Ethiopian Lelisa Desisa Wins Men’s Title at the 2018 New York City Marathon

Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia won the men’s race of the New York City Marathon on Sunday, with a time of 2 hours 5 minutes and 59 seconds, surging ahead of two other... Read more »

Paris Marathon – Kenenisa Bekele Broke the Record!

Mission accomplished for Kenenisa Bekele. The Ethiopian realized his dream by finishing on the highest step of the podium of the Paris Marathon. Specialist in the running, the holder of two world... 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 »

Explosions reported at Boston Marathon finish line

wcvb.com: Two explosions have been reported near the Boston Marathon finish line on Boylston Street as thousands of people gathered for the race, and there are reports of injuries. The blasts happened... Read more »

Ethiopians rule Houston Marathon, Worku and Mohammed wins men’s and women’s races

HOUSTON — Ethiopian runners withstood heavy rain Sunday to dominate the Houston Marathon and half marathon. Bazu Worku and Merima Mohammed gave the nation a sweep of the men’s and women’s divisions... Read more »
Tsegaye Kebede and atsede baysa won chicago 2012 marathon

Ethiopians Wins the 2012 Chicago Marathon on Men’s and Women’s Race ( Video)

Ethiopians Tsegaye Kebede and Astede Baysa won the 2012 Chicago Marathon. Kebede won the race with a New course record. Few countries have been able to keep up with Kenya in recent... Read more »

Eritrea’s flag-carrying runner and 3 more seeks asylum in UK to flee repressive regime

It was while his team-mates on Eritrea’s Olympic team were out watching the men’s marathon in the Sunday sunshine that Weynay Ghebresilasie finally decided to take the decision that has changed his... Read more »

Tiki Gelana of Ethiopia wins women’s marathon in Olympic-record time

Tiki Gelana of Ethiopia wins women’s marathon in Olympic-record time of two hours, 23 minutes, seven seconds – NY Daily News LONDON — Through 33 turns, past Big Ben and the Tower... Read more »
Tirunesh Dibaba london olympics

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. Leading with 500m... Read more »
Ethiopian Tirunesh Dibaba and Vivian Cheruiyot

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 East African distance... Read more »