June 25, 2019

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Canada crashes

Canada’s World Cup campaign ended in the round-of-16 Monday with a disappointing 1-0 loss to Sweden that saw the Canadians miss a chance to tie the game from the penalty spot.

Fifth-ranked Canada, which came to the tournament with hopes of going far deeper, could not break down the ninth-ranked Swedes as its offence lacked clinical finishing again.

The tournament lasted just four games for the Canadian women, with two losses to lower-ranked sides.

Nell Davidson of The Canadian Press is in Paris and will have a full report while our soccer columnist Jerrad Peters offers his insight as well.


Our coverage

  • Sweden players celebrate after scoring against Canada at the Women's World Cup Monday.

    Sweden players celebrate after scoring against Canada at the Women's World Cup Monday.

    Oh, No! Canada: Knocked out of Women's World Cup in round-of-16 loss to Sweden
  • Keep on kicking: Canada's exit from World Cup no reason to stop watching
  • Esks a tough test: 'We've got our work cut out for us': Bombers O-line coach
  • Doug Brown: Sometimes it's good to take things personally
  • Big-budget Blues: Increased fees add to challenge of attracting, retaining players for MJHL teams

What we're reading

  • Former Nashville Predators defenceman P.K. Subban.

    Former Nashville Predators defenceman P.K. Subban.

    Truth by Numbers: Is P.K. Subban on the decline?
  • No deal: Would you give up your airplane seat to Cam Newton for $1,500? This guy wouldn't
  • Nigerian athletes on what a ‘Greek Freak’ MVP would mean: Giannis Antetokounmpo could join a rare group of Nigerians to win their respective sport’s top individual prize

In case you missed it

  • Winnipeg Blue Bombers' Chris Matthews.

    Winnipeg Blue Bombers' Chris Matthews.

    Matthews keen for action: Blue receiver says he's feeling no rust after injury
  • Mike McIntyre: Jets facing tough calls under cash crunch. Soon, we'll see who will stay and who's taking off
  • Summer camp: Scheifele never too far from rink

On Tap

  • Winnipeg Jets 2019 first-round draft pick Ville Heinola.

    Winnipeg Jets 2019 first-round draft pick Ville Heinola.

    Young guns: The Winnipeg Jets open their 2019 Development Camp today at Bell MTS Iceplex. Practice sessions begin at 10 a.m. A total of 41 players — four goaltenders, 15 defencemen and 22 forwards — will show their stuff through Friday.
  • Home opener: The Winnipeg Blue Bombers play their first game of the season at IG Field on Thursday when they host the Edmonton Eskimos. Game time is 7:30 pm

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