Mo Farah reacts after crossing the finish line to finish third in the London Marathon. Photo: Daniel Leal-Olivas/Getty Images

Looking a sort of ghostly shadow of his recent self, his stride more laboured than loping, Mo Farah crossed the finish line of the London Marathon in (...)

Mo Farah of Britain crosses the finish line to take third place during the Virgin Money London Marathon. Photo: Justin Setterfield/Getty Images

Ouch. Everyone knows it’s not the distance that kills in the marathon, it’s the pace – and that’s what ultimately killed Mo Farah’s chances of winning(...)

Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce celebrates next to Netherlands’ Dafne Schippers as she wins the final of the women’s 100m at the World Championships  in Beijing. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images

If perfectly familiar style and consistency are among the last bastions of credibility in athletics right now, then almost everything about day three(...)

Ricky Simms, director of PACE Sports Management, Monaco, and agent to track and field stars, including Usain Bolt

When the fastest man on the planet, Usain Bolt, decides he wants to buy a new car, take a holiday or even just have a night on the tiles, there’s one (...)