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Canadian women to open Olympic soccer tournament against host Japan

The eighth-ranked Canadian women's national soccer team, bronze medallists at the last two Olympics, were drawn in Group E with Japan, Britain, and Chile in Wednesday's draw.

Olympic soccer draw will allow Canadians to start planning on, off the pitch

Once Bev Priestman learns Wednesday of Canada's group stage opponents for the Tokyo Olympics, the women's soccer coach and her staff will be able to plan the team's arrival in Japan, based off its match schedule, and map out final warmup games.

Toronto FC families to join team in Florida with Ontario COVID-19 cases on rise

Toronto FC general manager Ali Curtis expects more than 20 families will head south, some 12-14 player families and six to eight staff families, to join the team in Florida with COVID-19 cases on the rise in Ontario.

Canada women's soccer team get peek at possible Olympic road

Eighth-ranked Canada got a peek Friday at its possible road at the Olympic women's soccer tournament this summer.

Former Canadian international Wilkinson to view home team as England assistant

After representing Canada 181 times as a player and then serving as a Canada Soccer staff coach, Rhian Wilkinson will get a different view of the Canadian women when they play England on Tuesday in Stoke-on-Trent. Wilkinson will be in the English coaching dugout.

Sports groups ask for government help in getting Canadians back playing again

Canada Soccer, Curling Canada, Hockey Canada, Rugby Canada, Skate Canada and Tennis Canada have joined forces in asking the federal government for a $75-million sport recovery program to support local and grassroots initiatives for all sports reeling from the pandemic.

Canadian teenager Corbeanu impressing early in World Cup soccer qualifier

Theo Corbeanu, from Hamilton, Ont., who plays for the Wolves under-23 side in England, is flashing his potential with the Canadian team early in the World Cup qualifier. He scored a goal off the bench against Bermuda in Canada's 5-1 win last Thursday.

Canada's soccer World Cup qualifier postponed after Cayman Islands misses COVID-19 tests

The complexities of executing sporting events in a global pandemic were illustrated Sunday when Canada's World Cup qualifier against the Cayman Islands was pushed back a day to Monday.

Canadian men face stiff challenge in Honduras at CONCACAF Olympic qualifier

The Canadian men's soccer team is looking for an opportunity to advance to the semifinals of the CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Championships and need either a win or draw against Honduras, or a draw between Haiti and El Salvador.

More questions than answers for Canadian teams as MLS releases 2021 schedule

Major League Soccer released its full 2021 schedule Wednesday, but there were more questions than answers for the three Canadian teams.

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