August 07, 2016

SAO PAULO, Brazil (AP) Janine Beckie scored twice and Christine Sinclair had her 10th Olympic goal as Canada defeated Zimbabwe 3-1 Saturday at the Rio de Janeiro Games.

Sinclair's penalty kick in the 19th minute moved her into a tie for second on the all-time Olympic list, alongside Germany's Birgit Prinz. Brazil's Cristiane holds the record with 13.

In the group opener against Australia, Beckie scored in the first 20 seconds for the fastest Olympic goal in Canada's 2-0 victory. Her goals against Zimbabwe came in the seventh and 35th minutes.

Canada, which won the bronze medal at the London Games, is ranked No. 10 in the world.

Mavis Chirandu scored in the 86th minute for Zimbabwe, which fell 6-1 to Germany in its Olympic debut.

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