Mo Farah out of Commonwealth Games, from EME News

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GLASGOW (GBR): Double world and Olympic champion Mo Farah has withdrawn from the Commonwealth Games, inform Athletics Weekly. The Briton was hospitalised with abdominal pains earlier this month and this has affected his preparation too much. "Training is getting better here in Font Romeu but I need another few weeks to get back to the level I was at in 2012 and 2013," explained Farah. "I really wanted to add the Commonwealth titles to my Olympic and World Championships but the event is coming a few weeks too soon for me as my body is telling me it's not ready to race yet. Best wishes to my fellow athletes in Glasgow."

(Editor's note: This should be no surprise. Mo Farah is not going to go to the Commonwealth Games not prepared when every distance runner in the world wants one victory over the guy, whether he is healthy or not. 

Truth is, Mo Farah has just showed, that like us all, he is human. The big difference, besides just the most amazing kick in the 5,000 meters and 10,000 meters right now, is that he makes a few more bucks than most of us. We hope Mo gets healthy and fit soon, as I sure love to watch him race! )

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