The athletics world is accustomed to seeing Ethiopian women winning 5000m or 10000m titles, but no one from the East African nation of 94million whose last name does not start with a D had been able to get to the top of the podium at the Olympic ... IAAF, 1 day ago
The IAAF World Championships in track and field kick off on Saturday morning in Berlin and run through Sunday Aug. 23. Here are five things to look for at the upcoming championships: 1. Usain Bolt vs. Tyson Gay Consider this a showdown between ...SI.com, 3 days ago Surprises at IAAF worlds; women prevail at rowing worlds SI.com, 3 days ago
Allyson Felix is aiming for a fourpeat in the 200, but can she outrun Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce?
Photo: The IAAF World Championships start Saturday in Moscow, in what could be a season highlight for a sport racked by drugs, injuries, withdrawals and even the horrific incidents involving Oscar Pistorius and the Boston Marathon. In perhaps the ...SI.com, 3 days ago
Track and field is contested by more nations than any other sport in the Olympic Games. Yet, track-centric events in the women's track and field competition in London will center on a very small number of nations: Ethiopia, Jamaica, Kenya, Russia ...SI.com, 4 days ago
Azmeraw Bekele and Wude Ayalew, both former winners of the race, won the men's and women's races respectively at the 2014 Great Ethiopian Run 10km in Addis Ababa earlier today. Bekele who had won here in 2010 returned to win his second title, to ...Great Run, 2 weeks ago Former winners Ayalew and Bekele triumph at Great Ethiopian Run IAAF, 3 weeks ago
"I don't like running," claims Liam Myles. It is an extraordinary admission from a man who has just dashed halfway across the world to be involved in a remarkable road race. Amid more than 35,000 vibrant red t-shirts, the softly spoken Irishman is ...AllAfrica.com, 2 weeks ago
With urban populations growing at an alarming rate, the demand for housing has grown by leaps and bounds. All dwellers, be they civil servants or men and women from all walk's of life, are affected by the shortage of housing supply. The Ethiopian ...Individual.com, 1 month ago Ethiopia: From the Perspective of Gender Equality AllAfrica.com, 1 month ago
Three-time Olympic champion Tirunesh Dibaba is expecting her first child and will skip the 2015 season. The 29-year-old, whose husband is two-time Olympic silver medallist Sileshi Sihine, will therefore not be able to defend the 10,000m title she ...The Star (Kenya), 1 month ago Dibaba Pregnant, Will Miss 2015 Flow Track, 1 month ago Pregnant Tirunesh Dibaba to miss 2015 season IAAF, 1 month ago
By Mark Jenkin Genzebe Dibaba is among three women to make the shortlist for the World Athlete of the Year Award given by the International Association of Athletics Federations. The Ethiopian track star has enjoyed an outstanding year, setting ...AllAfrica.com, 1 month ago
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