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Gushue wins 2020 Brier

It was a dominant victory for Brad Gushue Sunday night at the Leon’s Centre, as his Newfoundland rink beat Alberta’s Brendan Bottcher 7-3 to claim the 2020 Tim Hortons Brier. The win marks Gushue’s third Brier title in just four years, after the Newfoundland skip won the event back in

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Fashion and function collide at Brier with Dynasty Curling Apparel

The life of a competitive curler in Canada isn’t always easy. A jam-packed schedule means athletes are often on the road for long stretches of time, competing in a mixture of cash-bonspiels and national championship events almost every weekend.  Due to the financial nature of the sport, many curlers often

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Canadian curling sets example for acceptance of LGBTQ athletes

The world of competitive sports has often been associated with rather toxic views of gender and sexuality. For years, gay athletes were forced to hide in the shadows over fears they would not be accepted by their teammates or fans. In recent years, many sports organizations have sought to change

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Curling up north: Northern territories represented at the 2020 Brier

In 2018, Curling Canada, the sport’s national governing body, made some key changes to the men’s and women’s national championships. For the first time in history, every province and territory would be guaranteed a spot at nationals. The decision was made, in part, to grow the sport across the country,

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Dunstone rink looks to secure playoff spot

For Team Saskatchewan’s Matt Dunstone, the 2020 Tim Horton’s Brier has gotten off to a fairly strong start. After dropping their opening game to Team Wildcard, the Dunstone foursome has bounced back to win their last three consecutive games. On the morning of Monday, Mar. 2, 2020, Dunstone’s rink beat

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Team Jacobs looking to build on momentum at 2020 Brier

Sault Ste. Marie native Brad Jacobs is no stranger to the big-stage, and this week marks the 2014 Olympic Gold medalists’ twelfth appearance at the Tim Hortons Brier. At this year’s men’s nationals, Jacobs’ rink is certainly considered one of the favourites. Not only is the team ranked No. 1

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Wild Card preview for the 2020 Brier

The 2020 Tim Hortons Brier officially gets underway tonight at the Leon’s Centre, with Ontario’s Glenn Howard battling Manitoba’s Mike McEwan in the Wild Card game. The two teams enter tonight’s event as the top two rinks in the country who did not win their respective national championships. Both rinks

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Kingston kicks off the 2020 Tim Hortons Brier

Kingston has been talking about it and preparing for it for well over a year, and today, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, we can finally say it’s here – The 2020 Tim Hortons Brier begins today. Anyone in the downtown core is sure to notice the Brier is upon us. From

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Queen’s Women’s Curling claim first OUA banner in over 20 years, and other Gaels happenings

The Queen’s Women’s Curling team know how to start a week off right, as they brought home the OUA Banner on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. But that’s not all the Gaels have been up to! Here’s a run down of Queen’s Athletics happenings.   CURLING – Women’s Curling claims first

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Kingstonist visits … Kingston Sport and Social Club (confessions of a dodgeball addict)

I have played more KSSC dodgeball than anybody in Kingston. I have only missed one fall or winter dodgeball season since the league started in September 2005. That’s 26 seasons of dodgeball. And no, I’m not joining a support group. I love dodgeball! KSSC is the Kingston Sport and Social

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