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Remembering Muhammad Ali: Hiber Radio | Amharic Video

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Remembering Muhammad Ali: Hiber Radio | Amharic Video

Muhammad Ali; was an American Olympic and professional boxer, widely regarded as one of the most significant and celebrated sports figures of the 20th century. Wikipedia

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Haile Gebrselassie, other athletes protest at Ethiopia federation

Elias Meseret, Associated Press ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Distance running great Haile Gebrselassiewas part of a group of athletes who protested against the Ethiopian track federation on Tuesday. The athletes were protesting the federation’s selection process for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Gebrselassie was part of a group of more than 100 athletes who gathered […]

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Ethiopia team doctor to AP: 5 athletes failed for meldonium

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Ethiopia team doctor to AP: 5 athletes failed for meldonium

Five of the six Ethiopian athletes suspended and under investigation for doping by the country’s authorities tested positive for the newly banned substance meldonium, the national track team doctor said on Friday. BY ELIAS MESERET Associated Press ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA – Five of the six Ethiopian athletes suspended and under investigation for doping by the […]

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Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies at 74

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali – one of the world’s greatest sporting figures – has died at the age of 74. The former world heavyweight champion died late on Friday at a hospital in the US city of Phoenix, Arizona, having been admitted on Thursday. He had been suffering from a respiratory illness, a condition that […]

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Ethiopia: Kenenisa Bekele says Olympic marathon selection was biased and unjust

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Ethiopia: Kenenisa Bekele says Olympic marathon selection was biased and unjust

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Kenenisa Bekele took a swipe at the Ethiopian Athletics Federation on Wednesday after he was left off the marathon team for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, calling his exclusion “unjust” and claiming the selection criteria is “biased.” In an interview with The Associated Press after the EAF confirmed Bekele […]

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Ottawa Race Weekend marathon won by Ethiopia’s Dino Sefir

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Ottawa Race Weekend marathon won by Ethiopia’s Dino Sefir

On your mark, get ready, sweat. The fact that the city is nicknamed Hottawa didn’t stop close to 47,000 of people from running in this year’s annual Ottawa Race Weekend. Ethiopia’s Dino Sefir ran the full marathon in the fastest time, finishing the 42.2 kilometre trek with a time of 2:08:14. The top Canadian man, Kip Kangogo of Lethbridge, Alta., finished in […]

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Ethiopian runners win 16th annual Buffalo Marathon

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Ethiopian runners win 16th annual Buffalo Marathon

Senbeto Geneti Guteta made his debut in the Buffalo marathon a winning one Sunday. The 23-year-old from Ethiopia crossed the finish line in a time of 2 hours, 22 minutes and 50 seconds to take home the $2,000 winner’s check in the 16th annual event. While he fell short of the marathon record of 2:15.50 […]

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Black Satellites to resume full camping on Monday ahead of Ethiopia clash

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Black Satellites to resume full camping on Monday ahead of Ethiopia clash

Ghana’s Black Satellites will return camping on Monday for their second leg encounter against Ethiopia on Monday. Coach Mas-Ud Dramani’s side fell to a 2-1 defeat in Addis ababa last week and will be desperate to turn the secore line and progress to the next stage of the qualification series. But due to on going […]

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WORLD CHAMPION MARE DIBABA LEADS ETHIOPIA’S OLYMPIC MARATHON SELECTIONS

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WORLD CHAMPION MARE DIBABA LEADS ETHIOPIA’S OLYMPIC MARATHON SELECTIONS

world marathon champion Mare Dibaba is one of six athletes who will represent Ethiopia in the marathon at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The Ethiopian Athletics Federation has confirmed its selections – along with several reserves – for both the men’s and women’s marathon. The men’s team comprises the winners of three of the world’s […]

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World champion Dibaba leads Ethiopia’s Olympic marathon selections

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World champion Dibaba leads Ethiopia’s Olympic marathon selections

