Isinbayeva quits with Coe broadside

2016-08-19 19:14

Two-time Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva has announced her retirement from athletics.

3 Russian stars who will miss Rio Games

2016-07-21 13:59

Three Russian star athletes who will miss the Rio Olympics after CAS dismissed an appeal against a ban on Russia's track and field team.

Isinbayeva insists Olympic hopes not dead

2016-06-22 08:48

Pole vault legend Yelena Isinbayeva defiantly claimed all hope of competing at the Rio Olympics is not lost after posting a world leading mark.

Injury puts Isinbayeva's return on hold

2016-02-06 22:13

Russian pole vault star Yelena Isinbayeva's intended return to competition after a break of over two years has been put on hold because of a leg injury.

Russia to limit Olympians?

2015-04-07 19:00

The Russian parliament is reportedly considering barring athletes from competing in more than two Olympic Games.

Isinbayeva out of retirment

2014-05-14 12:32

Russian's double Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva plans to go for a third gold in Rio in 2016 after the birth of her first child.

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's Rio pleas fail

2016-07-29 22:52

Two-time Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva says she has been refused after pleading with the IAAF to allow her to compete at the Rio Olympics.

Russian star applies to compete in Rio

2016-06-30 16:41

Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva has applied to the IAAF to compete at the Rio Olympics despite Russia's ban.

Isinbayeva to miss indoor season

2016-02-08 12:56

Yelena Isinbayeva will miss the remainder of the indoor season after tearing a muscle in her left leg, her coach Yevgeny Trofimov has said.

Russian athletes to compete under Olympic flag?

2015-11-17 18:11

The chances of Russian athletes competing under the Olympic flag in Rio are "total speculation" the IOC says.

Isinbayeva to make comeback

2015-02-10 14:35

Pole vault world-record holder Yelena Isinbayeva is planning to make a comeback ahead of next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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.

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