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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Honours for Farah & McGregor

Olympic athlete Mo Farah is collecting his CBE for services to athletics today. Actor Ewan McGregor will also collect the OBE for services to drama and charity.