Addis baba – The Ethiopian national U-17 women team (Young Lucy) was held to a 1-1 draw by the Nigerian Flamingoes in the first leg match of their Uruguay 2018 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup qualifier. The visitors took the lead after 18 minutes through Joy Jerry and the Ethiopians responded with equalizer by Tarikua Debiso in the 63rd minute. The return leg will take place at the […]

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Victim: Zenash Gezmu raced in France A champion marathon runner who fled Ethiopia six years ago for a better life in Europe has been beaten to death by another refugee on a housing estate near Paris. Zenash Gezmu’s body was found by police called to her flat in Neuilly-sur-Marne early yesterday after neighbours heard screaming. Officers […]

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Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana lived to her expectation when she won her first half marathon debut at the 13thedition of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon that was held on Sunday (19) in New Delhi, India. The Olympic and World 10,000m champion translated her front-running style on the track to the course through central Delhi when she […]

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BERLIN MARATHON – Victory for Eliud Kipchoge in 2:03:32 after an epic battle against Ethiopia’s Guye Adola (2:03:46 for debut). No World record in rainy conditions. 2015 winner Gladys Cherono won the women’s race in 2:20:23 https://youtu.be/Zj541x51yIw – Kenenisa Bekele dropped out of pace after 1h05 – Wilson Kipsang suddenly stopped after the 30km water […]

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With one final gut-wrenching effort, Mo Farah brought the curtain down on his track career in thrilling, triumphant style. It was close – just about as nail-bitingly close as any victory he has managed over the course of his long and illustrious career. But it was a win on which to bow out and the […]

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Brazil forward Neymar said he needed a new challenge, as he joined Paris St-Germain from Barcelona for a world record fee of 222m euros (£200m). The 25-year-old won seven major trophies in his four seasons at the Nou Camp, including the Champions League once and La Liga twice. He said his father, Neymar Sr, wanted […]

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Ethiopia has announced their team for the World championships in London – Genzebe Dibaba will double 1500m-5000m – Almaz Ayana who is coming back from injury and has not competed in 2017 has been entered in the 5000m and 10000m – Tirunesh Dibaba is getting back to the track (10000m) after her 2:17:56 marathon in […]

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NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 16 – Kenya bagged silver and bronze in the Boys 3000m at a full to capacity Moi International Sports Center Kasarani courtesy of Edward Zakayo and Stanley Waithaka on the final day of the IAAF World U18 Championships on Sunday. Despite picking up the pace on the final bend, Zakayo could not […]

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NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 15 – Once again the elusive Girls 1500m gold slipped out of Kenyan hands after Edina Jebitok settled for bronze at the 2017 IAAF World U18 Championships as Ethiopia took a 1-2 sweep on the penultimate day to continue their dominance. At a packed Moi International Sports Center Kasarani, Kenya had her […]

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Earlier this summer, Anzhi Makhachkala made a surprise transfer when after a succesful trial period, they signed Ethiopian international midfielder Gatoch Panom from Ethiopian Coffee in the nation’s top flight. In moving to Russia, Panom became the 45th player to move directly from an African club to Russia since 1998, and it’s the 4th time […]

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