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AllAfrica.com
Ethiopia's Rio Olympics Performance - Result Falls Short of Expectations5000m final of the athletics competition in the National Stadium at the Beijing
Ethiopia's Rio Olympics Performance - Result Falls Short of Expectations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
5000m final of the athletics competition in the National Stadium at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games August 22, 2008. Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia competes during the men's 5,000m final at the National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest,... Read more
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HITC Sport
Eliud Kipchoge powers to marathon gold as Callum Hawkins finishes ninthof 14min 25 sec, late in the race, to take gold in 2:08.44. The 31-year-old Ki
Eliud Kipchoge powers to marathon gold as Callum Hawkins finishes ninth
HITC Sport / Posted 6 days ago
of 14min 25 sec, late in the race, to take gold in 2:08.44. The 31-year-old Kipchoge was talented enough to beat Kenenisa Bekele to win a world championships 5,000m gold as an 18-year-old in 2003; he also took Olympic 5,000m bronze in... Read more
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Scotsman
4 kids, 4 golds in Mo Farah’s fairytale endingwin both long-distance track titles at two Olympics. His four Olympic titles to
4 kids, 4 golds in Mo Farah’s fairytale ending
Scotsman / Posted 6 days ago
win both long-distance track titles at two Olympics. His four Olympic titles took him past the three won by Ethiopian great Kenenisa Bekele and is twice as many as any other British track and field athlete has won. The Briton has now won nine... Read more
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International Business Times
Team GB's Mo Farah reveals plan to quit the track in 2017 following Rio successrun, and I let the rest take care of itself," said Farah, who has won more worl
Team GB's Mo Farah reveals plan to quit the track in 2017 following Rio success
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
run, and I let the rest take care of itself," said Farah, who has won more world and Olympic titles than Ethiopian legend Kenenisa Bekele. "I know my career is short and I try and make the most of it. I enjoy what I do, and I try to make nation... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Mo Farah leaves his Olympic rivals standing as he blazes a trail to goldboth long-distance track titles at two Olympics. His four Olympic titles took
Mo Farah leaves his Olympic rivals standing as he blazes a trail to gold
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
both long-distance track titles at two Olympics. His four Olympic titles took him past the three won by Ethiopian great Kenenisa Bekele and is twice as many as any other British track and field athlete has won. The Briton has now won nine... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Mo Farah leaves his Olympic rivals standing as he blazes a trail to goldboth long-distance track titles at two Olympics. His four Olympic titles took
Mo Farah leaves his Olympic rivals standing as he blazes a trail to gold
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 7 days ago
both long-distance track titles at two Olympics. His four Olympic titles took him past the three won by Ethiopian great Kenenisa Bekele and is twice as many as any other British track and field athlete has won. The Briton has now won nine... Read more
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The News and Star
Mo Farah leaves his Olympic rivals standing as he blazes a trail to goldboth long-distance track titles at two Olympics. His four Olympic titles took
Mo Farah leaves his Olympic rivals standing as he blazes a trail to gold
The News and Star / Posted 7 days ago
both long-distance track titles at two Olympics. His four Olympic titles took him past the three won by Ethiopian great Kenenisa Bekele and is twice as many as any other British track and field athlete has won. The Briton has now won nine... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Mo Farah leaves his Olympic rivals standing as he blazes a trail to gold « Shropshire Starboth long-distance track titles at two Olympics. His four Olympic titles took
Mo Farah leaves his Olympic rivals standing as he blazes a trail to gold « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 7 days ago
both long-distance track titles at two Olympics. His four Olympic titles took him past the three won by Ethiopian great Kenenisa Bekele and is twice as many as any other British track and field athlete has won. The Briton has now won nine... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Mo Farah leaves his Olympic rivals standing as he blazes a trail to goldboth long-distance track titles at two Olympics. His four Olympic titles took
Mo Farah leaves his Olympic rivals standing as he blazes a trail to gold
Kingston Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
both long-distance track titles at two Olympics. His four Olympic titles took him past the three won by Ethiopian great Kenenisa Bekele and is twice as many as any other British track and field athlete has won. The Briton has now won nine... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Mo Farah leaves his Olympic rivals standing as he blazes a trail to goldboth long-distance track titles at two Olympics. His four Olympic titles took
Mo Farah leaves his Olympic rivals standing as he blazes a trail to gold
Oxford Mail / Posted 7 days ago
both long-distance track titles at two Olympics. His four Olympic titles took him past the three won by Ethiopian great Kenenisa Bekele and is twice as many as any other British track and field athlete has won. The Briton has now won nine... Read more
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Gazette
Mo Farah leaves his Olympic rivals standing as he blazes a trail to goldboth long-distance track titles at two Olympics. His four Olympic titles took
Mo Farah leaves his Olympic rivals standing as he blazes a trail to gold
Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
both long-distance track titles at two Olympics. His four Olympic titles took him past the three won by Ethiopian great Kenenisa Bekele and is twice as many as any other British track and field athlete has won. The Briton has now won nine... Read more
