Thursday, June 8, 2023


WA raises bar with tougher qualifying standards,...

Can Ethiopia's National Team Keep Up 10,000-Meter Legacy? The World Athletics Championships bring together the world's top athletes every two years, making it a dream competition for many. Ethiopia's athletics national team is among the top athletes who participate in the championship, with most of...

EAF takes 10,000m trial race to Spain

The Ethiopian Athletics Federation (EAF) has announced that the 10,000-meter trial race will be held on June 23 at the Enrique Lopez Cuenca stadium in Nerja, Spain. The EAF reached an agreement to host the trial races for both the men's and women's categories. The...

Nurturing promising female athletes in a town...

Fetiya Abdi began her athletic career at age 14. In school and regional tournaments, she ran shorter distances, primarily the 400 meters. With Tirunish Dibaba, Engayehu Dibaba, and Tiki Gelana as training partners in Bekoji, Fetiya kept up her participation in races of varying...

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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.

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. 
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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.

IOC announces program for doping test

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced a pre-Olympic testing program. The governing body indicated that the fight against doping is a priority for the IOC which has established a zero tolerance policy.
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