NAIROBI (KEN): Double Euro gold medalist Mohammed Farah winds up his six-week training stint in Kenya this week and he hopes to take part in a few cross-country meets before focusing on European Indoor championship. Writes Kenyan media. Farah would be testing his Kenyan training in Edinburgh alongside Chris Thompson after the duo enjoyed their best ever track seasons this year. Farah said his training has been perfect and hopes to return next season. “I have enjoyed training at both Kaptagat and Iten with Moses and Denis Masai. My main focus would be in the European Indoor and World championship in Daegu, where I hope to win a medal,” said Farah, 27.
RIO DE JANEIRO (BRA): IOC President Jacques Rogge has laid the first stone at the site of the Athlete Village for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games. Rogge praised the preparation for the Games in presence of various VIPs such as former FIFA President JoaoHavelange, Rio State Governor Sergio Cabral, Rio Mayor Eduardo Paes and Nawal El Moutawakel, who is the chair of the IOC’s Coordination Commission writes Insidethegames.
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