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Result: Canada 3-0 South Africa

Christine Sinclair inspires Canada to a 3-0 victory over South Africa in Group F.

Canada returned to winning ways in Group F following a 3-0 victory over South Africa in Coventry.

It was Canada who started the match the better, with Kaylyn Kyle causing problems down the South African right side, but all too often her final ball was lacking.

Canada did take the lead, however, after just seven minutes when Melissa Tancredi tapped home from close range.

It might have been two when Christine Sinclair struck an effort from a wide position, but Thokozile Mndaweni pushed the strike onto the crossbar and behind.

Canada continued to push for the second late in the half with Kyle coming close, while the South African threat came from the direct running of Portia Modise.

For all Canada's dominance, they could have been level when Mpumi Nyandeni latched onto a defensive mix-up late in the half, but she could only find the crossbar from close range.

It was South Africa who started the second period the better, and Andisiwe Mgoyi missed a wonderful chance with 55 minutes on the clock.

They continued to play the better football as the match advanced, but Sinclair tested the palms of Mndaweni before eventually scoring her side's second with a tap-in just before the hour mark.

Sinclair added her second of the game in the latter stages to secure goal number 140 for her country - and all the points.

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Monday's key events


ATHLETICS
· There are no Brits in the women's 100m hurdles final, but Puerto Rico's Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, fresh from breaking the Olympic record in the semis, will hope to pip world record holder Kendra Harrison to gold (3.50am)
· The women's 5000m final also has no Team GB representation, but two-time world champion Hellen Obiri of Kenya will be looking to add an Olympic gold to her list of honours (1.40pm)

SAILING
· The women's skiff 49er FX (6.33am) and men's skiff 49er (7.33am) come to their conclusion, with Team GB involved in both medal races

FOOTBALL
· A place in the women's gold medal match is up for grabs, starting with an all-North American semi-final between United States and Canada (9am)
· Australia, who edged past Team GB's in a seven-goal quarter-final thriller, take on Sweden in the second semi-final (12pm)

CYCLING
· The track cycling schedule gets underway, with Team GB holding a particular interest in the team pursuit qualifying. Laura Kenny is part of the women's team (7.54am), while the men's team includes Ed Clancy (9.02am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· The Gadirova twins Jessica and Jennifer will both take part in the women's floor final as they look to add to their team bronze (9.57am)

WEIGHTLIFTING
· Newly-crowned European champion Emily Campbell flies the flag for Great Britain in the women's +87kg, but faces stiff competition for medals from China's Li Wenwen and New Zealand's Laurel Hubbard (11.50am)

HOCKEY
· The women's hockey quarter-finals begin, with Team GB last up against Spain (1pm)

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