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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.


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.

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.

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.

GB men's curling skip 'will give it everything' in final

Ahead of today's men's curling Olympic final against Canada, Team GB skip David Murdoch has tweeted his team "will give it everything we have".

He was responding to a well-wishing tweet from tennis star Andy Murray.


Salmond makes Bowie joke inside Scottish parliament

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond referenced David Bowie in a joke this morning inside the Scottish parliament.

First Minister Alex Salmond inside the Scottish Parliament today. Credit: ITV News

Congratulating Eve Muirhead on her bronze medal in curling at the Sochi Games, he said:

"I am sure the whole chamber will want to join me in congratulating Eve Muirhead on winning the bronze medal in the winter Olympics. Perhaps that is a demonstration that we all can be heroes, just for one day."

In a message delivered through Kate Moss at last night's Brit Awards, David Bowie, who lives in New York, said urged Scotland to "stay with us" as he was named British Male Solo Artist.

Andy Murray tweets good luck message to GB curlers

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has tweeted a good luck message to Team GB's men's curling team.

The tennis ace sent the message to his fellow Scot following their 6-5 victory over Sweden in the semi-finals.

Team GB's men's curling skip: 'Bring on Friday'

Team GB's men's curling skip David Murdoch has tweeted his excitement at beating Sweden in the semi-finals.

The team will now face Canada in the final at the Ice Cube Centre in Sochi on Friday.

Curling skip David Murdoch guaranteed medal at last

The men's curling skip David Murdoch will finally pick up an Olympic medal after missing out on one at the last two Winter Games.

Skip David Murdcoh celebrates his team's victory over Sweden Credit: PA Wire

The curler made his Olympic debut at the 2006 Turin games where Team GB missed out on a medal, finishing fourth behind the USA.

He then went on to represent his country as skip at the 2010 Vancouver games where they placed fifth after losing their play-off match to Sweden.

On Friday, David will lead his team out at the Ice Cube Centre in Sochi where they will be hoping to beat their opponents Canada in the final.

Before going out to Sochi, David told the Express that he would love to take a medal back to his home town of Lockerbie, 25 years after the air disaster.

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