The genius of Ukhov in full bloom in Paris
Sometimes you have to take the rough with the smooth with your geniuses and, if one athlete embodies that, it is the enigmatic Ivan Ukhov.

Tamgho on cloud 17.92
It is hard to imagine an athlete jumping 17.73 in a triple jump final and having to stay in the background, but such was the fate of Fabrizio Donato.

Russia tops medal and placing tables
Russian team topped both the table, medal and placing, at the 31st European Indoor Championships ended in Paris today.

3 gold and 2 bronze medals on Day 3
Darya Klishina won the womenís long jump at the European Indoor Championships in Paris. Yuliya Pidluzhnaya placed third.

Day 2 afternoon qualifiers : Lemaitre looks likely again
Christophe Lemaitre gave a further demonstration of his championship winning ability by bulleting to a European lead in the menís 60m semi-finals at the Palais Omnisports de Paris Bercy this afternoon.

Ukhov defends his high jump title
He was expected to win and he did but it is never that simple for Russiaís Ivan Ukhov. After a typically lax start when he had his first failure at 2.29, he finally got going and in the end you wondered what the fuss was all about.

Day 2 morning: Lemaitre makes it a fast blast
Triple European outdoor champion Christophe Lemaitre reminded everyone of his natural sprint gifts by blasting to the fastest qualification time in the opening round of the menís 60m.

3 gold, 2 bronze medals on Day 2
Anna Avdeyeva won the womenís shot put at the European Indoor Championships in Paris on Day 2. She updated her collection of the bronze medal from the European Championships in Barcelona.

First medal
Maksim Sidorov won the bronze medal in the menís shot put at the European Indoor Championships being held in Paris.