The Brazilian Olympic Committee says boxing officials have turned down its request to review the result of the Olympic final.
Katie Taylor gave her vociferous Irish fans a thrill, and Claressa Shields beat down someone twice her age. Yes, the women boxers proved they belong on the biggest stage.
Dean Randazzo and Shea Lopez talk gold medal chances
Dutchman Robert Gesink won the difficult seventh stage of the Tour of California on Saturday to take a 46-second lead in the overall standings into the largely ceremonial final leg.
Jordyn Wieber and coach John Geddert weren't even looking at the scoreboard, so sure were they that the gold had gone to someone else.
John Teller of the United States won his first career World Cup ski cross event Friday to take the lead in the overall standings.
Lance Armstrong, Bradley Wiggins and Andy Schleck have some catching up to do in Thursday's time-trial stage if they hope to contend for a podium position at the Tour de France.
Luis-Leon Sanchez of Spain has won the Paris-Nice race, overcoming two punctures and a late challenge by Alberto Contador in the final stage.
Originally inspired by the athletes at the 1996 Summer Olympics, Newnan sprinter Chalonda Goodman now envisions Olympic glory for herself in 2012
FIFA is expected to propose Olympic-style bidding for future World Cup finals following a landmark review by soccer's governing body of how its showpiece event is awarded, sources said on Thursday.
Andrea Henkel of Germany overcame poor shooting with strong skiing in the 12.5-kilometer mass start race on Sunday to clinch her first overall World Cup biathlon title.
Norway's Aksel Lund Svindal won the season's final giant slalom Saturday to capture the discipline title and overtake Benjamin Raich for the lead in the overall standings.
Austria's Nicole Hosp won the slalom Saturday, passing Marlies Schild for the women's overall World Cup points lead with one race to go.
Marlies Schild's third-place finish in the super-G gave her a 70-point lead for the overall World Cup title.
Renate Goetschl won the season's final downhill Wednesday, and Austrian teammate Marlies Schild increased her lead in the overall World Cup standings by finishing second.
Sandra Kiriasis beat Shauna Rohbock of the United States on Saturday at a bobsled World Cup, sending the women's doubles season title down to the final race.