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Ethiopia’s top athletes to battle it out at London’s athletics meet

Ethiopia’s top athletes to battle it out at London’s athletics meet

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) Ethiopia’s distance running superstars Meseret Defar and Tirunesh Dibaba (double Beijing Olympic winner) will face each other for the first time in a year at the Aviva London Grand Prix- Samsung Diamond League- in London, UK this Friday (13 August 2010), APA learns here on Thursday. In a highly contested 5000m, the [...]

Ethiopia’s Dibaba sprints past Masai

Ethiopia’s Dibaba sprints past Masai

(AP) NAIROBI, Kenya -- Ethiopia's Olympic champion Tirunesh Dibaba has beaten Kenya's world champion Linet Masai in the women's 10,000 meters at the African Athletics Championships. Dibaba won Saturday's race in 31 minutes 51.39 seconds. She outsprinted Masai in the last lap after trailing her most of the race. Fellow Ethiopian Haileyesus [...]