Alberto Salazar, the coach of distance-running stars Mo Farah and Galen Rupp, is the focus of a documentary which claims athletes under his tutelage were taking the banned anabolic steroid
The most powerful man in the world of anti-doping wants to see Mo Farah’s coach subjected to a criminal investigation. UK Athletics are leaning towards severing all ties with Alberto Salazar, the man accused by BBC’s Panorama of supplying and trafficking illegal performance-enhancing drugs for his athletes.
Mo Farah was plunged into a doping controversy on Wednesday night after allegations that his training partner, Galen Rupp, has taken the banned anabolic steroid testosterone since the age of 16, under the supervision of Alberto Salazar, who coaches both men.
Alberto Salazar, middle, pictured with star pupils Galen Rupp and Mo Farah ( Getty Images ) Mo Farah’s training partner Galen Rupp has been doping since the age of 16, according to a Panorama documentary.
Alberto Salazar has been accused of violating anti-doping rules, including claims he was involved in doping US record holder Galen Rupp, in 2002. Rupp and GB Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah are part of Salazar’s US stable, the Nike Oregon Project.
Following allegations Farah’s coach Alberto Salazar was involved in doping his training partner Galen Rupp, we ask how much the double Olympic champion knew and will he sever ties with the
Mo Farah’s coach, Alberto Salazar, on Wednesday night found himself caught up in a doping storm after he was accused of plying the Briton’s training partner with drugs. Salazar, who runs the Nike Oregon Project, is alleged to have given banned anabolic steroids to Galen Rupp, the American who finished second behind Farah in the …
Alongside Mo Farah, Salazar has trained athletes such as London 2012 silver medallist Galen Rupp. He was also a pacesetter for cyclist Lance Armstrong, explaining why they would have been in touch as detailed in an email featured in the leaked report.
Mo Farah knew that his coach Alberto Salazar had been accused of drugs offences almost one month before the claims were made public. 10,000 metres silver medallist Galen Rupp with drugs
A report by the United States Anti-Doping Agency has concluded that renowned track and field coach Alberto Salazar used banned drugs to boost athletes’ performance, according to a new report by The Sunday Times.