MO FARAH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Knighthoods for Murray and Farah in New Year's Honors List

LONDON (AP) Andy Murray received a knighthood in Queen Elizabeth II's New Year's Honors list on Friday, recognition from the monarch for reaching the pinnacle of tennis by winning his second Wimbledon and Olympic titles on his way to topping the rankings. The 29-year-old Murray was previously named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire, or OBE, in 2012 after becoming Olympic...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Olympic athletes’ medals are missing from IOC website

Changes have been made to medal tallies and Olympic athletes’ profiles on the IOC website, reports the Herald Sun. While Mo Farah, the winner of the gold medal in the 5,000-meter and 10,000-meter courses at both the London and Rio Olympic Games, has been one of the most high-profile names that has been removed, other athletes have also disappeared. The women’s 1,500-meter...
Via Excelle Sports
3 days ago

Mo Farah looking forward to marathon running

Track legend Mo Farah of Great Britain says he's ready to learn the heart of running the marathon as he seeks faster times when he steps away from track. The post Mo Farah looking forward to marathon running appeared first on World-Track And Field.
Via World-Track.org
13 days ago

Mo Farah Headlines Britain’s Great Edinburgh XCountry Team

Olympic champion Mo Farah headlines the British Athletics team for the Great Edinburgh International XCountry in Edinburgh, on Saturday 7 January 2017. The post Mo Farah Headlines Britain’s Great Edinburgh XCountry Team appeared first on World-Track And Field.
Via World-Track.org
18 days ago

Mo Farah to race at Great Edinburgh International XCountry

Edinburgh, Scotland – Mo Farah is targeting a second victory in the Great Edinburgh International XCountry race when he lines up in the event on 7 January. The Great Britain two-time twice Olympic champion won at the event in 2011, becoming the only Briton to win the senior men’s race in the meet and will
Via World-Track.org
19 days ago

Mo Farah completes distance ‘double-double’

Note: Updated to include Paul Chelimos disqualification and subsequent reinstatement Gold: Mo Farah (Great Britain) Silver: Paul Chelimo (United States) Bronze: Hagos Gebrhiwet (Kenya) Mo Farah is to distance running what Usain Bolt is to sprinting. Farah confirmed his status as the greatest distance runner of this generation by winning the 5000m gold medal Saturday night in Rio...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Farah says he never doped; missed tests were 'mistakes'

LONDON -- Two-time Olympic champion Mo Farah says he's never taken performance-enhancing drugs and describes his two missed tests as "simple mistakes." The British distance runner missed two tests in the buildup to the 2012 Olympics, where he won gold medals in the 5,000 and 10,000 meters, according to the Daily Mail newspaper. The report came at a time when Farah's American coach...
Via Associated Press
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Two-time Olympic champ Mo Farah runs fastest indoor 2-mile ever

Double Olympic champion Mo Farah ran the fastest ever indoor time over two miles at the Birmingham Grand Prix on Saturday in his first race of 2015.
Via Fox Olympics
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Mo Farah says he was hospitalized for 4 days

  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...
Via Associated Press
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Olympic long-distance double champ Farah to make full marathon debut

Olympic long-distance double champion Mo Farah will compete in the London Marathon in April, and this time he's planning to run the full distance. Farah ran the first half of the 2013 race to assess the course and opposition in preparation for his full marathon debut at this year's race on April 13. "I am expecting it to be one of my toughest races and a real learning experience...
Via FOX Sports
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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