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Jamaica's 4X100 relay gold medalist Usain Bolt (R) and Britain's 5000m gold medalist Mohamed Farah pose after the athletics event during the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 11, 2012 in London. AFP PHOTO / JOHANNES EISELE
By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, August 12th, 2012
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Mo Farah storms to 5,000m victory to achieve double distance gold

Jamaica’s 4X100 relay gold medalist Usain Bolt (R) and Britain’s 5000m gold medalist Mohamed Farah pose after the athletics event during the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 11, 2012 in London. AFP More...

What price medals?
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, August 10th, 2012
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Australia’s poor Olympic campaign costs taxpayers millions

SYDNEY — Australia’s performance at the London Olympics, its worst result in 20 years, has cost taxpayers $10.6 million for each medal won. The effort of Britain, the host and Australia’s arch-rival, More...

Bronze medalist Justin Gatlin of the United States and gold medalist Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrate after competing in the Men's 100m Final on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images) Source: AFP
By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, August 5th, 2012
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Olympics London 2012: Usan Bolt strikes again

Bronze medalist Justin Gatlin of the United States and gold medalist Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrate after competing in the Men’s 100m Final on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty More...

Mohamed Farah wins a gold medal for Great Britain, London 2012
By Sahra Farah On Saturday, August 4th, 2012
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Mo Farah makes history as first British man to take gold in Olympic 10000m

Mo Farah sprinted into athletics legend here in London’s disbelieving Olympic Stadium, becoming the first British man ever to win the Olympic 10000m title, indeed any global 25-lap title, with a run of rare courage More...

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By Sahra Farah On Saturday, August 4th, 2012
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Team GB’s Mo Farah’s inspirational former PE teacher to cheer him at London 2012

LONDON — Out of the 80,000-strong crowd who will see Mo Farah compete tomorrow the proudest spectator will be his best man and former PE teacher Alan Watkinson. Mr Watkinson took Farah under his wing when More...

Running man: Ethiopian legend and two-time Olympic 10,000 metres gold medal winner Haile Gebrselassie is a big fan of Mo Farah Photo: ACTION IMAGES
By Liban On Saturday, August 4th, 2012
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Kenenisa Bekele main threat to Mo Farah – Haile Gebrselassie

Running man: Ethiopian legend and two-time Olympic 10,000 metres gold medal winner Haile Gebrselassie is a big fan of Mo Farah Photo: ACTION IMAGES Mo Farah will definitely win a medal at this Olympics – and I More...

Zamzam Mohamed Farah of Somalia finished the 400 metres in 1 minute, 20.48 seconds
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, August 3rd, 2012
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Somalia: Zamzam Mohamed Farah makes nation proud

LONDON — Zamzam Mohamed Farah, one of only two athletes representing Somalia on the track in London, finished her heat almost 27 seconds behind the closest contender on Friday. It took her 1 minute, 20.48 More...

Record breaker: Michael Phelps won the two medals which saw him become the most decorated Olympian Photo: REUTERS
By Sahra Farah On Wednesday, August 1st, 2012
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Michael Phelps: The greatest Olympian – 19 Olympic medals

Record breaker: Michael Phelps won the two medals which saw him become the most decorated Olympian Photo: REUTERS LONDON — It was a coronation, but also a dethroning. Michael Phelps secured the two medals More...

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By goth Mohamed On Monday, July 23rd, 2012
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Ramadan 2012 and fasting dilemma for Muslim athletes during London Olympic

LONDON — Ramadan 2012 has brought a unique fasting dilemma for Muslim athletes during London Olympics. Despite competing in very tiring games, many Muslim Athletes have said they will fast and compete When More...

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By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011
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Farah goes the distance in seach of gold

LONDON (Reuters) – British distance runner Mo Farah will have travelled further than most as he attempts to end the Ethiopian and Kenyan stranglehold on the men’s 10,000 metres title at the athletics More...