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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.

Heffernan refuses to turn fourth into horror story

Robert Heffernan is not the first Irish race walker to suffer disappointment on the streets of England's capital city. After 3hr 37min 54sec of toil in the heat and high humidity of London, the 34-year-old Corkman crossed the finish line on The Mall a tantalising one place and 38 seconds short of a medal in the men's 50km walk.

Suspended Kenyan says doping is common

Kenyan athletics officials confirmed yesterday that distance runner Mathew Kisorio had tested positive to a banned substance in June but rejected his claim that doping was widespread in the country.