan perplexing to erase past personal disappointments in her third coming during a championship, yet her Ottawa course was being counted on to erase Canada’s extensive pretension drought. …

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Morris wins Elite 10 with 1-up feat over Jacobs

Jim Cotter chipped out Brad Jacobs’s opposite to lead a John Morris course to win a Elite 10 championship on Sunday during a Grand Slam of Curling eventuality with a 1-up victory. Morris has won 11 titles in a curling array though it’s his initial with a Vernon, B.C., course …

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Brad Gushue is ambidextrous

EDMONTON — Spotted: Brad Gushue signing autographs with his left hand. Gushue, of course, curls with his right hand. So what’s a deal? “I brew it up,” says a Canadian skip during a mangle in play during a universe championship. “I eat with my left hand. we chuck a ball …

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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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