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What you missed on Day 3 of the Rio Olympics

Silver medalist Kathleen Baker of the United States, gold medal medalist Katinka Hosszu of Hungary and bronze medalist's Kylie Masse of Canada and Yuanhui Fu of China pose on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Women's 100m Backstroke Final on Day 3 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 8, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Silver medalist Kathleen Baker of the United States, gold medal medalist Katinka Hosszu of Hungary and bronze medalist's Kylie Masse of Canada and Yuanhui Fu of China pose on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Women's 100m Backstroke Final on Day 3 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 8, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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LATEST NEWS

  • Canada’s Kylie Masse won the bronze medal in the women’s 100-metre backstroke. It’s Canada’s third medal in three days in the pool.
  • The Canadian women’s sevens rugby team won a bronze medal after defeating Great Britain 33-10.
  • Canada’s women’s basketball team comes back from 18 points down at one point in the second half to beat Serbia 71-67.
  • Eugenie Bouchard lost to Angelique Kerber in straight sets.
  • Canada finished fifth in the men’s quadruple sculls repechage Monday, failing to qualify for the final.


WHAT TO WATCH TODAY (ET)



Rugby

The Canadian women's sevens team won a bronze medal after defeating Great Britain 33-10. Britain had previously beaten Canada 22-0.

Canadian rugby player Kelly Russell celebrates with teammates after scoring.

Canadian rugby player Kelly Russell celebrates with teammates after scoring.

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Basketball

The women's basketball team, led by Kia Nurse, beat Serbia 71-67 to move to 2-0 in pool play. Canada beat China in the preliminary round by a score of 90-68.Canada, seeking its first podium finish in Olympic basketball, reached the quarter-finals in London 2012 and are determined to get a medal this time around.

Swimming

Kylie Masse of LaSalle, Ont., won the bronze medal in the 100-metre backstroke at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium. She finished in a tie for third with a Canadian record time of 58.76 seconds. giving Canada three medals in three days in the pool.

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Canada's Kylie Masse poses with her bronze medal on the podium of the Women's 100-metre Backstroke at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 8, 2016.

Canada’s Kylie Masse poses with her bronze medal on the podium of the Women’s 100-metre Backstroke at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 8, 2016.

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Her teammate Rachel Nicol of Lethbridge, Alta., came fifth in the women's 100-metre breaststroke.

Celebrated American swimmer Michael Phelps, meanwhile, finished second in the men's 200-metre butterfly seBrazil's newest sports hero makes unlikely rise from favela to top of podiummifinals with a time of 1:54.12.

Tennis

Eugenie Bouchard took on world no. 2 Angelique Kerber of Germany this morning, losing in straight sets. After her first round win, Gary Mason wrote that he was reminded of the old Genie.

Canada's Eugenie Bouchard returns to Sloane Stephens, of the United States, in first round women's singles tennis at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on AugUST 6, 2016.

Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard returns to Sloane Stephens, of the United States, in first round women’s singles tennis at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on AugUST 6, 2016.

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Field hockey

Canada lost to Argentina 3-1, its second loss in as many games.

Rowing

Canada finished a disappointing fifth in the men’s quadruple sculls repechage Monday, failing to qualify for the Olympic final as the rowing regatta resumed after high winds forced the postponement of Sunday’s races.

Men's beach volleyball

Canada's Josh Binstock and Sam Schachter lost 2-1 against Italy in preliminary men's beach volleyball action.


WHAT ABOUT TUESDAY?


  • Women’s platform synchro 10-metre finals (2 p.m.)
  • Women’s soccer vs. Germany (3 p.m.)
  • Men’s 81 kg judo semifinals and finals (3:30 p.m.)
  • Swimming, semifinals and finals: Men’s 100-metre freestyle semis, women’s 200-metre freestyle final, men’s 200-metre butterfly final, women’s 200-metre butterfly semis, men’s 200-metre breast stroke semis, women’s 200-metre IM final, men’s 800-metre freestyle relay final

WHAT YOU’VE MISSED


MORE FROM THE GLOBE

  • Penny Oleksiak’s silver medal in the 100-metre butterfly signals a bright future for Canadian swimming, Grant Robertson writes.
  • The glorious soccer played by the Brazil’s women’s team, and the failures of the men’s team, have made them new heroes in Brazilian soccer, Stephanie Nolen writes.

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