LONDON - Three strikes for Canada on three medal chances Friday.
Shot put, men's trampoline and the men's rowing pair didn't yield a podium finish.
Canada's medal count remains at two silver, five bronze.
Canada remains in contention for a top-12 finish in the overall medal standings because of a large drop-off in medals won by countries outside the top 10.
_ The women's soccer team advances to the semifinals with 2-0 win over host Britain.
_ The women's basketball team is into the quarter-finals with a 79-73 win over Brazil.
_ Victoria's Ryan Cochrane posts third-fastest time in qualifying to advance to 1,500-metre freestyle final.
_ Calgary's Jessica Zelinka bounces back from rough high jump with a strong 200 metres to sit third in hepathlon.
_ Custio Clayton of Dartmouth, N.S., makes boxing quarter-finals in men's welterweight division.
_ Synchronized diving bronze winners Jennifer Abel of Laval, Que., and Emilie Heymans of St-Lambert, Que., qualify fourth and sixth for the individual springboard semifinals.
_ Shot put medal contender Dylan Armstrong of Kamloops, B.C., throws well off his personal best and finishes fifth.
_ Jason Burnett of Nobleton, Ont., makes a fatal mistake on his second manouvre in the men's trampoline final to fall out of contention. Burnett was a silver medallist in 2008.
_ The rowing men's pair of Victoria's Dave Calder and Scott Fransen of Kelowna, B.C., finish sixth.
Victoria's Ryan Cochrane in the pool and Karen Cockburn of Stouffville, Ont., and Rosannagh MacLennan of King City, Ont., on the trampoline are Canada's top medal contenders on Day 8.
No Repeat Performance For Calder And Frandsen
Canada's David Calder, right, and Scott Frandsen race in the men's pair final at Eton Dorney during the 2012 Summer Olympics in Dorney, England on Friday, August 3, 2012. Canada placed sixth.
Not Strong Enough
Dylan Armstrong of Canada raises his arms after qualifying for the final during preliminary Shot Put competition at the Olympic Games in London on Friday August 3, 2012. Armstrong would go on to finish fifth in the finals.
Freestyling To The Finals
Canada's Ryan Cochrane reacts after competing in a men's 1500-meter freestyle swimming heat at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Friday, Aug. 3, 2012. Cochrane will go on to the finals on August the 4th.
Going Down... Hard
Canada's Jason Burnett, from Etoibicoke, Ont., performs in the men's trampoline qualifications at 2012 Summer Olympics Friday, August 3, 2012 in London. Burnett would finish last after falling during his routine.
Federer's In The Finals
Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates after defeating Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, London at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, Aug. 3, 2012.
Canada Beats Brazil
Canada's Lizanne Murphy (12) and Brazil's Damiris Dantas, right, struggle over the ball during a preliminary women's basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, in London.
Can Abel Do It Again?
Jennifer Abel of Canada dives during women's 3-meter springboard diving preliminaries at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Friday, Aug. 3, 2012. Abel finished 4th in the preliminary rounds.
Emilie Heymans from Canada competes during the Women's 3-meter springboard diving preliminaries at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Friday, Aug. 3, 2012. Heymans finished 6th in the preliminary rounds.
Clayton Handles Hammond
Canada's Custio Clayton, right, reacts after defeating Australia's Cameron Hammond, left, in a men's welterweight 69-kg preliminary boxing match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, in London. Clayton will advance to the quarterfinals to take on Britain's Freddie Evans.
Missy 'The Missile' Franklin
United States' Missy Franklin starts in the women's 200-meter backstroke final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Friday, Aug. 3, 2012. She set a world record in the 200 backstroke Friday with a time of 2 minutes, 4.06 seconds for her third gold and fourth medal overall at the London Olympics.
See Ya In The Semi-Finals USA
Canada's Carmelina Moscato, foreground, checks on teammate Melissa Tancredi following a collision during their quarterfinal women's soccer match with Britain at the 2012 London Summer Olympics, in Coventry, England, Friday, Aug. 3, 2012. Canada shut out Britain 2-0 and will take on the U.S. Monday, Aug. 6th 2012.