Mo Farah has said on Facebook that he 'has to believe'  the evidence his coach has produced to rebut charges of doping violations ©Getty Images

Mo Farah has insisted he will continue to work with Alberto Salazar after accepting the response his coach has made to allegations of doping offences raised by a BBC Panorama documentary earlier this month.

Britain's world and Olympic 5,000 and 10,000 metres champion pulled out of  the International Association of Athletics Federations’ Diamond League meeting at Birmingham on June 7 claiming he was “emotionally and physically drained” by the controversy, and flew home to his training base at the Nike Oregon Project to “get answers” from the man who has guided his career since 2011.

Now the Somali-born former Londoner maintains he is satisfied the answers he has had from Salazar, who released a 12,000 open letter on Wednesday  (June 24)providing a detailed rebuttal of the allegations that were made against him and the Olympic 10,000m silver medallist Galen Rupp – although there were none relating to Farah.

"Although it's been a difficult time, I asked Alberto to respond to the allegations made against him and he has now done so in full," said Farah in a statement posted on his Facebook page.

"As someone I've worked with for many years, I feel I have to believe in Alberto and the evidence he has provided," Farah, the 5,000 and 10,000 metres gold medallist at the 2012 London Olympics, added.

"Based on that evidence, I will continue to work with him and hope now that I can focus on what I do best - training hard to win medals for my country."

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Coach Alberto Salazar looks on as his charges Mo Farah (left) and Galen Rupp work at the Nike Oregon Project. Farah says he 'has to believe' his coach's evidence refuting doping allegations ©Getty Images

In his open letter the Cuban-born 56-year-old who won three New York City Marathon titles said: "I will never permit doping.”

The BBC ran claims from former Nike Oregon Project employees that Salazar had violated anti-doping rules, with claims he had doped Rupp in 2002 with the anabolic steroid testosterone when he was only 16.

Farah is due to return to the track in the 5,000m at the Diamond League meeting in Lausanne on July 9 and is also scheduled to enter the following week's event in Monaco.

UK Athletics, currently conducting its own inquiry into the allegations against Salazar, said it respected Farah's decision.

"British Athletics note and respect Mo Farah's decision to continue his coaching relationship with Alberto Salazar," said UK Athletics chief executive Niels de Vos.

"As is normal at this time of the year Mo is currently training at altitude under the guidance of British Athletics as he prepares for the August defence of his world titles in Beijing.

"As has always been the case, British Athletics will continue to take responsibility for all nutritional, medical and sport science elements of Mo Farah's training regime."

UK Athletics chairman Ed Warner added: "Our independent review will continue and will report its findings and recommendations, as previously announced, in early August."

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