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Women's soccer highlights from Day 7 - Canada beats Britain

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A volunteer holds up a big ball as he prepares to kicks it to the fans prior to the quarter-final women's soccer match between Britain and Canada at the 2012 London Summer Olympics, in Coventry, England, Friday, Aug. 3, 2012.

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Britain's Sophie Bradley, left, jumps for the ball with Canada's Jonelle Filigno. Canada won the match 2-0.

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Jonelle Filigno, left, battles for the ball against Britain's Anita Asante, right.

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Filigno, second from left, celebrates her goal against Britain with Canadian teammates.

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Canada's Desiree Scott, right, battles for the ball against Britain's Kim Little.

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Christine Sinclair, center, avoids a tackle from Britain's Sophie Bradley.

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Canada's Christine Sinclair celebrates her goal against Britain during their quarterfinal women's soccer match.

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Christine Sinclair, left, slides towards her teammates while celebrating after scoring their second goal against Britain.

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Japan's Yuki Ogimi celebrates scoring on Brazil in their women's quarter final soccer match at Millennium Stadium in Cardiff. Japan defeated Brazil 2-0 in the quarter-final.


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Brazil's Marta drives the ball through Japan's Kawasumi and Kumagai.


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United States' Megan Rapinoe, left, vies for the ball with New Zealand's Ali Riley during their women's quarter-final soccer match at St James' Park in Newcastle, England. The United States won the game 2-0.


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USA's Sydney Leroux (R) celebrates scoring against New Zealand with teammate Heather O'Reilly.


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France's Eugenie le Sommer (9) and Sweden's Lisa Dahlkvist (7) challenge for the ball as France's Marie-Laure Delie (11), Louisa Necib (14) and Elise Bussaglia (15) look on. France won the match 2-1.

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