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Kenenisa Bekele Says Ethiopian Athletics Federation Knows Nothing About Athletics After Rio Olympic Snub

Ethiopia’s 5,000m and 10,000m world record holder, Kenenisa Bekele, who was not included in the country’s team for the upcoming Rio 2016 Olympic Games, has expressed his disappointment at the decision on Wednesday. “I’m deeply disappointed and sad. I have Read more ›

Haile Gebrselassie and Kenenisa Bekele Lead More Than 100 Athletes in Protest Against Ethiopian Athletics Federation

A group of Ethiopian runners are protesting against the country’s athletics federation. The athletes are unhappy about the federation’s process of selecting a team for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The athletes, who were reportedly over a Read more ›

New York Road Runners to Honor 3 East African Marathon Legends

Three East African long distance runners are set to be inducted into the New York Road Runners (NYRR) Hall of Fame, Class of 2015 later this month. Ethiopia’s Haile Gebrselassie as well as Kenya’s Tegla Loroupe and Paul Tergat are Read more ›