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Einarson, Gushue team up for national mixed doubles championship

Scotties champion Kerri Einarson and reigning Canadian men's champion skip Brad Gushue were among 35 duos named Tuesday to the national mixed doubles curling championship later this month in Calgary.

Women provide successful test of Calgary's curling bubble ahead of Brier

All systems are go for the Canadian men's curling championship after the women proved elite curling can happen in a pandemic, as no one tested positive for the COVID-19 virus during the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Calgary.

IIHF working to postpone women's world hockey championship to May

Nova Scotia's government has yet to approve the women's world championship scheduled for April 7-17 in Halifax and Truro, and the International Hockey Federation wants to postpone it until May.

Kerri Einarson wins back-to-back Scotties titles

Kerri Einarson won a second consecutive Canadian women's curling championship with a 9-7 win over Ontario's Rachel Homan in Sunday's final.

Ontario's Rachel Homan reaches Scotties final for 3rd straight year

Rachel Homan's 7-2 win over Saskatchewan and defending champion Kerri Einarson's 10-9 loss in an extra end to Manitoba on Saturday combined to give Ontario a bye to the final.

Canadian athletes struggling to find competition as they try to qualify for Tokyo

With between half to two-thirds of Canadian athletes being based in Canada, travel restrictions and other protocols are making it difficult for Canadians to find further opportunity to qualify for the Tokyo Games, especially for Paralympians.

Scotties: Peterson steals pair late to beat Galusha for spot in championship round

Beth Peterson of Team Wild Card Three defeated Kerry Galusha of the Northwest Territories 9-8 on Thursday to secure a berth in the championship pool at the Canadian women's curling championship.

Playoff-bound Einarson, Homan set for championship rematch in round-robin finale

Women's curling powerhouses Kerri Einarson and Rachel Homan clash Thursday for the first time since last year's Canadian championship final.

Author of Tournament of Hearts name lauds its endurance

Robin Wilson and sister Dawn Knowles' ideas for the Scotties to be name and rewards in jewelry goes back to 1979. The only change has been Scott to Scotties but the fight they put up to keep it as the Tournament of Hearts has created a legacy for the brand.

Jennifer Jones breaks career wins record at Scotties

Team Manitoba skip, Jennifer Jones, broke a Canadian women's curling championship record for career wins Tuesday with her 153rd victory. She defeated Sarah Hill of Newfoundland and Labrador 6-5 in the morning draw.