Meet Sweep... curling mascot is unveiled for championship
A WEST Highland Terrier called Sweep is the official mascot for the LGT World Men’s Curling Championship which takes place in Glasgow next year.
The mascot, who comes with a brush and curling stone, was unveiled to 13,000 people at the
Christmas lights switch-on in George Square last night.
Sweep, named by the public in a Twitter poll, is a passionate curling fan and hails from Ailsa Craig, home of the unique curling stone granite.
The World Men’s Curling
Championship will be returning to Scotland, the home of curling, for the first time in 20 years, and were last held in Glasgow in 2000.
It will be the first time the Emirates has held an ice event when the competition takes place next March and April.