Katie Ledecky earned her third win in as many nights at the U.S. Open, her first swim meet since the Tokyo Olympics and a cross-country move.
Olympic favorite Erin Jackson broke an eight-year-old American record in the 500m at a speed skating World Cup in Salt Lake City.
Sport climbing's popularity has risen in recent years as more climbers have turned out to scale walls indoors and out. Climbing's inclusion in the Olympics for the first time has given the sport a bit of a boost as well. “We’ve definitely seen some growth and just a peak in interest in the sport post-Olympics,” said Charlotte Bosley, chief marketing officer of El Cap Climbing Gym.
U.S. bobsled push athlete and Olympic hopeful Aja Evans was hospitalized in Germany on Friday after she suffered facial lacerations during a training accident. Evans is expected to be released Saturday, though it is unclear when she will be able to return to racing. But to U.S. coach Mike Kohn, that is a secondary part