They do indeed. In gel form, seems very plausible that it could be applied without the athlete knowing contents. Much like Salazar’s defence that they had been spiked. Conformity and obedience is pretty easily gained. Again I suspect this has been the case with Team Sky.
Farah doesn’t strike me as the most intelligent, but there isn’t much he can really say that will please the public at this point.
I’ve long suspected his performances aren’t legitimate which was only reinforced by people I’ve met in more informed circles.