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Ethiopian athletes anticipate high IAAF ranking

The world athletics governing body, IAAF, has launched its new official world ranking system, which identifies the top athletes in each athletics discipline. The world ranking system is said to reward consistency in participating in competitions among the world’s best.

Anti-doping in Ethiopia

kidestTadesseis a senior expert with Ethiopian Athletics Federation (EFF) working in anti-doping related matters. Since a couple of years ago,where the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) urged Ethiopia to carry out more doping tests, following ascandal with neighboring Kenyan athletes,the Ethiopian Athletics Federation (EFF), in collaboration with the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADO) and WADA, has been conducting mass tests.

Aspiring Chinese marathoners embrace Ethiopia's hills

Chinese marathon instructor Gesang Ciren, a great admirer of Ethiopian athletes in light of their success on global stages, expressed his hope on Thursday that with similar dedication and hard work, Chinese runners will have the chance to replicate the success.

Biruktayit retains Chevron Houston Marathon title

Ethiopian Biruktayit Degefa retained her title at the Chevron Houston Marathon and came within 14 seconds of the course record, while Kenya’s Albert Korir won a close men’s contest at the IAAF Silver Label road race on Sunday.

So you think you can communicate?

Just like the dance competition TV show entitled ‘So you think you can dance?’, I think we should also have a communication competition show entitled ‘So you think you can communicate?’.