The group responsible for curling in Canada says it wants novices and children who curl to wear helmets.
After winning her third Scotties title and her first world championship, Rachel Homan took a (much deserved) vacation. Now the skip and her Ottawa rink are reloading and setting their sights on winning the Canadian Olympic curling trials in their hometown.
Curling clubs across Canada are rallying together and pushing back against what they see as unfair treatment by the country's two biggest cable television providers.
The Olympic trials for the Canadian mixed curling doubles event will take place in Portage la Prairie, Man., Curling Canada announced Tuesday. The event, which will be making its Olympic debut at the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, is scheduled for Jan. 3-7, 2018.
?World champions Brad Gushue and Rachel Homan will headline the field at the 2018 Canadian Olympic curling trials, set for Dec. 2-10 in Ottawa.
Rachel Homan capped an impressive season of curling by winning the Champions Cup. The Ottawa skip downed Sweden's Anna Hasselborg 5-4 in the title draw at Canada Olympic Park on Sunday in the final Grand Slam of Curling event of the season.
The finals are set at the Champions Cup curling tournament. Calgary's Kevin Koe will face Brad Jacobs of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., in the men's title draw on Sunday. On the women's side it'll be Ottawa's Rachel Homan against Sweden's Anna Hasselborg.
It was an agonizing way to lose but, in the big picture, it was a huge step forward for Canada at the 2017 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship.
Canada is on top of the curling world again as a senior women's team from Nova Scotia beat Switzerland in the gold medal final Saturday.
World champion Brad Gushue defeated Scotland's Tom Brewster 8-1 on Friday afternoon at the Champions Cup.
Joanne Courtney and Reid Carruthers posted an 8-3 victory over Scotland on Friday at the world mixed doubles curling championship in Lethbridge, Alta. to improve Canada's chances of qualifying for the 2018 Winter Games.
Canada's Joanne Courtney and Reid Carruthers lost their final round-robin game Thursday afternoon at the world mixed doubles curling championship, falling to American siblings Becca and Matt Hamilton 8-6.
Less than one week after the birth of his second son, Emmett, Team Gushue third Mark Nichols is on the road again chasing his curling dream. Nichols is with the team in Calgary this week competing in the last event of the year.
Canada's John Morris defeated Switzerland's Peter de Cruz 7-5 on Thursday morning at the Champions Cup curling competition in Calgary.
Brad Gushue scored three in the final end to down Saskatoon's Steve Laycock 7-5 in Wednesday's evening draw.
Canada locked up a playoff berth at the world mixed doubles curling championship on Wednesday with a 7-6 victory over England. Joanne Courtney and Reid Carruthers stole the winning point when Anna Fowler wrecked on a guard with her final throw.
Canada's Joanne Courtney and Reid Carruthers rallied from a three-point deficit with two ends to play to record a 10-6 win over Germany Tuesday night at the world mixed doubles curling championship in Lethbridge, Alta.
Brad Gushue began the Champions Cup curling tournament on Tuesday with a 9-4 victory over Japan's Yusuke Morozumi in the first and only draw of the day.
Canada lost its first match at the world mixed doubles curling championship, falling 7-5 to the Czech Republic in Monday's late draw.
Edmonton's Joanne Courtney and Winnipeg's Reid Carruthers helped Canada improve to 3-0 at the world mixed doubles curling championship with a 14-0 win over Kazakhstan on Monday in Lethbridge, Alta.