What an incredible, outlandish season. Packed with memorable on-ice action, the curling landscape was also filled with off-ice intrigue. Here are my top ten Canadian curling stories of the year.
10. This means war. OCA and CCA clash
An ugly, ugly war has been waged between the Canadian Curling Association and the Ontario Curling Association and its effects might very well lead to a wholesale restructuring of the OCA or, at least, changes at the top. Many Ontario curlers are incensed at the way their federation has gone about their business, stemming from the CCA's demanding of an apology from its provincial counterpart over comments in what became a leaked internal memo. In a soap opera rife with name-calling, secrecy, ousters and angry meetings, the last chapter has yet to be written, with a special meeting coming up this Sunday, April 27th. Curling journalist Bob Weeks has been all over this story from the outset and you can find a number of very intriguing columns on the matterRead More »from Canadian Curling’s 2013-2014 season: Top 10 stories