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



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


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


Kenenisa Bekele misses marathon world record by six seconds (video)

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

Track And Field

Why I love the men's 10,000 metres

It’s because of Cathy Freeman that I love the men’s 10,000 metres.

Not that she competed in it. Wrong gender for a start. And her specialty was a good 9.6 kilometres short of the distance. 754 more words

Rio Olympics 2016