American star Shani Davis set the track record in winning the men's 1,000 meters yesterday at the speedskating World Cup in Calgary, Alberta.
Davis finished in 1 minute, 6.91 seconds at the Olympic Oval, well ahead of Lee Kyou-Hyuk of South Korea in 1:07.61. Denny Morrison of Canada was third in 1:07.77.
Christine Nesbitt of Canada won the women's 1,000-meter race in 1:14.03. Nesbitt also teamed with Kristina Groves and Brittany Schussler to set a world record in the team pursuit.
Vonn falls short. Lindsey Vonn's bid for three World Cup wins in three days came up just short when Elisabeth Goergl of Austria edged her in the super-G in Lake Louise, Alberta.
Vonn finished just 0.03 seconds behind Goergl's winning time of 1:21.91. Ingrid Jacquemod of France was third in 1:22.93.
Janka's trifecta. Switzerland's Carlo Janka won the giant slalom on the Birds of Prey Course in Beaver Creek, Colo., to become the first man in more than 21/2 years with three consecutive World Cup victories.
Ted Ligety of Park City, Utah, finished fourth. Teammate Bode Miller skied off on the first run.
Olympics-bound. World luge champion Erin Hamlin of the United States is going to the Olympics.
Hamlin, of Remsen, N.Y., finished fifth in a World Cup race in Altenberg, Germany, officially locking up her second trip to the Olympics by meeting one of USA Luge's selection criteria.
The rest of the U.S. team for the Vancouver Games will be announced Dec. 18.