Mo Farah’s coach Alberto Salazar says he denies “all allegations of doping” and will show his accusers are “knowingly making false statements”.
American Salazar, who coaches Farah in the United States, denies allegations made in a BBC investigation that he has practised illegal doping techniques.
Farah, 32, has been advised to distance himself from Salazar and his US-based Nike Oregon Project.
There is no suggestion that Farah himself has been involved in doping.
A BBC Panorama investigation alleged Salazar, who became Farah’s coach in 2011, violated anti-doping rules and doped United States 10,000m record holder Galen Rupp in 2002 when the athlete was 16 years old.
“I will document and present the facts as quickly as I can so that Galen and Mo can focus on doing what they love and have worked so hard to achieve,” Salazar told the Guardian in a statement.
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