Rio 2016: Women’s soccer tournament schedule

The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil officially get underway on Wednesday with the women’s soccer tournament kicking off the festivities.

While fans will have to wait until Friday for the Opening Ceremony, today’s competition kicks off at noon ET.

Highlighting the first day of action are appearances from the United States women’s soccer team, which takes on New Zealand in Belo Horizonte, and the host nation Brazil, led by star forward Marta, taking on China.

Here is the full schedule for today’s opening action:

Group E
Sweden-South Africa (Olympic Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, 13.00)
Brazil-China PR (Olympic Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, 16.00)

Group F
Canada-Australia (Corinthians Arena, Sao Paulo, 15.00)
Zimbabwe-Germany (Corinthians Arena, Sao Paulo, 18.00)

Group G
USA-New Zealand (Mineirao, Belo Horizonte, 19.00)
France-Colombia (Mineirao, Belo Horizonte, 22.00)

(All times local)

The full schedule for the Rio Olympics women’s soccer tournament can be seen below:

GROUP E
Aug. 3 in Rio de Janeiro
Sweden vs. South Africa
Aug. 3 in Rio de Janeiro
Brazil vs. China
Aug. 6 in  Rio de Janeiro
South Africa vs. China
Aug. 6 in  Rio de Janeiro
Brazil vs. Sweden
Aug. 9 in Manaus
Brazil vs. South Africa
Aug. 9 in Brasilia
China vs. Sweden

GROUP F
Aug. 3 in Sao Paulo
Canada vs. Australia
Aug. 3 in Sao Paulo
Zimbabwe vs. Germany
Aug. 6 in Sao Paulo
Canada vs. Zimbabwe
Aug. 6 in Sao Paulo
Germany vs. Australia
Aug. 9 in Brasilia
Germany vs. Canada
Aug. 9 in Salvador
Australia vs. Zimbabwe

GROUP G
Aug. 3 in Belo Horizonte
USA vs. New Zealand
Aug. 3 in Belo Horizonte
France vs. Colombia
Aug. 6 in Belo Horizonte
USA vs. France
Aug. 6 in Belo Horizonte
Colombia vs. New Zealand
Aug. 9 in Manaus
USA vs. Colombia
Aug. 9 in Salvador
New Zealand vs. France

QUARTERFINALS
Aug. 12 in Brasilia
Game 1: 1G vs. 3E/F
Aug. 12 in Salvador
Game 2: 1E vs. 2F
Aug. 12 in Sao Paulo
Game 3: 1F vs. 2G
Aug. 12 inBelo Horizonte
Game 4: 1E vs. 3F/G

SEMIFINALS
Aug. 16 in Rio de Janeiro
Game 5: Game 1 winner vs. Game 4 winner
Aug. 16 inBelo Horizonte
Game 6: Game 2 winner vs. Game 3 winner

BRONZE-MEDAL GAME
Aug. 19 in Sao Paulo
Game 5 loser vs. Game 6 loser

GOLD-MEDAL GAME
Aug. 19 in Rio de Janeiro
Game 5 winner vs. Game 6 winner

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