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Ethiopia: Victory Dinner for NYC Marathon Winner Gebre Gebremariam – Photos

Ethiopia: Victory Dinner for NYC Marathon Winner Gebre Gebremariam – Photos

// New York (Tadias) – Gebre Gebremariam, last Sunday’s surprise winner of the New York City Marathon, was treated to a victory dinner on Monday night at Queen of Sheba – the popular Ethiopian restaurant located in Midtown Manhattan. Gebremariam gave Ethiopians something to cheer about after the highly anticipated appearance [...]

That Was Fast! Ethiopia’s Haile Reconsiders Retirement

That Was Fast! Ethiopia’s Haile Reconsiders Retirement

// In our recent poll on Haile Gebrselassie’s retirement, the majority who voted and said this just wasn’t it for Haile might be right on! Even Haile’s Manager, Jos Hermens, had his doubts that this was the end. It can be said that Haile has a close relationship with Jos. In a past interview with running times Haile said of [...]

That Was Fast! Haile Reconsiders Retirement

That Was Fast! Haile Reconsiders Retirement

// In our recent poll on Haile Gebrselassie’s retirement, the majority who voted and said this just wasn’t it for Haile might be right on! Even Haile’s Manager, Jos Hermens, had his doubts that this was the end. It can be said that Haile has a close relationship with Jos. In a past interview with running times Haile said of [...]

Ethiopia rebels claim military victories

Ethiopia rebels claim military victories

// (AFP)  ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia's Ogaden rebels said Tuesday they had killed more than 200 soldiers in a string of successful military operations, a claim promtly ridiculed by the government. The Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) issued a statement claiming it had "conducted 34 tactical and strategic military operations, [...]

Ethiopia: Haile’s Manager “I Think He Will Still Continue To Run…”

Ethiopia: Haile’s Manager “I Think He Will Still Continue To Run…”

// The 41st ING New York City Marathon was the day that saw legendary long-distance runner Haile Gebrselassie tearfully announce his retirement after suffering an injury and dropping out in the middle of the competition. Haile started experiencing pain in his right knee two weeks prior to the marathon and underwent an MRI just a day [...]

In Pictures: Medhanealem Church’s Annual Celebration

In Pictures: Medhanealem Church’s Annual Celebration

On Saturday, November 6th, The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church of Our Savoir (Medhanealem Church) commemorated its annual celebration.  The celebration began at midnight and lasted until 2:30 p.m. Pictures: TsehaiNY Related Articles: Medhanealem Church: Preserving the Ethiopian Culture-One Youth at a Time! Beaata LeMariam [...]

Ethiopia: Haile Retires, Gebre Finishes First at the ING New York City Marathon

Ethiopia: Haile Retires, Gebre Finishes First at the ING New York City Marathon

// On a crisp Sunday morning, The 41st ING New York City Marathon drew thousands of runners from all walks of life. They were prominent world athletes, unsung heroes, and every day people. Among the runners included Chilean miner Edison Pena and the current world record holder Haile Gebrselassie. Less than a month after surviving [...]

Leather Factory Will Become The Latest Chinese Investment in Ethiopia

Leather Factory Will Become The Latest Chinese Investment in Ethiopia

// By William Davison - Bloomberg: China’s Xinxiang Kuroda Mingliang Leather Co. will open a $67 million leather factory in Ethiopia on Nov. 24, adding to the billions of dollars already invested in the East African country by China. Xinxiang financed 55 percent of the project, with the remainder coming from the China-Africa Development [...]

No retirement talk from the great Gebrselassie

No retirement talk from the great Gebrselassie

By Samson Haileyesus, Associated Press ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Fortunately for the New York City Marathon, Haile Gebrselassie won't even talk about retirement. The 37-year-old Ethiopian — widely considered the greatest distance runner ever — has set a host of world records, won two Olympics golds and captured eight world titles in events [...]

Ethiopia: Gena Siraj wins rainy Beijing Marathon

Ethiopia: Gena Siraj wins rainy Beijing Marathon

// BEIJING (AP) — Gena Siraj of Ethiopia won a rain-lashed Beijing Marathon, finishing ahead of Gert Thys of South Africa with one of the slowest times in the event's 30-year history. Siraj finished the 26.2-mile course in 2 hours, 14 minutes, 45 seconds, with Thys following in 2:15:56. Matthew Sigei of Kenya was third in [...]

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