Ethiopia’s Lelisa Desisa wins marathon gold at World Athletics Championships

Ethiopia has scored its first marathon title since 2001 with Lelisa Desisa placing first at the…

Athletes united, but rival fans show Ethiopia’s divides

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The Ethiopian supporters are the loudest in the stadium at the track…

Edris of Ethiopia Repeats as World Champ in the 5,000 meters in Doha

Doha – Just as he did two years ago, Ethiopian Muktar Edris sprinted to win a…

Doping fails to taint Ethiopian swagger in Portland

Ethiopia’s national athletics team returned home after a vintage performance at the recently concluded 2016 IAAF…

Genzebe Dibaba defends 3 000m crown

Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia successfully defended her 3 000m crown at the  in Portland, Oregon, on Sunday,…

IAAF World Indoor Championships: Dutch-Ethiopian Sifan Hassan wins 1,500m

Portland, Oregon – Ethiopian-born Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands claimed her first global title in commanding…

World Athletics Championships: East African Athletes Shine

The IGAD region had a remarkably successful World Athletics Championship 2015 in Beijing last week with…

World Athletics Championships: Clean Sweep for Ethiopia in Women’s 5,000m

Beijing -Ethiopia swept the women’s 5,000 metres final on the last day of the World Athletics…

World Championships: Mare Dibaba wins Ethiopia’s 1st women’s marathon gold

Mare Dibaba gets asked all the time if she’s related to Ethiopian great Tirunesh Dibaba. She’s…