Return of land bonuses driving Ethiopian athletics success, not drugs, says gold medal winner Yomif Kejelcha

Double world champion Yomif Kejelcha says the allure of a unique prize first offered to Haile Gebrselassie explains Ethiopia’s athletics ascent, not doping, despite complaints from a British athletics coach earlier this... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Bekele to race London Marathon

Bekele, 35, regarded by many as the greatest distance runner of all time and holder of the 5,000m and 10,000m world records, finished second in London last year and was third... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Tirunesh Dibaba bags $100,000 with Chicago Marathan gold

Ethiopia’s ace long distance runner, Tirunesh Dibaba added a new accolade to her impressive array after winning the Chicago marathon held on Sunday. Dibaba, 32, completed the distance in 02:18:31 to grab... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Bekele aims to make marathon history in Berlin

Three-time Olympic champion Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia, would be aiming at making marathon history in the German capital, Berlin, this weekend. The 35-year-old, who is the reigning champion and world record holder... Read more »

Ethiopia: Good Ethiopian Performance in Switzerland Diamond League

Muktar Edris gained victory at IAAF Athletics Diamond League meeting in 5,000m in Lausanne, Switzerland, July 6, 2017. The promising Ethiopians athlete Muktar Edris exploded in to victory leaving behind his compatriot... Read more »

Ethiopia's Dibaba breaks 19-year-old 2000m indoor world record – africanews

Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia has set a new indoor record in the women’s 2,000m world record at the Miting International de Catalunya event in the Spanish city of Sabadell on Tuesday. She... Read more »

6 million birr cash award for Ethiopian athletes

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – At a ceremony held yesterday at the National Palace, President Mulatu Teshome gave awards to honor members of the Ethiopian delegation who took part at the 31st and 15th... Read more »

Ethiopia's record-breaker Ayana says doping suspicions unfair – Reuters

By Drazen Jorgic | RIO DE JANEIRO RIO DE JANEIRO Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana was supposed to be enjoying a glorious Olympic debut after shattering the women’s 10,000 meters world record last week... Read more »

Bekele left out of Ethiopian Olympic squad

Kenenisa Bekele, the 5,000 and 10,000 metres world record holder, has been left out of Ethiopia’s athletics squad for the Rio Olympics. The triple Olympic gold medal winner failed to make the... Read more »

Africa Junior Athletics Championships: Nigeria clinches title, host Ethiopia …

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Nigeria continued its dominance in athletics as it clinches the 12th edition of the Africa Junior Athletics Championships which ended here on Sunday. The Nigerian team finished top of... Read more »