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Police boost ahead of marathon

The number of police officers on duty for the London Marathon has been boosted by 40% to provide reassurance in the wake of the atrocities in Boston according to Scotland Yard.

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Farah comfortable with London Marathon security

Double Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah said he is comfortable with the security surrounding the London Marathon following the blasts in Boston.

Farah, who is set to run a half marathon this weekend, said, "For me, this is home, this is a great city ... and for what we did at the London Olympics, you shouldn't be worried at all".

When asked about the Boston Marathon bombings, Farah said, "You don't want see anything like that in this sport ... All my support goes to the people that got hurt and their families".:

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