The men's elite top three with Shura Kitata improving on his fourth from last year CREDIT: GETTY IMAGES

Ethiopian Kitata snatched victory in London Marathon 2020

World record holder Eliud Kipchoge was beaten in the London Marathon as Shura Kitata won a thrilling sprint finish to claim an unexpected victory. Four-time winner Kipchoge was the favourite, but fell…


Farah, Hassan break one-hour run world records

ITN BRUSSELS: Multiple world and Olympic champion Mo Farah of Britain and Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands respectively broke the men’s and women’s one-hour run world record at the Diamond League exhibition…

African distance runnersEthiopian runner Yomif Kejelcha in the lead pack

Sport in Ethiopia

Ethiopians participate in a lot of sports, but they are most well-known for their runners. Ethiopia has been referred to as the “running mecca” mainly due to the fact that they have…

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The women’s 10,000m produced one of the major highlights of the fourth day of athletics at the African Games in Rabat, with Ethiopia stamping their authority in the event on Thursday (29).…


Rights group wants FIFA to ban Ethiopia 

Teshome Borago Satenaw and zehabesha News Columnist An Ethiopian rights group asked the World’s football governing body to ban the Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) over xenophobic incidents this past week before a…

Lelisa Desisa, of Ethiopia, crosses the finish line first in the men's division of the New York City Marathon (left). Mary Keitany(right) of Kenya finished first in the women's division of the race, her fourth time winning. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Keitany, Desisa take top honors in 2018 New York City Marathon

By Travis Fedschun | Fox News A seasoned champion reclaimed her spot atop the 2018 New York City Marathon on Sunday, while the men’s champion won thanks to a late surge. Mary Keitany of…

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