Ethiopia : Feyisa Lilesa and Kenenisa Bekele to compete at London Marathon

Ethiopia : Feyisa Lilesa and Kenenisa Bekele to compete at London Marathon

January 9,2016 Feyisa and Kenenisa are competing at the London Marathon in less than two weeks. And it is something that Ethiopians are looking forward to watch, for a reason. Feyisa Lilesa made headline news the world over when he showed protest sign by crossing his arms over his head as he crossed the finishing […]

Athletics : Bekele gets back to his brilliant best at Berlin Marathon

Athletics : Bekele gets back to his brilliant best at Berlin Marathon

International Association of Athletics Federation Published on September 25,2016 Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele emerged victorious in a battle for the ages with Kenya’s Wilson Kipsang during the BMW Berlin Marathon on Sunday (25), an IAAF Gold Label Road Race. His winning time of 2:03:03 was an Ethiopian record and the second-fastest time in history on a […]

Bekele left off Ethiopia ‘s Olympic team

Bekele left off Ethiopia ‘s Olympic team

AP Published on July 18,2016 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Kenenisa Bekele won’t compete at next month’s Olympics, perhaps the distance running great’s last chance at the games, after he was left off Ethiopia’s final team for failing to meet the country’s qualifying criteria in both the marathon and the 10,000 meters. Bekele, the world-record holder […]

Ethiopia : All Haile the King

Boasting a near 25-year career, Geb’s longevity at the top is unsurpassed in the modern age

Ethiopia : All Haile the King

IAAF May 11,2015 Following Haile Gebrselassie’s announcement that he is retiring from competitive running, we give you ten reasons why the Ethiopian distance icon will forever be known as the King. Longevity Boasting a near 25-year career, Geb’s longevity at the top is unsurpassed in the modern age. Since bursting on to the scene as […]