Ethiopia’s Haile Gebreselassie aspiring to join politics

By KIRUBEL TADESSE Associated Press ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) – Distance running great Haile Gebrselassie says he is entering politics and may run for president of Ethiopia – even if his wife... Read more »
Haile Gebrselassie runs in the 10,000m at the Fanny Blankers-Koen Games in Hengelo

Haile Gebrselassie fails to qualify for Olympics. He wants to involve in Politics

HENGELO, Netherlands: Ethiopian athletics legend Haile Gebrselassie failed to qualify for the London Olympics here on Sunday as he could only finish seventh in the 10,000 metres. The 39-year-old two-time Olympic 10,000m... Read more »

Haile Gebrselassie Faces Criminal Charges of Unlawful Enforcement of Right

The Ethiopian world-class athlete and celebrity, Haile Gebrselassie, is facing criminal prosecution for a charge of unlawful enforcement of right. The court ordered his arrested appearance due to his failure to appear... Read more »

Haile Gebrselassie takes another strong 10k victory for the 5th time in Manchester

Manchester, UK – Looking almost as strong as in his best years Haile Gebrselassie demolished a top class field in the Bupa Great Manchester Run on Sunday. The great Ethiopian won 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 »

Haile Gebrselassie aiming for Olympic berth

(SuperSport ) Haile Gebrselassie will be aiming to make the Ethiopian team for the London Olympics wa strong performance in Sunday’s Tokyo Marathon. Gebrselassie will be looking to run under two hours,... Read more »
Thanks to his win in Birmingham, England, Haile Gebrselassie is still a force to be reckoned with. Photo: Daily Mail

Haile Gebrselassie Wins Birmingham Half Marathon

Though he’s struggled lately, the former marathon-record holder isn’t finished yet. One thing was made clear last weekend in Birmingham, England: Ethiopia’s Haile Gebrselassie is still capable of pulling off a win.... Read more »

Haile Gebreselassie wins Prince of Asturias Award for Sport

MADRID, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) — Ethiopian distance runner Haile Gebrselassie on Friday was awarded the prestigious Prince of Asturias Award for Sports. During his career, the 38-year-old has won two Olympic gold... Read more »
Shumi Gerbaba wins 2011 Stockholm Marathon

Ethiopian Shumi Gerbaba wins 2011 Stockholm Marathon (Video)

STOCKHOLM (AP) – Shumi Gerbaba of Ethiopia won a Stockholm Marathon that was overshadowed Saturday when a runaway bus plowed into a group of spectators, injuring six. Police said the bus raced... Read more »
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Haile Gebrselassie wins Great Manchester Run for the 4th time

Haile Gebrselassie won his fourth Great Manchester 10km Run, while Britain’s Helen Clitheroe set a personal best in triumphing in the women’s race. Ethiopia’s Gebrselassie, 38, who beat Britain’s Chris Thompson, said:... Read more »