Kenenisa Bekele

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ESPN
Kenya scoops London Marathon elite doubleKenyan Stanley Biwott was second with a personal best of two hours three minute
Kenya scoops London Marathon elite double
ESPN / Posted 3 days ago
Kenyan Stanley Biwott was second with a personal best of two hours three minutes and 51 seconsd, while Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele was third. "I realised I ran a world record for 30, but between 30-40km I lost about 20 seconds," said... Read more
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CBC.ca
10 pre-Olympic performances that stunned the sports worldprior to the Olympics. Here are some that caught our attention: 5,000-metres,
10 pre-Olympic performances that stunned the sports world
CBC.ca / Posted 3 days ago
prior to the Olympics. Here are some that caught our attention: 5,000-metres, twice the history Ethiopian runners Kenenisa Bekele and Tirunesh Dibaba delivered on their 5,000-metre world records in the months leading up to their respective... Read more
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give me sport
Mo Farah hits back at doping allegationsmarathon. The race - run every year from Newcastle to South Shields - will als
Mo Farah hits back at doping allegations
give me sport / Posted 9 days ago
marathon. The race - run every year from Newcastle to South Shields - will also feature the likes of Ethiopian legends Kenenisa Bekele and Haile Gebrselassie. “I’m that sort of a person. The London Marathon is something I dreamed of and I want... Read more
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iafrica.com
Bekele rails against Olympic snubEthiopia's runner Kenenisa Bekele crosses the finish line of the 38th Paris Mar
Bekele rails against Olympic snub
iafrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Ethiopia's runner Kenenisa Bekele crosses the finish line of the 38th Paris Marathon on April 6, 2014, in Paris. AFP Photo Ethiopian running great Kenenisa Bekele has railed against his "unfair" exclusion from the country's marathon team for the... Read more
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16d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Ethiopia's Bekele rails against Olympic snubADDIS ABABA - Ethiopian running great Kenenisa Bekele has railed against his "u
Ethiopia's Bekele rails against Olympic snub
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 16 days ago
ADDIS ABABA - Ethiopian running great Kenenisa Bekele has railed against his "unfair" exclusion from the country's marathon team for the Rio Olympics, adding to the growing discontent at the athletics federation's management. Ethiopian runner... Read more
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16d
Super Sport
Bekele rails against Olympic snub Ethiopian running great Kenenisa Bekele has railed against his "unfair" exclu
Bekele rails against Olympic snub
Super Sport / Posted 16 days ago
Ethiopian running great Kenenisa Bekele has railed against his "unfair" exclusion from the country's marathon team for the Rio Olympics, adding to the growing discontent at the athletics federation's... Read more
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17d
AllAfrica.com
Kenenisa's Second Attempt to Join Olympic Marathon Squad FailsKenenisa Bekele became the first man to complete the Olympic 5,000 and 10,000 m
Kenenisa's Second Attempt to Join Olympic Marathon Squad Fails
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Kenenisa Bekele became the first man to complete the Olympic 5,000 and 10,000 metres double for 28 years. Showing medal after the Beijing win Ethiopian athletics legend Kenenisa Bekele's second attempt to join the Rio Olympic marathon squad after he... Read more
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17d
Super Sport
Politician Korir readies to run in Riothe Ugandan athlete told AFP. Among the Kenyans, Kipchoge, who won a 5 000m si
Politician Korir readies to run in Rio
Super Sport / Posted 17 days ago
the Ugandan athlete told AFP. Among the Kenyans, Kipchoge, who won a 5 000m silver medal in Beijing behind Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele is considered the favourite to win the Olympic marathon title. Unbeaten in the six races since making a... Read more
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Akron Zips
Akron5/1/2010 Sam Chelanga, Liberty NCAA Meet: M 28:01.30 6/1/1979 Suleiman Nyambui,
Akron
Akron Zips / Posted 20 days ago
5/1/2010 Sam Chelanga, Liberty NCAA Meet: M 28:01.30 6/1/1979 Suleiman Nyambui, Texas-El Paso Hayward: H 26:25.97 6/8/2008 Kenenisa Bekele, ETH Name Year School Seed Finals Points... Read more
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Akron Zips
Akron5/1/2010 Sam Chelanga, Liberty NCAA Meet: M 28:01.30 6/1/1979 Suleiman Nyambui,
Akron
Akron Zips / Posted 22 days ago
5/1/2010 Sam Chelanga, Liberty NCAA Meet: M 28:01.30 6/1/1979 Suleiman Nyambui, Texas-El Paso Hayward: H 26:25.97 6/8/2008 Kenenisa Bekele, ETH Name Year School Seed Finals Points... Read more
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22d
ESPN
Ethiopian officials: Bekele still a no-go for RioADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia -- Ethiopian track and field officials will not reconside
Ethiopian officials: Bekele still a no-go for Rio
ESPN / Posted 22 days ago
