Thursday, March 30, 2023


Women’s 5k road race to take place...

The 20th edition of the Great Ethiopian Run (GER) will be held in Addis Ababa on March 26, 2023. Around 15,000 people are anticipated to attend the event to compete, including over 200 world-class athletes. The race is officially sponsored by Safaricom and dubbed "Safaricom's...

Ethiopian middle-distance championships

The Ethiopian Sports Academy is hosting the 2023 Ethiopian Short, Medium, 3000m, Steeplechase, and Field Events Championship. The competition, which runs from March 22 to 27, aims to give athletes a chance to compete and provide local, regional, organizational, and institution clubs with a...

Walia to start prep for AFCON qualifiers

Ethiopia will play Rwanda in a friendly match The Ethiopian national team will soon begin training for the upcoming 2023 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers. On March 24 and 27, 2023, the Walias will play their third and fourth qualifying group games against Guinea...

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Transfer window opens as EPL gears...

The summer transfer window of Ethiopian Premier League opened on July 8 with big clubs busy scouting players from the topflight while others turning their eyes to the second and third leagues.

Fasil City earns topflight promotion

One of the oldest clubs in North Ethiopia, Fasil City, have secured promotion to the Ethiopian Premier League after beating the Addis Ababa outfit, Ethiopia Insurance, 1-0 in Gondar in round 26 of the Ethiopia Higher League.

CAF penalizes EFF

The Confederation of African Football (CAF), during a meeting held in the capital of Egypt, Cairo, on June 3, 2016, announced that it has passed a USD 10,000 fine on the Ethiopian Football Federation National (EFF) in addition to other disciplinary measures.

Two Ethiopian athletes banned over doping

The Ethiopian Athletics Federation (EAF) has announced on Thursday July 14, 2016 that it has banned two Ethiopian athletes for four years from any athletics competition after their test results proved positive for use of Norandrosterone and 19-Noradrostenedione.

A memorable season for the center...

Aschalew Tamene—center back for Saint George FC—was voted best player of the Ethiopian Premier League (EPL) season 2015/16, which was concluded a week ago. Like  many young children in Ethiopia, he started playing football with his neighborhood friends in a small field around his village in Dilla town of the Southern Regional State.

Horsemen crowned, Dashen and Hossana relegated

Saint George FC clinched the Ethiopian Premier League crown for a record 13th time.
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Kenenisa out of Ethiopia’s 10,000m Rio...

Yigrem Demelash clocked a new personal best of 26:51.11 to win the Ethiopian 10,000m trials, meanwhile Kenenisa Bekele, world and Olympics record-holed, failed to make the Rio Olympics after he failed to finish the race, which was held on Wednesday in Hengelo. 

Doping scandal looms over Genzebe’s manager

A judge has released the coach of world 1,500-meter champion Genzebe Dibaba, three days after his arrest near Barcelona.

Tsgabu Grmay at Tour de France

MTN-Qhubeka made history last year by becoming the first African-registered team to participate in the Tour de France – with Daniel Teklehaimanot and Merhawi Kudus the first Eritreans to compete – and this year will see a further milestone in the progress of African cycling as Tsgabu Grmay lines up as the Tour’s first ever Ethiopian.

Strong chance for Ethiopian double at...

There has only ever been one Ethiopian double in the 25-year history of the Corrida de Langueux, but history could repeat itself at the IAAF Bronze Label Road Race over 10km on Saturday (18).

Ibrahim Jeilan shows Olympic medal potential...

Ibrahim Jeilan, the 2011 world 10,000m champion, relived his former glory and sent a sizeable Ethiopian contingent into rapturous celebrations at the Bauhaus-Galan in Stockholm on Thursday evening (16), the eighth stop of the IAAF Diamond League.

Controversy looms over athletes’ selection

With less than 60 days left for the 2016 Rio Olympics, the Ethiopian Athletics Federation (EAF) and athletes are at loggerheads with regard to the selection of marathon runners.
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