"Curling is a game between two teams who slide stones (rocks) on a sheet of ice (the rink), toward a target. The game originated on the frozen ponds of Scotland. The first rules were written in Perth, Scotland in 1716. Curling was exported to Canada in the 18th century. It was a demonstrated sport at the Olympics in Charmonix in 1924, the 1988 Olympics, and again at the 1992 Olympics. It finally became an Olympic event in 1998."
- Information provided from Fortin, Francois. Sports: The Complete Visual Reference. Firefly Books, 2000.
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