Tag Archives: Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports/Curling

‘Lots of work to do’ as Curling Canada aims to eliminate dominant whiteness of sport

By | June 18, 2020

About a decade ago, Rayad Husain was interviewed for a story in one of Canada’s national newspapers about why curling was still lacking diversity. The story came on the heels of a study released in January 2011 in which University of Waterloo professor Heather Mair took a close look at issues of diversity in Toronto’s curling clubs —… Read More »

Jennifer Jones recalls celebration of final curling event with her dad

By | May 19, 2020

Jennifer Jones says it was one of the most emotional moments of her illustrious curling career — a confluence of events seemingly fated to coincide with one another. Jones’ rink had won the 2018 Scotties in dominant fashion, losing just two times all tournament. It was her sixth championship, tying Colleen Jones for the national record. Accolades followed… Read More »

Jennifer Jones was ready to pounce when Lisa Weagle suddenly became star free agent

By | April 28, 2020

The time was right for Lisa Weagle to join forces with Olympic champion Jennifer Jones. Ahead of their stunning alliance in mid-March, the Jones rink had contemplated levelling up to a five-person team. While rare, Jones thought the extra person could help if any curler in the rink became pregnant or injured. It would also mean you’d already know… Read More »