Ethiopia Told to Do Mass Doping Tests or Face IAAF Ban – ABC News

Ethiopia must carry out mass doping tests on up to 200 athletes by November or be the latest to face further action by the World Anti-Doping Agency and a possible ban by... Read more »

Ethiopia: 3 Athletes Suspended in Doping Investigations – ABC News

Three Ethiopian runners have been suspended on suspicion of doping amid a string of positive tests among the country’s athletes, track and field officials said on Friday. Ethiopia’s national track team doctor... Read more »

Russian whistleblower calls for doping spotlight on Kenya and Ethiopia – The Guardian

The whistleblower who sparked the global investigation into corruption involving senior figures in the IAAF and Russian Athletics has called for the authorities to turn the spotlight on doping in other countries,... Read more »

Meseret Defar Win’s 5,000 As She Likes at Moscow IAAF

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Meseret Defar added yet another global 5,000 metres gold to her bulging collection when she won the world title with a textbook performance on Saturday, aided by her Ethiopian... Read more »

Ethiopians Dominate Florence Marathon in Men and Women

Florence, Italy – Ethiopia claimed a winning sweep at the 28th Florence Marathon in both men’s and women’s races thanks to Berga Birhanu Bekele who crossed the finish line first in 2:09:52... Read more »

Ethiopian Teshome Dirirsa Won 1500m at IAAF World Youth Championships

Lille, France – For virtually the entire contest, the boys’ 1500m final was a near carbon copy of the 3000m race finished just one hour before. Then, about a metre before the... Read more »
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1-2-3-4-5 Ethiopians dominates Oslo women’s 5000 meter. Meseret Defar took first place (Video)

Ethiopian girls dominate the Oslo 5000m race by wining 1st to 5th place at the Grete Waitz Memorial 2011 Diamond League meet in Oslo, Norway. Meseret Defar of Ethiopia came first followed... Read more »
Aheza Kiros on the way to victory at the Carlsbad 5000 (

Ehtiopians Dejen Gebremeskel and Aheza Kiros sweep Carlsbad 5000

Carlsbad, USA – A confident Dejen Gebremeskel and a wispy Aheza Kiros gave Ethiopia a sweep of the men’s and women’s invitational races on the 26th annual Carlsbad 5000 on Sunday (3)... 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 »