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Go Mo Farah – Britain's great Olympian legs it from a T-rex,

Although the only thing that double Olympic champion Mo Farah will be running away from at the moment is the legion of potential advertisers beating down his door, a Tumblr blog called "Mo Farah Running Away From Things" has provided – among rising inflation figures and other woes – an unlikely post-Olympic pick-me-up.

Mo Farah - the schoolboy who defied all odds to become a double

As 80,000 spectators prayed last night that Mo Farah could make history, one – Alan Watkinson – was certain. He had more reason to believe than most: the PE teacher has known Mo since he was 11, nurtured his nascent talent, and predicted: "I think the crowd will lift him. He's one of those guys that tends to defy things that seem impossible."

I'm a legend, says Usain Bolt. No you're not, says IOC chairman

He will never be The Greatest. That accolade can be accorded to only one man: Muhammad Ali – and surely even Usain Bolt, would not argue with that. But who, now that he has become the first person to successfully defend back-to-back Olympic 100m and 200m titles, would challenge the sprinter's assertion that he is "a legend"?