Joshua to go for gold in Olympic boxing final

Anthony Joshua's bid for Olympic gold has moved a step closer after he eased through the super heavyweight semi-finals to set-up a final meeting against defending champion, Roberto Cammarelle.

The 22-year-old British boxer spoke to the BBC immediately after his dual:

It (the ExCeL Arena) was the best atmosphere I've ever boxed in.

I was determined to get the win.

My focus is now on the final.

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London Olympics day fourteen

In the women's 4x100 metre relay, the USA smashed a world record that has stood for more than 25 years. For Britain their golden touch seems, temporarily, to have deserted them.