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia -- Ethiopian track and field officials will not reconsider selection criteria to allow Kenenisa Bekele a spot on the Olympic marathon team, and they rejected Wednesday strong criticism by Bekele, Haile Gebrselassie and other... Read more
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22d
The Courier Mail
‘Second fittest woman on earth’ makes Olympic team100 athletes have staged a protest outside the offices of the Ethiopian track a
‘Second fittest woman on earth’ makes Olympic team
The Courier Mail / Posted 22 days ago
100 athletes have staged a protest outside the offices of the Ethiopian track and field association after legendary runner Kenenisa Bekele missed selection. Bekele, a three-time Olympic champion and the 5,000 and 10,000 meters world-record holder,... Read more
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22d
Daily Telegraph
'Second fittest woman on earth' makes Olympic team100 athletes have staged a protest outside the offices of the Ethiopian track a
'Second fittest woman on earth' makes Olympic team
Daily Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
100 athletes have staged a protest outside the offices of the Ethiopian track and field association after legendary runner Kenenisa Bekele missed selection. Bekele, a three-time Olympic champion and the 5,000 and 10,000 meters world-record holder,... Read more
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22d
Adelaide Now
'Second fittest woman on earth' makes Olympic team100 athletes have staged a protest outside the offices of the Ethiopian track a
'Second fittest woman on earth' makes Olympic team
Adelaide Now / Posted 22 days ago
100 athletes have staged a protest outside the offices of the Ethiopian track and field association after legendary runner Kenenisa Bekele missed selection. Bekele, a three-time Olympic champion and the 5,000 and 10,000 meters world-record holder,... Read more
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23d
Hamilton News
In Brief: Auditor says event came in $342 million over budgetABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopian track and field officials say they will not reconsi
In Brief: Auditor says event came in $342 million over budget
Hamilton News / Posted 23 days ago
ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopian track and field officials say they will not reconsider their selection criteria to allow Kenenisa Bekele a place on the country's Olympic marathon team. Ethiopian Athletics Federation president Alebachew Nigusse... Read more
23d
AllAfrica.com
Turmoil Brews in Ethiopian Camp Ahead of Olympic GamesAbaba Stadium, with over 80 young and senior athletes in attendance, including
Turmoil Brews in Ethiopian Camp Ahead of Olympic Games
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
Ababa Stadium, with over 80 young and senior athletes in attendance, including the 2004 and 2008 Olympic 10,000m champion Kenenisa Bekele who had earlier protested his exclusion from the marathon team for Rio Olympics. "Ethiopian Athletes are... Read more
24d
Salon.com
Gebrselassie, other athletes protest at Ethiopia federationPress that the federation was “marred with incompetency.” He was protesting aga
Gebrselassie, other athletes protest at Ethiopia federation
Salon.com / Posted 24 days ago
Press that the federation was “marred with incompetency.” He was protesting against, among other things, the exclusion of Kenenisa Bekele from the marathon team for the games. Bekele, the 5,000 and 10,000 meters world-record holder, was also... Read more
24d
birminghammail
Mo Farah won't be distracted from pursuit of medalsfaster than Moorcroft’s mark, now holds every major national record from the 15
Mo Farah won't be distracted from pursuit of medals
birminghammail / Posted 24 days ago
faster than Moorcroft’s mark, now holds every major national record from the 1500m to the half-marathon. Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele, who holds the 5,000m and 10,000m world records at 12:37.35 and 26:17.53 respectively, has claimed Farah... Read more
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25d
express
Mo Farah keeps focus on winning medals at Rio Olympics instead of setting more recordswinning seven global track titles, however, his only world best performance is
Mo Farah keeps focus on winning medals at Rio Olympics instead of setting more records
express / Posted 25 days ago
winning seven global track titles, however, his only world best performance is over two miles indoors. Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele, who holds the 5,000m and 10,000m world records, has claimed Farah needs to take one of those marks from him... Read more
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25d
ESPN
Farah focused on medals, not records ahead of Riowinning seven global track titles, however, his only world best performance is
Farah focused on medals, not records ahead of Rio
ESPN / Posted 25 days ago
winning seven global track titles, however, his only world best performance is over two miles indoors. Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele, who holds the 5,000m and 10,000m world records at 12:37.35 and 26:17.53 respectively, has claimed Farah... Read more
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25d
ESPN.co.uk
Farah focused on medals, not records ahead of Riowinning seven global track titles, however, his only world best performance is
Farah focused on medals, not records ahead of Rio
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 25 days ago
