MO FARAH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Farah to end track career after 2017 season

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) World and Olympic long-distance champion Mo Farah says the world championship in 2017 will be his last major competition on the track before he turns his full attention to road-running. Farah, a married father of four, says ''2017 will be my last track year'' because he wants to spend more time with his family. The British athlete said Saturday ''I love...
Via Associated Press
June 04, 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

Can anybody slow down distance runner Mo Farah?

On the first day of the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, Mo Farah looked utterly dominant as he cruised to yet another victory in the Men's 10,000 meter race, capping a summer of successful racing and training amid accusations against his coach Alberto Salazar.  With 500 meters to go in what was destined to be a hotly contested final lap, Mo Farah took control of the race...
Via The Sports Quotient
August 26, 2015  |  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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