Competing before an energized crowd of nearly 11,000, World champion Blanka Vlasic cleared 2.03m and made three solid attempts at a would-be World record of 2.09m at the Slobodna Dalmacija Women’s High Jump Meeting in her hometown of Split, Croatia on Sunday (21). “I’m very satisfied with the outcome because this time there was no […]
Meseret Defar of Ethiopia missed the indoor world record by less than half a second as she won the 5,000 meters at the GE Galan on Wednesday. Defar finished in 14 minutes, 24.85 seconds, just 0.48 seconds short of the record she set at the same venue last year. Cuba’s Dayron Robles won the 60-meter […]
Hustopece, Czech Republic – Two-time World champion Blanka Vlasic, her rival Ariane Friedrich and European indoor champion Ivan Ukhov will be headline attractions for next month’s 6th edition of the Moravia High Jump Tour. Vlasic, also the reigning World champion indoors, will commence her indoor season on 26 January in the eastern Moravian city of […]
By Symone Goss and Gary Smith, World-Track LONDON — Croatia’s high jump star Blanka Vlasic soared to victory at the IAAF World Championships in Osaka two-years-ago without a care in world, but she now admits to feeling a small degree of pressure in defending the crown. Vlasic will start as one of the favourites for […]
OSTRAVA — Olympic champion Dayron Robles made it win number two from two in the men’s 110m hurdles this outdoor season when he clocked a world-leading mark at the 48th Zlatá Tretra Ostrava Golden Spike – IAAF Grand Prix meeting on Wednesday.