Andrew Ferguson-Smith (left) may well have been re-elected President of the European Curling Federation unopposed last December but it was very apparent at Champery that all was not well with the body that represents European curling and organises the European Mixed and European Championships. You can read what I wrote at the time here, and there's other information from John Brown here.
Now, I have no idea what has been happening 'behind the scenes' but I learned today that Andrew has resigned. This can only be good for the organisation, although his enthusiasm will be hard to replace.
What of the future? A rather terse statement on the ECF's website reads, "The ECF Executive Board will meet on July 2-3, 2011 at Munich, Germany and will put in place measures that will help drive the ECF forward for our associations at this point in time."
Photo of Andrew Ferguson-Smith is © Skip Cottage