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Chinese firm to finish upgrade of Abebe Bikila Stadium

Zhongmei is expected to complete the whole works within 18 months. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The Chinese firm Zhongmei Engineering Group Ltd, has secured a 105.5 million Br

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Politics Aside, Spotlight on the Amazing Almaz Ayana

Almaz Ayana, who was named “Female World Athlete of the Year” this past December for her spectacular performance at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil,

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CAF President Ahmad takes office, chairs first meeting

The new President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has officially assumed office following his election win on 16 March 2017 in Addis Ababa,

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Meskerem Tadesse’s journey to the 2017 AFCON, Europe and beyond

The hotly contested spectacle that was the 2017 African Cup of Nations ended a month and a half ago. Players, delegations and diplomats from the

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Feyisa Lilesa Wins NYC Half Marathon, Continues Protest against Ethiopian Government

Feyisa Lilesa, who is now living in the United States following his performance at the Rio Olympics, won the United Airlines NYC Half on Sunday.

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CAF gives Recognition to Two Ethiopians

CAF gives Recognition to Two Ethiopians

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Ahmad Ahmad of Madagascar FA Elected as new CAF President

Ahmad won 34 of the 54 votes in the election, which was held in Ethiopia‘s capital Addis Ababa on Thursday. The result means a change in leadership for the

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African Football Leaders Converge in Ethiopia for CAF Presidency Elections

Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa has seen a beehive of activity since Monday as football leaders arrive ahead of the much anticipated Caf elections to be

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ARSENAL Football Club, Rest In Peace

Here at the Emirates, the heart finally stopped beating. This defeat, so big the vidiprinter had to spell out TEN in letters, is a disgrace. It

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Meet the World's Oldest ever Professional Football aged 50 years (PHOTOS)

On Monday, Japanese footballer Kazu Miura broke a long standing record held by Sir Stanley Matthews’ as he became the oldest footballer to ever play

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Ethiopian runners dominate Rabat Marathon

Ethiopian athletes dominated the Rabat International Marathon as they swept most of the medals in both the men's and women's categories here. In the men's race

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Genzebe Diba sets personal best in 1000m race at the ‘Villa de Madrid’

World 1500m champion Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia set an outright 1000m PB at the ‘Villa de Madrid’ international meeting, but fell a couple of seconds shy of her world

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