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Ethiopia Finishes Fourth in the All Africa Athletics Competition

Ethiopia Finishes Fourth in the All Africa Athletics Competition

The 2024 All Africa Athletics tournament, hosted by Cameroon, has concluded. The 23rd African Athletics Championship took place in Douala, the capital city of Cameroon, and saw the participation of 2,500 athletes from over 27 countries over the past six days. The Ethiopian athletics team, which competed separately in this event, finished in fourth place. Ethiopia secured a total of 10 medals at the championship: 5 gold, 4 silver, and 1 bronze. The team fielded 68 athletes in 19 athletic events, finishing behind Nigeria. The athletes who won gold medals for Ethiopia were: - Fantaye Belayneh in the women's 5000m…
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Former Manchester United Star Luis Nani to Visit Ethiopia

Former Manchester United Star Luis Nani to Visit Ethiopia

Portuguese football player Luis Nani has announced his upcoming visit to Ethiopia. The former Manchester United forward shared the news in a video posted on his social media channels, where he expressed his excitement about the trip. Nani will be traveling to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to serve as the guest of honor at the 80th-anniversary celebration of the Mechal Football Club. In his video message, Nani conveyed his enthusiasm, stating, "Hello Ethiopians, I am proud and happy that I have received an invitation from the 80th anniversary Mechal football celebration." He added, “I am excited to visit Ethiopia, which has…
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Ethiopia Selects Athletes to Represent the Nation at the Paris Olympics

Ethiopia Selects Athletes to Represent the Nation at the Paris Olympics

This year’s Olympic Games, held once every four years, will take place in Paris, the capital of France, from July 26, 2024, to August 11, 2024. Ethiopia is among the countries participating in this prestigious event. In the field of athletics, the selection of athletes to represent Ethiopia was made last night in Nerja, Spain. According to the Ethiopian Athletics Federation, qualifiers were held in the 10,000 meters for both genders, the 1,500 meters for men, and the 800 meters for men. To qualify for the men's 10,000 meters race at the Paris Olympics, Ethiopia set a minimum qualifying time…
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Ethiopia Joins Bids to Host the 2029 Africa Cup of Nations

Ethiopia Joins Bids to Host the 2029 Africa Cup of Nations

Ethiopia has thrown its hat into the ring to host the prestigious Africa Cup of Nations in either 2029 or 2031. Minister of Culture and Sports, Mr. Kejela Merdasa, has announced ambitious plans to prepare the country for this significant event, emphasizing the need for at least six standard stadiums to ensure its success. Mr. Merdasa highlighted the challenges Ethiopia faces in meeting the rigorous standards set by the Confederation of African Football (CAF). Despite the nation's rich history in football, Ethiopia currently lacks stadiums that meet CAF's requirements, forcing the national team to play its matches abroad for major…
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Ethiopia Places Fifth in Glasgow 2024 World Indoor Athletics Championships

Ethiopia Places Fifth in Glasgow 2024 World Indoor Athletics Championships

Ethiopia secures strong finish in Glasgow 2024 world indoor athletics championships with four medals. Ethiopia demonstrated its prowess in athletics, securing a commendable fifth-place finish at the Glasgow 2024 World Athletics Championships. The nation's achievements reverberated beyond the outdoor competition as it also excelled at the 19th World Athletics Indoor Championships, held in Glasgow, Scotland. The 2024 World Athletics Indoor Championships recently drew to a close, marking a culmination of outstanding athletic performances on a global stage. Over 650 athletes representing more than 130 countries converged to compete in various disciplines from March 1 to March 3, 2024. Ethiopia's contingent,…
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Addis Ababa to Host Ethiopian Premier League’s Final Games After Four-Year Hiatus

Addis Ababa to Host Ethiopian Premier League’s Final Games After Four-Year Hiatus

After four years of isolation, the Ethiopian Premier League is set to return to Addis Ababa, marking a significant moment for football enthusiasts across the country. The 2023/24 Ethiopian Premier League kicked off on October 1, 2023, following the release of the game schedule in August of the same year. The league's inaugural match pitted Adama Kenema against the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia, setting the stage for an exciting season ahead. For the past four years, Premier League matches have been held at stadiums in Adama, Diredawa, Hawassa, and Bahirdar due to the renovation of the Addis Ababa stadium, necessitating…
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Côte d’Ivoire Emerges Victorious in AFCON 2023 Football Tournament

Côte d’Ivoire Emerges Victorious in AFCON 2023 Football Tournament

The 37th edition of the African Football Cup concluded with the resounding victory of the host country, Côte d'Ivoire. Commencing on January 12 and culminating on February 11, 2024, the tournament showcased thrilling matches and remarkable achievements. In the final showdown between Nigeria and Côte d'Ivoire, Nigeria initially seized the lead with Amblela Ekong's goal in the first half. However, Côte d'Ivoire's resilience and determination surfaced as Frank Kessie and Sebastian Haller secured the goals that propelled them to the championship title. South Africa claimed the third position, while the Democratic Congo settled for fourth place. Among the standout performers,…
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European Champions League playoffs draw Unveils

European Champions League playoffs draw Unveils

Champions League Playoff draw unveils in Nyon, Switzerland thrilling matchups in two European football matches. The highly anticipated draw for the upcoming fixtures of the revered European Champions League, featuring football giants from across the continent, has been officially announced. Reigning champions of the 2022/23 season, Manchester City from England, find themselves pitted against Copenhagen of Denmark in what promises to be an electrifying clash. In other compelling matchups, group leaders Arsenal are set to face Porto of Portugal, Napoli will test their mettle against Barcelona, PSG will square off against Real Sociedad, and last year's finalists Inter Milan will…
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Ethiopian Athletes smashes Valencia Marathon

Ethiopian Athletes smashes Valencia Marathon

The marathon race held in Spain's Valencia ended with the dominance of Ethiopians. In Valencia, Spain, where Ethiopians often rule, Ethiopians have won similar victories. In this competition, Ethiopian athletes of both sexes finished as one. In the women's marathon race, Ethiopians dominated the first to third place, while athlete Wurqneshe Degefe, Almaz Ayana, and Hiwot Gebrekidan finished with the first to third place. In this men's marathon, athlete Sisay Lemma finished first, Kenyan athlete Alexander Mutiso second, and Dawit Wolde and Kenenisa Bekele finished third and fourth. Athlete Sisay Lemma was finished the distance in 2:01:48, and while he…
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Athlete Kenenisa Bekele to participate in the Valencia Marathon

Athlete Kenenisa Bekele to participate in the Valencia Marathon

Athlete Kenenisa Bekele has announced that he will participate in the Valencia Marathon on December 3rd. "After many injuries, I will participate in the Valencia Marathon," the athlete said on his Facebook page. "I am happy to return to the competition after many injuries and ANTA is my sponsor," Kenenisa Added. The competition will be held in Valencia, Spain on December 3, 2023. Athlete Kenenisa has been an all-time successful athlete in five and ten thousand competitions for years. Kenenisa, the athlete who has held the world records for both distances for 16 years, has recently turned his attention to…
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