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Year of disappointments

Disappointing AFCON qualifier One of the highlight events of the 2016/17 football season in Ethiopia is the 2017 African Cup of Nations’ qualification match up and Ethiopia’s campaign to secure a place in 31st edition of AFCON scheduled to take place in Gabon in January 2017. The Ethiopian national team, aka the Walias, was pinned against African football powerhouse Algeria, Lesotho and Seychelles in Group J.

Another chance for gold

Ethiopian athletes Muktar Edris, Hagos Geebrehiwet and Dejen Gebremeskel will take part in the 5000 meters final at the Rio Olympics tonight.

AAA+ Amazing Almaz Ayana

Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana obliterated the 10,000m World and Olympic records yesterday in the opening track event of the 2016 Rio Olympics.

AAA+ Amazing Almaz Ayana

A new Olympic star has emerged in Ethiopia and it is none other than the amazing Almaz Ayana. The 25-year-old athlete smashed both the World and Olympic records in a spectacular manner to win the 10,000m at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, clocking 29:17.45 to win the first athletics gold medal of the Games.