winning seven global track titles, however, his only world best performance is over two miles indoors. Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele, who holds the 5,000m and 10,000m world records at 12:37.35 and 26:17.53 respectively, has claimed Farah... Read more
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25d
Gazette
Mo Farah shelves record talk to focus on Olympic gold medalswinning seven global track titles, however, his only world best performance is
Mo Farah shelves record talk to focus on Olympic gold medals
Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
winning seven global track titles, however, his only world best performance is over two miles indoors. Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele, who holds the 5,000m and 10,000m world records at 12:37.35 and 26:17.53 respectively, has claimed Farah... Read more
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25d
guardian-series
Mo Farah shelves record talk to focus on Olympic gold medalswinning seven global track titles, however, his only world best performance is
Mo Farah shelves record talk to focus on Olympic gold medals
guardian-series / Posted 25 days ago
winning seven global track titles, however, his only world best performance is over two miles indoors. Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele, who holds the 5,000m and 10,000m world records at 12:37.35 and 26:17.53 respectively, has claimed Farah... Read more
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Harrow Times
Mo Farah shelves record talk to focus on Olympic gold medalswinning seven global track titles, however, his only world best performance is
Mo Farah shelves record talk to focus on Olympic gold medals
Harrow Times / Posted 25 days ago
winning seven global track titles, however, his only world best performance is over two miles indoors. Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele, who holds the 5,000m and 10,000m world records at 12:37.35 and 26:17.53 respectively, has claimed Farah... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Mo Farah shelves record talk to focus on Olympic gold medalswinning seven global track titles, however, his only world best performance is
Mo Farah shelves record talk to focus on Olympic gold medals
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 25 days ago
winning seven global track titles, however, his only world best performance is over two miles indoors. Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele, who holds the 5,000m and 10,000m world records at 12:37.35 and 26:17.53 respectively, has claimed Farah... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Mo Farah shelves record talk to focus on Olympic gold medalswinning seven global track titles, however, his only world best performance is
Mo Farah shelves record talk to focus on Olympic gold medals
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 25 days ago
winning seven global track titles, however, his only world best performance is over two miles indoors. Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele, who holds the 5,000m and 10,000m world records at 12:37.35 and 26:17.53 respectively, has claimed Farah... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Mo Farah shelves record talk to focus on Olympic gold medalswinning seven global track titles, however, his only world best performance is
Mo Farah shelves record talk to focus on Olympic gold medals
Kingston Guardian / Posted 25 days ago
winning seven global track titles, however, his only world best performance is over two miles indoors. Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele, who holds the 5,000m and 10,000m world records at 12:37.35 and 26:17.53 respectively, has claimed Farah... Read more
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25d
Oxford Mail
Mo Farah shelves record talk to focus on Olympic gold medalswinning seven global track titles, however, his only world best performance is
Mo Farah shelves record talk to focus on Olympic gold medals
Oxford Mail / Posted 25 days ago
winning seven global track titles, however, his only world best performance is over two miles indoors. Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele, who holds the 5,000m and 10,000m world records at 12:37.35 and 26:17.53 respectively, has claimed Farah... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Kenenisa says exclusion from Rio unfairADDIS ABABA, 2 June (ANA) – In what came to be a shocking announcement, the Eth
Kenenisa says exclusion from Rio unfair
Mail & Guardian / Posted 28 days ago
ADDIS ABABA, 2 June (ANA) – In what came to be a shocking announcement, the Ethiopian Athletics Federation has left Kenenisa Bekele, a world record holder and three-time Olympic gold medalist, off the marathon team list for the Olympics in Rio de... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Bekele says 'unjust' that he was left off Olympic teamADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Kenenisa Bekele took a swipe at the Ethiopian Athl
Bekele says 'unjust' that he was left off Olympic team
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 30 days ago
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Kenenisa Bekele took a swipe at the Ethiopian Athletics Federation on Wednesday after he was left off the marathon team for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, calling his exclusion "unjust" and claiming the selection... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Bekele says 'unjust' that he was left off Olympic teamADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Kenenisa Bekele took a swipe at the Ethiopian Athl
