THOUGHT AND PATIENCE ARE THE KEY TO SUCCESS

curling

There is no other kind of sport that owes its cult status as much as curling to the Olympic Games. When there was a demonstration competition in Calgary in 1988, hardly anyone was interested. Ten years later, curling finally became an Olympic sport in 1998 at the Olympic game in Nagano. But the prejudices did not want to break…

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WHY DO CURLING STONES CURL THE WAY THEY DO

Curling is a sport that has been around for decades, and while there are only a few countries that participate in the game at an Olympic level, it cannot be denied that it is a sport that triggers interest. Every single person who has watched curling for the first time are first struck by how the players move along…

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CURLING LEGEND LIVES TO PROMOTE THE SPORT – KEVIN MARTIN

Kevin Martin

Originating in 16th century Scotland, curling is a popular Olympic sport among many. It consists of many complex rules as well as odd choices of equipment. Brooms and large blocks of stone are used in this ancient sport. More commonly known as “The Old Bear” or “K Mart,” The Legendary player in Curling is none other than Kevin Martin….

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A CURLING SHOCKER – TOP CONTROVERSIES IN CURLING

Even though curling is known to be a very gentle sport, it has had its fair share of scandals and controversies.  Just like in any other sport the competition is fierce. That can drive athletes to take illegal measures for ensuring the victory of their team. Here are some of the scandals in the sport. Doping Scandals In the…

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A BEGINNER’S MANUAL TO CURLING

When you watch a game like curling, there are so many questions that would arise, especially if you are watching it for the first time. Why are the players shouting? What are the players doing around the target? or even How does this thing work? If you are a newbie watching curling, then it is possible that you are…

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THE BEST PLACE TO CATCH SOME LIVE CURLING ACTION

Curling is a Canadian sport that is a popular tradition in the country. But there is something about it that is causing it to fail in popularity, and it’s going to be in deep trouble soon enough. There needs to be something done before one of Canada’s traditional sports becomes unable to regain its popularity. Curling is unlike every…

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NIGERIA ON THE RISE – THE NEWEST CURLING CHAMPIONSHIP WINNERS

The victory Nigeria achieved was a celebration like any other in the sport of curling. Nigeria’s curling team defeated France on a Thursday afternoon during a mixed doubles game. The curlers in Nigeria’s team, Susana and Tijani, shook hands with the opponents and then immediately started celebrating happily. They yelled as they hugged each other, and they shot their…

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THE FAMOUS WOMEN CURLERS OF SWITZERLAND

Curling is a popular winter sport among countries where four seasons exist, especially in the Americas and in European nations. It is a sport counted among the competitions in international games like the Winter Olympics. Curling uses stones that players must land on a target area through a sheet of ice. It is quite related to other popular recreational…

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