Derartu Tulu elected as vice-president of East African Athletics Region

Derartu Tulu elected as vice-president of East African Athletics Region

borkena January 12,2019 10,000 meters Olympic Gold Medalist Derartu Tulu is elected as vice-president of East Africa Athletics Region. The Congress that elected Derartu held its meeting at Capital Hotel, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She is also elected as Board Member of African Athletics Confederation (CAA), according to an update from Ethiopian Athletics Federation. In […]

Gelete Burka won half marathon in Valencia,Spain

Gelete Burka won half marathon in Valencia,Spain

borkena October 29,2018 Gelete Burka won half marathon today in Valencia, Spain. It took her 1:06:17 to cross the finishing line and the time is her personal best, according to a report by International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF). She won 1500 meters indoor in the same city in 2008. The women’s half marathon today […]

Amsterdam Marathon: Tadelech Bekele won it as Kenenisa dropped out

Amsterdam Marathon: Tadelech Bekele won it as Kenenisa dropped out

borkena October 21,2018 Tadelech Bekele won Amsterda marathon this morning; it took her 2:23:07 to cross the finishing line. This is her second win a row. Shasho Insemu and Azmera Gebru finished second and third in a time of 2:23:13 and 2:23:31. In the men’s race, Kenya’s Lawrence Cherono won the marathon breaking his own […]

Ethiopia to face Kenya in AFCON qualifier on Wednesday

Ethiopia to face Kenya in AFCON qualifier on Wednesday

by Solomon Yimer Freelance Reporter October 8,2018 The Ethiopian National Football Team will face Kenya’s National Football Team in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier match on Wednesday, October, 10, 2018. The match will be held in the 60,000-seater Bahir Dar Stadium, about 550 kilometers to the North of the capital Addis Ababa. The […]