It's got a quote from Salazar saying he fully expects Mo to win double gold in Rio as Salazar said, â€œHeâ€™s as good as heâ€™s ever been.â€
But for this weekend, the excuses are already being made:
I assume there is a press conference or something. I'd like to see some more detials with actual quotes from Farah but this is a smart move. Now any medal will be viewed as 'a win'.
The Standard wrote:
But a bout of sickness is believed to have pegged back his preparations for Cardiff, which have long been earmarked by coach Alberto Salazar as a more apt preparation for Rio than 3,000 metres at the World Indoors.Even without the slight illness setback, victory had always looked unlikely for the Londoner in a world-class field of road runners from Kenya alone.