There’s no arguing that Mo Farah grabbed all the headlines for his press conference and then withdrawal from the men’s 1500m but there was still plenty to enjoy at the Sainsbury’s Birmingham Grand Prix Diamond League meeting. Julius Yego launched the javelin over 90m while Adam Gemili and Dina Asher-Smith
Here, we presented the full transcript of the questions taken by Mo Farah at yesterday’s press conference. There have been a lot of calls for you to leave Alberto Salazar as a result of the revelations in the programme. What is your current position on that? I’m not leaving Alberto.
Catch up on your track and field news with the most popular stories on JTG this week. Mo Farah’s Press Conference The story keeps rolling on with Mo having now decided to withdraw from today’s Birmingham Diamond League. His full press conference from yesterday can be listened to here. He
The Mo Farah roller coaster continued this morning as he withdrew from the 1500m at the Sainsbury’s Birmingham Grand Prix saying he feels “emotionally and physically drained.” “This week has been very stressful and taken a lot out of me,” he said in a statement released this morning. “I have
Mo Farah responded passionately to being linked to the drug storm surrounding Alberto Salazar and his training partner Galen Rupp at a press conference in the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Birmingham this afternoon. Farah feels his name has been dragged through the “mud” and it’s not good for his family,
Mo Farah vs. the milers… and the media; Men’s 1500m, 4:50pm The most intriguing performance of the weekend will come when Mo Farah toes the line for the men’s 1500m to close Sunday’s meeting. In that contest – as we have come to expect when Farah races on home turf
The main protagonists under the spotlight, directly and indirectly, of the “Catch me if you can” BBC Panorama investigation headed by journalist Mark Daly have responded. Alberto Salazar has poured scorn on the BBC and the ProbPublica piece labelling them as “sensationalism and innuendo” and that the journalists have “allowed
Today could be the day when the sh*t hits the fan for Alberto Salazar, Galep Rupp, and the Nike Oregon Project. On BBC 1 at 9pm (GMT) there will be a programme aired named ‘Catch me if you can’. The focus of this programme will be doping in athletics and
Mo Farah’s unbeaten run has stretched four years and he came out on top at the distance night of the Prefontaine Classic in 26:50.97. Get the full lowdown below on all the action. You can watch the last lap below: Top results in #PreClassic 10,000m won by Mo Farah in
Farah toppled as Doha dazzles The Doha Diamond League sparkled with two triple jumpers over 18m for the first time in one competition. Jasmin Stowers announced herself on the world stage with 12.35 seconds in the 100m hurdles. Mo Farah was toppled in the men’s 3,000m and much, much more.