U.S. OUTLOOK: Two golds are expected, though the men are in more danger of being upset, having placed sixth at the 2002 worlds. On a break from the WNBA season, the women are fighting injuries and fatigue.
[Silver] Serbia & Montenegro
The U.S. is 109-2 in Olympic play since basketball was added in 1936.
The U.S. is 31-1 in Olympic play dating back to 1976.
U.S. OUTLOOK: Bleak. Andre Dirrell and Andre Ward are the only fighters with a serious shot at a gold medal. An aberration? The U.S. didn't win gold in the ring in Sydney, either.
48 kg (106 lbs.)
[Gold]Sergei Kazakov, Russia
[Silver]Yan Bartelemy, Cuba
[Bronze]Harry Tanamor, Philippines
[Bronze]Zou Shiming, China
This would be China's first medal in boxing.