How to watch 2022 Men’s Curling Gold Medal Match: Great Britain vs. Sweden live stream, TV, time for 2022 Beijing Olympics

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The men’s curling tournament wraps up on Saturday with Sweden taking on Great Britain for gold. These teams won gold and silver in men’s curling 98 years ago at the first-ever Olympic Winter Games in 1924 (GBR won gold, SWE won silver).

After that first tournament, curling was not part of the Olympic program until returning in 1998. Sweden has clinched a medal for the third straight Olympics (bronze in 2014, silver in 2018) but is looking for its first-ever gold medal in men’s curling.

Great Britain has won two medals in men’s curling, the inaugural gold in 1924 and silver in 2014. Check out the full men’s curling standings and women’s curling standings to see how the 2022 Olympics events have gone so far.

What time will the match start?

Date: Saturday, February 19

Time: 1:50 a.m. ET

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How to stream the Men’s Curling Gold Medal Match on Peacock:

Peacock has been the streaming home for all of the Beijing Winter Games, offering live stream coverage of every single event–including the big curling match between Great Britain and Sweden.

How to watch GBR vs. SWE live on TV, stream online

The gold medal men’s curling match will be on Saturday morning at 1:50 a.m., EST on NBC. You can watch the event live on TV, or stream the whole event by clicking the link below.

Check out the full team rosters for both countries below:

Great Britain Men’s Curling Team Roster

Athletes:

  • Bruce Mouat
  • Grant Hardie
  • Bobby Lammie
  • Hammy McMillan
  • Ross Whyte

Team Officials:

  • Alan Hannah (Coach)
  • David Murdoch (National Coach)
  • Kenny More (Team Official)

RELATED: 2022 Winter Olympics medals, results: List of every gold medal awarded at the Beijing Games

Sweden Men’s Curling Team Roster

Athletes:

  • Niklas Edin
  • Oskar Eriksson
  • Rasmus Wranaa
  • Christoffer Sundgren
  • Daniel Magnusson

Team Officials:

  • Fredrik Lindberg (Coach)
  • Maria Prytz (National Coach)

RELATED: Everything you need to know about the 2022 Winter Olympics

 

Curling Documentary on Peacock

After the 2022 Olympic curling action finishes, be sure to check Peacock to satisfy your curling needs. “American Rock Stars” follows the U.S. men’s curling team quest to repeat gold.

 

Be sure to follow OlympicTalk and NBC Olympics for the latest news and updates about the Beijing Winter Games!

Diana Taurasi returns to U.S. national basketball team

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Diana Taurasi is set to return to the U.S. national basketball team next week for the first time since the Tokyo Olympics, signaling a possible bid for a record-breaking sixth Olympic appearance in 2024 at age 42.

Taurasi is on the 15-player roster for next week’s training camp in Minnesota announced Tuesday.

Brittney Griner is not on the list but is expected to return to competitive basketball later this year with her WNBA team, the Phoenix Mercury (also Taurasi’s longtime team, though she is currently a free agent), after being detained in Russia for 10 months in 2022.

Taurasi said as far back as the 2016 Rio Games that her Olympic career was likely over, but returned to the national team after Dawn Staley succeeded Geno Auriemma as head coach in 2017.

In Tokyo, Taurasi and longtime backcourt partner Sue Bird became the first basketball players to win five Olympic gold medals. Bird has since retired.

After beating Japan in the final, Taurasi said “see you in Paris,” smiling, as she left an NBC interview. That’s now looking less like a joke and more like a prediction.

Minnesota Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve succeeded Staley as head coach last year. In early fall, she guided the U.S. to arguably the best FIBA World Cup performance ever, despite not having stalwarts Bird, Griner, Tina Charles and Sylvia Fowles.

Taurasi was not in contention for the team after suffering a WNBA season-ending quad injury in the summer. Taurasi, who is 38-0 in Olympic games and started every game at the last four Olympics, wasn’t on a U.S. team for an Olympics or worlds for the first time since 2002.

Next year, Taurasi can become the oldest Olympic basketball player in history and the first to play in six Games, according to Olympedia.org. Spain’s Rudy Fernandez could also play in a sixth Olympics in 2024.

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Mo Farah likely to retire this year

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British track legend Mo Farah will likely retire by the end of this year.

“I’m not going to go to the Olympics, and I think 2023 will probably be my last year,” the 39-year-old Farah said, according to multiple British media reports.

Farah, who swept the 5000m and 10,000m golds at the Olympics in 2012 and 2016, was announced Tuesday as part of the field for the London Marathon on April 23.

Last May, Farah reportedly said he believed his career on the track was over, but not the roads.

London might not be his last marathon. Farah also said that if, toward the end of this year, he was capable of being picked to run for Britain again, he would “never turn that down,” according to Tuesday’s reports.

It’s not clear if Farah was referencing the world track and field championships, which include a marathon and are in Budapest in August. Or selection for the 2024 British Olympic marathon team.

The fastest British male marathoner last year ran 2:10:46, ranking outside the top 300 in the world. Farah broke 2:10 in all five marathons that he’s finished, but he hasn’t run one since October 2019 (aside from pacing the 2020 London Marathon).

Farah withdrew four days before the last London Marathon on Oct. 2, citing a right hip injury.

Farah switched from the track to the marathon after the 2017 World Championships and won the 2018 Chicago Marathon in a then-European record time of 2:05:11. Belgium’s Bashir Abdi now holds the record at 2:03:36.

Farah’s best London Marathon finish in four starts was third place in 2018.

Farah returned to the track in a failed bid to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics, then shifted back to the roads.

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