Three former Olympians went mad yesterday when cheering home Great Britain’s Mo Farah in the 10,000 metres.
Denise Lewis, Colin Jackson and Michael Johnson were sat in the BBC TV studio inside the Olympic Stadium.
Mo Farah winning the Olympic 10,000m gold sealed off a fantastic night for British athletics. Moments before his race, Jessica Ennis won the heptathlon gold and Greg Rutherford snatched gold in the long jump.
Farah, the 29-year-old world 5,000m champion, crossed the line in 27 minutes 30.42 seconds, with his training partner Galen Rupp in silver and Ethiopia’s Tariku Bekele in bronze.
EDIT: The trio done the same tonight with Usain Bolt’s win, he won gold in the 100 metres.
Southampton’s 1-0 defeat over Manchester City on Sunday evening was the Premier League’s most-watched TV game. An audience of 5.7 million viewers watched the game on the BBC. The peak audience across all platforms watched the Saints record a surprise… Read more
The running order for tonight’s edition of Match of the Day is as follows: 1. Manchester United v Bournemouth; 2. Leicester City v Crystal Palace; 3. Chelsea v Watford. 4. Wolves v Arsenal; 5. Norwich City v Brighton. Gary Lineker… Read more
The FA, BT Sport and the BBC have today confirmed the televised schedule for this month’s FA Cup semi-finals. Holders Manchester City will meet Arsenal in the first semi-final on 18th July, kick-off 7.45pm, live on BT Sport. The BBC… Read more