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guardian-series
Mo Farah leaves his Olympic rivals standing as he blazes a trail to goldboth long-distance track titles at two Olympics. His four Olympic titles took
Mo Farah leaves his Olympic rivals standing as he blazes a trail to gold
guardian-series / Posted 7 days ago
both long-distance track titles at two Olympics. His four Olympic titles took him past the three won by Ethiopian great Kenenisa Bekele and is twice as many as any other British track and field athlete has won. The Briton has now won nine... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Mo seals 1st distance double-double in 40 yearsincredible." Farah, who trains in Oregon under ex-marathon great Alberto Salaz
Mo seals 1st distance double-double in 40 years
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
incredible." Farah, who trains in Oregon under ex-marathon great Alberto Salazar, said watching Ethiopian distance legend Kenenisa Bekele medalling had been an inspiration. "When Bekele won all those medals I said I just want one. "If you have... Read more
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Harrow Times
Mo Farah leaves his Olympic rivals standing as he blazes a trail to goldboth long-distance track titles at two Olympics. His four Olympic titles took
Mo Farah leaves his Olympic rivals standing as he blazes a trail to gold
Harrow Times / Posted 7 days ago
both long-distance track titles at two Olympics. His four Olympic titles took him past the three won by Ethiopian great Kenenisa Bekele and is twice as many as any other British track and field athlete has won. The Briton has now won nine... Read more
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Brandon Sun
2nd straight Olympic double puts Farah among the greatspose is to everyone else. After another standout Olympics, Farah is ranking ev
2nd straight Olympic double puts Farah among the greats
Brandon Sun / Posted 7 days ago
pose is to everyone else. After another standout Olympics, Farah is ranking ever higher among the best runners in history. Kenenisa Bekele, with three Olympic and five world titles? Swept by him. Farah now has four Olympic gold medals and five... Read more
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Salon.com
2nd straight Olympic double puts Farah among the greatsAfter another standout Olympics, Farah is ranking ever higher among the best ru
2nd straight Olympic double puts Farah among the greats
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
After another standout Olympics, Farah is ranking ever higher among the best runners in history. Kenenisa Bekele, with three Olympic and five world titles? Swept by him. Farah now has four Olympic gold medals and five world championship titles. In... Read more
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KECI Missoula
2nd straight Olympic double puts Farah among the greatspose is to everyone else. After another standout Olympics, Farah is ranking ev
2nd straight Olympic double puts Farah among the greats
KECI Missoula / Posted 7 days ago
pose is to everyone else. After another standout Olympics, Farah is ranking ever higher among the best runners in history. Kenenisa Bekele, with three Olympic and five world titles? Swept by him. Farah now has four Olympic gold medals and five... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
2nd straight Olympic double puts Farah among the greatspose is to everyone else. After another standout Olympics, Farah is ranking ev
2nd straight Olympic double puts Farah among the greats
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 7 days ago
pose is to everyone else. After another standout Olympics, Farah is ranking ever higher among the best runners in history. Kenenisa Bekele, with three Olympic and five world titles? Swept by him. Farah now has four Olympic gold medals and five... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
2nd straight Olympic double puts Farah among the greatspose is to everyone else. After another standout Olympics, Farah is ranking ev
2nd straight Olympic double puts Farah among the greats
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 7 days ago
pose is to everyone else. After another standout Olympics, Farah is ranking ever higher among the best runners in history. Kenenisa Bekele, with three Olympic and five world titles? Swept by him. Farah now has four Olympic gold medals and five... Read more
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Daily Mail
Mo Farah completes double-double as British star wins 5000m in RioPaul Tanui on the final lap. That put him in the exclusive company of Emil Zát
Mo Farah completes double-double as British star wins 5000m in Rio
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Paul Tanui on the final lap. That put him in the exclusive company of Emil Zátopek, Lasse Virén, Haile Gebrselassie and Kenenisa Bekele, the only men to have retained an Olympic 10,000m title. But it was Viren’s name and Viren’s name alone that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Gear Changer MirutsMiruts acquired the nickname "Miruts the Gear Shifter." Miruts was the first E
The Gear Changer Miruts
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Miruts acquired the nickname "Miruts the Gear Shifter." Miruts was the first Ethiopian athlete to win Olympic double. Kenenisa Bekele with his double in Beijing Olympics in 2008 joined the sporting greats. He was the seventh man to win 5,000m... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ethiopia's Haile Carries the Torch, Olympic Flag Before the Gamesmonument to the people that running can bring in this kind of fortune. In Rio
Ethiopia's Haile Carries the Torch, Olympic Flag Before the Games
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
monument to the people that running can bring in this kind of fortune. In Rio the heroine Derartu or other heroes like Kenenisa Bekele were expected to carry the Ethiopian flag. But the Ethiopian legends were not in the lead carrying the flag.... Read more
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Daily Mail
Why are East African runners so good at long distance events?from Kenya, will compete in the men's marathon event later this week. He has pr
Why are East African runners so good at long distance events?
