Alberto Salazar

Farah says linking him with 'drug misuse' claims upsetting

Quadruple Olympic champion Mo Farah maintained Sunday that he has always competed cleanly and never broken anti-doping rules, countering any association with "allegations of drug misuse."

The British middle-distance runner's statement followed fresh accusations published in the London-based Sunday Times newspaper about his American coach's use of medicines, based on information obtained by the hacking group known as Fancy Bears. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency is investigating coach Alberto Salazar, who has been accused of skirting anti-doping rules while training some of his athletes at the Nike Oregon Project.

In a statement, Farah said it was "deeply...

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