Roberto Mancini thinks Carlos Tevez will be back to his best this season after the Argentine's spectacular goal helped Manchester City to a 3-2 victory over Chelsea in the Community Shield.
Manfred Moelgg and Giorgio Rocca gave Italy a 1-2 finish in a men's World Cup slalom on Sunday.
World No. 2 Germany rediscovered its best form to reach the semifinals in men's Olympic field hockey with an imposing 3-1 victory over New Zealand in Pool A on Tuesday.
Japan's Yoko Shibui won the Berlin Marathon Sunday in a course-record 2 hours, 19 minutes, 41 seconds, the fourth-best time for a woman at the distance.
Dwight Phillips led a 1-2 U.S. finish in the men's long jump Thursday, jumping 28 feet, 2¼ inches on his first try to win the gold medal. NCAA champ John Moffitt was second with a personal best of 27-9.5.
Ivan Brugnetti of Italy pulled away over the final 2,000 meters Friday to win the Olympic gold medal in the men's 20-kilometer walk.