Tag: curling

Team Shuster won the gold medals in curling for the United States at the 2018 Winter Olympics. (Image: Richard Heathcote/Getty)

Curling Up with Olympians: Our Game vs. Team Shuster, 2018 Gold Medalists

When curling receives its quadrennial popularity boost during each Winter Olympics, millions of Americans tune in to watch the sport. More than a few come away with the impression that, with a little practice, they might be able to become an Olympic curler. Those who end up trying curling at […]

Rachel Homan and Ontario head into the 2020 Scotties Tournament of Hearts as the favorites to win the Canadian women’s curling championship.

Top Canadian Curlers Sweeping for Glory at Scotties Tournament of Hearts

Rachel Homan will seek her fourth Canadian curling championship next week at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts, but she’ll have to deal with two top teams from Manitoba and defending champion Chelsea Carey in order to get the job done. The 2020 Scotties begins on Friday and runs through Feb. […]

American skip John Shuster led the United States to their first gold medal in curling at the Winter Olympics. (Image: Doug Mills/The New York Times)

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Close with Unforgettable Triumphs

With a lighter schedule of events than the Summer Games, the Winter Olympics have a tendency to feel sparse in the final days of competition. But the final few competitions in Pyeongchang were filled with incredible drama and iconic moments that served as a capstone for this years celebration of […]