Diana Matheson scored a last-gasp goal to earn Canada the Olympic bronze medal at the expense of France at the City of Coventry Stadium.s.
United States grabbed a last-gasp extra-time winner to beat Canada 4-3 and seal their place in the women's Olympics football final for the fifth successive tournament, while Japan moved to within one win of completing a Women's World Cup and Olympic double after surviving a late France onslaught to win their semi-final clash and reach the London 2012 final.
Great Britain's women's team were unable to continue a cycling-led gold rush as they crashed out of the Olympics with a 2-0 defeat to Canada in Coventry tonight.
Stephanie Houghton's third goal in three games saw Great Britain claim a memorable 1-0 victory over two-time Brazil at Wembley to top Group E and avoid a quarter-final clash with world champions Japan. Team GB will face Canada in the last eight, while USA take on New Zealand and Sweden meet France.
Brazil striker Cristiane pounced on a poor clearance late on to break New Zealand hearts with a 1-0 win at the Millennium Stadium, Wales.
North Korea's women's football team refused to start their match with Colombia on Wednesday night due to a dispute over a flag being displayed.
Great Britain's women's team kicked off the Olympic tournament in Cardiff with a 1-0 win against New Zealand.
Rachel Yankey came within inches of sending Team GB into their Olympic campaign on the back of a victory as the woodwork came to Sweden's rescue.
Coach Hope Powell is looking forward to seeing what her Great Britain team are made of ahead of Friday's Olympic preparation friendly with Sweden.