The Dominican Republic's women's volleyball team earned a spot in the London Olympics by defeating Cuba 3-1 (25-18, 25-23, 27-29, 25-20) in the NORCECA Olympic qualification tournament on Saturday night.
With the bronze medal secured, the players rushed to mid court to celebrate.
The gold-medal drought in men's basketball for the Untied States at the Pan American Games will last at least another four years after a 71-55 loss to Mexico in Saturday's semifinals.
The United States held on to defeat the Dominican Republic 77-76 Wednesday in men's basketball in the opening Group B match for both teams at the Pan American Games.
The U.S. women's soccer team will play the Dominican Republic in its first game at the CONCACAF Olympic soccer qualifying tournament.
The United States women will play in Group B with Mexico, Guatemala and the Dominican Republic at the CONCACAF Olympic soccer qualifying tournament in January.
FIFA disagrees with the World Anti-Doping Agency over automatic two-year bans for first-time doping offenders, referring the dispute to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
For the second straight Pan American Games, the U.S. baseball team reached the gold medal game with a dramatic win over Mexico.