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Women’s curling gold gives Bruce Mouat extra motivation to replicate success at Milano-Cortina

Eve Muirhead gave Bruce Mouat an extra morsel of motivation to turn Beijing silver into glistening gold in Milano-Cortina.Muirhead and Mouat’s brilliant performances marked the first time that two British curling teams have stood on the podium at the same Games.While Muirhead cantered to 10-3 victory in the gold medal match against Japan, Mouat was narrowly outwitted 5-4 by Sweden in a low-scoring thriller.The 27-year-old didn’t need any more incentive to chase top step in four years’ time, but Muirhead gave it to him anyway.“What a resilient team that is, they’ve had to battle so hard for the last year...
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Bruce Mouat vows to bounce back after having to settle for Olympic silver

Bruce Mouat has vowed to bounce back from the heartbreak of having to settle for a silver medal and emulate Eve Muirhead’s march to the top of an Olympic podium.Mouat was in the crowd at the Ice Cube to watch Muirhead’s women’s team brush aside Japan 10-3 to claim Great Britain’s first curling gold medal since Rhona Martin’s famous triumph in 2002.Muirhead’s success came less than 24 hours after Mouat and team-mates Hammy McMillan, Grant Hardie and Bobby Lammie were brilliantly snuffed out by Swedish skip Niklas Edin in their own gold medal match.“That gold medal looked very good on...
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Bruce Mouat chosen to be Great Britain’s closing ceremony flagbearer

Men’s curling silver medallist Bruce Mouat has been chosen to be Great Britain’s flagbearer in the Beijing Winter Olympics closing ceremony.Great Britain men’s team skip Mouat won silver on Saturday along with Hammy McMillan, Bobby Lammie, Grant Hardie and alternate Ross Whyte, as his rink lost 5-4 to Sweden in the men’s curling final.“It’s a complete honour, I did not expect anything like this coming into the Games,” said Mouat, ahead of the ceremony which is scheduled to start at midday UK time.Introducing our Closing Ceremony flagbearer 🇬🇧A weekend to remember for @BruceMouat.#TeamGB | #Beijing2022— Team GB (@TeamGB) February 20,...
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Bruce Mouat guides Team GB men to curling semi-finals with victory over Sweden

Bruce Mouat has guaranteed his second shot at an Olympic medal after he steered his Great Britain men’s curling team to a tight 7-6 win over reigning world champions Sweden at the Beijing Aquatics Centre.Mouat, who missed out on a mixed medal alongside Jennifer Dodds earlier in the Games, can head into the last two matches of the round-robin section secure in the knowledge that his team have done enough to reach the last four.Mouat’s men capitalised on a blistering start, in which they went 3-0 up after the first two ends, but had to withstand a late fightback in...
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Winter Olympics: Bruce Mouat ‘excited’ for Sweden clash as Team GB aim for curling semi-finals

Great Britain curling skip Bruce Mouat is braced for a Tuesday showdown with reigning world champion Niklas Edin as he looks to seal his side’s place in the men’s curling semi-finals at the Winter Olympics in Beijing.Mouat held his nerve to deliver the final stone match-winner to sink Switzerland 6-5 and secure his fourth straight win in the competition, keeping them second behind Edin’s unbeaten Swedes and on the brink of booking their top-four berth.Edin has won five world titles – including last year when he denied Mouat a first crown in Calgary – but is still seeking an elusive...
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Bruce Mouat impressed as ‘pretty relentless’ curlers bounce back against Norway

Bruce Mouat’s curling team bounced back from a disappointing start to the day to sink in-form Norway and send a statement of intent on the third day of the round-robin competition in Beijing.Despite a tight 9-7 loss to the United States in the morning session, Great Britain looked in top form in the evening session as they swept aside the Norwegians 8-3.Mouat, whose team now have Saturday off before returning for a double-header on Sunday, said: “They are really good side but we’re playing really well and that was clinical, and it was important to bounce back from the defeat...
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Bruce Mouat and Jennifer Dodds suffer heavy defeat in bronze medal match

Great Britain’s hopes of winning a first medal at the Beijing Winter Olympics were dashed in a 9-3 mixed doubles curling defeat to Sweden Bruce Mouat and Jennifer Dodds hoped to bounce back from Monday’s semi-final defeat to Norway by repeating their round-robin win over the Swedes.But a brilliant shot by Almida De Val to score four for Sweden in the second end effectively ended the British pair’s chances of bronze.Hold your heads high Bruce and Jen 👏4th place on their Olympic debut 🥌#TeamGB | #Beijing2022 pic.twitter.com/SMkgzNIY9J— Team GB (@TeamGB) February 8, 2022Mouat and Dodds went into the Games as world champions while the Swedes were one of the favourites for gold. Read More Earth is being followed by a ‘Trojan asteroid’Liam Neeson reveals he fell in love with a ‘taken’ womanHow long it takes to see results when you start a new workout regime
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Bruce Mouat and Jennifer Dodds miss out on curling bronze at Winter Olympics

Great Britain’s hopes of winning a first medal at the Beijing Winter Olympics were dashed in a 9-3 mixed doubles curling defeat to Sweden Bruce Mouat and Jennifer Dodds hoped to bounce back from Monday’s semi-final defeat to Norway by repeating their round-robin win over the Swedes.But a brilliant shot by Almida De Val to score four for Sweden in the second end effectively ended the British pair’s chances of bronze.Hold your heads high Bruce and Jen 👏4th place on their Olympic debut 🥌#TeamGB | #Beijing2022 pic.twitter.com/SMkgzNIY9J— Team GB (@TeamGB) February 8, 2022It proved a crushing blow for Mouat and...
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Jennifer Dodds and Bruce Mouat to regroup for bronze bid after losing semi-final

Jennifer Dodds and Bruce Mouat face the painful task of regrouping for a shot at Olympic bronze after losing their mixed curling semi-final in a 6-5 defeat to Norway at the National Aquatics Centre in Beijing.The British pair looked in control for much of the match but it swung on a three-point Norwegian power-play in the sixth, which ultimately afforded Kristen Skaslien to roll in the decisive stone and clinch victory in the final end.Mouat and Dodds did not hide their disappointment in the wake of the contest but immediately sought to shift focus onto Tuesday afternoon’s match against Sweden...
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Jennifer Dodds and Bruce Mouat set for bronze medal play-off after losing semi

Jennifer Dodds and Bruce Mouat must settle for a bronze medal play-off after losing their Olympic mixed curling semi-final to Norway at the National Aquatics Centre in Beijing.The British pair led for more than half the match but it turned when Norwegian duo Kristin Skaslien and Marcus Nedregotten scored three points on their power-play in the sixth, then held on for a 6-5 win.Dodds and Mouat will have to swiftly shrug off their disappointment and prepare for a bronze medal match against Sweden on Tuesday afternoon.It’s the bronze medal match for Jen and Bruce, 6:05am tomorrow.#TeamGB | #Beijing2022 pic.twitter.com/6hTTBbtUCr— Team...
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