Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana smashed the world record to win the 10,000m at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, clocking 29:17.45 to win the first athletics gold medal of the Games.
Kenyan Wilson Kipsang and Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele to duel on Berlin’s world record course at the 2016 BMW Berlin-Marathon on 25 September.
Ethiopia’s Beyenu Degefa captured the women’s 3000m title, the first gold medal for her country, on Day 2 of the IAAF World U20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland on Wednesday.
Kenya’s Rodgers Chumo Kwemoi won the men’s 10,000m title in a championship record of 27:25.23 at the 2016 IAAF World U20 Championships – Bydgoszcz 2016.
Ethiopia’s Muktar Edris sped to his second consecutive Diamond Race victory of 2016 at the Prefontaine Classic IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on Saturday.
Ethiopian Mosinet Geremew and Kenyan Peres Jepchirchir powered to impressive victories, beating hot and humid conditions, at the ninth TCS World 10K in Bengaluru on Sunday.
Ethiopian Genzebe Dibaba will attempt to break two world records in a week when she competes at the two Scandinavia-based IAAF Diamond League meetings in June.
African star athletes Vivian Cheruiyot (Kenya), Almaz Ayana (Ethiopia) and Eunice Sum (Kenya) are eagerly anticipating their outdoor season opener at the Doha Diamond League today.
Ethiopian 21-year-old Lemi Berhanu Hayle edged defending champion Lelisa Desisa while compatriot Atsede Baysa ran away from a world-class field to win at the 120th Boston Marathon on Monday.
World champions Almaz Ayana and Vivian Cheruiyot will meet in a scintillating 3000m clash at the Doha 2016 meeting, the opening event of the 14-meeting IAAF Diamond League series, on Friday 6 May.
Ethiopia’s Meselech Melkamu smashed the course record by more than two minutes in 2:21:54 and Tesfaye Abera took the men’s race in 2:06:58 in 2016 Haspa Marathon Hamburg.
Robert Chemosin won the Vienna City Marathon, clocking a fine 2:09:48 in very windy conditions while Shuko Genemo ran 2:24:31 to take the women’s title on Sunday.
Ethiopia’s Abayneh Ayele has been added to the Haspa Marathon Hamburg’s elite field after his fine performance at the 2016 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Cardiff.
Ethiopia’s Guteni Shone, with a personal best of 2:23:32, is the fastest of women’s elite field of the 2016 Vienna City Marathon on 10 April.
Genzebe Dibaba and Yomif Kejelcha delivered two much needed gold medals to Ethiopia on the final day of the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Portland, Oregon on Sunday.
Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia broke the world indoor mile record (4:13.31) while Ayanleh Souleiman of Djibouti set a new mark over 1000m (2:14.20) in Stockholm on Wednesday February 17, 2016.
Ethiopians Tesfaye Dibaba Abera and Tirfi Beyene Tsegaye were crowned winners at the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon in the United Arab Emirates on Friday.
Ethiopians Tamirat Tola and Netsanet Gudeta took the honours to hand Ethiopia a first double victory at the 41st Boclassic New Year’s Eve Race in Bolzano in northern Italy on Thursday.
Ethiopia’s Birhanu Legese and Kenya’s Cynthia Limo came out on top after thrilling battles over the last kilometre for both the men’s and women’s titles at the 2015 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon on Sunday.