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
from Kenya, will compete in the men's marathon event later this week. He has previously won the London marathon twice Kenenisa Bekele, from Ethiopia, owns 11 World Cross Country gold medals - including three at the Olympics. However, he wasn't... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tanui Settles for Silver As Farah Defends Title Despite Falla tumble to win the race in 27:05.17 and become the third man in history to ret
Tanui Settles for Silver As Farah Defends Title Despite Fall
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
a tumble to win the race in 27:05.17 and become the third man in history to retain the Olympic title after Ethiopians Kenenisa Bekele and Haile Gebrselassie. The plan by the Kenyan trio of two-time World Half Marathon champion Geoffrey... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tanui Bags Silver As Farah Defies Fall to Retain Titlethree Olympic gold medals. He also became the sixth man to win two Olympic 10,
Tanui Bags Silver As Farah Defies Fall to Retain Title
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
three Olympic gold medals. He also became the sixth man to win two Olympic 10,000m gold medals. Most recently, Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele won gold medals in 2004 and 2008, and fellow Ethiopian Haile Gebrselassie won the two previous gold... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Mo Farah wins back-to-back 10,000m gold medalshe crossed the finish line. Farah became the sixth man to win two Olympic 10,0
Mo Farah wins back-to-back 10,000m gold medals
WWLP Springfield / Posted 13 days ago
he crossed the finish line. Farah became the sixth man to win two Olympic 10,000m gold medals. Most recently, Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele won gold medals in 2004 and 2008, and fellow Ethiopian Haile Gebrselassie won the two previous gold... Read more
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HITC Sport
He gets knocked down ... but Mo Farah gets back up again to win 10,000m goldman to win two Olympic 10,000m titles, following on from Paavo Nurmi, Emil Záto
He gets knocked down ... but Mo Farah gets back up again to win 10,000m gold
HITC Sport / Posted 14 days ago
man to win two Olympic 10,000m titles, following on from Paavo Nurmi, Emil Zátopek, Lasse Virén, Haile Gebrselassie and Kenenisa Bekele. If he wasn’t there already, Farah now ranks high in his sport’s hall of fame. If he wins the 5,000m next... Read more
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Brisbane Times
For Mo Farah, pride comes after a fallOlympics," he said. "Everyone's done four years of preparation to try and beat
For Mo Farah, pride comes after a fall
Brisbane Times / Posted 14 days ago
Olympics," he said. "Everyone's done four years of preparation to try and beat me." Farah joins Emil Zatopek, Lasse Viren, Kenenisa Bekele and Haile Gebrselassie in winning this race at successive Olympics. These are distance running's first rank.... Read more
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WA Today
For Mo Farah, pride comes after a fallOlympics," he said. "Everyone's done four years of preparation to try and beat
For Mo Farah, pride comes after a fall
WA Today / Posted 14 days ago
Olympics," he said. "Everyone's done four years of preparation to try and beat me." Farah joins Emil Zatopek, Lasse Viren, Kenenisa Bekele and Haile Gebrselassie in winning this race at successive Olympics. These are distance running's first rank.... Read more
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The Age
For Mo Farah, pride comes after a fallOlympics," he said. "Everyone's done four years of preparation to try and beat
For Mo Farah, pride comes after a fall
The Age / Posted 14 days ago
Olympics," he said. "Everyone's done four years of preparation to try and beat me." Farah joins Emil Zatopek, Lasse Viren, Kenenisa Bekele and Haile Gebrselassie in winning this race at successive Olympics. These are distance running's first rank.... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
For Mo Farah, pride comes after a fallOlympics," he said. "Everyone's done four years of preparation to try and beat
For Mo Farah, pride comes after a fall
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Olympics," he said. "Everyone's done four years of preparation to try and beat me." Farah joins Emil Zatopek, Lasse Viren, Kenenisa Bekele and Haile Gebrselassie in winning this race at successive Olympics. These are distance running's first rank.... Read more
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Canberra Times
For Mo Farah, pride comes after a fallOlympics," he said. "Everyone's done four years of preparation to try and beat
