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Does Nike’s Vaporfly aid athletes?

It was a sight to behold. Mass spectators, watching in disbelief, a man running a 42k marathon race, barefoot. Ethiopian legend Abebe Bikila became the first African athlete to win a gold medal in 1960, at the summer Olympics in Rome, Italy and also won gold at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.

Ethiopian athlete tests positive for doping

Birhanu Tsegu, an Ethiopian athlete who has won the 10,000 meter race in Rabat, Morocco has tested positive for doping. The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has announced that Birhanu has been suspended for testing positive for Erythropoietin (EPO).

Eight clubs to contest City Cup

The 14th edition of the Addis Ababa City Cup competition will commence with eight clubs on November 2, 2019 in Addis Ababa stadium. The competition will kick-off with a match between St. George and Defense FC. The newly promoted clubs Wolkite City and Sebeta City will also be featured in the competition.

Walias travel to Rwanda

After sufferinga painful defeat at the hands of Rwanda (1-0) in the first leg match in Mekele stadium, the Ethiopian national team has travelled to Kigali, Rwanda on Thursday for the second leg match of the 2019 CHAN competition. The match is scheduled to take place today.

CAF holds safety and security workshop

The Confederation of African Football Federation (CAF) has hosted its first ever safety and security workshop on October 14-15, 2019 in Cairo, Egypt. Security officers from 54 member associations have participated to build on the principles established by the introduction of CAF’s safety and security department last February.

EFF unveils season calendar

The Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) has announced the 2019/20 season calendar, with the Ethiopian Premier League (EPL) seasonscheduled to kick-off on November 23, 2019 across the country.

EAF bans women marathoners for three months

Taking place in Doha, Qatar, the 17th   International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Athletics Championships saw several athletes suffer heat exhaustion during the competition.