The top three finishers all achieved 5.82m but Kendricks and Lavillenie had to settle for the second and third places respectively on countbacks.
NAIROBI, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- World champions Timothy Cheruiyot and Conseslus Kipruto are planning to raise the bar in the 800m and 1,500m respectively at the Doha Diamond League meeting on Friday.
MADRID, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Granada is one win away from the group stage of the Europa League after a 2-0 win at home to Georgian side Locomotive Tbilisi in the third qualifying round on Thursday night.
"These are strange moments, and it is difficult to accept, but you have to accept it," he insisted.
JERUSALEM, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Israeli champions Maccabi Tel Aviv lost 2-1 at home to Austrian champions Red Bull Salzburg at home on Tuesday, in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League's playoffs.
Stoppila Sunzu pulled one back for Shijiazhuang shortly after the interval. But Mierzejewski restored Chongqing's two-goal advantage in the 72nd minute and completed his hat-trick with a penalty to seal a 4-1 win.
JERUSALEM, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Israeli outfit Hapoel Beer Sheva reached the play-off round of the UEFA Europa League after beating Scotland's Motherwell 3-0 on Thursday evening.
Chongqing broke the deadlock in the 13th minute with a stunning goal from Brazilian forward Cirino to make it 1-0 in the first half.
"I have come to the difficult decision to skip the clay court swing this year and will be taking the remainder of the season off to focus on my health and my training," the world number seven said.
Viera bagged his second with a stunning free kick in the 56th minute, before Cedric Bakambu added the fifth in the 85th minute.
Although both Li and Wang were substituted in the third set, Tianjin's young players Wang Yizhu and Chen Boya combined for 10 points to sail to the victory.