"There was kind of this confusion between the indoor and outdoor record - it's kind of merged. I already had the world record but I wanted to clear everything up and be the best outdoor," said the Swede, who had taken 13 attempts at 6.15m in the season before the night.
Apart from Werder Bremen's Florian Kohfeldt, all the other head coaches voted for Bayern Munich, the reigning champions, to win its 9th consecutive title. Is the Bundesliga really that predictable?
In the women's draw, US Open quarterfinalist Elise Mertens of Belgium disposed of Chinese Taipei's Hsieh Su-Wei 6-3, 6-1.
LONDON, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Manchester United suffered a 3-1 home defeat to Crystal Palace in first Premier League match this season, with Old Trafford old boy Wilfried Zaha scoring twice against his former club.
LONDON, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp said on Thursday that it was "completely normal" that his side should look to strengthen its squad despite winning last season's Premier League title.
Stage One will be played across two blocks of eight days: September 13-20 and September 28-October 5.
Hertha's new arrival remained in the thick of things as Cordoba scored his debut goal in his first match in the closing period.
In stoppage time, Zhang Chengdong's right-footed volley enabled Hebei to cut the deficit to 3-2.
The seven-time German Champions (last in 1958) and five-time cup winners (last in 2011) boasts one of Europe's most successful academies.
The Israeli club scored the first goal in the 50th minute, with a successful penalty kick by midfielder Dan Biton, after the visitors' captain Syarhey Kislyak pushed Maccabi's Dor Peretz in the penalty area.
"Thanks to my strategy -- following the leader at first, taking the opportunity when chance appeared. I ran men's 10,000m race on Wednesday, it helped me to heat it up," said 24-year-old Peng.