Disappointment for France’s Lavillenie as wind, rain and fire disrupt Rio

Disappointment for France’s Lavillenie as wind, rain and fire disrupt Rio

There was disappointment for France but joy for hosts Brazil in the men’s pole vaulting at the Rio Olympics Monday on a day of disruptions caused by bad weather and a nearby wildfire. Frenchman Renaud Lavillenie, the pole vault world record holder, had been the firm favourite to secure his country’s eighth gold of these […]