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Mo Farah pictured shortly before collapsing at the finish line in New York on Sunday. He recovered to attend the press conference afterwards

Mo Farah collapse: Olympic gold winner allays health fears after passing out in New York half-marathon defeat

Double Olympian recovered to attend the post-race press conference afterwards

Mo Farah will be returning to action this week in the New York City Half Marathon

Mo Farah: I will only run in Commonwealth Games if my track speed is fine

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World Indoor Championships: 'Teesside Tornado' Richard Kilty thanks his dad for keeping him on track after 60m triumph

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World Indoor Championships: Silver lining in long jump for British youngster Katarina Johnson-Thompson

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