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... Read more »

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... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read more »

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... 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... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »