Ethiopians Sweep wins Berlin marathon by Kenenisa and Aberu Kebede

Ethiopia’s Kenenis Bekele nears record as wins Berlin marathon.  The ex-Olympic 5000m and 10,000m champion crossed the finish line in an unofficial time of two hours 03min 04sec — just short of... 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 »

Kenenisa Bekele shooting for another long-distance double in London

LONDON (AP) — So much has gone wrong lately for Kenenisa Bekele. Yet there is this tantalizing possibility at the London Games: With one more gold medal, or two if he enters... Read more »

Ethiopians Genzebe Dibaba & Hagos Gebrhiwet shine in Shanghai – Samsung Diamond League

Genzebe Dibaba stormed to an Ethiopian record in the women’s 1500m, her compatriot Hagos Gebrhiwet won men’s 5000m, whilst Kenyans Milcah Chemos Cheywa (3000m S/C women) and Leonard Kosencha (800m men) took... 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 put their appearance... Read more »

Ethiopian Athletics Federation Plan to Lift Kenenisa Bekele’s Ban : Sources

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Two people familiar with the situation say Ethiopia’s track federation plans to lift the suspension it placed on Olympic distance running champion Kenenisa Bekele, clearing the way... Read more »

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 »