Isinbayeva 'misunderstood'

2013-08-17 08:49

Yelena Isinbayeva has attempted to play down the furore provoked by her anti-gay remarks, saying she was "misunderstood".

Isinbayeva completes fairytale

2013-08-13 20:30

Yelena Isinbayeva has thrilled a partisan home crowd as she landed her third and probably last world title of her illustrious career.

Isinbayeva to quit in 2 years

2012-04-17 14:26

Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva says the strain of training will force her to retire in two years.

Isinbayeva implodes again

2011-08-30 15:40

Yelena Isinbayeva extended her string of failures at major events when she failed at the World Championships in Daegu.

Richards tops IAAF shortlist

2009-11-10 16:35

Sanya Richards could cap her season with the athlete of the year award as the 400m star is on the final shortlist of the women's ballot.


Yelena vaulting to motherhood

2013-08-14 15:26

After winning her latest, and perhaps last, gold medal, Yelena Isinbayeva has almost immediately looked at the next challenge ahead.

Isinbayeva eyes retirement

2012-06-30 13:21

Women's pole vault icon Yelena Isinbayeva says she will retire after the 2013 home world championships in Moscow.

Isinbayeva breaks world record

2012-02-24 08:24

Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva broke her indoor world record, clearing 5.01 metres at the XL Galan meet.

Isinbayeva changes coach

2011-03-14 20:23

Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva has returned to her first coach Evgeniy Trofimov in a bid to relaunch her career.

Isinbayeva signs Chinese deal

2009-02-27 13:36

Russian pole vault queen Yelena Isinbayeva will sign a sponsorship deal next week with Chinese sportswear firm Li Ning.

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