Tuesday, 14 November 2017 15:27


Written by
Rate this item
(0 votes)

Share this with your friends

Submit to FacebookSubmit to Google PlusSubmit to TwitterSubmit to LinkedIn
Mohamed Farah shows off his Knighthood today at Buckingham Palace.

The four time Olympic champion Sir Mo Farah has officially received his knighthood from the Queen.

Despite all the allegations about his performance, hardwork and abuse he has received, Farah now 34 years old accompanied by his wife attended Buckingham Palace to receive the award.

"Over the years you dream of becoming something or doing something in your career, to take it to the highest level and become an Olympic champion - that was always the dream," Sir Mo said.

"As an eight-year-old coming from Somalia and not speaking a word of English, to be recognised by your country, it is incredible."

Investitures at Buckingham Palace

After being honour by the Queen, he said she told him he has been "going too long" and asked him if he has retired.

"I said 'no, I am going to run the London Marathon - I want to go into roads'. She said that's marvellous," Sir Mo said.

After coming second in the 5000m at The London 2017 world Championships Farah has recently retired from track and field to take up road running.

Send us your stories


You can reach us via phone, email and website.
Or send us some message through our Contact Page.

200a Pentonville Road, London, N1 9JY
+44 (0)7961 169 933
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Looking for work?

Nuffin' Long TV has some of the most exciting opportunities around whether you’re a school leaver, a graduate or still studying. We perform at elite level with some of the greatest men and women in sports & entertainment. Click here for more info.

Become a partner

We produce and develop content from all elite sports, in all formats, across all digital platforms. As a digital content and media group, We specialise in connect brands with fans with a variety of media properties to engage a mass audience wherever they are and on whatever platform they choose, to generate new revenues for our clients. Click here for more info.


UKA Logo  thevoicelogoben tv