Category Archives: Haile Gebrselassie

Miruts Yifter Dead: Tributes Pour in for one of Ethiopia’s Greatest Athletes who Died in Exile at 72

Several people have extended tributes and messages of condolences to the family of Miruts Yifter after the Ethiopian Athletics Federation confirmed the death of the… Continue reading

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Haile Gebrselassie to Reform Ethiopian Athletics After Being Elected President

Source: Reuters
Distance running legend Haile Gebrselassie has been elected president of the Ethiopian Athletics Federation, as the country grapples with doping issues and poor… Continue reading

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