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CTV London Sports Editor Norman James counts down the top ten local sports stories of 2011.
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Milestone moments in sports from the past year in London. This is the third and final part our Top 10 of 2011.
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Peter Inch and Norman James look back on one of the biggest sports events in London’s history.
Manitoba saved it’s best for last setting a Brier Record for overall team percentage in a final at 93%. The win has Jeff Stoughton over the moon. Meanwhile Ontario runner-ups again, and it doesn’t get easier for Glenn Howard and crew.
Many curlers have been speaking out this week against the bronze medal game. Kevin Martin delivered a brilliant rant after his page playoff loss to Glenn Howard.
Brad Gushue was more reserved in his comments later in the evening, but lack of enthusiasm for the extra game is evident.
Team Ontario and Team Alberta have met in two of the past three Brier finals. That won’t be the case this year as the teams will meet in the Page 3-4 playoff game Saturday. Norman James has a preview.
It’s a family reunion this week at the Brier. Four members of the legendary Howard clan are involved in Canada’s national championship. Brent Lale has the story.
Curling is a fun game. Curling is a tough game. And as Nick Paparella reminds us, Curling is a numbers game.
Ontario beats BC 7-5.
Kevin Martin wins 30th in a row at the Brier. Alternate, Dustin Eckstrand plays for first time.
It’s the place to be during and after every draw of the 2011 Brier. Andrea Hartling takes us to the Brier Patch.