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Team USA's Caleb Dressel, Bowen Becker and Blake Pieroni of Team USA celebrate after winning gold in the men's 4x100-meter freestyle relay on day three of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Tokyo Aquatics Centre on July 26, 2021 in Japan. Photo: Abbie Parr/Getty Images

There was plenty of Olympics action on day three of the Tokyo Games Monday.

The big picture: Highlights for the U.S. included Caeleb Dressel leading Team USA to Olympic gold in the 4x100-meter freestyle relay and Regan Smith setting a new swimming record. Outside U.S. success, Japan's Momiji Nishiya, 13, won the inaugural Olympic women's skateboarding gold — one of the Games' youngest ever winners.

Luka Doncic #77, of Team Slovenia and the Dallas Mavericks, grabs a rebound on July 26 against Argentina during the first half of their game at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Doncic scored 31 points in the first-half alone. Photo: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images
Romania's Sonia Ursu (L) fights for the ball with Mongolia's Khulan Onolbaatar during the women's first round 3x3 basketball match between Mongolia and Romania at the Aomi Urban Sports Park in Tokyo on July 26. Photo: Andrej Isakovic/AFP via Getty Images
France's Enzo Lefort (L) competes against Japan's Toshiya Saito in the men's individual foil qualifying bout at the Makuhari Messe Hall in Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture, Japan, on July 26. Photo: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images
American pitcher Ally Carda as Team USA takes on Japan at Yokohama Baseball Stadium in the final game of pool play on July 26. Photo: Ina Fried/Axios
Japan's pitcher Yamato Fujita during the July 26 game with the U.S. Both teams have already clinched a spot in the gold medal game that's scheduled for Tuesday, Axios' Ina Fried reports. Photo: Ina Fried/Axios
Norway's Richard Andre Ordemann (Blue) and Jordan's Saleh Elsharabaty compete in the taekwondo men's 80kg elimination round bout during the Tokyo Games at the Makuhari Messe Hall on July 26. Photo: Javier Soriano/AFP via Getty Images
Australia's Ariarne Titmus and Team USA's Katie Ledecky react after winning the gold and silver medals, respectively, in the Women's 400m Freestyle Final at Tokyo Aquatics Centre on July 26. Photo: Al Bello/Getty Images
Belgium's Thibaut Vervoort (R) fights for the ball with China's Hu Jinqiu during the men's first round 3x3 basketball match between Belgium and China at the Aomi Urban Sports Park in Tokyo on July 26. Photo: Andrej Isakovic/AFP via Getty Images
Japan's Momiji Nishiya, 13, competes during the inaugural Women's Street Final at Ariake Urban Sports Park ahead of winning gold on July 26. Photo: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images
Team USA's Regan Smith on her way to setting a new Women's 100m backstroke record time of 57.86 in the semifinal at Tokyo Aquatics Centre on July 26. Photo: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Argentina'sDiego Simonet (C) is challenged during the men's Preliminary Round Group A handball match between Argentina and Germanyat the Yoyogi National Stadium in Tokyo on July 26. Photo: Martin Bernetti/AFP via Getty Images
Slovakia's Yang Wang competes against Australia's Dave Powell during his men's singles round 2 table tennis match at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium during the Games on July 26. Photo: Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP via Getty Images
Axios' Ina Fried's view from inside the gymnastics center:
Inside the Ariake Gymnastics Center ahead of the men's team final. Photo: Ina Fried/Axios
Yul Moldauer performs on the rings in the men's team final on Monday. Photo: Ina Fried/Axios
The U.S. men's gymnastics team performs on the vault in the team final. Photo: Ina Fried/Axios
The U.S. men's gymnastic team performs on the vault in the team final. Photo: Ina Fried/Axios
Shane Wiskus competes at the men's team final in Tokyo. Photo: Ina Fried/Axios

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Editor's note: This article has been updated with more photos and details from the Games.

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In photos: Cyclo-cross World Cup in Fayetteville

Raylyn Nuss of USA at the begining of the elite women's race. Photo: Worth Sparkman/Axios

Worth here with a few thoughts and pics from yesterday's World Cup Cyclo-cross held in Fayetteville.

My thought bubble: This may be the most underrated sport in the U.S.

  • Yes, it rained. And yes, it was muddy, and yes even a little cold at the end.

But this is a good, fun time for all ages. There's drama, showmanship, fierce athletic grit, and my oh my, can these women and men ride bikes.

  • There's a level of camaraderie among those watching I haven't seen in another sport. It was probably the mud.
  • As I heard one spectator shout at the end of the last race: "We should do this every Wednesday!"

The bottom line: Start planning now to attend the 2022 Union Cycliste Internationale World Championship held in Fayetteville Jan. 28–30.

Gaming CEO calls on industry to help fight climate change

"Catalyst Black." Screenshot: Super Evil Megacorp

Gaming CEO Kristian Segerstrale is calling on leaders in his industry to take action on climate change, after completing a $1.4 million fundraising campaign this summer.

Why it matters: Gaming's pandemic-fueled boom creates an opportunity, and maybe even an obligation, to do some good.

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U.S. releases updated vaccination, testing rules for foreign travelers

Photo: Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images

Foreign travelers will be allowed entry to the U.S. beginning Nov. 8 if they can provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination with a shot authorized by the World Health Organization and a negative test within three days of departure, the White House announced Monday.

Why it matters: The updated guidance, which exempts children under the age of 18 from the vaccine requirement, is intended to provide further clarity for airlines and foreign nationals who have been restricted from traveling to the U.S. since early 2020.

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