Mo Farah wins 5000m

Great Britain’s Mo Farah takes his second gold medal of the London 2012 Olympics with a thrilling sprint finish in the 5,000m. Farah is only the seventh man in history to complete a 10,000m and 5,000m Olympic double at the same Games. Ethiopia’s Dejen Gebremeskel took silver while Thomas Longosiwa of Kenya won bronze.

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Let the games begin

What an amazing night – we have had everyone from James Bond to Mr Bean to Paul McCartney involved – even the Queen in an unprecedented acting role. We’ve seen athletes from all 204 teams, thousands of volunteers and an amazing cauldron lighting. Thanks for your company over the past few hours – your team…

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