Reigning champion Feleke aims to break his course record in Vienna

Getu Feleke Getu Feleke lowered the Vienna City Marathon course record to 2:05:41 last year, and the reigning champion is aiming to run even faster if the conditions are suitable on Sunday.... Read more »
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Ethiopian Tirunesh Dibaba Won the First Gold and Defend Her Title in London Olympics

Ethiopia’s Tirunesh Dibaba defended her Olympic 10,000m title with a dominant display as Kenyan Sally Kipyego and Vivian Cheruiyot couldn’t get a chance even to be close to her. Leading with 500m... Read more »

Ethiopian Tirunesh Dibaba wins 10,000m and will also race 3000m

Eugene, USA – A torrential downpour might have affected some of the events on the first night of the 2012 Prefontaine Classic – Samsung Diamond League meeting but in the aftermath the... Read more »

Ethiopians Genzebe Dibaba & Hagos Gebrhiwet shine in Shanghai – Samsung Diamond League

Genzebe Dibaba stormed to an Ethiopian record in the women’s 1500m, her compatriot Hagos Gebrhiwet won men’s 5000m, whilst Kenyans Milcah Chemos Cheywa (3000m S/C women) and Leonard Kosencha (800m men) took... Read more »
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Ethiopian Athletics Federation Plan to Lift Kenenisa Bekele’s Ban : Sources

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Two people familiar with the situation say Ethiopia’s track federation plans to lift the suspension it placed on Olympic distance running champion Kenenisa Bekele, clearing the way... Read more »
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Tirunesh Dibaba back on track to retain Olympic titles

The headline in the Daily Nation spelt it out in black and white on Monday morning. “Kenyans beware: Tiru’s back,” it trumpeted. Sadly, “Tiru” – Tirunesh Dibaba – has never received the... Read more »
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Ambitious Mare Dibaba looking for Ethiopian Olympic spot in Toronto

Toronto, Canada – With defending Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon champion Sheron Cherop representing Kenya at the 2011 IAAF World Athletics Championships in Daegu, Korea, the women’s STWM race ought to be wide... Read more »
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Ethiopian Tirunesh Dibaba wins 10,000m at African championships

NAIROBI — Double Olympic champion Tirunesh Dibaba restored Ethiopia’s track pride when she won the women’s 10,000m at the African athletics championships here on Saturday. The 24-year-old proved she has overcome the... 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 »