China a perfect 4-0 in women’s curling

Canada.com China won a tough extra-end battle against Denmark and Italy entered the win column Monday at the 2008 Ford World Women's Curling Championship in Vernon, B.C. China's Bingyu Wang trailed 6-5 in the ninth end against Denmark, skipped by 2007 world silver medallist Angelina Jensen, and had scored only single points throughout the match. China a perfect 4-0 in women’s curling … [Read more...]

Canada bounces Czechs in women’s curling

Canoe - SLAM Sports Jones's Winnipeg foursome remained unbeaten at the Ford world women's curling championship with victories over inexperienced Czech skip Katerina Urbanova and German legend Andrea Schopp. Sunday's two-win performance vaulted Canada into a tie with China atop of the standings at 3-0 through five draws. CANOE -- SLAM! Sports - Curling - Canada bounces Czechs in women's curling … [Read more...]

Curling gains popularity in Russia

The Olympics are coming, the Olympics are coming ... to Russia. It was announced a while ago, but because the 2014 Winter Games will be held in Sochi, curling has gained even more popularity there. winnipegsun.com - Curling - Curling gains popularity in Russia … [Read more...]

Denmark upends U.S. 8-7 to open world women’s curling championship

Denmark's Angelina Jensen earned an 8-7 victory over Debbie McCormick of the U.S. in opening-draw action Saturday at the Ford world women's curling championship. Jensen's rink, the defending silver medallist, looked shaky at times but curled an otherwise efficient game against McCormick, the 2003 world champion. Theirs was the marquee matchup of Draw 1, played before 1,200 fans at the Greater Vernon Multiplex. The Canadian Press: Denmark upends U.S. 8-7 to open world women's curling championship … [Read more...]