DAWSON CREEK, B.C. - Glenn Howard scored three points in the first end and held on to beat rival Kevin Martin 6-5 and win the Pomeroy Inn & Suites National curling tournament Sunday.

It was Howard's second Capital One Grand Slam of Curling title of the season. Howard also won the World Cup of Curling in November.

The field for the Canadian women's curling championship is set after several provincial women's champions were crowned Sunday.

B.C.'s Kelly Scott, Manitoba's Jennifer Jones, Alberta's Heather Nedohin, Ontario's Tracy Horgan, Quebec's Marie-France Larouche, Nova Scotia's Heather-Smith Dacey, Saskatchewan's Michelle Englot and New Brunswick's Andrea Kelly all punched their tickets to the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Red Deer, Alta., from Feb. 18 to 26.

DAWSON CREEK, B.C. - Glenn Howard and Kevin Martin will renew their rivalry in the final of the Pomeroy Inn & Suites National, the third Capital One Grand Slam of Curling event of the season.

Both veteran curlers capped a perfect preliminary round with semifinal wins on Saturday. Martin's Edmonton rink edged Brad Gushue of St. John's, N.L., 4-3, while Howard, from Coldwater, Ont., cruised past Jim Cotter of Vernon, B.C., 8-3.

DAWSON CREEK, B.C. - Glenn Howard and Kevin Martin are tied with 5-0 records after nine draws at the Capital One Grand Slam of Curling.

Howard, a nine-time Grand Slam of Curling champion from Coldwater, Ont., recorded three wins on Friday, including a 7-4 Draw 9 victory over Winnipeg's Jeff Stoughton (3-2).

DAWSON CREEK, B.C. - Edmonton's Kevin Martin stayed undefeated at the Pomeroy Inn & Suites National curling event with a 8-7 extra end win over Jamie King on Thursday in Draw 5.

The Olympic gold medallist moved to 3-0 to lead Pool B in the third leg of the men’s Capital One Grand Slam of Curling.

OTTAWA - Yellowknife will host the Canadian senior curling championships for the first time in 2014.

The men's and women's events will be held March 22-30, 2014, at the Yellowknife Curling Centre, the Canadian Curling Association announced Tuesday.

LANGLEY, B.C. - Thomas Ulsrud gave himself a reason to celebrate his first drink in almost a week Sunday night.

Ulsrud made the decisive shot against Jeff Stoughton of Winnipeg in the final men's skins game as Team World claimed the World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling over Team North America, avenging a one-sided loss a year ago.

LANGLEY, B.C. - As Glenn Howard gets ready to turn 50, he is showing that his curling skills have not diminished with age.

The three-time world champion from Coldwater, Ont., is keeping Team North America in contention for its second straight World Financial Group Continental Cup title. In the process, he is preparing for another run at the Brier and world championships.

LANGLEY, B.C. - Amber Holland can't go to the grocery store — or many other places — without getting recognized.

"Literally, two or three people stop me as I'm grocery shopping," she said. "It almost seems like every place I go, someone knows you."

LANGLEY, B.C. - Despite Jeff Stoughton's best efforts, the World opened a 30-24 lead over North America at the Continental Cup on Thursday after splitting Draw 3.

Winnipeg's Stoughton downed Niklas Edin of Sweden 8-3 to claim six points for North America. Stoughton broke the game open with four points in the fourth end.

LANGLEY, B.C. - For years, they have been rivals. Now, for a short time, they are teammates.

Canadian adversaries Jeff Stoughton of Winnipeg and Glenn Howard of Coldwater, Ont., will try to help Team North America beat Team World at the World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling, which starts Thursday.

LANGLEY, B.C. - The team representing Europe and Asia at this week's World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling has adopted a no-booze rule.

"We have informed the teams that, when you're leaving your home country, we won't have any alcohol until the last rock is played," said Team World coach Peja Lindholm of Sweden.

RAMA, Ont. - Edmonton's Kevin Koe defeated Winnipeg's Jeff Stoughton 5-2 to capture the 2012 TSN Curling Skins Game on Sunday.

It marked the first time Koe has won the TSN skins game. His rink took home $23,600 from Sunday's final to go with $10,300 from his semifinal win over Edmonton's Kevin Martin on Saturday along with a $10,000 bonus for winning the tournament.

RAMA, Ont. - Reigning world champion Jeff Stoughton defeated Glenn Howard 5-1 on Saturday to secure a spot in the final of the 2012 TSN Curling Skins Game.

Winnipeg's Stoughton won five skins to one over the Coldwater, Ont., curler to pocket $14,800 at Casino Rama's Entertainment Centre.

OKOTOKS, Alta. - Former skip W. Garnet Campbell, who guided a family team that won Saskatchewan's first national men's curling title in 1955, has died. He was 84.

Dubbed the "Little General" of the Campbell curling clan of Avonlea, Sask., he died peacefully last Friday, nephew Douglas Campbell said.

KINGSTON, Ont. - Mike McEwen triumphed in an all-Winnipeg BDO Canadian Open final on Sunday.

McEwen's rink beat Jeff Stoughton's team 5-2 in eight ends to win the $100,000 championship.

KINGSTON, Ont. - Winnipeg natives Jeff Stoughton and Mike McEwen advanced to the final at the $100,000 BDO Canadian Open on Saturday.

Stoughton moved on with an 8-6 victory over Glenn Howard of Coldwater, Ont., after scoring four in the first end.

KINGSTON, Ont. - Kevin Martin squeaked into the quarter-finals of the $100,000 BDO Canadian Open with an 8-3 win over Robert Schlender on Friday.

Knowing he needed a win in the final round-robin draw to advance, Marin opened strong with four points in the first end and finished with three in the sixth to beat fellow Edmonton skip Schlender.

KINGSTON, Ont. - Winnipeg skip Mike McEwen built on his perfect record with a dominating win in the fifth draw of the BDO Canadian Open on Thursday.

McEwen and his rink improved to 3-0 with a 6-1 win over Toronto's John Epping (1-2) in seven ends.

KINGSTON, Ont. - Brad Jacobs led his rink to a 4-3 upset of Olympic champion Kevin Martin on Wednesday in the first draw of the BDO Canadian Open, the second leg of the 2011-12 Capital One Grand Slam of Curling.

Jacobs, from Sault Ste. Marie,Ont., stole one in the first end against Edmonton's Martin, then increased his lead to 3-1 with two in the fifth end.

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