Rio Olympics: Women's soccer schedule

Women's soccer gets an early start at the Rio Olympics with three doubleheaders on Wednesday. The USA opens in Belo Horizonte against New Zealand, which it has faced in the two Olympics, winning 2-0 in the 2012 quarterfinals and 4-0 in the 2008 group stage. Just 5,000 tickets have been sold at the 60,000-seat Mineirao Stadium for the Group G doubleheader that concludes with France-Colombia. Other games to watch: Brazil-China in Rio de Janeiro and Australia-Canada in Sao Paulo.

2016 Olympics, Women's Soccer
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 in Belo 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 in Belo 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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