It's one of the very best curling competitions in the world and it's on its way to the nation's capital. Will it be part of a heady couple of sporting weeks in Ottawa?
Curling Canada has announced that the 2017 Canadian Olympic Curling Trials, also known as The Roar Of The Rings, will be staged in the home of the NHL's Ottawa Senators, the Canadian Tire Centre, from December 2nd-10th, two months ahead of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, in South Korea.
As well, Curling Canada has announced that Summerside, Prince Edward Island, will play host to the "Road to the Roar," which is a pre-trial event held a month previous (November 6th-12th), to determine the final entries into The Trials.
Might make for a very busy time in Ottawa, if the Grey Cup Game is played there just a week before. There's been no official announcement as to which city will host the 2017 Grey Cup Game, but it is known there is a fair bit of support to hold it at TD Place Stadium, the home of the CFL's Redblacks, in theRead More »from Ottawa to host Canadian Olympic Curling Trials in 2017