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Team Alberta skip Brendan Bottcher, right, directs his teammates as Team Canada third Mark Nichols, left, and skip Brad Gushue look on at the Brier in Calgary, Alta., Saturday, March 13, 2021. Curling Canada says all athletes, fans, staff and media will have to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to participate in or attend affiliated events. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Curling Canada to require COVID-19 vaccinations to attend or play in events

Individuals 12 and over attending events must provide a proof of first vaccination by no later than Sept. 8

 

Switzerland’s celebrates after the finale match at the Women’s Curling World Championship in Silkeborg Denmark Sunday March 24. 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Ritzau Scanpix - Henning Bagger

2 positive COVID-19 cases found before World Women’s Curling Championship

WCF said it was following a COVID-19 response plan along with Curling Canada and Alberta Health

 

Team Manitoba celebrate after defeating Team Ontario to win the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Moose Jaw, Sask., Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. Curling Canada wants Calgary’s Canada Olympic Park to be a curling hub for the season’s top events. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Calgary facility set to become curling hub during pandemic

Curling Canada has provisional approval for Calgary’s hub-city concept from Alberta Health

 

Longtime event director weighs in on alternate options for 20-21 curling season

Longtime event director weighs in on alternate options for 20-21 curling season

Longtime event director weighs in on alternate options for 20-21 curling season

Longtime event director weighs in on alternate options for 20-21 curling season
Curling Canada names new head coaches for mixed doubles, wheelchair programs

Curling Canada names new head coaches for mixed doubles, wheelchair programs

Curling Canada names new head coaches for mixed doubles, wheelchair programs

Curling Canada names new head coaches for mixed doubles, wheelchair programs
Curling has several challenges to overcome as sport looks ahead to next season

Curling has several challenges to overcome as sport looks ahead to next season

Curling has several challenges to overcome as sport looks ahead to next season

Curling has several challenges to overcome as sport looks ahead to next season
Rookie of the Year: Thomas Chesterman of Ponoka has won the Rookie of the Year award for curling at the Olds College Broncos awards, which were held via social media from April 17 to 28. The award winners were announced over the 12-day period. Chesterman had the highest shooting percentage on the men’s team and played multiple positions. Photo submitted

PHOTO: Hometown Ponoka curler wins college award

Rookie of the Year: Thomas Chesterman of Ponoka has won the Rookie…

Rookie of the Year: Thomas Chesterman of Ponoka has won the Rookie of the Year award for curling at the Olds College Broncos awards, which were held via social media from April 17 to 28. The award winners were announced over the 12-day period. Chesterman had the highest shooting percentage on the men’s team and played multiple positions. Photo submitted
Alberta skip Chelsea Carey gets a hug from her coach and father Dan Carey after defeating Ontario 8-6 to win the Scotties Tournament of Hearts at Centre 200 in Sydney, N.S. on February 24, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Canadian curling coach’s ‘shut up’ comment exposes frustration about fairness

Dan Carey apologizes for remark to official during a timeout at Canadian women’s championship

Alberta skip Chelsea Carey gets a hug from her coach and father Dan Carey after defeating Ontario 8-6 to win the Scotties Tournament of Hearts at Centre 200 in Sydney, N.S. on February 24, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Calumet winners:                                 (L-R) The team of lead Ryan Dahmer, second Lyle Weber, third Tony Nibourg and skip JD Johnson defeated the Gord Svenningson rink to capture the 2020 Calumet Mens Curling bonspiel title that ran Jan. 27 to Feb. 1 at the two-sheet club located about 30 km east of Ponoka. A total of 32 rinks competed at the annual event.                                Photo submitted

PHOTOS: Calumet Bonspiel winners

Annual mens curling event draws teams to small venue

Calumet winners:                                 (L-R) The team of lead Ryan Dahmer, second Lyle Weber, third Tony Nibourg and skip JD Johnson defeated the Gord Svenningson rink to capture the 2020 Calumet Mens Curling bonspiel title that ran Jan. 27 to Feb. 1 at the two-sheet club located about 30 km east of Ponoka. A total of 32 rinks competed at the annual event.                                Photo submitted
Kristen Gordon watches the line on her stone while the rest of her rink - Stephanie Tofsrud, Trish Matthews, Moniek Okkema - work on getting it over the hog line during action in the second end of the ladies A final of the Town and County bonspiel at the Ponoka Curling Club Jan. 25. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

Pair of local rinks take Town and Country titles

Ponoka Curling Club’s Town and Country bonspiel held Jan. 21-25

Kristen Gordon watches the line on her stone while the rest of her rink - Stephanie Tofsrud, Trish Matthews, Moniek Okkema - work on getting it over the hog line during action in the second end of the ladies A final of the Town and County bonspiel at the Ponoka Curling Club Jan. 25. Photo by Jordie Dwyer
PHOTOS: Ponoka Curling Club hosts Alberta Junior Curling Tour Event

PHOTOS: Ponoka Curling Club hosts Alberta Junior Curling Tour Event

The Ponoka Curling Club hosted its first-ever Alberta Junior Curling Tour Event…

PHOTOS: Ponoka Curling Club hosts Alberta Junior Curling Tour Event
Rare rock reward: One of the least seen outcomes in curling occurred at the Ponoka Curling Club on Feb. 4, the 8-ender. The unique event came during a men’s night league game to conclude the third end and was accomplished by the rink consisting of (L-R) second Steve Reguly, third Terry Flaman, skip Doug Amundson and lead Les Jaster. Photo submitted

PHOTO: Rare curling 8-ender in Ponoka

The Ponoka curling club recently witnessed a rare event in the sport - an 8-ender

Rare rock reward: One of the least seen outcomes in curling occurred at the Ponoka Curling Club on Feb. 4, the 8-ender. The unique event came during a men’s night league game to conclude the third end and was accomplished by the rink consisting of (L-R) second Steve Reguly, third Terry Flaman, skip Doug Amundson and lead Les Jaster. Photo submitted