Swiss win twice on opening day of World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship

Swiss win twice on opening day of World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship
“Most importantly we have got to know the ice – get used to it and know the rocks … due to compete at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games, where mixed doubles curling is making its debut on the programme, will be known after the conclusion …
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IBP Ice Center holds Curling Classic
The seventh-annual Sioux City Curling Classic took place this weekend at the IBP Ice Center. Twenty four teams hit the ice for the two-day tournament, which started Friday. The goal of curling is to slide stones down the ice, and, with the help of sweepers …
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Car curling tournament in Russia inspired by black ice accidents
A car curling tournament has been held in the Russian city Yekaterinburg. During the competition, four teams of 10 people each pushed small Russian-made Oka cars towards a target painted on an ice rink. Engines, gear boxes and other heavy parts of the …
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Rugby World Cup 2015: Seven things we learned from the opening round

sportRugby World Cup 2015: Seven things we learned from the opening round
The opening weekend of the Rugby World Cup delivered all the fireworks you expect from a global tournament. The action will … XV man rugby. There’s no doubt that the sport is developing and will benefit massively from a pro-league (as Japan clearly has).
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SRU pick city coaches in new set-up
… are Edinburgh Rugby Academy coach Bryan Easson, Davy Wilson, and Colin Philips, the Stewart’s Melville prop who is coach at the Caledonia Rugby Academy and returned to play for the Inverleith club this season after a spell in the professional ranks.
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America is at the Rugby World Cup, and they’re better than they’ve ever been
As you might have noticed, rugby isn’t exactly ingrained in the roots of American society. It’s not offered at many high schools, or at a varsity level at many colleges. There is no professional league. Even attempts at forming a top-flight semi-pro …
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IndyCar opening race in Brazil canceled

sportIndyCar opening race in Brazil canceled
If there’s a positive, IndyCar Series teams no longer must prepare two types of cars. The Brazil race was to use chassis configurations similar to the past three seasons. The St. Petersburg race is scheduled to be the first with the series’ new …
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Pit Pass: Field coming together for full-season, Indy 500 rides
It’s car-counting season for the Verizon IndyCar Series and its signature event, the Indianapolis 500. The former is down to four available seats for next month’s season-opening race in St. Petersburg, Fla. The latter has some work to do before it …
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Cavin: Walt Disney’s ‘Mickyard’ closing in June
Two businesses currently using Walt Disney World Speedway, site of the inaugural Indy Racing League race in 1996, confirmed this week they must cease operations at the 1-mile oval by June 30. What happens from … The Petty stock car rides began in ’97.
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