Duplantis tried to challenge Sergei Bubka's 26-year-old outdoor record of 6.14 meters, but failed to continue after one unsuccessful attempt at 6.15 meters as darkness set in.
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Badminton World Federation (BWF) President and Olympic gold medalist Poul-Erik Hoyer Larsen revealed on Thursday that he is receiving treatment after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.
He said he was looking forward to battling for his place alongside players such as Paul Pogba, Bruno Fernandes, Nemanja Matic and Fred.
The organizers designed a route with a 17km climb before the finish line, which seemed like it might bring about some interesting developments on the rugged, narrow mountain road.
"It was a delight to wear yellow. Hopefully I'll keep for a few more days. Let's first see how it goes tomorrow."
By winning the cup, the Tabriz-based team will directly participate in next year's AFC Champions League. Enditem
TEHRAN, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Tractor Sazi beat Esteghlal FC 3-2 on Thursday to win Iran's Hazfi Cup for the second time in the soccer club's history.
A source told Xinhua, they have paid 50 percents of the negotiated fees at the initial stage of the three-year circle.
In women's singles, top seed Pliskova of the Czech Republic was upset by France's Caroline Garcia in the second round.
"Germany has been the first nation to have three of its coaches among the final four in the Champions League," he added.
Despite the Bavarians having dominated the national and international stage, close competition is secured as domestic competitors such as RB Leipzig, Borussia Monchengladbach, Bayer Leverkusen and Borussia Dortmund have caught up over recent years.