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EPL matches calm down after two years of turbulence

In what could be considered a new low in Ethiopian football, a couple of years back, for a decision taken by a referee in a match between Defense and Welwalo that sent shockwaves in the country, match official Eyasu Fanta was attacked by players and fans alike, for a footballing decision. What is worse, 11 other referees were assaulted.

Former IAAF president trial in limbo

In the late 1950s, he became a champion in the long jump, winning the event at the 1958 French Athletics Championships and holding the French West African record from 1957 to 1960. Born in 1933 in Senegal, Lamine Diack is also a businessman, a sports administrator and has served as the president of the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) form 1999 to 2015.

Elite athletes to take part in Hawassa half marathon

The ninth edition of the 2020 Great Ethiopian Run (GER) TAL half marathon race is set to take place in Hawassa on Sunday, February 9, 2020. The Southern city will host the 21km race for elite athletes alongside a 7km mass race and children’s race.

Jan Meda Cross-Country set for Sunday

The 37th edition of Jan Meda Cross-Country race is set to take place on Sunday 26, 2020, in Addis Ababa. Ethiopian athletes, both elite and new, will partake in the competition in order to be eligible for the 2020 Africa Cross Country Championships which will be held in Lome, Togo on April 08.

Walias to play World Cup qualifier match

FIFA has announced the 10 groups for the second round of the African qualifier round for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The Ethiopian national team a.k.a. Walias are drawn with Ghana, Zimbabwe and South Africa in group G of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers.

Ethiopian athletes dominate Dubai Marathon

Ethiopian runners, both in men’s and women’s races have clinched top spot. Olika Adugna Bikila clocked in at 2:06: 15 to win the men’s title while Worknesh Degefa clocked in at 2:19:37 defending her title at the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon 2020.