Ethiopia’s Olympic champions Kenenisa Bekele and Tirunesh Dibaba Banned From Competition With Other 35 Athlets

Kenenisa Bekele, Ethiopia’s Olympic 5,000 and 10,000 metres champion, is among 35 athletes banned from competition by their national federation in a row over training. The Ethiopian Athletics Federation, angry over flagging... Read more »
Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele wins the 10,000m men's race during the Memorial Van Damme Diamond League

‘Great to be Back !’ Kenenisa Bekele Wins 10,000 in Brussels

Olympic champion Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia ran the year’s fastest 10,000 meters, winning in 26 minutes, 43.16 seconds at the Van Damme Memorial in Brussels, Cheered by 40,000 fans at the King... Read more »

Kenenisa Bekele will not compete in 5,000 to focus on London Olympics

DAEGU: Kenenisa Bekele will not defend his 5,000-meter title at the world championships and instead concentrate on defending his long-distance double at next year’s London Olympics. His agent Jos Hermens said on... Read more »

Mo Farah had little idea about Ethiopian Ibrahim Jeilan who beat him on 10,000m at Daegu

(UKPA) – Mo Farah has admitted he “did not have a clue” about the athlete who pipped him to World Championship glory in the 10,000 metres in Daegu. The 28-year-old had glory... Read more »

Kenenisa Bekele to defend world title at Daegu atheletics

ADDIS ABABA — Four-time World 10,000m champion Kenenisa Bekele has been included in the Ethiopian team named on Sunday for this month’s world athletics championships in Daegu, South Korea. Bekele, who has... Read more »

Athletics- Kenenisa Bekele to defend world title despite year out

By Gene Cherry RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) – Ethiopian Olympic and world champion Kenenisa Bekele will defend his 10,000 metres world title later this month despite not having raced since early 2010,... Read more »