After beating Rudisha, Ethiopian teenager Amman now confident of writing his own history

A young Ethiopian born in the rural countryside of this topographically-diverse nation watches one of the country’s legion of long distance running heroes to take up the sport in athletics. Driven by... Read more »
Mesenet Geremew

Mesenet Geremew and Abebech Afework take surprise Great Ethiopian Run 10km victories

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Mesenet Geremew and Abebech Afework were the deserved winners of the men’s and women’s races respectively in the 2011 CBE Great Ethiopian Run 10km road race in the... Read more »
Kumsa Adugna of Ethiopia

Kumsa Adugna of Ethiopia won Shelter Island’s 10K race

African runners must like something about Shelter Island because they keep winning, posting quality times and dominating the Island’s annual 10K race. on Saturday. Kumsa Adugna, 25, of Ethiopia, who was the... Read more »

Haile Gebrselassie to run in Tokyo Marathon

Marathon world record holder Haile Gebrselassie says he is fit and will next run in February’s Tokyo marathon. The 37-year-old Ethiopian announced his retirement on 7 November, blaming the knee problems that... Read more »
Getu feleke wins Amsterdam marathon

Ethiopian Getu Feleke won Amsterdam Marathon with new record

AMSTERDAM, October 17 (Xinhua) — Getu Feleke won the 35th edition of the Amsterdam marathon on Sunday in perfect sunny conditions. The 23-year-old Ethiopian recorded a new course record of 2:05:44. The... Read more »

Ethiopian film “The Athlete” compete for Oscars

Movies from 65 nations will compete for best foreign film at the Oscars, including entries from Ethiopia and Greenland, which are new to the race. The rundown just issued by the Academy... Read more »

The Athlete (Atletu), Review, A film on the life of Abebe Bikila

To Watch the film trailer scroll Down “The Athlete” is an uplifting story about an Ethiopian runner named Abebe Bikila who became the first black African to win a marathon gold medal... Read more »

Luck helps Dibaba win 5000m; Sisson sets new record

With a bold, late-race move and a little luck, Ethiopia’s Genzebe Dibaba took home the 5000m title at the IAAF World Junior Championships in Moncton, Canada today. Dueling with Mercy Cherono, the... Read more »

Ethiopians take titles in Subaru 4 Mile Chase (VIDEO)

The 30th running of the Subaru 4 Mile Chase featured one thrilling finish, one dominating performance, and two winners from Ethiopia. Bado Worku and Bizunesh Deba were the winners of the event,... Read more »
Gebre Gebremariam of Ethiopia sprinted to the end of the Peachtree Road Race

Gebre Gebremariam wins Atlanta Peachtree Road Race by Photo finish

With eyes affixed on a finish line banner and two men approaching side-by-side, fans craned their necks to identify the victor of an electric Peachtree Road Race. And with an equally minute... Read more »