World marathon champion Mare Dibaba is one of six athletes who will represent Ethiopia in the marathon at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The Ethiopian Athletics Federation has confirmed its selections – along with several reserves – for both the men’s and women’s marathon. The men’s team comprises the winners of three of the world’s […]

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FIFA takes club licensing seminar to Ethiopia

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FIFA takes club licensing seminar to Ethiopia

Representatives of clubs and associations from across East, West and North Africa are meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia this week for a club licensing seminar organised by FIFA in collaboration with the Confederation of African Football (CAF). Held at the African Union headquarters on 19 and 20 May, this is the latest in a series […]

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Ethiopian marathon runner gets lost during race, then attacked by a dog

Is this the unluckiest marathon runner ever? Mulle Wasihun took a wrong turn during the TCS World 10K, in Bengaluru, India, when he was leading the race. But that wasn’t the end of his misfortune yesterday. The Ethiopian had just managed to find his way back on to the course when he came across this […]

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Ethiopia’s Sembere Teferi Floats to 5000M World Lead in Herzogenaurach

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Ethiopia’s Sembere Teferi Floats to 5000M World Lead in Herzogenaurach

Ethiopia’s Sembere Teferi cruised to a world-leading time of 14:46.61 when winning the 5000m at the Adidas Boost Meeting in Herzogenaurach, Germany, on Saturday (14). The 21-year-old was a silver medallist over 5000m at the IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015 and proved her Olympic preparations are well on track with a superb solo performance. Teferi […]

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Monday Night Football – 9th May 2016 – Video

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Monday Night Football – 9th May 2016  – Video

Monday Night Football – 9th May 2016  – Video

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Soccer: De Gea moves level with Barclays Golden Glove rivals

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Soccer: De Gea moves level with Barclays Golden Glove rivals

Clean sheet at Norwich puts Man Utd No 1 alongside Hart, Schmeichel and Cech for 2015/16 prize The race for this season’s Barclays Golden Glove will go down to the final day after the field was reduced from five to four after this weekend’s matches.    The award for the goalkeeper with the most clean […]

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Soccer: De Gea moves level with Barclays Golden Glove rivals

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Soccer: De Gea moves level with Barclays Golden Glove rivals

Clean sheet at Norwich puts Man Utd No 1 alongside Hart, Schmeichel and Cech for 2015/16 prize The race for this season’s Barclays Golden Glove will go down to the final day after the field was reduced from five to four after this weekend’s matches.    The award for the goalkeeper with the most clean […]

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Barcelona 5-0 Espanyol | All Goals | Video

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Barcelona 5-0 Espanyol | All Goals | Video

Barcelona 5-0 Espanyol | Video Highlights Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar shine as Barcelona thump Espanyol

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Arsenal Vs Manchester City | Video Highlights

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Arsenal Vs Manchester City | Video Highlights

– City’s top-four hopes out of their hands – Sanchez levels with 18-yard strike – Arsenal striker Welbeck limps off

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Arsenal Legend Martin Keown to visit Ethiopia

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Arsenal Legend Martin Keown to visit Ethiopia

Martin Keown, a key centre-back (defender) in “The Invincibles” team of Arsenal, will visit Ethiopia on 11 and 12 May, 2016 under the Dashen-Arsenal Partnership which seeks to boost grassroots football development in Ethiopia.  Martin is the second Arsenal Legend to visit Ethiopia in six months. In December 2015, Ray Parlour, voted by fans as […]

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welcome to ethiopia’s growing skate scene

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welcome to ethiopia’s growing skate scene

With the construction of the country’s first skatepark last month, local skaters came together with volunteers to create a spot to call their own. Last month over 50 volunteers from 20 countries came together with local skaters to build Ethiopia’s first skatepark, in the capitol city Addis Ababa. Prior to the park being built, locals’ only option was street skating. […]

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Ethiopia terminate coach Yohannes Sahile’s contract

(BBC) Ethiopia coach Yohannes Sahile has had his contract terminated after the team’s poor run of form. The Ethiopian Football Federation acted following the 7-1 loss to Algeria in March and 3-3 daw at home with the same opponents in two consecutive African Nations Cup qualifiers. Ethiopia had led on three occasions in the second […]

