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Miruts Yifter, Ethiopian running legend, honoured at Toronto funeral

Miruts Yifter, an Ethiopian running legend dubbed "Yifter the Shifter" for his ability to power away from rivals, was laid to rest at a packed

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Sheikh Mohammed Al-Amoudi Stadium to be Inaugurated on January 14, 2017

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The Sheikh Mohammed Hussein Ali Al-Amoudi Stadium, which is located in Woldia, Wollo, will be inaugurated on January 14, 2017. The stadium was built at a cost of

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Table Toppers Sidama Bunna, Kidus Giorgis Clash

The 2016/17 season Ethiopian Premier League week 6 duels will be played on Sunday as table toppers Kidus Giorgis and Sidama Bunna lock horns in Yirgalem. Ethiopia Bunna visits Wolaitta Dicha likewise Dedebit are against the winless Ethio-Electric. The

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EPL: Sidama Bunna 0 Kedus Giorgis 0

Week 6 of the Ethiopia Premier League saw victorious Dedebit FC and Adama Kenemacatching up with leaders Kedus Giorgis and Sidama Bunna who played a scoreless match in Yirgalem. Dedebit defeated winless Ethio-Electric 2-0 thanks to goals

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Orange signs new eight-year partnership with CAF

Orange signs new eight-year partnership with Confédération Africaine de Football as Official Sponsor of 5 major CAF competitions from 2017 – 2024 Paris, France – Starting with the Total Africa

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First wheelchair basketball tournament ends with a win

The game clock was ticking down when a sharp-shooting player from the Addis Ababa wheelchair basketball team threw up a well-aimed shot. A game-winning score! Alemu

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Cristiano Ronaldo beats Lionel Messi to win Ballon d’or 2016

The 31-year-old has previously won the Ballon d'Or three times, the last in 2014 when it had been merged with the FIFA World Player of

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First Impressions of Almaz Ayana

Almaz Ayana produced one of the outstanding moments of the year when setting a world 10,000m record en route to striking Olympic gold in Rio. She

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“It’s not an impossible task” Mamelodi Sundowns Percy Tau

Sunday’s match between J.League champions Kashima Antlers and CAF Champions League winners Mamelodi Sundowns holds all the promise of being a stylish and lightning-fast game of football. While Kashima bring with

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Ethiopian Coffee secures first win of the season

Ethiopian Coffee FC have registered their first win of the season after beating Sidama Coffee home to Kenyan duo of Eric Muranda and Sunday Mutuku 2:1 in an Ethiopian Premier League encounter played at

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Nominees for other categories revealed

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has released the nominees for the other categories for the 2016 Glo-CAF Awards. The categories Women’s Player of the Year, National Team

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