With less than 60 days left for the 2016 Rio Olympics, the Ethiopian Athletics Federation (EAF) and athletes are at loggerheads with regard to the selection of marathon runners.
Woldemeskel Kostre, the Ethiopian long-distance running coach who trained greats like Haile Gebrselassie and Kenenisa Bekele and was renowned for his strict disciplinarian approach, has died. He was 69.
In week 21 of the Ethiopian Premier League (EPL), Dashen Beer will host Ethiopia Coffee aiming to end the Addis Ababa club’s three-match unbeaten run, while leaders St. George will travel south to face Woliata Dicha at Bodit Stadium on May 21, 2016. With five matches remaining in the season, Hadiya Hosanna, who is struggling to avoid relegation, will host Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE).