Feb 28th, 2013
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — On a warm Sunday morning in late November, about 36,000 people set off on the Great Ethiopian Run, a 10-kilometer race across the center of Addis Ababa. Diplomats, students, merchants, Orthodox priests, homeless children and professional runners were among the participants. It...
Jan 13th, 2013
It was wet and cold and storms threatened, but didn’t stop today’s Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon. In the end, it was another clean sweep for the Ethiopians. Bazu Worku of Ethiopia was the overall men’s winner with an unofficial time of 2:10:17. The women&...
In East Africa
Nov 19th, 2010
Ethiopia’s Olympic champion athlete Haile Gebreselassie said the New York Times newspaper’s journalists must have their own agenda to fabricate stories about his situation in Ethiopia. The current Marathon record holder, Haile had earlier reversed his decision to retire from professional ...