Mo Farah smashes Steve Ovett’s two-mile record in Birmingham

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Nijel Amos beats David Rudisha to 800m gold at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

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Britain’s 4x100m European gold medallists (left to right) Adam Gemili, Richard Kilty, Harry Aikines-Aryeetey and James Ellington celebrate in Zurich on Sunday

Team GB head Neil Black: Our sprinters are hot on the heels of Usain Bolt

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Great Britain's Mohamed Farah, holding his national flag, celebrates after winning the Men's 5000m final

European Athletics Championships 2014: Mo Farah completes double gold with 5,000m victory to lead GB to the top

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Adam Gemili of Great Britain and Northern Ireland crosses the finish line to win gold in the Men's 4x100 metres relay final

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Glory and pain: Eilidh Child heads for gold in the 400 metres hurdles

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Medal men: Winner Mo Farah and team-mate Andy Vernon, who took silver, celebrate their 10,000m success.

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Martyn Rooney delivers on promise with 400m gold in European Championships

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European Championships 2014: Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad wins 3,000m gold, then gets disqualified for taking off vest

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