On January 20th Ethiopia’s triple Olympic track gold medalist Kenenisa Bekele will start the sixth marathon of his career at the Standard Charter Dubai Marathon… 990 more words
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Ethiopian Athletics Federation to impose lifetime bans on drug cheats, newly-elected President Gebrselassie says
Ethiopian Athletics Federation (EAF) President Haile Gebrselassie has said the national governing body will start imposing lifetime bans on drug cheats as it strives to restore credibility in the wake of recent doping issues. 466 more words
When in Rome, do as the Romans do.
There, obviously, aren’t any Romans in Ethiopia. But there are plenty of Ethiopians. So 2 out of the last 3 nights we have been out to restaurants serving traditional Ethiopian food and performing traditional Ethiopian dances from the different tribes around the country. 954 more words
BERLIN (AP) — Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia pulled away from Wilson Kipsang of Kenya late in the race to win the Berlin Marathon just outside the world record time on Sunday. 289 more words
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Distance running great Haile Gebrselassie was part of a group of athletes who protested against the Ethiopian track federation on Tuesday. 117 more words