Official French documents will no longer force women to reveal their marital status by requiring them to choose the title Mademoiselle or Madame.
Britain's Mo Farah won the 5,000 metres title and his second Olympic gold medal with a sensational late charge today amid deafening roars from a crowd witnessing another contender for the greatest moment of the Games.
Serbia's Novak Djokovic cemented his place as the world's top tennis player when he dethroned Roger Federer in an enthralling showdown at the ATP World Tour Finals, grinding down the Swiss to take the title 7-6 7-5.
Tiger Woods ended his two and a half year drought on the PGA Tour when he won the Arnold Palmer Invitational by five strokes on Sunday, sending a warning signal to his rivals ahead of next month's Masters.
World number one Novak Djokovic defeated Britain's Andy Murray 6-1 7-6 to win the Sony Ericsson Open for the second consecutive year on Sunday.
Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce proved to be the sprint queen of the track once again when she retained her Olympic 100 metres title today.