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2 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

Curling star Kevin Martin announces retirement

Kevin Martin, right, shares a laugh with Glenn Howard at the Tim Hortons Brier in Edmonton, Alta., last year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kevin Martin, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Marc Kennedy, Ben Hebert

Fri Apr 18, 2014

CBC News

Kevin Martin retires from curling

Kevin Martin won Olympic gold, silver, a world championship and four Brier titles over his curling career.

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Brandon Sun

Former Olympic champ Kevin Martin announces retirement from curling

A four-time Brier champion, Martin won Olympic gold in Vancouver in 2010, and won the World Curling Championship in 2008.

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The St Paul Journal

Former Olympic champ Kevin Martin announces retirement from curling

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Kevin Martin, Winter Sports

Sportsnet.ca

April 18 Bigger, Better Bonspiels Coming to Curling Fans for 2014-15...

TORONTO Curling fans, get ready to be swept away! As announced tonight during Sportsnet's Players' Championship broadcast from Summerside, PEI, the Grand Slam of Curling is expanding to five events in 2014-15.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Journal-Pioneer

Muirhead, Tirinzoni improve to 4-0

Eve Muirhead and Silvana Tirinzoni are each one win away from going undefeated in round-robin play at the 2014 Players' Championship.

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Related Topix: Sports, Eve Muirhead, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Margaretha Sigfridsson

CBC News

Mike McEwen improves to 3-0 at Players' Championship

Mike McEwen shot 95 per cent Friday in a 5-4 win over fellow Winnipeg skip Jeff Stoughton at the Players' Championship in Summerside, P.E.I. With the win, McEwen improved his record to 3-0, moving into a first-place tie with Brad Gushue.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

ETaiwanNews.com

Wednesday, April 23

1848 - French voters, with universal male suffrage for the first time, go to the polls to elect a national assembly.

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Related Topix: Sports, Michael Moore, Winter Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Guardian

Canadian champs off to winning start at Players' Championship

Rachel Homan defeated Heather Nedohin 7-2 in six ends while Kevin Koe made a clutch hammer shot in the final eighth end to edge Steve Laycock 7-6.

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Related Topix: Sports, Eve Muirhead, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports

CBC News

Jennifer Jones's rink hopes to defend Olympic curling gold in 2018

Canadian gold medallists Kirsten Wall , lead Dawn McEwen, second Jill Officer, third Kaitlyn Lawes and skip Jennifer Jones celebrate their Olympic victory in Sochi, Russia on Feb. 22. Jones announced that McEwen, Officer and Lawes would return in hopes of defending gold in South Korea in 2018.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Margaretha Sigfridsson, Winter Sports

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Journal-Pioneer

This year's Grand Slam features curling like it will never be seen again

Could there possibly be a better script for the Grand Slam of Curling Players Championship which opens Tuesday at Credit Union Place? Canada's men's and women Olympic Gold medalists, Brad Jacobs and Jennifer Jones, are here.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Margaretha Sigfridsson, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, David Murdoch, Eve Muirhead, Kevin Martin, Brad Gushue, Opinion

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Lee's Summit Tribune

Lee's Summit R7 Students And Faculty Explore China

When you think of a normal high school experience, traveling to China probably does not come to mind.

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Related Topix: Sports, Winter Sports, David Carlson, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

Sat Apr 12, 2014

KSL-TV

Kids' satisfaction in sports often lower when parents spend more, study says

Softball coach Dan Higgs didn't know what to say to a player who repeatedly confided something to him: "I don't even want to play anymore, but my family says this is my only ticket to college.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ryan Dunn, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports

BleacherReport

Picking the Best Sevens Team for the World's Top 10 Rugby Nations

The short format of the game will make its bow in Rio 2016 and is sure to provide plenty of thrills and spills for spectators in Brazil.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charles, Summer Olympic, Jamie Roberts, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Mike Brown, NHL Players

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The State

USA Curling under fire for not winning Olympics medals

In a letter sent last month, the USOC said it has "serious concerns" about USA Curling's ability to meet its obligations as the national governing body for the sport, adding that it could cease funding or sever its ties with the group if it did not make specific changes.

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Related Topix: Kent Beadle, Sports, Nina Spatola, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Pete Fenson, Allison Pottinger

Journal-Pioneer

Gallant returning to S'side with Gushue rink

The season-ending event of the Grand Slam of Curling marked Gallant's debut with the Brad Gushue team in Summerside two years ago.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Summit Sun

Golden boy: Matthew Thomas crowned world champion

SNOWBOARDER Matt Thomas can now lay claim to being a world champion after a golden performance at the FIS Junior World Championships last week.

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Lifestyles

No medal for Canada

Team Canada, skipped by Kevin Koe, lost to Switzerland 7-5 in the bronze medal game at the World Men's Curling Championship.

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Brandon Sun

INa STHEa SHOUSE: Westman teams stay largely intact

Despite reports of curling teams splitting and new ones forming, the majority of the foursomes in southwestern Manitoba are standing pat.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Mark Taylor

Deseret News

USU study: Kids' satisfaction in sports often less when parents spend more

Olympic gold medalist Natalie Williams works with girls on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, during a basketball skills clinic at West High School in Salt Lake City.

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