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Russian pole vault star Yelena Isinbayeva says comments about homosexuality were 'misunderstood'

MOSCOW - A day after her condemnation of homosexuality, Russian pole vault great Yelena Isinbayeva said her comments in English might have been "misunderstood."The two-time Olympic gold medalist supported Russia's new...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-08-16/russian-pole-vault-s
Russian pole vault star Yelena Isinbayeva condemns homosexuality, rips gay supporters

MOSCOW - Pole vault great Yelena Isinbayeva condemned homosexuality Thursday after criticizing competitors who painted their fingernails in rainbow colors to support gays...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-08-15/russian-pole-vault-star-
Russia takes team figure skating title for its first gold in Sochi

...Russian ice-hockey team, Olympic champion gymnast Alina Kabayeva and two-time Olympic champion pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva."We feel joy and honor," said ice dancer Elena Ilinykh of Putin's presence. "It was inspirational."The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-09/russia-takes-team-figure
Russia says gays won't face discrimination during Olympics

...her fingernails in the colors of the rainbow to support gay rights.The gesture prompted Russian pole vault star Yelena Isinbayeva to complain that Green Tregaro was disrespecting Russia.In his letter, Kozak said the legislation does not impose...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-08-22/russia-says-gays-wont-fa
Eatons miss out on double golds at world championships

...Kirani James, of Grenada, the defending world champion and last year's Olympic gold medalist, finished seventh.Yelena Isinbayeva won the gold medal in the pole vault, delighting the home crowd with her third world title.The Russian cleared...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-08-13/eatons-miss-out-doub
Swedish high jumper paints over rainbow polish with red

...criticism of a Russian law that bans so-called propaganda supporting homosexuality to minors.Russian pole vault star Yelena Isinbayeva later said the protest showed disrespect to Russia.The general secretary of the Swedish federation said earlier...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-08-17/swedish-high-jumper-
Usain Bolt hopes to give world championships a jolt

...at worlds."Besides the 100, there are other intriguing plot lines:? Two-time Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva, of Russia, wrapping up her career after the meet. Leaving on top won't be easy with reigning Olympic champion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-08-09/usain-bolt-hopes-give-world-champ
American Jenn Suhr wins gold in pole vault

...height but lost on a tiebreaker because she had one more miss in the competition.Suhr also beat defending champion Yelena Isinbayeva, of Russia, who failed to become the first woman to win the same individual track and field event at three consecutive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2012-08-06/american-jenn-suhr-wins-
Tyson Gay returns to form at U.S. track nationals

...and indoor record holder Jenn Suhr cruised to a national title, setting up a showdown with outdoor record holder Yelena Isinbayeva of Russia.In Isinbayeva's backyard, no less."I'm inviting as many family members that will go over to Moscow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-06-23/tyson-gay-returns-fo
Event ends prematurely for Powell after tweaking groin

...year." This was a new injury, though Doyle said Powell "has had problems with his groin in the past." Russian Yelena Isinbayeva improved her own pole vault world record to 16 feet, 6 inches. Pamela Jelimo confirmed her status as the best 800...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/12/oth_465429.shtml
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