Ethiopia

Africans Kebede and Jeptoo shine in the London sun

Priscah Jeptoo and Edna Kiplagat in London / Photos from the Virgin London Marathon team

Ethiopia's Tsegaye Kebede unleashed a late surge to regain the men's title at the 2013 Virgin London Marathon as Priscah Jeptoo led a Kenyan one-two to add the women's crown to the Olympic silver medal she won on the same London streets last August.

Gebrselassie ready for a good half marathon in Vienna

Haile Gebrselassie at the press conference in Vienna. Photo Credit: Giancarlo Colombo / photorun.net

A chase for the master world records is on Ethiopian Legend Haile Gebrselassie’s agenda as he runs the OMV Champions Race at the 30th Vienna City Marathon on Sunday.

AYAC 2013: Ethiopian 800m 1-2, Nigerians dominate sprints in Warri - Day 2 wrap

Governor of Delta State with the AYAC 2013 Boys 100m podium with Divine Oduduru in the centre / Photo: Segun Ogunfeyitimi

Nigerians Divine Oduduru and Deborah Adewale emerged African Youth sprint champions; and Ethiopians strike a 1-2 finish in girls 800m to highlight day two at the African Youth Athletics Championships (AYAC) in Warri, Delta-State, Nigeria.

Ethiopian Gebrselassie targets hattrick at Vienna Marathon

Haile Gebrselassie winning in Vienna in 2012 / Photo Credit: Photorun.net / Jean-Pierre Durand

Ethiopian distance-running legend Haile Gebrselassie, one of the greatest athletes of all time, will attempt to win for the third time in the Austrian capital when he competes in the half marathon staged parallel to the Vienna City Marathon on April 14th.

Longosiwa and Merga set for new year eve's face-off in Bozen/Bolzano

Thomas Longosiwa at the London Olympics 2012/ Photo: Cameron Spencer

Olympic bronze medalist Thomas Longosiwa (Kenya) to face World Champion Imane Merga (Ethiopia) at the 38th edition of the international New Year's Eve Run BOclassic in Bozen/Bolzano.

2012 in Review: No end in sight for African drain

Abeba Aregawi representing Ethiopia at the London 2012 Olympics

As the year 2012 draws to a close, more African athletes continued to transfer their allegiances away from the continent. Ethiopian Abeba Aregawi now to represent Sweden.

Imane Merga, Sylvia Kibet sign up for BOclassic New Year Run

Pictured from left: Mo Farah & Imane Merga on the finish line in 2010  (Foto: BOclassic/Remo Mosna)

World Cross Country champion Imane Merga from Ethopia and vice world champion Sylvia Kibet from Kenya are the first big names to be presented for the 38th edition of the international New Year's Eve Run BOclassic in Bozen/Bolzano.

Ethiopian big guns return for 2012 Obudu Mountain Race in Nigeria

Ethiopian Abebe Dinkesa on his way to winning the Obudu Mountain Race in 2010/ Photo: LOC

Ethiopians Abebe Dinkesa, Habtamu Fikadu, Hunegnaw Mesfin and Genet Yalew, all former champions, confirm their participations in the 8th Obudu International Mountain Race 2012 which holds at the Obudu Ranch Resort in Cross-River State, Nigeria on Saturday November 17.

Ethiopian Jisa targets 2:04 run in Marathon Eindhoven

Sisay Jisa (ETH) & Tadesse Tola (ETH) with De Lage Landen Marathon Eindhoven race director Edgar de Veer / Photo credit: Studio CLACK

Ethiopia's Sisay Jisa, 29, will become a De Lage Landen Marathon Eindhoven hero if he hits his target of running 2:04 in the Dutch race on Sunday October 14, 2012.

Marathon: Tola seeks course record to end Kenya's winning streak in Eindhoven

Eindhoven Marathon website image

Ethiopia's Tadesse Tola will be looking to improve his personal best and also the course record on his return to the De Lage Landen Marathon Eindhoven on Sunday October 14, 2012.

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