Bekele says 'unjust' that he was left off Olympic team
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 30 days ago
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Kenenisa Bekele took a swipe at the Ethiopian Athletics Federation on Wednesday after he was left off the marathon team for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, calling his exclusion "unjust" and claiming the selection... Read more
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30d
KVUE-TV Austin
Bekele says 'unjust' that he was left off Olympic teamADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Kenenisa Bekele took a swipe at the Ethiopian Athl
Bekele says 'unjust' that he was left off Olympic team
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 30 days ago
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Kenenisa Bekele took a swipe at the Ethiopian Athletics Federation on Wednesday after he was left off the marathon team for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, calling his exclusion "unjust" and claiming the selection... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Bekele says 'unjust' that he was left off Olympic teamADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Kenenisa Bekele took a swipe at the Ethiopian Athl
Bekele says 'unjust' that he was left off Olympic team
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 30 days ago
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Kenenisa Bekele took a swipe at the Ethiopian Athletics Federation on Wednesday after he was left off the marathon team for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, calling his exclusion "unjust" and claiming the selection... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Bekele says 'unjust' that he was left off Olympic teamADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Kenenisa Bekele took a swipe at the Ethiopian Athl
Bekele says 'unjust' that he was left off Olympic team
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 30 days ago
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Kenenisa Bekele took a swipe at the Ethiopian Athletics Federation on Wednesday after he was left off the marathon team for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, calling his exclusion "unjust" and claiming the selection... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Bekele says 'unjust' that he was left off Olympic teamADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Kenenisa Bekele took a swipe at the Ethiopian Athl
Bekele says 'unjust' that he was left off Olympic team
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 30 days ago
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Kenenisa Bekele took a swipe at the Ethiopian Athletics Federation on Wednesday after he was left off the marathon team for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, calling his exclusion "unjust" and claiming the selection... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Bekele says 'unjust' that he was left off Olympic teamADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Kenenisa Bekele took a swipe at the Ethiopian Athl
Bekele says 'unjust' that he was left off Olympic team
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 30 days ago
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Kenenisa Bekele took a swipe at the Ethiopian Athletics Federation on Wednesday after he was left off the marathon team for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, calling his exclusion "unjust" and claiming the selection... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Bekele says 'unjust' that he was left off Olympic teamADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Kenenisa Bekele took a swipe at the Ethiopian Athl
Bekele says 'unjust' that he was left off Olympic team
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 30 days ago
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Kenenisa Bekele took a swipe at the Ethiopian Athletics Federation on Wednesday after he was left off the marathon team for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, calling his exclusion "unjust" and claiming the selection... Read more
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Salon.com
Bekele says ‘unjust’ that he was left off Olympic teamADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Kenenisa Bekele took a swipe at the Ethiopian Athl
Bekele says ‘unjust’ that he was left off Olympic team
Salon.com / Posted 30 days ago
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Kenenisa Bekele took a swipe at the Ethiopian Athletics Federation on Wednesday after he was left off the marathon team for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, calling his exclusion “unjust” and claiming the selection... Read more
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iol.co.za
Mokoka, Bruintjies push for fast timesMokoka. Apart from Farah, 2012 Olympic bronze medallist Tariku Bekele of Ethio
Mokoka, Bruintjies push for fast times
iol.co.za / Posted 1 months ago
Mokoka. Apart from Farah, 2012 Olympic bronze medallist Tariku Bekele of Ethiopia – younger brother of world record-holder Kenenisa Bekele – as well as 2013 world championship silver medallist Ibrahim Jeilan, also of Ethiopia, will line up in... Read more

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