Category: Sport

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Ethiopia drops bid to host 2017 Afcon

Official says country needs more time to prepare for continental championship ADDIS ABABA: The Ethiopian Football Federation says it has dropped its bid to host the 2017 African Cup of Nations and will focus...

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Commemorating Abebe Bikila’s 82nd Birthday

Editor’s Note: Abebe Bikila, an Ethiopian double Olympic marathon champion, widely known as for winning a marathon gold medal running barefoot, was born on August 7, 1932. Abebe flew by the soldiers standing with...

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Double Victory for Ethiopia at Ottawa Marathon

Ottawa, Canada – Yemane Adhane Tsegay  and Tigist Tufa gave Ethiopia a double victory at the Ottawa Marathon here today, when they won the men and women’s categories respectively by setting new course records....

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Ethiopians and Kenyans dominate Luanda International

Ethiopian and Kenyan athletes dominated the Luanda International Meeting tagged ‘Demóstenes de Almeida’, held at the Coqueiros Stadium, in Luanda on Thursday. Ethiopian Yenew Gelahum won the men’s 5000m with the time of 13:49.92 minutes, followed by the...