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EAF unveils IAAF marathon team

The Ethiopia Athletics Federation (EAF) has unveiled the marathon runners who would take part-in the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships, scheduled to be held on December 27 to October 6, 2019 in Doha, Qatar.

Almaz, Genzebe to take part in IAAF Diamond League 

Olympic 10,000m winner and World Record holder, Alamz Ayana, is set to face off with top athletes in the 3000m race in the IAAF Diamond League which is scheduled to take place in the US. Almaz who has missed the competition last year due to knee injury, will participate in the IAAF Diamond League race scheduled on June 30, 2019 in Stanford, US.

FIFA scrapes plan to expand 2022 World Cup to 48 teams

In line with the conclusions of the feasibility study approved by the FIFA Council at its last meeting, FIFA and Qatar have jointly explored all possibilities to increase the number of participant teams from 32 to 48 teams by involving neighboring countries at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

Cycling tour to take place in Ethiopia

Scheduled to take place across the Northern part of the country, Ethiopian professional cyclist, Tsegabu Girmay, has organized a road cycling tour in Ethiopia. Several foreign and local road bicycle riders are expected to participate in the road cycling tours with a package provided to visit historical places in the region.

St. George part ways with coach

The management of 14-time Ethiopian Premier League (EPL) champions, Saint George FC, has announced that the club has parted ways with Coach Stewart John Hall, following a string of poor performances in the season.

St. George FC without three decisive players this season

As the Ethiopian Premier League (EPL) is closing to an end, 14-time title winners St. George FC are suffering from multiple players’ injuries. The Horsemen’s front men: Saladin Said and Getaneh Kebede are not going to play for the club until the end of the season due to injuries.

Ethiopian referee to officiate FIFA U-20 World Cup

Ethiopian international referee Bamlak Tessema has been selected to officiate at the FIFA U-20 World Cup which is scheduled to be held in Poland from May 23 to June 25 2019.  The FIFA referees committee has selected 27 referees, 42 assistants and 21 video assistants for VAR technology.

Abera Abera bound for Ottawa Marathon

Ethiopia’s Abera Kuma just might be the most talented athlete to race the Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon this year. Indeed, organizers of the IAAF Gold Label event are confident they have the man who can threaten the current course record on 26 May.

 Tackling football hooliganism

The Ethiopian Premier League (EPL), for years on end, has faced many challenges in growing, promoting and attracting a wider audience. In recent years, the League and the Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) have been faced with an insurmountable task of abating football hooliganism which has plagued the sport in recent years.