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2006-08-12 12:38:38

By Patrick Vignal GOTHENBURG, Sweden (Reuters) - Russia's Yelena Isinbayeva completed her set of pole vault titles by winning gold at the European championships on Saturday.

2006-08-12 12:09:32

GOTHENBURG, Sweden (Reuters) - Russia's Yelena Isinbayeva completed her set of pole vault titles by winning gold at the European championships on Saturday.

2006-08-11 21:02:20

By Oliver Grassman GOTHENBURG, Sweden (Reuters) - Pole vault supremo Yelena Isinbayeva will be the overwhelming favorite in Saturday's final at the European championships as she bids for the only title missing from her collection.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.