The biennial event of the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF), though it started in a lukewarm setting, it ended with 86 national records broken and promising future talents witnessed.
The Ethiopian National Anti-Doping Organization (ETH NADO) has issued a strongly-worded directive to Ethiopian athletes to terminate any direct or indirect work relationship with the known Athletics coach Alberto Salazar.
Scheduled to take place between September 27 – October 6, 2019, in Doha Qatar, the Ethiopian athletics’ team are on their way to the IAAF World Athletics championships, to put there mark in an intriguing competition.
Ethiopian long-distance runner, Kenenisa Bekele is set for an appearance in the BMW Berlin Marathon race. The Olympic champion has garnered much attention in the 46th edition of the Berlin Marathon and will run the course for a second time after he clinched victory with a personal best of 2:03.03 in 2016.
In light of recently observed problems in Ethiopian club football, the Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) has prepared two major proposals that would alter the face of the club football in the country for years to come.
The first Irrechaa Great Run is scheduled to take place in Addis Ababa on September 22, 2019. During a press conference held on Thursday, Oromia Regional State Tourism Bureau stated that 50,000 runners and several elite athletes are expected to participate in the event.
The Ethiopian National team a.k.a. the Walias are set to host Rwanda in the African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifiers on Sunday, in Mekele Stadium. The Walias have commenced preparation in the newly built Mekele International Stadium.
Selected to officiate continental tournaments, Ethiopian referees had a successful year. Beamlak Temesgen, Lidia Tafesse and Temesgin Samuel were the chosen three, as they made their way to their respective venues to officiate matches.