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.
"The Premier League confirms that it has today terminated its agreements for Premier League coverage in China with its license in that territory, the Premier League will not be commenting further on the matter at this stage," read a statement.
PARIS, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Astana's Alexey Lutsenko took one of the biggest victories of his career on Thursday as he took his first stage win at the Tour de France, beating second-placed Jesus Herrada by 55 seconds in the 191km-ride from Le Teil to Mont Aigoual.
With the result, Spain and Germany share the spoils and second place in Group 4. The Spaniards clash with frontrunners Ukraine while Switzerland face Germany on Sunday. Enditem
Members of the US women's team filed a lawsuit against their federation in March because of alleged discrimination over wages. A federal judge ruled against the players, who have since lodged an appeal.
"I cannot begin to explain how incredible an opportunity it is to join a club with such an amazing history. I would like to thank everyone at Ajax, I grew up there and I will always have a special bond with the club. I am now ready to take the next step in my career and perform at the highest level and there is no higher standard than Manchester United," said Van de Beek on the Manchester United website.
Briton Adam Yates retained the yellow jersey and kept a three-second lead over Jumbo's Primoz Roglic in the overall standings.
The 33-year-old striker, who came on after the interval, latched onto a through pass from teammate Wu Xi before sending it into the net in the 65th minute.
The fact that three German coaches made it to the Champions League semifinals tells the story of a successful coaching education system, he underlined.
BEIJING, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and Chinese electronics enterprise TCL on Thursday announced an entirely new global partnership, following the relationship between the two parties at the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 last year in China.
Iran sit third, behind Iraq and Bahrain, in Group C of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Asian Zone qualification. Enditem