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Mo Farah pulls out of Birmingham Diamond League race

Mo Farah (Image credit: AP)

An “emotionally and physically drained” Mo Farah has withdrawn from Sunday’s Diamond League meeting in Birmingham. The double Olympic champion wants “to go back to the US and seek answers” after a “stressful week” that saw a BBC investigation allege his coach Alberto Salazar had been involved in doping. There is no suggestion Farah has done anything wrong but he ...

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Justin Gatlin equals sixth fastest 100m time at Diamond League


American Justin Gatlin ran the joint-sixth quickest 100m time in history to dominate the field in the Diamond League opener in Doha. The 33-year-old, who has served two doping bans, sprinted away to win his first race of 2015 in a time of 9.74 seconds – a world best for this year. It was a bad night for Britain’s James ...

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Farah denies ‘fix’ with Kigen after Great North Run win

Mo Farah celebrates in customary style after winning the Great North Run Photo: PA

Mo Farah was forced to deny suggestions that his training partner Mike Kigen allowed him to win the Great North Run after becoming the first British man to triumph in the race for 29 years. The double Olympic, world and European champion edged out his Kenyan training partner, who shares the same management company, by barely a metre as both ...

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Mo Farah was airlifted to hospital after collapse


Mo Farah has revealed he had to be airlifted to hospital after collapsing following a training run. The Olympic 5,000m and 10,000m champion, who competes at this week’s European Championships in Zurich, says the incident forced him to miss the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. “I had a tooth taken out and it got infected. I went for a run, came ...

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