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BEKELE STILL TRYING TO FIND HIS GROOVE

Strange to see Kenenisa Bekele still having issues in his marathons after such a long run of success on the track and cross country.  After being widely recognized as the distance running G.O.A.T.,  you just expect each of his following steps to be equally agile and precise.   738 more words

Wilson Kipsang

MOTHER NATURE SAYS NEIN IN BERLIN

You can’t fool Mother Nature. If she doesn’t sanction it, nothing else matters. So despite the great field assembled by race director Mark Milde – including the Big 3  of former champions Kenenisa Bekele 2016, Eliud Kipchoge 2015, and Wilson Kipsang 2013 – despite the excellent pacing job that put the athletes right on record pace through 30km, when the start time temperature for today’s 44th BMW Berlin Marathon was in the mid-50s and the streets were puddled with rain – meaning high humidity – though it may not seem like an overly big thing, in fact, it was just enough of a thing to put the world record out of reach. 534 more words

Wilson Kipsang

REMEMBERING MIKE & ZANE

Davenport, IA. – I am in the Quad Cities this weekend for the 43rd QC Times Bix 7 Road Race, this year doubling as the USATF 7 Mile Road Championship.   422 more words

Patrick Makau

Here's Why Michael Phelps Is Always Listening To Music

When he broke the record for the 10,000-meter run, Haile Gebrselassie had sync’d his jog to the beat of “Scatman” by Scatman John.

“I  many records with the ‘Scatman’ song,” Gebrselassie told… 287 more words

Music

GEEKING ON KENENISA’S NUMBERS

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

Opinion

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

Anti-Doping Ethiopia

"Dance, This Is The Way They'd Love..."

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

Travelling