Brad Gushue

Canada avoids Olympic curling blank as Brad Gushue captures bronze

An emotional Brad Gushue ensured Canada would not go home empty-handed from an Olympic curling competition for the first time. The Newfoundland and Labrador skip beat reigning Olympic champ John Shuster of the United States 8-5 in the bronze-medal game on Friday in Beijing. “We all wanted it real bad....
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Canada's Brad Gushue loses Olympic semifinal, will play for bronze

Canada's Brad Gushue is out of gold-medal contention at the Beijing Olympics. Sweden's Niklas Edin stole one in the 10th end to beat Gushue 5-3 in the semifinals on Thursday. Gushue will play reigning Olympic champ John Shuster of the United States in the bronze-medal game on Friday at 1:05 a.m.

Canada's Brad Gushue secures Olympic curling semifinal berth

Canada's Brad Gushue clinched a curling semifinal spot at the Beijing Olympics during some time off on Wednesday. Losses by Switzerland and the Russians ensured idle Canada (5-3) will finish in the top four in the men's standings. Gushue's final round-robin game is Wednesday at 8:05 p.m. ET against reigning...

Canada's Jennifer Jones, Brad Gushue enjoy great day in Olympic curling

It was a perfect day for Canadian curlers at the Beijing Olympics. Winnipeg's Jennifer Jones (3-3) snapped a three-game losing streak with an 11-5 win over Russia's Alina Kovaleva and then beat Great Britain's Eve Muirhead 7-3, while Brad Gushue (4-2) of St. John's, N.L., beat Italy's Joel Retornaz 7-3 on Monday.

Canada's Brad Gushue drops first game of Olympics against Switzerland

Canada's Brad Gushue suffered his first loss of the Olympic men's curling tournament on Friday in Beijing. Gushue (2-1) dropped a 5-3 decision to 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic bronze medallist Peter de Cruz (2-1) of Switzerland. The result leaves 2018 Olympic silver medallist Niklas Edin of Sweden alone in first, at...

Brad Gushue waited 'a lifetime' to curl for Olympic gold again

Brad Gushue cheered for the Toronto Maple Leafs as a teenager in Newfoundland, but he knew Petr Nedved's name and appreciated his hockey prowess. Nedved played close to 1,000 games for other NHL teams, and he competed in two Winter Olympics, for Canada in 1994 and for his native Czech Republic in 2014.

Canada's Brad Gushue wins Olympic men's curling opener vs. Denmark

Canada's Brad Gushue opened the 2022 Beijing Olympic men's curling competition with a 10-5 win over Denmark's Mikkel Krause on Wednesday in Beijing. Gushue broke a tight game open with a steal of two in the sixth end, giving Canada a 7-4 lead. Denmark conceded after Gushue scored three in...

Marc Kennedy joins Brad Gushue's curling team as Olympic alternate

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Brad Gushue's curling team bound for Beijing's Winter Olympics in February has recruited Marc Kennedy as alternate. Kennedy becomes a three-time Olympian after winning gold playing second for Kevin Martin in 2010 and third for Kevin Koe, who finished off the podium in 2018. "His...