Armand Duplantis narrowly failed in his ambition of setting a third consecutive world pole vault record in the space of 12 days here tonight.
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Armand Duplantis, who has twice improved the world pole vault record in the space of a week, will seek an extraordinary hat-trick here tomorrow evening as the illustrious Meeting Hauts-de-France Pas-de-Calais in Liévin makes its debut in the World Athletics Indoor Tour.
All but two players from the United States Olympic ice hockey team that beat the Soviet Union in the 1980 match known as the 'Miracle on Ice' will gather for a 40th anniversary celebration in Las Vegas next weekend.
Suzanne Schulting remained on course for the 1000 metres win that could enable her to win the overall International Skating Union Short Track World Cup title at the fifth series event at the Energieverbund Arena in Dresden tonight.
Egypt won six of the 10 titles on offer in the junior men’s freestyle competition at the African Wrestling Federation Championships in Algiers, with home wrestlers taking home two golds.
Kata was to the fore on the opening day of competition at the African Karate Federation (UFAK) Senior and Junior Championships at Tangier in Morocco.
Nigeria made a triumph of the first World Para Powerlifting World Cup to be held in Africa as they finished the event in their capital of Abuja tonight with a total of 28 senior and 17 junior medals.
Germany’s defending champion Dimitrij Ovtcharov will seek a sixth title at the European Table Tennis Union (ETTU) Europe Top 16 Cup, which starts tomorrow in the Swiss town of Montreux.
Nike’s new chief executive John Donohoe, who has recently visited China, admitted that sales and production there had been affected by measures introduced to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Kazakhstan and Poland will go head-to-head for a place in the final round of Beijing 2022 qualifying on Sunday after both maintained their 100 per cent records today in their International Ice Hockey Federation (IHHF) Olympic pre-qualification round three group.
Hanyu’s “most perfect performance” sets record short programme score at ISU Four Continents Championships
Japan's back-to-back Olympic gold medallist Yuzuru Hanyu set himself up perfectly today to add the only title missing from his collection as he set a record score in the men’s short programme at the International Skating Union Four Continents Figure Skating Championships in Seoul.
France’s 22-year-old Clement Noël will seek to earn a decisive advantage on the home slopes of Chamonix tomorrow and make up ground on the two men currently above him in the International Ski Federation (FIS) Alpine Ski World Cup slalom standings.
There was opening night success for the host nations in all three of the International Ice Hockey Federation’s Olympic Pre-Qualification Round 3 groups tonight as Slovenia, Kazakhstan and Britain all won.
Mohamed Dridi won the first of four home golds in men’s Greco-Roman competition as junior action got underway on the third day of the African Wrestling Championships in Algiers.
Argentina earned a place at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics today as they beat Colombia 2-1 in the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) Pre-Olympic Tournament being held in the Colombian city of Bucaramanga.