Category: Sport Journal

The beautiful political inside story behind Ethiopian athletic triumphs

The beautiful political inside story behind Ethiopian athletic triumphs

Rasmus Sonderriis Danish-Chilean journalist who has spent a total of over six years in Ethiopia since 2004 Ethiopia definitely has a strong shared Ethiopian identity, but also various ethnic and linguistic identities, which can co-exist

Ethiopian Athlete, Geleta Ulfata, Wins Lagos City Marathon

Ethiopian Athlete, Geleta Ulfata, Wins Lagos City Marathon

Dagne Siranesh Yirga, was the first woman to cross the finish line at two hours 33 minutes and 50 seconds. An Ethiopian, Geleta Ulfata, has emerged winner of the 2022 edition of the Access Bank

Ethiopian Great Run in Green, Yellow, and Red Sporting Jerseys

Ethiopian Great Run in Green, Yellow, and Red Sporting Jerseys

Alex Isaboke The elusive Great Ethiopian Run title is still a dream for Kenyans after once again missing to make the podium in the 21st edition held in the streets of Addis Ababa on Sunday,

Burkina Faso/Ethiopia: Burkina Faso to Round of 16 Despite Draw With Ethiopia

Burkina Faso/Ethiopia: Burkina Faso to Round of 16 Despite Draw With Ethiopia

 CAF. Burkina Faso have qualified to the knockout phase of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations despite the 1-1 draw against Ethiopia in the final Group A match played at the Stade Omnisports de Bafoussam

AFCON: Ethiopia’s national soccer team hopes to unite country

AFCON: Ethiopia’s national soccer team hopes to unite country

Ethiopia kicks off its African Cup of Nations campaign on January 9 in Cameroon. The national team seeks to rally the country behind them, as the Horn of Africa nation faces its worst crisis in

CAF bans Ethiopia’s Bahir Dar stadium from hosting international games

CAF bans Ethiopia’s Bahir Dar stadium from hosting international games

CAF bans Ethiopia’s Bahir Dar stadium from hosting international games October 20, 2021 /APA News The Confederation of African Football (CAF) Tuesday banned Bahir Dar Stadium from hosting international games including the National Team’s next

Tigist Memuye wins Paris Marathon

Tigist Memuye wins Paris Marathon

PARIS, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Kenya's Elisha Rotich won the men's race and Ethiopia's Tigist Memuye topped the women's podium at the Paris Marathon on Sunday. Rotich set a course record as he crossed the

Bafana beat Ethiopia as they push for World Cup qualification

Bafana beat Ethiopia as they push for World Cup qualification

Tiisetso Malepa Sports reporter [caption id="attachment_343694" align="aligncenter" width="819"] Abubeker Nasser[/caption] Bafana Bafana beat Ethiopia 3-1 in a 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifier on Saturday to strengthen their grip at the top of Group G with

Bafana look to put recent chaos behind them in order to clinch maximum points against Ethiopia

Bafana look to put recent chaos behind them in order to clinch maximum points against Ethiopia

By Yanga Sibembe• Maverick  8 October 2021 There has been much noise surrounding Bafana Bafana in recent days as they prepare for a crucial doubleheader against Ethiopia in the Fifa World Cup qualifiers. First, Orlando

What Can We Expect From Kenenisa Bekele in Berlin? No One Knows For Sure

What Can We Expect From Kenenisa Bekele in Berlin? No One Knows For Sure

By Cathal Dennehy /  Sep 24, 2021 With Kenenisa Bekele, you never know what’s coming. Gone are the days when the Ethiopian ran the distance-running world like a dictator; the 39-year-old’s powers weakened by time,

Ethiopian Barega Upsets Uganda’s Cheptegei to Win Shock 10,000-Meter Gold

Ethiopian Barega Upsets Uganda’s Cheptegei to Win Shock 10,000-Meter Gold

By Reuters July 30, 2021 TOKYO - Ethiopia's Selemon Barega sprinted the last lap to beat world record holder Joshua Cheptegei of Uganda and win a shock Olympic gold medal in the men's 10,000 meters on

Farah, Hassan break one-hour run world records

Farah, Hassan break one-hour run world records

ITN BRUSSELS: Multiple world and Olympic champion Mo Farah of Britain and Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands respectively broke the men’s and women’s one-hour run world record at the Diamond League exhibition meeting on Friday.

Sport in Ethiopia

Sport in Ethiopia

[caption id="attachment_128198" align="aligncenter" width="700"] African distance runnersEthiopian runner Yomif Kejelcha in the lead pack[/caption] Ethiopians participate in a lot of sports, but they are most well-known for their runners. Ethiopia has been referred to as

Ethiopian Sports Federation in North America (ESFNA) Opening 2019 Opening

Ethiopian Sports Federation in North America (ESFNA) Opening 2019 Opening https://www.facebook.com/Zehabesha/videos/2377713655839942/

Ethiopia has one of the least powerful passports in the world

When it comes to the privilege of travelling around the world with out visa requirements, not all passports are created equal. Ethiopian passport offers limited mobility for travel with out requiring visas than say Singapore,

Ethiopia to impose lifetime bans on drug cheats

By: Reuters | Addis Ababa | Published :December 28, 2016 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 president of

Ethiopia’s Ayana and Usain Bolt win top 2016 IAAF awards

Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban with IAAF Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban with IAAF Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana has been named the female World Athletes of the Year at the International Association of Athletics Federation’s Athletics Awards 2016,

Genzebe Dibaba Victorious at Women’s 3000m IAAF Diamond League Lausanne 2016 | Video

Ethiopia: Genzebe Dibaba Victorious at Women's 3000m IAAF Diamond League Lausanne 2016 | Video