World champ Jennifer Jones nearing elimination at Grand Slam of Curling event

Defending champion Jennifer Jones on the brink of elimination following consecutive losses Wednesday to open the Tylenol Players' Championship curling event. The Winnipeg skip dropped her first match to Montreal's Eve Belisle 6-3 before falling 6-5 to Edmonton's Cathy King. Jones will meet Heather Strong of St. John's on Thursday in an elimination match featuring a pair of 0-2 squads. The Canadian Press: World champ Jennifer Jones nearing elimination at Grand Slam of Curling event … [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...]