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Texas' Kaitlin Petrillose broke the college women's pole vault record Friday night, clearing 15 feet, 1 inch in the NCAA Division I Indoor Track and Field Championships.
When an undernourished baby deer popped up on her property, Olympic pole vault gold medalist and animal lover Jenn Suhr nursed her back to health.
Jenn Suhr of the United States won the gold medal in the women's pole vault on Monday, ending Russian Yelena Isinbayeva's bid for a third straight Olympic title.
Jenn Suhr cleared 15 feet, 1 inch to win the women's pole vault in the U.S. track trials for a return trip to the Olympics.
Carmelita Jeter of the United States won the women's 100 meters at the world championships on Monday, while the men's 110-meter hurdles ended in controversy with apparent race winner Dayron Robles of Cuba disqualified.
Abubaker Kaki of Sudan took the men's 1,000-meter race Tuesday and Svetlana Feofanova of Russia won the women's pole vault at the indoor XL Galan meet.
Lim Eun-ji, South Korea's record-holder in the women's pole vault, has been suspended for three months after testing positive for a prohibited substance, the country's doping watchdog said Tuesday.
Jacob Pauli won the men's pole vault, Jennifer Robinson captured the women's high jump and Lindsay Biermann won the women's javelin Friday at the Kansas Relays.
Yelena Isinbayeva of Russia beat rival Jenn Stuczynski of the United States to win her second consecutive Olympic pole vault gold medal.
Asafa Powell ran his fastest 100 meters of the season Tuesday and Yelena Isinbayeva broke her own record in the women's pole vault to highlight the Herculis Super Grand Prix meet.
Yelena Isinbayeva broke her own indoor world record in the women's pole vault Saturday, clearing 16 feet, 2 3/4 inches. It was the Russian's 21st world record.
Russia's Yelena Isinbayeva broke her own indoor mark in the women's pole vault Saturday.
Yelena Isinbayeva completed her collection of gold medals from major meets Saturday when she won the women's pole vault at the European Championships.
Yelena Isinbayeva broke another world pole vault record at the World Track and Field Championships.
Yelena Isinbayeva broke the women's Olympic Stadium pole vault record Tuesday with a leap of 15 feet, 8.5 inches to win a $10,000 diamond at the DN Galan track and field meet.