For Mo Farah, pride comes after a fall
Canberra Times / Posted 14 days ago
Olympics," he said. "Everyone's done four years of preparation to try and beat me." Farah joins Emil Zatopek, Lasse Viren, Kenenisa Bekele and Haile Gebrselassie in winning this race at successive Olympics. These are distance running's first rank.... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Farah roars to another 10,000m titlegot a target on your back," Farah said. The 33-year-old added that to be menti
Farah roars to another 10,000m title
Bdnews24.com / Posted 14 days ago
got a target on your back," Farah said. The 33-year-old added that to be mentioned in the same breath as Ethiopian greats Kenenisa Bekele and Haile Gebrselassie, who have four 10,000m Olympic gold medals between them, was an honour. "It feels... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Mo Farah wins 10,000m despite fallhe crossed the finish line. Farah became the sixth man to win two Olympic 10,0
Mo Farah wins 10,000m despite fall
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 14 days ago
he crossed the finish line. Farah became the sixth man to win two Olympic 10,000m gold medals. Most recently, Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele won gold medals in 2004 and 2008, and fellow Ethiopian Haile Gebrselassie won the two previous gold... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Olympic Track and Field 2016: Men's 10,000M Medal Winners, Times and Resultslook to repeat in the men's 5,000-meter final next Saturday. The 33-year-old al
Olympic Track and Field 2016: Men's 10,000M Medal Winners, Times and Results
Bleacher Report / Posted 14 days ago
look to repeat in the men's 5,000-meter final next Saturday. The 33-year-old already joined Haile Gebrselassie (Ethiopia), Kenenisa Bekele (Ethiopia) and Emil Zatopek (Czechoslovakia) as the only back-to-back winners in the 10,000 meters. A sweep... Read more
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Daily Mail
Mo Farah defends Olympic 10,000m title to land GB's 10th gold in RioFarah knew that if he realised the first of his twin ambitions, he would join E
Mo Farah defends Olympic 10,000m title to land GB's 10th gold in Rio
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
Farah knew that if he realised the first of his twin ambitions, he would join Emile Zatopek, Viren, Haile Gebrselassie and Kenenisa Bekele in the ranks of those who have done it. The mere fact of Farah’s appearance on the track here last night was... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
‘Insane’ opening to Rio athletics10km on the track, Ayana joined the list of legendary distance runners from her
‘Insane’ opening to Rio athletics
Daily Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
10km on the track, Ayana joined the list of legendary distance runners from her homeland like men’s 10km record holder Kenenisa Bekele and two-time 10km gold medallist Haile Gebrselassie as an Ethiopian great. She was 15 seconds in front of... Read more
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Herald Sun
‘Insane’ opening to Rio athletics10km on the track, Ayana joined the list of legendary distance runners from her
‘Insane’ opening to Rio athletics
Herald Sun / Posted 15 days ago
10km on the track, Ayana joined the list of legendary distance runners from her homeland like men’s 10km record holder Kenenisa Bekele and two-time 10km gold medallist Haile Gebrselassie as an Ethiopian great. She was 15 seconds in front of... Read more
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The Courier Mail
‘Insane’ opening to Rio athletics10km on the track, Ayana joined the list of legendary distance runners from her
‘Insane’ opening to Rio athletics
The Courier Mail / Posted 15 days ago
10km on the track, Ayana joined the list of legendary distance runners from her homeland like men’s 10km record holder Kenenisa Bekele and two-time 10km gold medallist Haile Gebrselassie as an Ethiopian great. She was 15 seconds in front of... Read more
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Perth Now
‘Insane’ opening to Rio athletics10km on the track, Ayana joined the list of legendary distance runners from her
‘Insane’ opening to Rio athletics
Perth Now / Posted 15 days ago
10km on the track, Ayana joined the list of legendary distance runners from her homeland like men’s 10km record holder Kenenisa Bekele and two-time 10km gold medallist Haile Gebrselassie as an Ethiopian great. She was 15 seconds in front of... Read more
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Adelaide Now
‘Insane’ opening to Rio athletics10km on the track, Ayana joined the list of legendary distance runners from her
‘Insane’ opening to Rio athletics
Adelaide Now / Posted 15 days ago
