Dejere Abera of Ethiopia (left) beats Kenyans Cosmas Kyeva (centre) and Julius Maisei at the finish line to win the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon on February 5, 2012

Ethiopian Athletes set new course records in Hong Kong

Hong Kong – (IAAF) Dereje Abera (men) and Misiker Mekonnen Demissie (women) of Ethiopia set new course records at the Hong Kong Marathon here today. Losing a Marathon by one second last year... Read more »
Tariku Jufar won the huston men’s marathon

Ethiopians sweep men’s and women’s marathon, half marathon in record times in Houston

HOUSTON (AP) — Ethiopian runners turned Houston into their own personal showcases on Sunday, sweeping the full and half marathons in record times. Tariku Jufar won the men’s marathon in 2 hours,... Read more »

After beating Rudisha, Ethiopian teenager Amman now confident of writing his own history

A young Ethiopian born in the rural countryside of this topographically-diverse nation watches one of the country’s legion of long distance running heroes to take up the sport in athletics. Driven by... Read more »

Yared Hagos breaks 10k record in Darlington, UK

TYNESIDE-based Ethiopian, Yared Hagos, was in devastating form in yesterday’s Sherwoods Chevrolet Darlington 10k, smashing the course record by 20 seconds. Now living in Newcastle after moving from Yorkshire where he competed... Read more »
Girma Assefa and Koren Yal of Ethiopia

Ethiopians shines in Mumbai Marathon by Breaking Records in Both Men’s and Woman’s

MUMBAI: Ethiopians Girma Assefa and Koren Yal led a near clean-sweep of the men’s and women’s top three positions in the $325,000 eighth Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon here today besides spearheading a... Read more »

Ethiopian Lelisa Desisa broke a 15 k record in Utica NY

Utica (WSYR-TV) The 15K course along the roads of Utica was no match for the thousands of men and women who took part in this morning’s race. Both the men’s and women’s... Read more »
kenenisa bekele of Ethiopia

Torn calf muscle threatens Kenenisa Bekele’s season

By Gene Cherry RALEIGH North Carolina (Reuters) – Olympic champion and world 5,000 and 10,000 metres record holder Kenenisa Bekele has a ruptured calf muscle that threatens his outdoor season, the Ethiopian’s... Read more »

Yimer Wude hold a new course Record in Sunfeast World 10K Run

Yimer Wude of Ethiopia created a new Course Record in Women section, even as Titus Mbieshei of Kenya bagged the gold in the 1,50,000 US Dollar Sunfeast World 10K Run here today.... Read more »

Ethiopian Gebremariam record the fastest-ever time in 10K

Gebre Gebremariam, the 2009 IAAF World Cross Country champion, ran the fastest-ever 10K in Central Park, winning the 6th annual UAE Healthy Kidney 10-K in 27 minutes and 42 seconds. Tadese Tola... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Firehiwot Dado Breaks River Bank Run Record

GRAND RAPIDS — Now that Ethiopia’s Firehiwot Dado has run her first 25K road race, the 26-year-old says she wouldn’t mind scheduling a couple more 15 1/2-mile events down the road. Small... Read more »