Women’s soccer team advances
Canada’s women’s soccer team guaranteed its best finish at the Summer Universiade in the sport after defeating the Czech Republic 2-1 in quarter-final action Wednesday in Gwangju, South Korea. The club, that includes Capers star Karolyne Blain, will now face Russia on Friday. The other semifinal features Japan and France. Another Capers athlete, men’s basketball player Christian Affolter, picked up a 57-48 win over Chile as a member of the Swiss national team. Switzerland (1-3) plays the United States on Thursday.