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Ethiopia: Ayantu Dhaqabo Won Women’s Pittsburgh Marathon 2016

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Ethiopia: Ayantu Dhaqabo Won Women’s Pittsburgh Marathon 2016

Not even inclement weather could stop Ayantu Dakebo Hailemaryam, as she navigated a wet course to win the 2016 Pittsburgh Marathon. Dakebo brought home her first Pittsburgh Marathon crown Sunday at the young age of 19. Her time of 2:39:19 was a little under seven minutes slower than Clara Santucci’s winning time of a year […]

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Tom Saintfiet: “Money isn’t an issue, I want to coach Ethiopia and can start immediately!”

By Zecharias Zelalem / Ethio Sports Former Namibia, Zimbabwe, Yemen, Malawi, Ethiopia and Togo national team coach Tom Saintfiet believes he is the best option to succeed the recently fired Yohannes Sahle as Ethiopian national team coach.     Yohannes Sahle, has finally been given the sack after a poor run of results saw Ethiopia exit the […]

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Ethiopian runners sweep Boston Marathon

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Ethiopian runners sweep Boston Marathon

By Jill Martin, CNN (CNN) Ethiopia’s Lemi Berhanu Hayle won the elite men’s division of the Boston Marathon in an unofficial time of 2:12:45 Monday, completing a sweep by runners from that country. With a late charge, Atsede Baysa of Ethiopia came from behind to win the elite women’s division in 2:29:19. American Tatyana McFadden […]

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Ethiopia: World-Record Holder Meseret Defar Back at the Carlsbad 5000

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Ethiopia: World-Record Holder Meseret Defar Back at the Carlsbad 5000

(Running Competitor) — Spring is a time for lacing up the flats and taking to the roads, and on Sunday some of the fastest runners in the world will be lining up in one of the most scenic locales, the seaside town of Carlsbad, California to compete in the ultimate pavement race: the 31st edition […]

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Soccer legend Pele sues Samsung over image in newspaper ad

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Soccer legend Pele sues Samsung over image in newspaper ad

(Reuters) — Brazilian soccer legend Pele has sued Samsung Electronics Co. for at least $30 million, alleging the Korean company improperly used a look-alike in an advertisement that ran in the New York Times without permission. According to the complaint filed this month in federal court in Chicago, Samsung placed the October ad for ultra […]

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Algeria survive Ethiopia scare

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Algeria survive Ethiopia scare

by Collins Okinyo 30 March 2016 Algeria’s Fennecs survived a scare in Addis Ababa as they needed a last-minute penalty to secure a thrilling 3-3 draw against Ethiopia Walia Ibex. The Desert Foxes came from behind three times to earn a share of the spoils in their Group J, Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against […]

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SHONE LEADS ELITE WOMEN’S LIST FOR THE VIENNA CITY MARATHON

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SHONE LEADS ELITE WOMEN’S LIST FOR THE VIENNA CITY MARATHON

The Vienna City Marathon has recruited a contingent of fast women in a bid to have quick times return to the Austrian capital in the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on 10 April. Only twice have the women’s winning times been below 2:25:00 in the past 10 years and the 2:23:47 course record of Italy’s […]

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Ethiopian Premier League Table | Week 13

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Ethiopian Premier League Table | Week 13

# Team MP W D L F A G P 1 Dedebit 13 7 4 2 23 15 +8 25 2 Kedus Giorgis 11 7 2 2 16 5 +11 23 3 Adama Kenema 13 7 2 4 18 13 +5 23 4 Welayta Dicha 13 6 2 5 13 16 -3 20 5 Sidama […]

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IAAF World Indoor Championships 2016 – Yomif Kejelcha wins Gold for Ethiopia in 3000m | March 20, 2016

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IAAF World Indoor Championships 2016 – Yomif Kejelcha wins Gold for Ethiopia in 3000m | March 20, 2016
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Genzebe Dibaba wins Women’s 3000m Final – IAAF WIC in Portland 2016

