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Game on! Canada kicks off Rio Olympics with a win in soccer - Toronto Star

The Canadian women's team beat Australia 2-0 in their first game of the 2016 Olympic soccer tournament. Canadians Desiree Scott and Christine Sinclair celebrate their 2-0 win over Australia in Sao Paulo on Wednesday. (PAULO WHITAKER / REUTERS). By ...and more »

Stephanie Labbe's Olympic debut at Rio 2016 comes with a shutout win -

The pressure was on Stephanie Labbe in her first Olympic soccer game, and though Canada was down a player for three-quarters of the match she stopped every shot. A continent away in Edmonton, her family watched from a local restaurant. "Very nerve ...and more »

Rio 2016: Olympic athletes follow in their parents' footsteps -

Canada's Alex Baumann celebrates a gold medal win in the men's swimming event at the 1984 Olympic games in Los Angeles. (CP PHOTO/ COC/) Alex Baumann du Canada célèbre après avoir remporté une médaille d'or en natation aux Jeux olympiques de Los ...and more »

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 ...and more »

Canada wins 2-0 in Olympic soccer opener in Rio - The Globe and Mail

Canada's Janine Beckie, right, celebrates her goal during the 2016 Summer Olympics football match between Canada and Australia at the Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016. Nelson Antoine/AP. SAO PAOLO, Brazil. The Canadian ...and more »

Rio 2016: Australia's Matildas lose 2-0 to Canada in awful start to Olympic campaign - ABC Online

The Matildas' Olympic campaign has got off to an awful start following a 2-0 loss to Canada at Arena Corinthians. Australia endured a disastrous start as a defensive mistake saw Janine Beckie steal in to slam home the opener after just 20 seconds of ...and more »

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 ...and more »

Janine Beckie, former Valor Christian star, scores fastest goal ever at Olympics - The Denver Post

RIO DE JANEIRO — The Canadian women's soccer team took only 20 seconds to make a mark on the Rio de Janeiro Games by scoring the fastest goal ever at the Olympics. Janine Beckie's record-breaking goal in Canada's 2-0 victory over Australia on ...and more »

Canadian flag raised in Olympic village - Toronto Star

2016 Olympic Games start Friday in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and 313 Canadian athletes will be there competing. Charity Williams of Canada's women's sevens rugby team dances as she leads fellow Canadian athletes from a flag-raising ceremony at the ...and more »

Rio Olympics: Team Canada defeats Australia 2-0 in women's soccer - MetroNews Canada

Canadian women win Olympic opener despite playing more than 70 minutes with one fewer player. Looking to improve on bronze medal finish four years ago. Share on Facebook. Tweet. Reddit this! A. A. Report an Error. Share via Email. Print. Christine ...and more »