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Favourite Oljira wins 2014 Carrera de la Mujer

Favourite Oljira wins 2014 Carrera de la Mujer

Bogota, Colombia – Ethiopia’s pre-race favourite Belaynesh Oljira swept to a decisive win in the women-only Carrera de la Mujer 10km, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, crossing the line… Read more »

Berlin Marathon: Kimeto breaks world record, Tsegaye wins women’s title

Berlin Marathon: Kimeto breaks world record, Tsegaye wins women’s title

Berlin, Germany – Kenya’s Dennis Kimetto broke the men’s marathon world record at the BMW Berlin Marathon here today with a time of 2:02:57, while Tirfi Tsegaye of Ethiopia won the… Read more »

CARRERA DE LA MUJER: Olijira Looking to Resolve Unfinished Business

CARRERA DE LA MUJER: Olijira Looking to Resolve Unfinished Business

Bogota, Colombia – Athletes from 27 nations will be on the start line for the eighth edition of the Carrera de la Mujer in Bogota on Sunday (28), with the… Read more »

2014 Amsterdam Marathon: Meseret Hailu & Flomena Cheyech the Women’s Race Favourites

2014 Amsterdam Marathon: Meseret Hailu & Flomena Cheyech the Women’s Race Favourites

The battle for the women’s race at this year’s TCS Amsterdam Marathon on Sunday 19 October could be fought out between Meseret Hailu and Flomena Cheyech after organisers for the… Read more »

Berlin Marathon’s Top Women Aim to go below 2:20

Berlin Marathon’s Top Women Aim to go below 2:20

The Ethiopian duo of Tirfi Tsegaye and Feyse Tadesse together with the USA’s Shalane Flanagan aim to become part of an exclusive distance running club at the 41st edition of… Read more »

Trans-Atlantic Chase for $500,000 Prize continues …..

Trans-Atlantic Chase for $500,000 Prize continues …..

Press Release Three men and three women are in contention for the $500,000 USD winner-take-all prize that will be awarded to the top male and female finisher in the World… Read more »

Haile Gebrselassie to make Great South Run Debut

Haile Gebrselassie to make Great South Run Debut

Haile Gebrselassie has accomplished most things during his reign as the king of distance running, but the Ethiopian will be breaking new ground when he lines up in the 25th… Read more »

Willy Kibor & Meseret Biru win Cape Town Marathon titles

Willy Kibor & Meseret Biru win Cape Town Marathon titles

Cape Town, South Africa – Kenyan Willy Kibor tore clear of a quality field in the latter stages on Sunday to win the first edition of the relaunched Sanlam Cape Town… Read more »

Sydney Marathon: An Ethiopian double as course records fall

Sydney Marathon: An Ethiopian double as course records fall

Sydney, Australia – Gebo Burka and Biruktayit Eshetu came into the Blackmores Sydney Marathon with contrasting form lines, but both emerged as winners to complete a double victory for Ethiopia… Read more »

Gelana wants to put difficult period behind her by winning the Dam to Damloop

Gelana wants to put difficult period behind her by winning the Dam to Damloop

Olympic marathon champion Tiki Gelana of Ethiopia wants to leave behind a disappointing 18-month period by winning the Dam tot Damloop, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race from Amsterdam to Zaandam… Read more »

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