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Gold medallist Yelena Isinbayeva of Russia celebrates at the women’s pole vault victory ceremony during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow on Tuesday. (REUTERS/Grigory Dukor)

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Controversial Isinbayeva back in the spotlight

Yelena Isinbayeva was not competing on Thursday but Russia’s newly-crowned pole vault queen remained firmly in the world championships limelight as she ignited fresh debate over her country’s anti-gay propaganda law.

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