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2009-03-02 08:06:00

BEIJING, March 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On March 2, 2009, Elena Isinbaeva, the Russian pole vaulter who was the Olympic gold medalist in 2004 and 2008, the nominee of IAAF female athlete of the year for three times and 26 time world record breaker, formally signed an agreement with LI-NING and became one of the most dazzling stars among the rich international sports resources of LI-NING.

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.

2006-07-28 17:01:15

By Alison Wildey LONDON (Reuters) - Joint 100 meters world record holder Asafa Powell stretched his unbeaten run to 11 races this year with victory in 9.91 seconds at the London grand prix on Friday.

2006-07-08 14:37:20

By Bob Ramsak PARIS (Reuters) - Joint world record holder Asafa Powell displayed his dominance in the men's 100 meters and Marion Jones successfully continued her comeback with victory in the women's event at a Golden League meeting on Saturday.

2006-03-11 13:41:22

By Alison Wildey MOSCOW (Reuters) - The world indoor championships came to life on Saturday as the hosts just kept on winning.

2006-03-11 06:17:09

By Alison Wildey MOSCOW (Reuters) - American Terrence Trammell got his bid for a second medal at the world indoor championships off to a flying start on Saturday by winning his 60 meters hurdles heat.

2006-01-26 20:59:53

By Gene Cherry RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - Shot putters may be some of the biggest guys in athletics but they are just small change in the eyes of sponsors, world champion Adam Nelson believes. Just look at the list of Nelson's current sponsors.

2005-11-17 15:06:22

By Gennady Fyodorov MOSCOW (Reuters) - Olympic pole vault champion and world record holder Yelena Isinbayeva has split with her coach of eight years Yevgeny Trofimov, Russia's athletics chief said on Thursday.


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