Tokyo Olympics: Canada defeats US 1-0 in women's soccer, to play Sweden in gold medal match

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Team Canada has defeated Team USA in women’s soccer 1-0, with a goal scored by 23-year-old Jessie Fleming on a penalty kick 74 minutes into play. They will play for the gold medal against Sweden.

Meanwhile, American gymnast Simone Biles will compete in the balance beam event after having withdrawn from a number of other individual events.

Canadian gymnast Ellie Black will compete in Tuesday’s balance beam final, the Canadian Olympic Committee confirmed Monday. Black pulled out of last Thursday’s women’s all-around final after she sprained her left ankle during training.

Sprinter Andre De Grasse was presented with his bronze medal Monday for the men’s 100-metres event on Sunday where he became the first Canadian male athlete to reach the podium at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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