China Open: Serena powers through her opener

Serena Williams China Open US Open Champion Serena Williams powered through her opener at the $5.4 million China Open Monday, with the women’s No 1 crushing her opponent after being 5-0 down. Spaniard Silvia Soler-Espinosa looked to be cruising to a memorable victory against the power-hitting American in Beijing as she raced to a five-game advantage within twenty minutes. […]

Ex-WNBA star Kelly Cain inspires Rwandan girls

Kelly Cain by Usher Komugisha Former WNBA forward Kelley Cain has completed a one-week visit to Rwanda where she has motivated over 100 girls and some boys to play the game of basketball. The tour was organised by NBA Africa in partnership with the US Embassy in Rwanda to spread awareness and promote women’s basketball. Cain, who was […]

Ethiopia Tops Medal Tally in Taekwondo at the 2nd African Youth Games

African Youth Games Ethiopia has topped others in the overall medal tally in the Taekwondo competition at the 2nd African Youth Games. A total of 121 athletes, including 70 males, from 31 African countries took part in the taekwondo competition for top honors. Of the participating countries, 15 countries took home at least one medal. At the Taekwondo competitions, […]

Int’l Olympic Committee Pledges Support to Ethiopia

IOC Logo Addis Ababa, Ethiopia- The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said it will provide technical and professional support which would help the development of Ethiopian sport.IOC President Dr. Thomas Bach held talks on Monday, June 2 with President Mulatu Teshome at the National Place.Dr. Bach, who appreciated the participation of Ethiopia in the Olympics, added that the […]

Dr. Tsegaye Degineh receives award from German Ju-Jutsu Federation

Dr. Tsegaye Degineh PRESS RELEASE On Saturday 10th May 2014, the president of the German Ju-Jutsu Federation awarded, Dr. Tsegaye Degineh with the highest golden needle of honor for his outstanding and tremendous engagement to spread Ju-Jutsu and sport across the world particularly in Africa, Ethiopia. He is also recognized for his long term tireless engagement in Germany as […]

Klaasen, Butorac claim title in Memphis

South African tennis star Raven Klaasen continued his outstanding start to 2014 when he and partner Eric Butorac (USA) teamed up to capture the doubles title at the US National Indoor Tennis Championships in Memphis, USA, on Sunday. Seeded second, Butorac and Klaasen upset the top seeds and world number one pairing of Bob and […]

For the love of the race

Ethiopian Motorsport Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – From its glory days in the 1960s, Ethiopian motorsport suffered under the Derg to the point of extinction. Gradually gaining strength with the new government of the early 90s, for many enthusiasts the thrill of race day is without comparison, and there is a concerted effort to revive this iconic pursuit, […]

Serena powers past Jankovic for 10th title in 2013

World No 1 Serena Williams bagged her 10th title of the year with a 6-2 6-2 thrashing of Jelena Jankovic in the final of the China Open on Sunday. The top-seeded American broke the eighth-seeded Serb twice in the first set and three times in the second to register her 73rd win of the season. […]

Rafael Nadal returns to world No 1

Rafael Nadal will return to the top of the world rankings after Tomas Berdych retired with a back injury during their China Open semifinal on Saturday. Serb Novak Djokovic, who will lose top spot when the new rankings are announced on Monday, brushed aside Frenchman Richard Gasquet 6-4 6-2 in the other semifinal to set […]

Israel Tennis Centers Elevates ITC Coach To Key Development Position

Ethiopian Dvorah Marsha Hired As Development Manager in ITC’s NY Office. New York, NY - Israel Tennis Centers’ Vice President of Development Jacqueline Glodstein announced today that Dvorah Marsha, coach at the Israel Tennis Centers in Tel Aviv and Ramat Hasharon, Israel, would be moving to New York to take over the role of Development Manager […]
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