Curling is a team sport that takes place on an ice field. Two teams compete in the duel, the participants of which must launch special heavy granite shells along the ice path towards the marked target. The curling shell is called a “stone”, and the marked target area is called a “home”.
The main governing organization in this sport is the World Curling Federation (WCF), which is headquartered in the Scottish city of Perth. The WCF includes more than 60 national associations, as well as regional associations, such as the European (ECF) and Pacific Asia (PACF) federations. The countries of the Americas are members of the WCF directly. Continue reading