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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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World Athletics names Tigist Assefa as one of the best athletes of the year

World Athletics names Tigist Assefa as one of the best athletes of the year

Marathon record holder Tigist Assefa joins the final round for the World Athlete of the Year Award. Athlete Tigist Assefa was one of the top 11 athletes in the world in the list of the best athletes of the year 2023 for World Athletics. The World Athletics Federation announced the list of successful athletes in various competitions held in 2023. In the first round of the world's 11 best athletes, the 5,000-meter record holder Gudaf Tsagaye and the marathon record holder Tigist Assefe were athletes included in the list. According to the information released by World Athletics, the list of…
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TECNO Becomes Official Sponsor of Africa Cup of Nations 2023

TECNO Becomes Official Sponsor of Africa Cup of Nations 2023

September 25th, 2023-- Global innovative technology brand TECNO, today announces its official partnership with the Confederation of African Football ("CAF") as the exclusive smartphone sponsor for the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations Cote d’Ivoire 2023. The partnership between TECNO and CAF was officially sealed during a momentous ceremony held in Singapore, witnessed by esteemed attendees including TECNO General Manager, Jack Guo and CAF General Secretary, Véron Mosengo-Omba. This collaboration marks the beginning of a thrilling new chapter for both sides. TECNO X CAF Partnership Signing Ceremony Jack Guo, TECNO General Manager(Left);  Véron Mosengo-Omba,  CAF General Secretary (Right) Mr Jack Guo,…
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Anti-doping authority Banns six Ethiopian Athletes for years

Anti-doping authority Banns six Ethiopian Athletes for years

The Ethiopian Anti-Doping Authority announced that it has been investigating the matter by imposing a temporary ban on the suspected athletes. The Authority has confirmed that the banned athletes, athlete Shume Tafa Dessita and athlete Mengestu Bekele Tedecha, committed violations of the law by using prohibited stimulants or doping. According to this, the long-distance runner, Shume Tafa Dessita, used a prohibited substance called 5-methylhexan-2-amine, and his results in the competition should be cancelled and suspended for four (4) years from May 25, 2023.  It is stated that he has been sentenced to not participate in any sports competition. In the…
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Ethiopia secures nine medals at Budapest world Athletics Championships

Ethiopia secures nine medals at Budapest world Athletics Championships

The 19th World Athletics Championships, which were held from August 19 to 27, 2023 in Budapest, the capital of Hungary, have ended. Including Ethiopia, 195 countries participated in this championship , but only 46 countries were able to get medals. 2,100 athletes competed in this competition from the qualifiers to the final, 50 athletes won gold, 48 silver and 50 bronze medals for their country. More than 400,000 spectators entered the stadium and watched the champions, and stated that Hungary organized a bright and airy competition. Organized by the International Association of Athletics Federations, this championship was held in 52…
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