In Their Own Words: 2017 Female Athlete of the Year Nominees

In Their Own Words: 2017 Female Athlete of the Year Nominees

🕔06:56, 16.Oct 2017

IAAF The 10 nominees for the 2017 Female Athlete of the Year have been announced and the voting process is in full swing. We look at some of the words these superwomen used to describe their incredible accomplishments. Almaz Ayana

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Ethiopia’s Tirunesh Dibaba bags $100,000 with Chicago Marathan gold

Ethiopia’s Tirunesh Dibaba bags $100,000 with Chicago Marathan gold

🕔07:59, 12.Oct 2017

Abdur Rahman Alfa ShabanEthiopia’s ace long distance runner, Tirunesh Dibaba added a new accolade to her impressive array after winning the Chicago marathon held on Sunday. Dibaba, 32, completed the distance in 02:18:31 to grab gold. Coming in behind her

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Portugal, France clinch 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia spots

Portugal, France clinch 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia spots

🕔05:22, 11.Oct 2017

While Cristiano Ronaldo-led Portugal beat Switzerland 2-0, Antoine Griezmann’s France won 2-1 against Belarus to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Agence France-Presse, Paris Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal and Antoine Griezmann’s France booked spots at the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals

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Ethiopia’s Tirunesh Dibaba bags $100,000 with Chicago Marathan gold

Ethiopia’s Tirunesh Dibaba bags $100,000 with Chicago Marathan gold

🕔04:24, 9.Oct 2017

Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban Ethiopia’s ace long distance runner, Tirunesh Dibaba added a new accolade to her impressive array after winning the Chicago marathon held on Sunday. Dibaba, 32, completed the distance in 02:18:31 to grab gold. Coming in behind

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Ethiopia Crashed Out of the U-20 Women World Cup Qualifier

Ethiopia Crashed Out of the U-20 Women World Cup Qualifier

🕔14:57, 30.Sep 2017

The Ethiopian U-20 women national team have bow of the FIFA Women U-20 World Cup qualifier after falling down 4-3 on aggregate to neighbor’s Kenya. Kenya were in pole position to progress after forcing a two all draw fortnight ago

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Football: U-20 team ready for Ethiopia

Football: U-20 team ready for Ethiopia

🕔07:25, 12.Sep 2017

By Rebecca Jebet Tuesday, September 12th 2017 Kenya’s Under-20 women’s team has intensified preparations at Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos County ahead of their Fifa U-20 World Cup qualifiers against Ethiopia. The match will be played at the Hawass International Stadium in Ethiopia

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Ethiopia, Kenya showdown at 2017 Berlin marathon

Ethiopia, Kenya showdown at 2017 Berlin marathon

🕔11:43, 31.Aug 2017

Three of the world’s top marathon runners will compete against each other for the first time when Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele takes on Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge and Wilson Kipsang at the 2017 Berlin marathon on Sept. 24. Olympic champion Kipchoge, who

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Ronaldo Wins UEFA Player of the Year Award

Ronaldo Wins UEFA Player of the Year Award

🕔15:11, 24.Aug 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo was named Uefa Player of the Season for 2016-2017 on Thursday after a campaign which saw the Portuguese superstar help Real Madrid to the La Liga and Champions League double. It was the third time that Ronaldo had won the award which was presented on the sidelines

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Sudan defeated Ethiopia 1-0 in the 2018 African Nations Championship

Sudan defeated Ethiopia 1-0 in the 2018 African Nations Championship

🕔19:54, 21.Aug 2017

Sudan defeated Ethiopia 1-0 in the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifiers on Saturday. As a result, the Falcons of Jediane qualify for the 2018 CHAN finals after winning the tightly contested tie 2-1 on aggregate. The Central East Zone

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Ethiopia not worried about doping problems

Ethiopia not worried about doping problems

🕔06:51, 14.Aug 2017

Athletics chiefs in Ethiopia are not worried about doping problems in the sport and are dealing with them strongly, a senior official said on Saturday. The east African nation and neighbouring Kenya have been rocked by a number of positive

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Silver Medal For Almaz Ayana In Women’s 5000m

