While you were sleeping: How Canada performed at Tokyo Olympics on Friday, Saturday

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Canada has already posted immoderate wins and losses during the archetypal afloat time of contention astatine the Tokyo Olympics Saturday — including different triumph for the women’s softball squad and a disappointing commencement for men’s volleyball.

Here are immoderate results from the time of contention truthful far:


Team Canada trounced Australia 7-1 successful their 3rd softball lucifer of the Games, giving them a 2-1 grounds successful the round-robin competition.

Canada came retired of the gross strong, earning 3 runs successful each of the archetypal 2 innings and holding disconnected Australia for the remainder of the game.

The squad volition look Japan connected Sunday and Italy connected Monday to adjacent retired the series, wherever Canada is heavy favoured to gain a spot connected the medal podium.

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Three rowing teams are present guaranteed to beforehand to semifinal rounds connected Tuesday.

Canada’s Caileigh Filmer and Hillary Janssens won the archetypal vigor of the women’s brace rowing event, portion Kai Langerfeld and Conlin McCabe placed 3rd successful the men’s brace event.

In the women’s lightweight treble sculls, Jill Moffatt and Jennifer Casson placed second. Only the apical 2 automatically beforehand to the adjacent circular successful that event.

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Patrick Keane and Maxwell Lattimer weren’t truthful fortunate successful the men’s lightweight treble sculls, conscionable missing retired connected a guaranteed semifinal spot by placing third. They’ll enactment against different lower-ranking teams successful the repechage connected Sunday for different accidental to advance.

Canada’s women’s 4 and men’s 4 teams volition besides request to vie successful repechages aft placing 3rd and 5th successful their respective heats.

Despite placing second, the women’s 8 squad volition person to look disconnected successful a repechage to effort and marque it into the last against New Zealand.

 Volleyball takes halfway  signifier    for Team Canada competitions connected  Day 1' 1:58 Tokyo Games: Volleyball takes halfway signifier for Team Canada competitions connected Day 1

Tokyo Games: Volleyball takes halfway signifier for Team Canada competitions connected Day 1


In indoor volleyball, the men’s squad started beardown successful their archetypal lucifer of the Games against Italy, winning the archetypal 2 sets. But Italy came bouncing backmost and tied up the regular play, forcing an overtime acceptable that saw Italy prevail 3-2.

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Canada volition look Japan successful the 2nd crippled of the preliminary circular connected Monday.

It was a amended communicative for the women successful formation volleyball, wherever Team Canada shutout the Netherlands 2-0 successful their archetypal lucifer of the Games.


Yvette Yong was incapable to flooded her opponent, Vietnam’s Thi Kim Tuyen Truong, who won their match-up by a people of 19-5.

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