10km on the track, Ayana joined the list of legendary distance runners from her homeland like men’s 10km record holder Kenenisa Bekele and two-time 10km gold medallist Haile Gebrselassie as an Ethiopian great. She was 15 seconds in front of... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Ethiopia's 'Robel the Whale' booed back homeproduces the country's strongest Olympic contingent, has also faced accusations
Ethiopia's 'Robel the Whale' booed back home
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 17 days ago
produces the country's strongest Olympic contingent, has also faced accusations of incompetence. Triple Olympic gold medallist and five-time world champion Kenenisa Bekele was told to stay at home in favour of younger and less experienced ru... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Ethiopian swimmer 'Robel the Whale' booed back homeproduces the country's strongest Olympic contingent, has also faced accusations
Ethiopian swimmer 'Robel the Whale' booed back home
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
produces the country's strongest Olympic contingent, has also faced accusations of incompetence. Triple Olympic gold medallist and five-time world champion Kenenisa Bekele was told to stay at home in favour of younger and less experienced ru... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Robel the Whale' emerges as Rio cult hero, brushes away body-shaming remarkshero. Give the guy some love. #Olympics Habte's heroes are Ethiopia's great en
'Robel the Whale' emerges as Rio cult hero, brushes away body-shaming remarks
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 17 days ago
hero. Give the guy some love. #Olympics Habte's heroes are Ethiopia's great endurance stars such as Haile Gebrselassie and Kenenisa Bekele. "Every day, they run and win in a stadium and they get the flag," said the well-built swimmer who finished... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Ethiopia's new hope for the 10,000 is feisty and outspokenmeters. That glory slipped away with the retirement of the great Haile Gebrsela
Ethiopia's new hope for the 10,000 is feisty and outspoken
KECI Missoula / Posted 18 days ago
meters. That glory slipped away with the retirement of the great Haile Gebrselassie and the fading of world-record holder Kenenisa Bekele, and was then wrenched away with the arrival of current Olympic champion Mo Farah. Ethiopia used to own the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Le Clos vs Phelps: Stage set for epic rematchmale Olympian in the 200m freestyle event. Competing in three individual event
Le Clos vs Phelps: Stage set for epic rematch
iol.co.za / Posted 21 days ago
male Olympian in the 200m freestyle event. Competing in three individual events, the 4x200m freestyle and the 4x100m medley relay, Le Clos will be looking to surpass Ethiopian distance runner Kenenisa Bekele with his three gold medals and one silv... Read more
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International Business Times
Ethiopian icon Tirunesh Dibaba looks to add to family's legacy at Rio 2016 in 2012, the Ethiopian sealed her place alongside other long-distance greats, s
Ethiopian icon Tirunesh Dibaba looks to add to family's legacy at Rio 2016
International Business Times / Posted 28 days ago
in 2012, the Ethiopian sealed her place alongside other long-distance greats, such as Emil Zatopek, Haile Gebrselassie and Kenenisa Bekele, by winning gold in the 10,000m, and another bronze in the 5,000m. Now, Tirunesh – who is married to 2004... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Trailblazer Bikila opened the way for African marathon runnersNAIROBI - Long before Haile Gebrselassie and Kenenisa Bekele ascended to the to
Trailblazer Bikila opened the way for African marathon runners
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 30 days ago
NAIROBI - Long before Haile Gebrselassie and Kenenisa Bekele ascended to the top of world distance running, there was another great Ethiopian athlete. Ethiopian athlete Abebe Bikila was the first black African to win Olympic gold with a now-iconic,... Read more
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metro
Rio Olympics 10,000m: Can Great Britain's Mo Farah defend his crown?of the London games four years ago but is expected to take Rio by storm this su
Rio Olympics 10,000m: Can Great Britain's Mo Farah defend his crown?
metro / Posted 30 days ago
of the London games four years ago but is expected to take Rio by storm this summer. The world record for men is held by Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia in 26:17.53, a time posted at an event in Brussels, Belgium more than ten years ago on August 26,... Read more

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