Summer Sports

Farah 5,000m record eclipses even Bolt in Monaco

By Mike Rowbottom

Mo_Farah_wins_in_Monaco_July_22_2011July 22 - Mo Farah lowered his own British 5,000 metres record to 12min 53.11sec, the world's fastest time run this season, at the Samsung Diamond League meeting in Monaco, and Usain Bolt held off a strong challenge from fellow Jamaican Nesta Carter to take the 100m in 9.88sec, his best of the season so far.

Exclusive: We have a mountain to climb, says Reed

By Mike Rowbottom at Caversham

peter_reed_andrew_triggs-hodge_20-07-11July 19 - Peter Reed admitted to insidethegames today that he and his partner in the men's pair, Andy Triggs-Hodge (pictured), have "a mountain to climb" if they are to overhaul their all-conquering New Zealand opponents at World Rowing Championships in Bled, Slovenia, from August 28 until September 4.