Mo Farah collects CBE

Mo Farah will be awarded with a CBE for services to athletics in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace today. Ewan McGregor will also be honoured, for services to drama and charity

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Mo Farah plays down 'Wimbledon rule break'

Olympian Mo Farah has played down reports that he broke Wimbledon rules by filming play from the Royal Box and posting footage on social media.

Farah said after collecting his CBE, "I was filming but I took the film down from Twitter".

Double Olympic gold medal winning athlete Mo Farah.
Double Olympic gold medal winning athlete Mo Farah. Credit: John Stillwell/PA Wire

The double Olympic gold medallist also gave Andy Murray his backing to become the first British man to win the title at the All England Club for 77 years, saying, "I believe this year he can win it".

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Farah and McGregor at Buckingham Palace for honours

Mo Farah shakes hands with Alan Jenkins as he arrives for investiture ceremony.
Mo Farah shakes hands with Alan Jenkins as he arrives for investiture ceremony. Credit: John Stillwell /PA Wire

Mo Farah and Ewan McGregor have arrived at Buckingham Palace for today's investiture ceremony.

Ewan McGregor arrives wearing a kilt with his wife Eve Mavrakis.
Ewan McGregor arrives wearing a kilt with his wife Eve Mavrakis. Credit: ITV News

Double Olympic-gold medallist Farah is to receive a CBE, while McGregor will be awarded an OBE.

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Farah and McGregor arrive at palace for honours

Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah and actor Ewan McGregor have arrived at Buckingham Palace to receive their honours:

McGregor is to be awarded an OBE.

Mo Farah and Ewan EcGregor to be honoured by Queen

Mo Farah, seen here launching the The National Lottery Anniversary Run, will be awarded a CBE today. Credit: Geoff Caddick/PA

Mo Farah will be awarded with a CBE for services to athletics in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace today.

Ewan McGregor will also be honoured, for services to drama and charity.

Ewan McGregor, seen here attending 'The Impossible' premiere, will be awarded an OBE today. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire