Feyse Tadese of Ethiopia

Ethiopians Feleke & Tadese join Frankfurt Marathon Field

Ethiopians Getu Feleke and Feyse Tadese will start as the fastest runners in their respective fields at the Mainova Frankfurt Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on 29 October. Feleke, 30, has an impressive best of…

Tirunesh Dibaba (Photo: Michael Scott)

Tirunesh Dibaba Dominates Chicago Marathon

Ethiopia’s Tirunesh Dibaba, a three-time Olympic champion, captured the women’s crown of the Chicago Marathon, while Galen Rupp became the first American man in 15 years to win the men’s race. DIBABA…

Harambee Starlets midfielder Corazone Aquino dribbles the ball during their friendly match against FC Lynch Burg from the US at Kenyatta Stadium Machakos on June 15, 2017. PHOTO | MARTIN MUKANGU | NATION MEDIA GROUP

Aquino, Shikangwa guide Kenya past Ethiopia in WC qualifier

By CELLESTINE OLILO Daily Nation The national women’s Under-20 team on Saturday sailed through to the second round of the Fifa Under-20 Women’s World Cup qualifiers after beating Ethiopia 2-1 in the…

Lily Abdullayeva was persuaded to switch her allegiance from Ethiopia to Azerbaijan in 2009: ‘They promised me a good salary, a house and expensive cars if I won races. But I never received any.’ Photograph: ARD

‘We are treated like sporting slaves’: Ethiopian lifts lid on trade in athletes

Lily Abdullayeva, who says she had prize money stolen and was tricked into taking drugs after moving to Azerbaijan, reveals the dark side of athletics where African runners are bought by richer…