2015 Athletissima Lausanne - Lausanne IAAF Diamond League

July 09, 2015
Lausanne, Switzerland
The Independent:

"If Mo Farah had not already shelled out thousands for a PR firm, yesterday he’d have done well to hire one."

Andy Vernon: “Like in the armed forces, you salute the rank not the person sometimes. I wanted to congratulate the performance. Whether we’re friends or not, I can appreciate a good performance but I get that reaction.”

LRC Lausanne Women's Recap: Jenny Simpson and Emma Coburn Have to Settle for 3rd as Sifan Hassan (4:02.36) & Virginia Nyambura (9:16.99) Grab Wins in 1500, Steeple

Hassan was far and away the best over the final 100 as she won over Faith Kipyegon (4:03.38) while Simpson was third in 4:03.54. Nyambura won for the third time in four DL races with Coburn running 9:20.67 for third. Switzerland's Selina Büchel won the non-DL 800 (2:01.68) while Dawn Harper-Nelson (12.55 100h) and Allyson Felix (22.09 200) also grabbed wins.

LRC 2015 Lausanne Men's Recap: Mo Farah Dominates & Nijel Amos (1:43.27) Takes Down David Rudisha

Running in his first race since the NOP doping investigation became public, Mo Farah celebrated his win as if he'd won a World title while Nijel Amos won a big battle in the men's 800 but limped off the track injured.

BBC Sport:

"When you put key words or a syringe by somebody's name, it manipulates someone's mind to believe you intentionally tried to do something and get away with it," said Gay. "That wasn't the case. If I would have made a decision to intentionally do something to hurt the sport I wouldn't have come back."

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