Many young athletes grow up dreaming of representing their country, so imagine the mindset of Lauren Evans as she stepped into the batter’s box against her homeland, USA.
Canadian skip Cheryl Bernard clinched first place in the women’s curling round robin Tuesday, pulling out another dramatic win. Team Canada needed an extra end to defeat Great Britain and skip Eve Muirhead 6-5, despite stealing points in three straight ends following the fifth end break.
Great Britain’s David Murdoch took advantage of a poor shooting performance by Team Germany on Monday, winning 8-2 to improve his record to 5-3 in the men’s curling round robin play at the Vancouver Olympics. The win moved Murdoch into a tie for third place with Switzerland in the overall standings with one more game […]
Team Canada and skip Kevin Martin improved to 7-0, and clinched the top spot in the playoffs, defeating Markus Eggler of Switzerland 6-4 in Draw 9 play on Sunday.
Canada’s curling giant Kevin Martin continued his dominance as Team Canada defeated their international archrival, Great Britain’s David Murdoch 7-6 in men’s curling action at the Vancouver Olympic Centre on Saturday night. In the tenth and final end, Murdoch, facing two Canadian stones, sailed his last rock too deep, giving Canada two points and their […]
Cheryl Bernard’s Canadian women’s curling rink narrowly avoided an upset Friday night, squeaking passed Denmark 5-4 in extra ends during draw 6 action from Vancouver. Bernard battled back-and-forth with Danish skip Madeleine Dupont, who was showing better accuracy through the first half of the match, and took the lead into the eighth end. Denmark […]
Kevin Martin kept his perfect record intact as Team Canada defeated Team Sweden 7-3 after nine ends in men’s Olympic curling action at the Vancouver Olympic Centre on Thursday afternoon. Martin’s rink, which consists of third John Morris, second Marc Kennedy, lead Ben Hebert and alternate Adam Enright, scored two in the first end and […]
Kevin Martin disposed of former world titlists, tenacious provincial rivals, and reigning Olympic champs just to be able to book a flight to Vancouver. That’s where his toughest test is yet to come. The battle for Olympic gold in men’s curling won’t be easy for Martin’s Edmonton rink as they take on nine of the […]