Mirutse Yifter laid to rest along side Ethiopian patriots at Selassie

Mirutse Yifter laid to rest along side Ethiopian patriots at Selassie

January 1,2017 Mirutse Yifter, Ethiopia’s legendary athlete, laid to rest at Kidist Selassie Menbere Tsebaot church along side Ethiopian Patriot. The funeral took place today around 2 :00 pm local time, hours after his body arrived at Bole International Airport to a hero’s welcome. His funeral was attended by dignitaries including athletes, families and friends. […]

Ethiopia to impose lifetime bans on drug cheats:Reuters

Ethiopia to impose lifetime bans on drug cheats:Reuters

By Aaron Maasho Reuters December 28,2016 ADDIS ABABA -Ethiopia, one of five countries the IAAF says is in “critical care” over its drug-testing systems, will impose lifetime bans on drug cheats, the new president of the Ethiopian Athletics Federation (EAF) said on Wednesday. The Horn of Africa country has for many years dominated distance running […]

Athletics : “…want to to run again for my country , ” Almaz Ayana

Athletics : “…want to to run again for my country , ” Almaz Ayana

December 3,2016 borkena As widely reported by Ethiopian media, Almaz Ayana and Usain Bolt are named International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) world athletes of the year at a ceremony in Monaco yesterday. They both have collected their awards. It is a first time experience for Almaz Ayana to be in the spotlight as woman […]

Ethiopia : Almaz Ayana Crowned as IAAF 2016 World Athlete of the Year

Ethiopia : Almaz Ayana Crowned as IAAF 2016 World Athlete of the Year

December 2,2016 International Association of Athletics Federation announced today that Ethiopia ‘s Almaz Ayana is crowned as Female IAAF World Athlete of the year. In June of this year, Almaz Ayana recorded the fastest 10,000 meters debut in history, according to IAAF report. More importantly, she won 10,000 meters Olympic title at the Rio Olympic […]

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