Britain win first medal in men's curling for 90 years

Britain have claimed silver in men's curling after losing to Canada 9-3 in the final in Sochi - their first in medal in the men's version of the sport for 90 years.

Men's curling team to collect Team GB's fourth medal

Team GB's curling men had to settle for silver after losing 9-3 to Canada in their Winter Olympics final in Sochi which ended with only eight of 10 ends completed. The all-Scottish team were looking to become the first men's curling team from GB to win gold for 90 years.

GB's Tom Brewster, Michael Goodfellow, Scott Andrews, Greg Drummond and David Murdoch during the flower ceremony after taking Silver. Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Second place confirmed that GB, with a fourth medal of the Games, have at least matched their medal haul from Chamonix 1924 and it was their second curling medal in Sochi after Eve Muirhead's women's team took bronze on Thursday.

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Cameron: 'Congratulations to our men's curling team'

David Cameron was among those congratulating Team GB men's curling team for their silver medal winning performance in the final.


Congratulations to our men's curling team on their Olympic silver medal. #GoTeamGB #Sochi2014

GB celebrates first medal in men's curling in 90 years

Team GB say they are celebrating their first medal in men's curling in 90 years after losing to Canada in the final.


First men's curling medal in 90 years! Congratulations on the #Olympic silver, boys #GoTeamGB RT if you #lovecurling


A hard fought silver for the boys. Congratulations @teamgb on equalling the Winter Games record #curling


Team GB men's curling team win silver after losing final

Team GB's men's curling team have lost 9-3 in the final to Canada, but have secured the silver medal.

Great Britain's skip David Murdoch during the Men's Gold medal match at the Ice Cube Curling Centre during the 2014 Sochi Olympic Game. Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Canada won the men's Olympic curling title for the third successive time. The Canadians have completed a golden curling double in Sochi after their women's team beat Sweden in Thursday's final. Sweden beat China earlier on Friday to win the men's bronze medal.

Read: Team GB lose in men's curling final