World Cup key dates

• Saturday: World Cup begins,

including host Canada vs.

China in Edmonton

• June 8: First Team USA

match in Group D vs.

Australia in Winnipeg

• June 12: Team USA vs.

Sweden in Winnipeg

• June 16: Team USA vs.

Nigeria in Vancouver

• June 20-23: Round of 16

• June 26-27: Quarterfinals

• June 30, July 1: Semifinals,

Montreal and Edmonton

• July 5: Final in Vancouver