Mo Farah

  • Usain Bolt, Cristiano Ronaldo fighting for Laureus World Sports Awards 22-02-2014 10:03 AM

    London: Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt, Rafael Nadal, Cristiano Ronaldo, Sebastian Vettel are among the top favourites to win the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year Award, to be announced in Kuala Lumpur on March 26. The list of contenders also includes Argentine footballer Lionel Messi, NBA player LeBron James,...
  • Usain Bolt shortlisted for Athlete of the Year award 04-11-2013 11:25 PM

    Usain Bolt, the world's fastest man, joined world high jump champion Bohdan Bondarenko and double Olympic and world 10,000 and 5,000 metres champion Mo Farah on the shortlist for the male Athlete of the Year award announced on Monday. Bolt, who has won the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)...
  • Mo Farah wins 5000m gold to become double world champion 16-08-2013 10:50 PM

    Moscow: Mo Farah of Britain completed back-to-back doubles in long distance races by winning the 5,000-meter gold medal Friday at the world championships. Farah had already won the 10,000 at the start of the championships and now has repeated the double he achieved at last year's London Olympics. He also...
  • Bolt, Farah and Felix: Fab Friday at World Athletics 16-08-2013 10:38 AM

    Moscow: Usain Bolt starts his quest for a second world track gold in Moscow but American sprinting great Allyson Felix looks set to steal the limelight as she goes for a fourth world 200 metres title on Friday. Briton Mo Farah should also rubber-stamp his status as one of the...
  • Mo Farah wins 10,000 metres gold medal at World Championships 10-08-2013 10:08 PM

    Moscow: Olympic champion Mo Farah of Britain won the gold medal in the men's 10,000 metres Saturday at the world championships. Farah held off defending champion Ibrahim Jeilan of Ethiopia in a thrilling finish to win in a season best 27 minutes, 21.71 seconds. Jeilan was second in 27:22.23 and...
  • World waits for showman Bolt to strut his stuff 10-08-2013 08:33 AM

    Moscow: Usain Bolt will need to guard against complacency as he begins his bid to win the 100 metres crown while double Olympic champion Mo Farah goes for gold in the 10,000 on the first day of the world championships on Saturday. Track and field, beset again by a spate...
  • Mo Farah at the peak of his powers for double repeat 03-08-2013 09:22 AM

    London: As double Olympic champion Mo Farah knows he is there to be shot at. But such is his self-belief that it will take someone and something special to scupper the Briton's bid to repeat the feat at the world championships in Moscow. His London triumphs last year when the...
  • Bolt accepts Farah challenge to race for charity 29-07-2013 03:55 PM

    London: Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt has accepted a challenge from Britain's Olympic middle distance champion Mo Farah to race for charity, saying he would be prepared to meet over 600 metres. Farah, who won gold at the 5,000 and 10,000 metres at the London Olympics last year was the...
  • Mo Farah sets personal best in 3000m at Anniversary Games 28-07-2013 09:47 AM

    London: Mo Farah, roared home by a cacophony of ear-splitting noise that almost matched his double Olympic London triumph, led another 'Super Saturday' for Britain as memories were reignited in a party atmosphere at the Anniversary Games. On that memorable previous Saturday Farah, Jessica Ennis-Hill and Greg Rutherford won track...
  • Relentless Asbel Kiprop races to fastest time since 2004 20-07-2013 05:58 PM

    World champion Asbel Kiprop's relentless pace proved too much for his rivals, including Mo Farah, as the Kenyan clocked the fastest 1,500 metres time since 2004 at the Monaco Diamond League meeting on Friday. With the world championships in Moscow just over three weeks away, world leads and minor records...
  • Battle-hardened Mo Farah sends timely reminder to rivals 30-06-2013 11:34 PM

    Birmingham: Double Olympic champion Mo Farah produced a stunning sprint to take the 5,000 metres in Birmingham on Sunday as a host of London Games winners struggled to find the form that propelled them to victory last year. Farah was locked in battle with Ethiopian Yenew Alamirew around the final...
  • Farah and Ennis named Britain's athletes of year 26-10-2012 06:53 PM

    London: Britain's Olympic champions Mo Farah and Jessica Ennis were named athletes of year by the British Athletics Writers' Association on Friday. Farah did the distance double, winning the 10,000 and 5,000 metres men's titles at London 2012 while Ennis won the women's heptathlon gold for the host nation. Farah...