U.S., Canada in same Olympic bracket
The U.S./Canada game is scheduled for Aug. 12.
Pool play runs from Aug. 6-14, the quarterfinals are set for Aug. 17, the semifinals are Aug. 18 with the gold and bronze medal games being played on Aug. 20.
Japan, Brazil and Australia and three teams to be determined through qualifying tournaments are in Group A.
Argentina, Belarus, Cameroon, China, Cuba, France, New Zealand, Nigeria, South Korea, Spain, Turkey and Venezuela are vying for the other five spots in the Olympics so the strength of the pools is hard to gauge until those five team are slotted in.