Haile Bekele Embarks on Journey to Live up to his Namesakes

If ever an athlete is showing all the signs of living up to his name, it…

The Climber – Sirak Seyoum’s Story

Sirak Seyoum, an electrical engineer living in San Francisco, has taken months off his professional position…

Remembering Ethiopia’s Olympic Hero: Abebe Bikila

Ethiopia’s greatest Olympic hero, Abebe Bikila, passed away on October 25, 1973. Abebe won the first…

Five Star Ethiopia Bunna Humiliate Ethiopia Nigd Bank

Ethiopia Bunna thumped Ethiopia Nigd Bank 5-2 in round 14 fixture of the topflight league tie…

Ethiopian Running Legend Miruts Yifter Dies at 72

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Miruts Yifter, an Ethiopian running legend who inspired world-class athletes like Haile…

Haile Gebrselassie runs farewell race, pays homage to Olympic hero Abebe Bikila

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Starting the Great Ethiopian Run race from the mass start ahead of…

15 Facts about Ethiopia

Ethiopia is landlocked country located in Eastern Africa. It borders Kenya, South Sudan, Somali, Djibouti and…

Abebe Bikila’s family sues company over use of name

SEATTLE (AP) – The family of an Ethiopian runner who famously won an Olympic marathon barefoot…

Put on your fastest shoes

By Marco Degasper, Simien EcoTours Debark, Ethiopia – It is over 50 years since Abebe Bikila won…