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Meskerem Assefa wins Houston Marathon

Houston, Texas – Late breaks led to first-time wins for Kenya’s Dominic Ondoro and Ethiopia’s Meskerem Assefa at the Chevron Houston Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, on Sunday (15). Meanwhile, USA’s Leonard

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Ethiopia drawn in Group F with Ghana, Kenya & Sierra Leone in AFCON 2019 Qualifier

Libreville, Gabon – Ethiopia is drawn in Group F qualifier for the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) which will be held in Cameroon. The qualifying draw for the 2019 Africa Cup

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Adama Kenema on top of EPL

Adama Kenema defeated the visiting Addis Ababa Kenema side 2-1 to go on top of the Ethiopia Premier League, while its nearest rival Dedebit FC was held to a 1-1 draw by Sidama

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Mixed fortunes for 2016 Ethiopian Football

It has been a year of mixed fortunes for Ethiopian football with a lot of emphasis and development put on grassroots football, women football, U20 and U17

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Kenenisa to run London Marathon with eye on world record

Triple Olympic track champion Kenenisa Bekele, the second-fastest marathon runner in history, will make another attempt at claiming the world record over the classic 26.2 mile

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Fifa Council approves 48-team World Cup

Fifa’s ruling council on Tuesday unanimously approved an expansion of the World Cup to 48 teams in 2026, with a format of 16 groups of three nations. “The Fifa

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Kenenisa Bekele confirmed for the 2017 Standard Chartered Dubai marathon

Just over three months since running the second fastest marathon time in history, Ethiopian Olympic legend Kenenisa Bekele has confirmed his appearance at the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon on January 20. The

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Bunna Sack coach Nebojša Vučićević

 Ethiopian Premier League club Ethiopia Bunna have sacked Serbian manager Nebojša Vučićević after a dreadful start of the season.  The club confirmed the news on their official Facebook page by noting further

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Kedus Giorgis rebounds with a 3-0 victory

Addis Ababa – Defending champions Kedus Giorgis rebounded with a 3-0 victory over the visiting Dire Dawa Kenema side here today in Week 9 of the Ethiopia Premier League. Adane Girma, Salhadin Said and Abdoul

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Addis Kenema 0 Fasil Kenema 2

Addis Ababa – Week 9 of the Ethiopia Premier League kicked off today with two mid-week matches taking place here in the nation’s capital. The first match featuring Mekelakeya and Ethiopia Nigd

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Haile Gebreselassie: Ethiopian Athletes who Fail Drug Tests Would be Banned for Life

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

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Ethiopia to impose lifetime bans on drug cheats

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

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