Ethiopia’s champions in Boston to defend marathon titles | Reuters

BOSTON Ethiopia’s Lemi Berhanu Hayle and Atsede Baysa will line up among the world’s top distance runners on Monday to defend their Boston Marathon titles, with tens of thousands of spectators expected... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Buzunesh Deba inherits 2014 Boston win, but not the prize

Distance runner Buzunesh Deba, of Ethiopia, participates in a Boston Marathon media availability Friday, April 14, 2017, in advance of Monday’s race in Boston. By Jimmy Golen, AP sports writer Buzunesh Deba... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Deba inherits 2014 Boston win, but not the prize

Buzunesh Deba will leave the Boston Marathon with one champion’s medal this week. She would like to make it two. The 29-year-old Ethiopian inherited the 2014 title this December when Kenya’s Rita... Read more »

Mosop’s record under threat as Ethiopian Berhanu leads Xiamen field

Kenya’s Moses Mosop’s course record and Chinese all-comers’ record of 2:06:19 is under threat as Ethiopia’s Boston Marathon champion Lemi Berhanu leads over 30,000 at the Xiamen International Marathon, the first IAAF... Read more »

Former NYC Marathon champ longs to get his family out of Ethiopia – New York Daily News

When Tesfaye Jifar sits still, his mind drifts to dark places. So he prefers to remain in motion. It’s easier not to think about any of it: The elite athletic career... Read more »

Ethiopia's Bekele slams exclusion from Rio – eNCA

ADDIS ABABA – In a shocking announcement, the Ethiopian Athletics Federation has left Kenenisa Bekele, a world record holder and three-times Olympic gold medalist, off the marathon team list for the Olympics... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Lelisa Desisa wins 119th Boston Marathon

Lelisa Desisa won his first Boston Marathon in 2013. He didn’t have much time to celebrate. A few hours after Desisa broke the tape on Boylston Street on Patriots’ Day, two bombs... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Lelisa Desisa reclaims Boston Marathon title

Desisa and Rotich (Photo: USA Today) – BOSTON — Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia reclaimed the title he won two years ago, winning the Boston Marathon by a 31-second margin Monday. Desisa pulled... Read more »

Kenya’s Caroline Rotich, Ethiopia’s Lelisa Desisa win Boston Marathon

Caroline Rotich (KEN) and Mare Dibaba (ETH) sprint to the finish during the 2015 Boston Marathon.(Photo: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports) BOSTON — Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia reclaimed the title he won... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Gebre-Egziabher ready for Boston Marathon

Addis Ababa  – Ethiopian athlete Gebre-Egziabher Gebremariam said he is ready for the Boston Marathon, world’s oldest annual and best-known road racing event. Boston Marathon is a means for Gebre-Egiziabher who won the... Read more »