Author: Sandra Prescott

Curling Canada announces sweeping changes to game

Curling Canada’s return-to-play guidelines during the spread of the novel coronavirus include notable alterations to sweeping and player positioning on the sheet, all part of protecting physical distancing for the 2020-21 season. The recommendations, part of a document released on Monday, have been made so that two teammates aren’t hunched

Canceled 2020 world curling championships will not be made up

The 2020 world curling championships, canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic, will not be played at a later date. When the World Curling Federation canceled the men’s, women’s, and mixed doubles championships, it said it would be discussing potential options including rescheduling the events, including the option of playing them in

Russian athletes were stripped of their Winter Olympic medals for being involved in doping

Russian athletes were stripped of their Winter Olympic medals for being involved in doping. Alexander Krushelnitsky was stripped of the Bronze Medal after his team’s curling test result was positive for doping. “We acknowledge that the doping test results of athletes who are positive for meldonium will return the medal”,

Schaffhausen, Switzerland to host the LGT World Curling Women’s Championship 2021

LGT 2021 World Women’s Hair Curling Championship will be held at the ice arena at the KSS Sports Complex in Schaffhausen, Switzerland from Saturday 20 to Sunday, March 28. This event will be the last women’s world championship before the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, China, so the important