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British Athletics clears Mo Farah after investigation

Great Britain’s track and field federation found no “evidence of impropriety” regarding Mo Farah after an investigation into his medical data, it announced Thursday.

Farah, the Olympic and World 5000m and 10,000m champion, was to have “blood data, supplements data, everything surrounding his medical treatment” investigated following a June 3 report that his Nike Oregon Project coach, Alberto Salazar, was accused of violating medical and anti-doping rules. 105 more words

Olympics

Scepticism: it starts with a bang

Following the recent doping revelations surround U.S. athletics coach Alberto Salazar, and his protégé U.S.’s 10,000m and 5,00m star Galen Rupp, a heavy cloud has been hanging over Great Britain’s current World and Olympic 10,000 and 5,00m champion Mo Farah. 1,342 more words

Running

The Big Mo

In 2012, British distance-runner Mo Farah captured not only the 5000- and 10,000-meter gold medals in the London Olympics but the hearts and minds of the British public. 438 more words

Cricket

Right Reaction from Mo Farah

All too often when an athlete, from any sport, is found to be guilty of doping they come up with the excuse that ‘it must have been in a supplement given by my coach’ or something equally lame. 260 more words

Sport

Justin Gatlin leaves Powell, Gay trailing to win 100 in 9.75 seconds at Athletissima meet

By Graham Dunbar

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Justin Gatlin easily beat two big-name rivals by clocking 9.75 seconds in the 100 metres at the Athletissima Diamond League meet on Thursday. 554 more words

Sports

Review: Alberto Salazar's 14 Minutes

14 Minutes: A Running Legend’s Life and Death and Life

I’ve been meaning to write something up about Alberto Salazar’s memoir for sometime, but now, with Salazar… 545 more words

The Endurance Bibliography

The Search for King Arthur or Why Runners Chase Myths and Legends

I picked up a really interesting article earlier today while at work looking at some of the more preposterous sports-science myths that have penetrated the public consciousness in the last decade or so. 527 more words

Running