Canadian women's soccer team will constantly evolve throughout Rio Olympics - The Globe and Mail

Canada goes into its second women's soccer game at the Rio Olympics with somewhat of a black cloud over its central defence. And for once, a yellow card may be welcome. Shelina Zadorsky is suspended after being red-carded in Wednesday's 2-0 win over ...

Zimbabwean women's soccer team looks for redemption against Canada - The Zimbabwe Mail

After a momentum-building win over Australia in its Olympic opener, the Canadian women's soccer team hopes to keep rolling against an inexperienced Zimbabwe unit in Sao Paulo on Saturday (2 p.m. ET, live streamed at cbc.ca/olympics and on the CBC ...

Hype busted, Matildas real challenge now begins - SBS - The World Game (blog)

On paper, it was the best Australia side assembled for any event, men or women, in our football history. By. Sebastian Hassett. 5 Aug 2016 - 3:16 PM UPDATED 5 Aug 2016 - 3:16 PM. The 18-strong women's squad headed to Rio for the 2016 Olympic Games ...

Rio 2016 odds roundup: Canadian women contenders in soccer, golf - Sportsnet.ca

After blanking Australia in their opening game of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games on Wednesday afternoon the Canadian women's soccer team has seen a slight improvement on their odds to win the gold medal in the competition at sportsbooks monitored by ...

Canadian Olympic team settles into athletes' village in Rio with samba and song - News Talk 650 CKOM

Members of Canada's Olympic team parade past dancers following a flag- raising ceremony at the Athletes Village in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016. RIO DE JANEIRO — Volleyball player Gavin Schmitt says his bed in the Olympic athletes' ...

Brampton athletes eyeing Olympic medals - Brampton Guardian

Canada has a team of more than 300 athletes competing at the Rio Olympics, including five who have Brampton connections. The Brampton contingent includes two members of Canada's women's soccer team who kicked off the Games in fine fashion for ...

Canada's women's soccer team preps for Zimbabwe's Mighty Warriors - The Globe and Mail

The day after a statement win over Australia in its Olympic opener, the Canadian women's soccer team was back to business Thursday. The focus was on rest and recovery in the wake of a wild 2-0 victory over fifth-ranked Australia but there was also a ...

Canada downs Australia in drama-filled women's soccer opener in Rio - Toronto Star

A quick goal by Janine Beckie and late insurance from Christine Sinclair lifted Canada to a 2-0 win at the Rio Olympics. Canada's Janine Beckie celebrates after scoring 20 seconds into the opening women's soccer match against Australia in Sao Paulo on ...

Team Canada aiming for at least 19 medals in Rio: chef de mission - CTV News

More than 300 Canadian Olympic athletes are ready to compete in Rio de Janeiro, and the team has its sight set on a top-12 finish in final medal standings, chef de mission Curt Harnett said Wednesday. Harnett told reporters in Rio that Team Canada is ...

Former Valor Christian soccer player scores fastest Olympic soccer goal - 9NEWS.com

Former Valor Christian girls soccer player Janine Beckie scored the quickest goal in Olympic soccer history against Australia in Rio. Only 20 seconds into the game, Beckie sails the ball into the lower right corner of the goal to beat Australian ...

Rio Olympics: Canada Rides Momentum Into Games, Aims For Top 12 Finish - Huffington Post Canada

RIO DE JANEIRO — A Canadian team in "beast mode" will carry lofty ambitions into the Rio Olympics but with plenty of recent success to back it up. The Canadians ride a wave of momentum into these Games that has included 34 top-five world championship ...

Rio Olympics 2016: Canada Scores Fastest Goal In Olympic Soccer History - Huffington Post Canada

SAO PAULO — The Rio Olympics don't officially open until Friday. But the Canadian women's soccer team helped kick off competition Wednesday with a pulsating 2-0 win over Australia despite being a player down for 70-plus minutes. Captain Christine ...

Watch Canada Score the Fastest Soccer Goal in Olympic History - TIME

Canada's Janine Beckie scored the fastest opening goal in Olympic soccer history Wednesday, burying the ball in the back of the net just 19 seconds into the game. She scored the goal in the opening moments of the team's match against Australia, a bout ...

Canada women score fastest Olympic goal ever during 2-0 win over Australia - Mirror.co.uk

Canada player Janine Beckie scored the fastest goal in Olympic history during her country's 2-0 victory over Australia in Sao Paulo. A wayward pass in the Australian defence allowed Canadian veteran Christine Sinclair to nick the ball and square it to ...

Rio Olympics: Oh Canada, Matildas' 2-0 despair - The Australian

You're the first Australian athletes to compete at the Rio Olympics. If you believe in omens and the power of first impressions, your performance over at Sao Paulo has the power to trigger a theme. You can get the entire contingent off to a flyer. Or ...

Fastest Goal in Women's Olympic Football: Janine Beckie Gets Canada Off the Mark in 19 Sec - News18

Canada set two Olympic records in beating Australia 2-0 in a battle between two quarter-finalists from last year's World Cup as the women's football kicked off at Rio Olympics on Wednesday. Janine Beckie gave the Canadians an incredible start with the ...

Rio 2016: Kyah Simon makes Olympic debut as the Matildas suffer 2-0 loss to Canada - Blacktown Sun

Quakers Hill junior Kyah Simon made her long-awaited Olympic Games debut in Australia's loss to Canada on Thursday morning. See your ad here. What's happening in Blacktown. New local walking group. Come and join me and a few others to stroll the ...

First Play School now an Olympic gold for Matildas striker Michelle Heyman - The Sydney Morning Herald

It's a tough choice between being in Play School's 50th birthday episode and winning an Olympic gold medal, but one Matildas striker Michelle Heyman hopes to be able to make. The Matildas' chances of winning Australia's first ever soccer medal at an ...

Matildas Olympics loss: Five burning questions from Australia's 2-0 defeat in Sao Paulo - Fox Sports

It only took 20 seconds for the Matildas to cop an unexpected blow. When Laura Alleway fluffed a pass to Alanna Kennedy under pressure, Canada captain Christine Sinclair pounced, intercepting the ball. She would then double Alleway's pain, slipping a ...

WVU duo plays 90 minutes in Canada win at Olympics - The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)

MORGANTOWN — A goal from two-time Big 12 Conference Offensive Player of the Year Janine Beckie 21 seconds into the match was all Canada needed to earn its first victory at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympic Games, as the squad defeated fifth-ranked ...