Want to do things that nobody has seen before and I've made a good start, says pole vault record holder Armand Duplantis
Armand Duplantis spoke about his 2020, the weight of expectations at just 21 and the upcoming Tokyo Olympics.
Duplantis cleared 6 meters, 15 centimeters (20 feet, 2 inches) at the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea meet in Rome with his second attempt, besting Bubka's mark of 6.14 meters (20 feet, 1 1/2 inches) set in Sestriere in July 1994.
Pole vaulter Armand Duplantis fails to breach 6.19metre mark eight days after setting new world record
Armand Duplantis failed in three attempts at 6.19 metres, eight days after beating his own best mark to take the record to 6.18 metres.
IAAF president Sebastian Coe says world governing body has made progress on Russian doping, leveling female playing field
Coe, who won 1500m Olympic golds for Britain in 1980 and 1984, beat legendary former Ukrainian pole vaulter Sergey Bubka to take over as head of the International Association of Athletics Federations from the now-disgraced Senegalese Lamine Diack in 2015.
US Championships: Allyson Felix misses out on qualifying for Worlds; Fred Kerley stuns Michael Norman for gold in Men's 400m
It will be the first time Felix has not entered an individual event at a major championships, ending a sequence of appearances that stretches all the way back to 2003.
Sergio Cabral, a former governor of Rio de Janeiro, said at a court in Brazil that Popov as well as Bubka received bribes in exchange for supporting the city as host to the 2016 Olympic Games.
The 19th edition of the prestigious Laureus World Sports Awards will be held in Monaco on 18 February, 2018. Last year, tennis great Roger Federer won the Laureus Sportsman of the Year award for a record fifth time.
A glittering collection of the greatest sportsmen, sportswomen and teams have been nominated for this year's Laureus World Sports Awards, following a global vote by the world's media.
Mumbai Marathon 2018: From senior citizens to fitness trainers, how the maximum city gears up to run
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Bubka played the sport in an era where there was no technology to guide the athletes. But his technique and his mind helped him be better and soar higher than all of his compeititors.
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Athletics legends Sebastian Coe and Sergey Bubka comforted distraught French pole vault star Renaud Lavillenie after he was booed for the second day by a hostile Brazilian crowd on the Olympic medal podium.
'Shameful wake-up call': IAAF slaps provisional ban on Russia for doping cover-ups; could miss out on Rio 2016
Russian Sports Minister Mutko said before the council meeting to stress that Moscow was ready to "create a new anti-doping organisation" were the IAAF or WADA to demand it.
The report from a WADA commission that has been probing media allegations of widespread doping and deception in Russia — host of soccer's next World Cup — said even the country's intelligence service, the FSB, was involved
The crisis engulfing IAAF first erupted with allegations of doping aired in a German TV documentary in December 2014.
Diack, the former head of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), was placed under formal investigation in France earlier this week
Britain's Sebastian Coe beat Sergey Bubka in a tight vote to become the new president of world athletics body - the IAAF.