The Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) has announced that there will be no clubs representing their respective countries in the African Champions League and the CAF Confederation Cup. The decision has been made following the incompletion of the 2019/20 Ethiopian Premier League (EPL) in wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Among the many disruptions the COVID-19 pandemic has caused, the world of sport is no stranger to cancellations and postponements in the recent months that have passed and is to pass, heavily affecting athletes, fans, international federations and tournaments organizations.
Months after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced the 2020 Olympic Games will be postponed to 2021, the evolving pandemic with no clear indications on when it will end; has put the Tokyo Olympic Games back into contention.
To safeguard the health of all involved and to contribute to the containment of COVID-19, the executive board (EB) of the international Olympic Committee has announced that the IOC will step up its scenario-planning for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
As part of the “Here We Go” Task Force currently addressing a list of questions raised due to the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Qualification Task Force has approved a series of amendments to the Tokyo 2020 Qualification System Principles.
The Ethiopian Athletics Federation (EAF) has pledged 4.5 million birr to go towards the national athletics team after its executive committee members reached an agreement. According to the EAF’s announcement, 211 athletes, recruited for the Olympics team and 56 coaches will each earn 15,000 birr.
More than 1,600 athletes from 185 National Olympic committees (NOC) and refugee athletes benefiting from the Olympic solidarity programs related to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020; will continue to enjoy this support up to the games of the xxxii Olympiad, which will now be celebrated from 23 July to 8 august 2021.
The Ethiopian Olympic Committee (EOC) announced it has put its regular preparations for the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympics on hiatus. The 2020 games was postponed by one year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.