MO FARAH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Final Weekend of Outdoor Track: Recap

The final weekend of outdoor track was one filled with numerous athletes capping off their seasons with incredible performances (even including some world records).  The final IAAF Diamond League meet took place in Belgium, where many of the fields were littered with Olympians.  Rio Gold medalists Almaz Ayana and Conseslus Kipruto won their respective races, while Silver and Bronze...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mo Farah of Britain recovers from fall to defend Olympic 10,000-meter title

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Mo Farah of Britain recovers from fall to defend Olympic 10,000-meter title.
Via Associated Press
August 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Kamworor wins world half marathon despite fall, Farah 3rd

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) Geoffrey Kamworor fell on the starting line of the world half marathon championships but got back up to successfully defend his title in record time on Saturday, with Mo Farah coming third. Kamworor, beaten by Farah in the 10,000 at the worlds in Beijing last year, set a new championship record of 59 minutes, 10 seconds, despite bruised and bloodied knees from...
Via Associated Press
March 26, 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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