One of the oldest clubs in North Ethiopia, Fasil City, have secured promotion to the Ethiopian Premier League after beating the Addis Ababa outfit, Ethiopia Insurance, 1-0 in Gondar in round 26 of the Ethiopia Higher League.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF), during a meeting held in the capital of Egypt, Cairo, on June 3, 2016, announced that it has passed a USD 10,000 fine on the Ethiopian Football Federation National (EFF) in addition to other disciplinary measures.
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.
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.
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.
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.