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Key Facts

Top medal sports
(pre-2012)

Capital

Ottawa

Population

34,300,000

Size

9,900,000km²

Languages

  • English
  • French

Canada profile on BBC News

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
1 5 12
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
3 9 6
Athens 2004
Gold Silver Bronze
3 6 3

Canada's women's football team Late strike seals Canada bronze

Canada score an injury-time winner to defeat France 1-0 and claim bronze in the women's Olympic football tournament.

9 Aug 12

Abby Wambach scores for USA Last-gasp USA into football final

Women's Football

6 Aug 12

Alex Morgan scores in the last minute of extra-time as the USA defeat Canada 4-3 to reach the Olympics women's football final.

Jack Laugher Mixed fortunes for Team GB divers

Two-time world and European champion Jack Laugher is surprisingly eliminated in the 3m springboard preliminaries.

Tiffany Foster competes at the London Olympics Canada fury as horse disqualified

Team Jumping

5 Aug 12

The Canadian showjumping team is furious as Tiffany Foster's horse is disqualified because of an injury.

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Canada at the Olympics

36 London 2012 ranking

19 Beijing 2008 ranking

1900 First Olympic appearance

Top Medal Sports at London 2012

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Rank
Gymnastics - Trampoline 1 0 0 RANK 2
Rowing 0 2 0 RANK 10
Canoe Sprint 0 1 2 RANK 11
View the London 2012 medal table for Canada