Ethiopia’s Tirunesh Dibaba bags $100,000 with Chicago Marathan gold

Ethiopia’s ace long distance runner, Tirunesh Dibaba added a new accolade to her impressive array after winning the Chicago marathon held on Sunday. Dibaba, 32, completed the distance in... Read more »

Olympic champion Ayana destroys field to win 10,000 metres

LONDON (Reuters) – Ethiopian Almaz Ayana destroyed the field to win the 10,000 metres at the World Championships on Saturday, finishing around 300 metres clear of her rivals in... Read more »

Kenenisa and Tirunesh lead Ethiopia’s marathon selections for IAAF World Championships London 2017

IAAF – The fastest Ethiopian marathon runners in history will lead their nation’s team at the IAAF World Championships London 2017. National record-holders Kenenisa Bekele and Tirunesh Dibaba –... Read more »

AYANA TARGETS DOUBLE GOLD AS ETHIOPIA ANNOUNCE TEAM FOR RIO

Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana will seek to become just the second woman in history to win Olympic gold in both the 5000m and 10,000m at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games... Read more »

Worshipping at the ‘high temple’ of Ethiopia’s long distance runners

It’s before dawn, but Meskel Square, Addis Ababa’s grand centrepiece, is already busy. The long-haul buses leave from here before the sun rises: 11 hours to Dire Dawa; 12... Read more »

Ethiopian Tirunesh Dibaba Won the First Gold and Defend Her Title in London Olympics

Ethiopia’s Tirunesh Dibaba defended her Olympic 10,000m title with a dominant display as Kenyan Sally Kipyego and Vivian Cheruiyot couldn’t get a chance even to be close to her.... Read more »

London Olympics-Athletics-Battle of distance queens highlights day one

(Reuters) – The big men of the shot put open 10 days of athletics action at the London Olympics on Friday morning with the more slender frames of the... Read more »

Ethiopian Athletics Team at London Olympics 2012

By Sabrina Yohannes London (TADIAS) – The 2012 London Olympic Games are officially open as of the declaration during the July 28 opening ceremony, but the bulk of Ethiopia’s star... Read more »

Ethiopian Tirunesh Dibaba wins 10,000m and will also race 3000m

Eugene, USA – A torrential downpour might have affected some of the events on the first night of the 2012 Prefontaine Classic – Samsung Diamond League meeting but in... Read more »

Kenenisa , Tirunesh and 33 Others Ban Lifted. Free to Run at London Olymics 2012

By Mike Rowbottom The Ethiopian Athletics Federation (EAF) has performed a U-turn in lifting its suspension of double Olympic champions Kenenisa Bekele, Tirunesh Dibaba and 33 others which had... Read more »