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DIBABA SUCCESSFULLY DEFENDS HER XIAMEN TITLE AS BOTH COURSE RECORDS FALL[IAAF]

Ethiopia’s Mare Dibaba won the Xiamen Marathon for the second year in succession, taking more than one-and-a-half minutes off the course record she set last year at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race, winning in 2:19:52 on Saturday (3). For the...

Ethiopians Admasu and Ayalew win Brazil road race [AP]

AO PAULO (AP) – Ethiopia’s Dawit Admasu won the St. Silvester road race in Brazil on Wednesday, crossing the line a second ahead of Kenya’s Stanley Koech. Admasu finished the 15-kilometer (9.3-mile) course through South America’s...

AFTER BREAKOUT 2014, ALMAZ AYANA IS READY TO AMAZE IN BEIJING [IAAF]

The athletics world is accustomed to seeing Ethiopian women winning 5000m or 10,000m titles, but no one from the East African nation of 94million whose last name does not start with a ‘D’ had been able to get to the top of the podium at...

KING KENENISA HEADS FOR DUBAI!

BEKELE CONFIRMED FOR STANDARD CHARTERED DUBAI MARATHON Dubai Holding, the investment holding company, has announced that three-time Olympic Champion Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia will take part in the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon...

Ethiopian Adola wins Delhi Half Marathon in record time [TNN]

Rohan Puri NEW DELHI: Ethiopia’s Guye Adola set a course record as he emerged victorious in the international elite men’s category, while Florence Kiplagat of Kenya finished on top in the women’s category of the Airtel Delhi...

ETHIOPIA'S GIRMA AND TSEGA VICTORIOUS AT 2014 BEIRUT MARATHON [IAAF]

Ethiopia’s Fikadu Girma and Mulahabt Tsega triumphed at the 2014 Banque du Liban Beirut Marathon, winning at the IAAF Bronze Label Road Race in 2:12:26 and 2:29:15 respectively on Sunday (9). Girma, in just his second marathon after finishing...

Women’s 5000: Ethiopians Alemitu Heroye & Alemitu Hawi Go 1-2 and Crush the Field

By LetsRun.com July 23, 2014 For the past 11 years, the Ethiopian duo of Tirunesh Dibaba and Meseret Defar have dominated global distance running on the track, combining for 12 golds, 1 silver and 5 bronzes at the Olympics/World Championships...

A record-setting race weekend wraps up

MARIE-DANIELLE SMITH  Tigist Tufa celebrates with the Ethiopian flag after crossing the finish line first in the women’s marathon on Sunday, It was a record-setting weekend in Ottawa. A record 47,500 athletes in total registered for...