December 10, 2011 At the Annual General Meeting held on December 8, 2011 the members of the European Curling Federation (ECF) agreed that the ECF Board may confer the title of “European Curling Center” to those European Curling arenas, which guarantee the fulfilment of a certain list of critera. These are:
December 10, 2011The men’s final of the Le Gruyère European Curling Championships 2011 in Moscow was between defending champions Norway, led by Olympic silver medallist Thomas Ulsrud and the 2009 champions Sweden, skipped by Niklas Edin.
These two teams had produced two tight encounters earlier in the week and this time round it was Norway who had the better start.
December 10, 2011
The women’s final at the Le Gruyère European Curling Championships 2011 in Moscow was between unbeaten Sweden and a Scottish team that started the event poorly but kept improving as the week went on.
The Scots came out on top, overwhelming Sweden to win by 8-2 in just eight ends.
November 28, 2011
PREVIEW LE GRUYERE EUROPEAN CURLING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2011 MOSCOW, RUSSIA
The Russian Federation will host one of the major international curling championship events for the first time when play in the 2011 Le Gruyère European Curling Championships gets underway on Saturday 3 December in Moscow’s mammoth Megasport Arena.
November 14, 2011
DRAW OF LE GRUYERE EUROPEAN CURLING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2011 AT MOSCOW, RUSSIA PUBLISHED
Both draws for A - and B - group have now been published. To view them, please click:
ECC 2011 Draw A-group and ECC 2011 Draw B-group
For teams and players (as of November 30, 2011) look HERE and if you are interested in the TV- and web-coverage look HERE
November 11, 2011
The World Curling Federation has announced that the World Senior Curling Championships 2012 will take place at Tårnby Curling Club in
September 30, 2011
The kick-off events of the European Curling Federation (ECF) in the Curling season 2011/2012 - the European Mixed Curling Championships (EMCC) 2011 and the European Curling Championships C-group (ECC-C) 2011 at Taarnby, Denmark - are under way!
25 nations are competing in the EMCC and a record number of participants (10 nations in the women's and 9 nations in the men's section) are fighting for the two top spots in each section, as those are a qualifying ticket for the B-group of the Le Gruyere European Curling Championships 2011 at Moscow, Russia.
Results can be viewed here for EMCC and ECC-C
September 24, 2011
Visitors from almost all countries will need a visa. It CANNOT be obtained at the border, therefore you should apply for it before travelling.
August 28, 2011
The ECC 2011 Moscow Host Committee has launched its homepage which is www.ecc2011.ru. Here you can find all information, especially about accommodation and visa support!
October 10, 2011
For the first time ever Switzerland captured the European Mixed crown!
October 10, 2011
In the C-group of the European Curling Champ. both teams of Poland "bought" their ticket for the B-group and have qualified for the Le Gruyère European Curling Championships 2011 in Moscow,
July 13, 2011
Teams need to be in Moscow on the 1st December to be able to take part in the opening ceremony on the 2nd December.More information will be available shortly on the ECF and Moscow web site.
July 5, 2011
Minutes from ECF Executive Board meeting on July 2 and 3, 2011 at Munich, Germany
June 20, 2011
The draws of the EMCC and the ECC-C 2011 at Taarnby, DEN have been finalised and can be found under COMPETITIONS as follows :
For details of EMCC 2011 please click HEREFor details of ECC-C 2011 please click HERE
At the respective pages you will also find the group-allocations of both events as well as the respective systems of play.
The European Curling Federation (ECF) herewith announces that its President, Andrew Ferguson-Smith from Andorra, has resigned as of June 14, 2011.
The ECF Executive Board will meet on July 2-3, 2011 at Munich, Germany and will put in place measures that will help drive the ECF forward for our associations at this point in time.
April 13, 2011
The European Curling Federation (ECF) is deeply saddened to learn the news of the death of former ECF Secretary Annemie de Jongh from the Netherlands, who passed away on April 10, 2011 at the age of 85.
“On behalf of the European Curling Federation I express our sincerest condolences to Annemie’s family and reiterate the ECF.'s sincere gratitude for her long years of service for the benefit of European curlers", said ECF President Andrew Ferguson-Smith.
Annemie de Jongh was Secretary of the European Curling Federation from 1983 to 1996. She has diligently served the ECF for a remarkable number of 13 years and has been working with three different ECF Presidents: Eric Harmsen (NED), Sten Willer-Andersen (DEN) and Roy Sinclair (SCO). Even today she still is a record holder: Nobody else has ever been an ECF Executive Board Member for as long as Annemie!
February 15, 2011
The ECF announces that the Court of Arbitration for Sports in Lausanne has dismissed the appeal lodged by the Polish Curling Association in the matter of Poland’s exclusion from ECC 2010 (see Ruling here).