Curling

Hasselborg downs Homan in 6 ends at Champions Cup
Olympic gold medallist Anna Hasselborg of Sweden beat Ottawa's Rachel Homan 6-2 in six ends on Thursday in the ninth draw of the Champions Cup, the final stop on the Grand Slam of Curling tour. [...]
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Canadian curlers honour Humboldt at mixed doubles worlds
As Canada’s Laura Crocker and Kirk Muyres slide over the ice at the world mixed doubles curling championship this week in Sweden, they’re doing so with Humboldt Broncos patches over their left kne [...]
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Jason Gunnlaugson topples Kevin Koe to open Champions Cup
Winnipeg's Jason Gunnlaugson toppled Calgary's Kevin Koe 6-3 on Tuesday to open the Champions Cup, the seventh and final event on the Grand Slam of Curling tour. [...]
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Canada off to unbeaten start at mixed doubles curling world championship
Laura Crocker and Kirk Muyres are off to a stellar 4-0 start at the mixed doubles curling world championship in Sweden, but the Canadians know they'll have to play better as the playoff rounds approac [...]
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Canada hopes 11th time is a charm in mixed doubles curling
Canada enters the mixed doubles curling world championship as the top-ranked country, and yet it has never won the event. Laura Crocker and Kirk Muyres will try to snap the decade-long title drought s [...]
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The golden curling duo that was never supposed to happen
John Morris and Kaitlyn Lawes found unexpected chemistry that led to an Olympic gold medal. [...]
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Curling may finally be having its Moneyball moment
In a sport where millimetres can separate great teams from the merely good, elite curlers are turning to analytics more than ever to gain an advantage. It seems curling may finally be having its Money [...]
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Farewell curling tour winding down for members of Team Jones and Team Koe
Marc Kennedy and Jill Officer both announced earlier this year that they'd be stepping away from the game they've played most of their lives. Their farewell tour has been rather impressive — it cont [...]
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For the love of curling or the love of money? Financial burden can weigh on elite curlers
Primetime TV spots, bright lights, life up in the air and in hotel rooms for about half the year — curlers are as close as it gets to being professional athletes these days. Except for the money. [...]
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Players' Championship highlights curling greatness
Olympic champion, world champion and Canadian champion curlers have all congregated in downtown Toronto this week for the 26th Players’ Championship. It’s the second-last stop on this year’s Gra [...]
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Niklas Edin takes world curling crown from Brad Gushue
On this desert night in Las Vegas, Swedish skip Niklas Edin wasn’t going to lose. Edin was flawless, surgical with his takeouts, deft in his delivery — he finally won a championship game again aft [...]
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