Nicola Adams wins Olympic gold

Briton Nicola Adams.
Briton Nicola Adams. Credit: Nick Potts/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Nicola Adams has become the first women's Olympic gold medal winner in history after dispatching three-time world champion Ren Cancan in the flyweight final.


Team GB historic boxing gold

Nicola Adams sealed her golden moment with an Ali shuffle as she overwhelmed China's double world champion Ren Cancan 16-7 to be crowned the first ever Olympic women's boxing champion today.