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  • News | RIO 2016

    Farah goes the full distance with 5,000m gold

    Briton Mo Farah joined the ranks of the all-time greats, becoming the second man to retain both Olympic track long distance titles after adding a brilliant 5,000m gold to his 10,000m.
    20 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Athletics, Great Britain
  • News | RIO 2016

    Thompson flies to 100m gold, as Farah retains 10,000m title

    On Day 2 of the athletics programme at Rio 2016, Elaine Thompson inherited the mantle of world’s fastest woman from fellow Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, as Mo Farah battled back from a fall to retain his 10,000m crown.
    13 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Athletics, Great Britain, FARAH, Mo, Jamaica, THOMPSON, Elaine
  • News | Olympic Channel

    Olympic Channel Podcast: Joshua Cheptegei on 5000m and breaking world records

    The new 5000m world record holder Joshua Cheptegei gives in depth interview from his home in Uganda. He opens up about the Mo Farah rivalry, uploading runs to Strava, and why his idol is Eliud Kipchoge.
    10 Sep 2020 | Olympic News, Olympic Channel, Athletics, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | RIO 2016

    Farah on track for another double in Rio

    The Olympic 10,000m and 5,000m champion at London 2012 and twice a winner of the same double at the IAAF World Championships since then, British distance runner Mo Farah is aiming to repeat the feat at Rio 2016. Should he do so, he will maintain his unbeaten record in major global events at both distances since the London Games.
    26 Jul 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Athletics
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