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Team Canada lead Briane Meilleur, left, and second Shannon Birchard look on Estonia makes a shot at the Women’s World Curling Championship in Calgary, Alta., Wednesday, May 5, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Team Canada lead Briane Meilleur, left, and second Shannon Birchard look on Estonia makes a shot at the Women’s World Curling Championship in Calgary, Alta., Wednesday, May 5, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Team Canada skip Kerri Einarson, centre, makes a shot as lead Briane Meilleur, left, and second Shannon Birchard sweep against Denmark at the Women's World Curling Championship in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, May 6, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Einarson’s five-game win streak ends with loss to Japan at world curling playdowns

Einarson’s five-game win streak ends with loss to Japan at world curling playdowns

Team Canada skip Kerri Einarson, centre, makes a shot as lead Briane Meilleur, left, and second Shannon Birchard sweep against Denmark at the Women's World Curling Championship in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, May 6, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Team Canada skip Kerri Einarson, left, directs her teammates, lead Briane Meilleur, right, and second Shannon Birchard, against Estonia at the Women's World Curling Championship in Calgary, Alta., Wednesday, May 5, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Canada’s Einarson extends win streak to four games at world curling playdowns

Canada’s Einarson extends win streak to four games at world curling playdowns

Team Canada skip Kerri Einarson, left, directs her teammates, lead Briane Meilleur, right, and second Shannon Birchard, against Estonia at the Women's World Curling Championship in Calgary, Alta., Wednesday, May 5, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Team Canada skip Kerri Einarson directs her teammates against Italy at the Women's World Curling Championship in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, May 4, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Einarson continues world curling comeback bid, suspension of broadcasts extended

Einarson continues world curling comeback bid, suspension of broadcasts extended

Team Canada skip Kerri Einarson directs her teammates against Italy at the Women's World Curling Championship in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, May 4, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Team Canada skip Kerri Einarson directs her teammates against Germany at the Women's World Curling Championship in Calgary, Alta., Monday, May 3, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Canada’s Einarson snaps world curling losing streak, but more COVID among TV staff

Canada’s Einarson snaps world curling losing streak, but more COVID among TV staff

Team Canada skip Kerri Einarson directs her teammates against Germany at the Women's World Curling Championship in Calgary, Alta., Monday, May 3, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Team Canada skip Kerri Einarson directs her team against Team Manitoba at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Calgary, Alta., Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021. The 2021 LGT World Women’s Curling Championship at Calgary's Markin MacPhail arena has been given the green light to proceed from public health officials.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Women’s world curling in Calgary gets green light, but German team in limbo

Women’s world curling in Calgary gets green light, but German team in limbo

Team Canada skip Kerri Einarson directs her team against Team Manitoba at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Calgary, Alta., Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021. The 2021 LGT World Women’s Curling Championship at Calgary's Markin MacPhail arena has been given the green light to proceed from public health officials.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Organizers cancel opening practice session at women’s world curling championship

Organizers cancel opening practice session at women’s world curling championship

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Einarson beats Homan to win Players’ Championship, Mouat tops Gushue in men’s final

Down three with hammer in the eighth end, Homan was unable to get any offence going

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Team Ontario skip Rachel Homan reacts to her shot against Team Canada in the final at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Calgary, Alta., Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Canadian Rachel Homan ekes out big win at Grand Slam event

Canadian Rachel Homan ekes out big win at Grand Slam event

Team Ontario skip Rachel Homan reacts to her shot against Team Canada in the final at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Calgary, Alta., Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Switzerland’s skip Silvana Tirinzoni makes a call during a women’s curling match against Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Natacha Pisarenko

Previously unbeaten women’s teams suffer setbacks at Grand Slam curling event

Top six women’s and men’s teams qualify for the playoffs.

Switzerland’s skip Silvana Tirinzoni makes a call during a women’s curling match against Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Natacha Pisarenko

After weekend hiccup at men’s worlds, Grand Slams move into curling bubble

After weekend hiccup at men’s worlds, Grand Slams move into curling bubble

Men’s world curling championship in Calgary concludes amid COVID scare

Men’s world curling championship in Calgary concludes amid COVID scare

Sweden skip Niklas Edin makes a shot against Scotland in the Men's World Curling Championship gold medal final in Calgary, Alta., Sunday, April 11, 2021. Curling's Humpty's Champions Cup in Calgary has been pushed back a day due to the delayed finish of the men's world championship. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Start of Humpty’s Champions Cup pushed back a day in Calgary

Start of Humpty’s Champions Cup pushed back a day in Calgary

Sweden skip Niklas Edin makes a shot against Scotland in the Men's World Curling Championship gold medal final in Calgary, Alta., Sunday, April 11, 2021. Curling's Humpty's Champions Cup in Calgary has been pushed back a day due to the delayed finish of the men's world championship. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Team Canada skip Brendan Bottcher, right, makes a shot as second Brad Thiessen sweeps against Germany at the Men's World Curling Championships in Calgary, Alta., Friday, April 9, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Canada’s Bottcher heads into men’s world curling playoffs on a winning note

Canada’s Bottcher heads into men’s world curling playoffs on a winning note

Team Canada skip Brendan Bottcher, right, makes a shot as second Brad Thiessen sweeps against Germany at the Men's World Curling Championships in Calgary, Alta., Friday, April 9, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Sergey Glukhov’s RCF tops men’s world curling championship table

Sergey Glukhov’s RCF tops men’s world curling championship table

Team Canada skip Brendan Bottcher makes a shot against Russia at the Men's World Curling Championships in Calgary, Alta., Wednesday, April 7, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Canada’s Bottcher falls to Russia’s Glukhov at world men’s curling championship

Canada’s Bottcher falls to Russia’s Glukhov at world men’s curling championship

Team Canada skip Brendan Bottcher makes a shot against Russia at the Men's World Curling Championships in Calgary, Alta., Wednesday, April 7, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Team Canada skip Brendan Bottcher makes a shot against Italy at the Men's World Curling Championships in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, April 6, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Canada’s Bottcher beats Italy’s Retornaz 7-4 at world men’s curling championship

Canada’s Bottcher beats Italy’s Retornaz 7-4 at world men’s curling championship

Team Canada skip Brendan Bottcher makes a shot against Italy at the Men's World Curling Championships in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, April 6, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Team Canada skip Brendan Bottcher, right, gestures to his teammates as they play the United States at the Men's World Curling Championships in Calgary, Alta., Monday, April 5, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Win one, lose one makes a mixed day for Canada at world men’s curling championship

Win one, lose one makes a mixed day for Canada at world men’s curling championship

Team Canada skip Brendan Bottcher, right, gestures to his teammates as they play the United States at the Men's World Curling Championships in Calgary, Alta., Monday, April 5, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Canada’s Bottcher gets rock intel from rival for world curling championship

Canada’s Bottcher gets rock intel from rival for world curling championship

Team Alberta skip Brendan Bottcher makes a shot as he plays Team Saskatchewan during the semifinal at the Brier in Calgary, Alta., Sunday, March 14, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Deadpan face, colourful feet, Canada’s Brendan Bottcher wants to sock it to the world

Deadpan face, colourful feet, Canada’s Brendan Bottcher wants to sock it to the world

Team Alberta skip Brendan Bottcher makes a shot as he plays Team Saskatchewan during the semifinal at the Brier in Calgary, Alta., Sunday, March 14, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh