London 2012 Olympic countdown: Mo Farah
By Tom Fordyce, BBC Sports
Originally Published: Thursday, 26 January 2012
Sometimes the life of an Olympic athlete might seem an easy one: Lottery funded, big-name endorsements, masseurs on call, nothing much to do all day but indulge your singular sporting talents.
Sometimes it seems a whole lot harder. How did Mo Farah tell his six-year-old daughter Rihanna he would be leaving the family home before Christmas for a training camp thousands of miles away, and would not be back for five weeks?… Click here to read on