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Isinbayeva ‘positive’ after comeback

Pole vault world record-holder Yelena Isinbayeva eased her way back into action at the Russian Athletics Championships on Monday. The 31-year-old has already been selected for the 2013 World Championships at the Luzhniki Stadium next month, but she believes it is important to get some competitive practice under her belt…

Isinbayeva pleased with Russian return

MOSCOW: Russian pole vault star Yelena Isinbayeva said she was feeling good after Monday qualifying for the finals of the Russian athletics championships. Isinbayeva cleared the qualification mark of 4.10m at the second attempt in what was her first performance on home soil in a long time. “I have very…

Where are CWG poles, asks Vijaypal

NEW DELHI: Naturally,  Vijaypal Singh would dearly love to meet and congratulate the man who broke his national  pole vault record of 5.10 metres set over a quarter century ago. KP Benin, with the help of a borrowed fibre glass pole, leaped 5.13m in the Inter-Railway meet at the Tantya…