Silver Medal For Almaz Ayana In Women’s 5000m

🕔20:37, 13.Aug 2017

The early stages of the 5000m final played out in an almost identical manner to the 10,000m with Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana making a huge surge after a ponderous opening to proceedings but while the Kenyan challenge fettered away in the 10,000m, Hellen Obiri produced

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Muktar Edris Defeats Mo Farah To Win Gold Medal For Ethiopia In Men’s 5000m

Muktar Edris Defeats Mo Farah To Win Gold Medal For Ethiopia In Men’s 5000m

🕔19:01, 12.Aug 2017

London – Muktar Edris of Ethiopia spoiled Mo Farah‘s desire for 5,000m and 10,000m double at the World Athletics Championships, by clinching Ethiopia’s gold medal. Idris’ winning time in the men’s 5000m race was 13:13.79. Mo Farah had to settle for a silver medal. Farah, 34,

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There is massive financial ploughing into stadiums by Addis Ababa as the EFF prepares to host the 2020 CHAN and put in a bid for the 2025 AFCON

There is massive financial ploughing into stadiums by Addis Ababa as the EFF prepares to host the 2020 CHAN and put in a bid for the 2025 AFCON

🕔08:07, 12.Aug 2017

COLUMNIST |   Lolade Adewuyi  The increase in the number of participating teams at the Africa Cup of Nations to 24 means only a few countries on the continent can afford to host the tournament. Ethiopia is building its capacity to become one

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A shocking last-placed finish for Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia

A shocking last-placed finish for Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia

🕔17:08, 7.Aug 2017

Genzebe Dibaba (photo: IAAF.org) London– In what could simply be described as the worst performance of her athletic career, Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia finished dead last in today’s women 1500m race at the IAAF World Championshipshere today. Dibaba is the current world record holder for

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Track Nation Is Skeptical About Almaz Ayana’s Dominant 10K Win

Track Nation Is Skeptical About Almaz Ayana’s Dominant 10K Win

🕔06:43, 7.Aug 2017

By David Monti, @d9monti(c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved   LONDON (05-Aug) — With an astonishing performance which raised eyebrows across social media, Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana crushed the field in the women’s 10,000m here at London Stadium at the

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Olympic champion Ayana destroys field to win 10,000 metres

Olympic champion Ayana destroys field to win 10,000 metres

🕔12:12, 6.Aug 2017

 Brian Homewood LONDON (Reuters) – Ethiopian Almaz Ayana destroyed the field to win the 10,000 metres at the World Championships on Saturday, finishing around 300 metres clear of her rivals in her first race of an injury-plagued season. The Olympic

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Ethiopia to take on Zambia in Soccer Friendly

Ethiopia to take on Zambia in Soccer Friendly

🕔13:50, 1.Aug 2017

Ethiopia’s senior national team has lined up a friendly tie against Zambia in Lusaka this weekend. The game is believed to serve both nations as they prepare for a crucial African Nations Championship (CHAN) last qualifying round match due after a fortnight. Ethiopia hosts

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Ethiopia’s Chala Beyo Receives Two-Year Ban After Attacking Coach

Ethiopia’s Chala Beyo Receives Two-Year Ban After Attacking Coach

🕔16:35, 28.Jul 2017

Jul 27, 2017 Taylor Dutch Ethiopian steeplechaser Chala Beyo was handed a two-year ban from competition after attacking his coach, as reported by the Associated Press. The attack took place after Beyo learned that he didn’t make the Ethiopian national team

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IAAF World U18 Championships: Barega wins gold for Ethiopia in 3000m

IAAF World U18 Championships: Barega wins gold for Ethiopia in 3000m

🕔18:49, 16.Jul 2017

Selemon Barega after winning the 3000m at the IAAF World U18 Championships Nairobi 2017 (Getty Images) Ethiopia stunned the hosts with a superb middle-distance performance today, with Selemon Baregaproducing a smart tactical race to win the boys’ 3000m final at a packed Kasarani

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IAAF World U18 Championships: Ethiopia on top in boys’ 800m

IAAF World U18 Championships: Ethiopia on top in boys’ 800m

🕔20:52, 15.Jul 2017

Ethiopia came out on top on Saturday in a thrilling four-way battle in the boys’ 800m final, closing out a superb evening session of competition at the IAAF World U18 Championships Nairobi 2017. After charging through the bell in 51.53, led by Japheth

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