Isinbayeva sets sights on Bubka’s record

Pole vault queen Yelena Isinbayeva, batteries fully recharged after she decided to take an indefinite sabbatical last April, has now set her sights on breaking Sergei Bubka’s mark of 35 world records.

Yelena Isinbayeva to take indefinite break

Struggling Russian Olympic pole vault champion and world record holder Yelena Isinbayeva said on Saturday she would take an indefinite break from competition.

Current pole vaulters lack technique: Sergey Bubka

Legendary pole vaulter Sergey Bubka reckons the 6.14m mark he set way back in 1994 still remains uneclipsed because his successors are not technically equipped enough.

Bolt wins and Isinbayeva breaks world record

Olympic and world champion Usain Bolt won the 100 metres with a late surge at the Weltklasse Golden League meeting on Friday while Russian Yelena Isinbayeva broke her own world record in the women`s pole vault.

Hooker on a high after gamble for glory pays off

Australian pole vaulter Steve Hooker showed why he could be the man to challenge Sergey Bubka`s world record after an astonishing win at the world championships in Berlin.

Poland`s Rogowska ends Isinbayeva`s streak

Poland`s Anna Rogowska upset struggling Russian world record holder Yelena Isinbayeva for the second time in a month when she won the women`s pole vault at the world athletics championships.