- American Sunisa Lee won a historic gold medal in the women’s individual all-around gymnastics final to seal a record-equaling sixth victory in the event for Team USA.
- USA's Simone Biles — who had been favored to win the event — dropped out to focus on her mental health.
- Hot weather is taking a toll on Olympic athletes, particularly in tennis, forcing organizers to push back matches today to cooler parts of the day.
- Meanwhile, Covid-19 concerns continue to loom large as two pole vaulters from Argentina and the US dropped out after testing positive.
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