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Genzebe Dibaba wins Women’s 3000m Final – IAAF WIC in Portland 2016
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Athletics-World Indoor men’s 3000m heats overview

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Athletics-World Indoor men’s 3000m heats overview

March 18 (Infostrada Sports) – Overview from the World Indoor Men’s 3000m Heats on Friday 1. Yomif Kejelcha (Ethiopia) 7:51.01 Q 2. Abdalaati Iguider (Morocco) 7:51.65 Q 3. Augustine Kiprono Choge (Kenya) 7:51.77 Q 4. Youssouf Hiss Bachir (Djibouti) 7:52.08 Q 5. Ryan Hill (U.S.) 7:52.13 Q 6. Isiah Kiplangat Koech (Kenya) 7:52.64 Q 7. […]

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Ethiopia Sports infrastructure development in top gear as Woldiya Stadium gets final touches

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Ethiopia Sports infrastructure development in top gear as Woldiya Stadium gets final touches

By Soka25east On March 16, 2016 Ethiopia is setting new standards across Africa with investments in sports infrastructure especially stadiums at a rate that has shocked both friends and foes. The brilliant development is playing a pivotal role in football development across the country with new stadiums coming up every other day. The latest version […]

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AFCON 2017፦ Algeria name 23 players

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AFCON 2017፦ Algeria name 23 players

Algiers – Algeria has named 23 players for its upcoming matches against Ethiopia for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON 2017) Group J qualification matches. The team includes two of the country’s top players, this year’s English Premier League sensational player, Ryad Mahrez of Leicester City and Islam Slimani, who plays for Portuguese side […]

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Watch Barcelona vs Arsenal Live

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Watch Barcelona vs Arsenal Live
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At world indoors, Sifan Hassan looking to learn from mistake

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At world indoors, Sifan Hassan looking to learn from mistake

Papendal, Netherlands • For Dutch track fans, Sifan Hassan’s 1,500-meter bronze medal at last year’s world championships was a breakthrough from one of their newest talents. For the Ethiopian-born runner, it was a heart-breaking disappointment that left her weeping in the bowels of the Bird’s Nest. Hassan started the race in Beijing slowly and had […]

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African champions TP Mazembe start defence with draw in Ethiopia

TP Mazembe of the Democratic Republic of Congo began the defence of their African Champions League crown with a hard-fought 2-2 draw away to Saint George of Ethiopia in the first leg of their last-32 tie. Under the guidance of new French coach Hubert Velud, Mazembe were stretched by their impressive Ethiopian opponents. The champions […]

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Ethiopia, Kenya, Morocco among 5 sporting nations in ‘critical care’ over doping

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Ethiopia, Kenya, Morocco among 5 sporting nations in ‘critical care’ over doping

(AFP) “There are no immediate sanctions, it’s just a wake-up call at this point” – IAAF president Sebastian Coe WORLD athletics’ governing body, the IAAF, on Friday named five countries including east African track giants Ethiopia and Kenya as being in “critical care” over their anti-doping programmes. “The reform process has led to more information […]

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Sport News | March 10, 2016 | Video

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Sport News | March 10, 2016 | Video
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Meseret Defar and Sileshi Sihine Speaks on Doping | Video
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GENZEBE DIBABA, BOLT AND FRASER-PRYCE AMONG 2016 LAUREUS NOMINEES | IAAF

World champions Usain Bolt, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Genzebe Dibaba are among the nominations for the 2016 Laureus world sportsman and sportswoman of the year awards. Bolt, a three-time winner of the Laureus sportsman of the year award, successfully defended his world titles in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m at the IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015. […]

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Galatasaray given European ban for breach of financial fair play

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Galatasaray given European ban for breach of financial fair play

Galatasaray have been suspended from European competition for a year for breaching financial fair play rules, Uefa has confirmed. The club will be excluded from the Champions League or Europa League if they qualify this season or next. European football’s governing body said in January that the Turkish champions had broken regulations on the level […]

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