Double Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah is currently training in France
17 June 2015
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Great Britain’s Mo Farah missed two drugs tests before he went on to become a double gold medallist at the 2012 Olympics, a newspaper has claimed.
According to the Daily Mail,
Farah’s first missed test appears to have been in early 2010, months before he joined Alberto Salazar’s Nike Oregon Project,
The Mail says the second one came at Farah’s home in February 2011, when he claimed not to have heard the doorbell.
Salazar is accused of doping Galen Rupp in 2002 but denies the claims.
Allegations Salazar practised doping techniques on US runner Rupp were made in a BBC documentary called
‘Catch Me If You Can’,
produced by Panorama and US investigative journalism specialists ProPublica.
Rupp has denied allegations in the programme that he was given the banned anabolic steroid testosterone by Salazar as a 16-year-old.
The documentary made no suggestion that middle distance runner Farah, 32, has been involved in doping.
Farah announced he was joining Salazar in early 2011.
His gold medals in the 5,000m and 10,000m at London 2012 were among the defining moments of the Games.
Source:: BBC UK