Olympic and world champion Mo Farah won the 10,000 meters at the European Championships on Wednesday, erasing any worries about his health and setting him up for another long-distance sweep.
Farah led a British one-two as Andy Vernon swept past Turkey's Ali Kaya in final meters to claim silver.
After skipping the Commonwealth Games because of a tooth infection and stomach ailment...
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3 days ago
Olympic champion Mo Farah says an infected tooth and a subsequent stomach ailment forced him to be hospitalized for four days ahead of the Commonwealth Games, hampering his preparation for this week's European Championships.
The British distance runner told the BBC he had a tooth taken out which left him with an infection. He said that after a training run for the Commonwealth...
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5 days ago
ZURICH (AP) Britain's Mo Farah wants to underscore his status as the pre-eminent long-distance runner of his age with another 5,000-, 10,000-meter double at the European Championships.
Dafne Schippers wants to evoke memories of her Dutch compatriot Fanny Blankers-Koen by winning a sprint triple at the six-day event opening Tuesday.
Farah has been unbeaten at the Euros since...
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6 days ago
Mo Farah was one of the biggest stars of the 2012 London Olympics. He was a hero in his home country after winning 2 gold medals, a household name around the world this summer, and the subject of a famous and fantastic internet meme. But not everyone knows Mo Farah. Farah won the Rock N Roll New Orleans half marathon Monday in a record time of 1:00:59. He then appeared...
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Two-time Olympic gold medalist Mo Farah, who is a celebrity in Great Britain, was recently detained by US Customs and questioned.
December 30, 2012
Two-time Olympic gold medalist Mo Farah of Great Britain was questioned at US customs on the suspicion of being a terrorist, according to multiple reports.
According to the reports, the famous long distance runner, who won gold in the 5,000 and 10,000 meter races at the 2012 London Olympics, was questioned by border guards after they realized Farah was born in Somalia.
For those of you with an extra $1,000 dollars just lying around, you can now own some of the water that Olympian gold medalist Mo Farah took a bath in.
Check out the description of this new eBay auction asking that insane amount for some water in a water bottle:
Buy at own risk.This is only water that I hope to have been scooped out
of Mo Farah's ice bath and placed...
As I’ve freely admitted above, I was way too slow on the uptake with this one, but the genius and amusing nature of the latest Olympics-related meme, “Mo Farah Running Away From Things” makes it just too fantastic to pass up. Of course, Mo Farah is the Somalia-born, British Olympics hero, who ran his way [...]
One of the indelible memories of the 2012 Olympics will be British track hero Mo Farah. Farah won double gold in the 10,000 meters and 5,000 meters in front of the home crowd at Olympic Stadium in two thrilling races. And you can't remember Mo Farah without also saving room in the memory bank for the home BBC broadcast that cheered him home to victory. The 10,000...