Saturday, June 22, 2024


    Bahir Dar’s Tsegaye Abera Fined for his...

    Bahir Dar's Tsegaye Abera topped the Ethiopia Premier League's latest sanctions following week 27 fixtures. The league's discipline committee has announced the latest disciplinary actions based on reports from referees and match officials. This week, only one player received a punishment: Tsegaye Abera. Tsegaye, who was...

    Fasil beat Shashemene, Hawassa share spoils with...

    Fikadu Alemu's brace led Fasil to a 2-1 victory over relegated Shashemene City in the Ethiopia Premier League on Thursday, while Hawassa City and Wolkite ended in a 2-2 draw. Shashemene City managed to hold off Fasil until halftime and remained competitive through most of...

    Mechal urges citizens for unwavering support

    Mechal Sports Club, founded in 1944 as the "Defense Force," is calling on citizens to provide comprehensive support to help restore and enhance its former glory and reputation. This appeal was made during the Ministry of National Defence's 80th-anniversary celebration on Monday, June 20, 2024....

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    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. 

    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.
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    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.

    Almaz clocks second fastest 5000m ever

    Almaz Ayana missed out on the women’s world 5000 meters record by just over five seconds at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League meeting in Rabat two weeks ago and came, agonizingly, even closer in Rome as she stopped the clock at 14:12.59 on Thursday June 2, just 1.44 off the mark set by her Ethiopian compatriot Tirunesh Dibaba eight years ago.

    Walias aim to boost chances

    The Ethiopian National Team a.k.a. Walias will be seeking for the maximum points against Crocodiles of Lesotho in an away match that will be played in Maseru in a Group J Day Five clash to boost their chance. This will be the first match under new coach Gebremedhin Haile.
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