August 26, 2016 (GMN) - Ethiopia's Olympic marathon runner Feyisa Lilesa will not lose his silver medal despite making a political protest as he finished the race on Sunday. He crossed his arms above his head in solidarity with protesters from his Oromo ethnic group in Ethiopia.
March 26, 2016 (GMN) - Algeria strengthened their leadership in Group J of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers with a 7-1 demolition of Ethiopia in Blida on Friday night.
The ‘Fennecs’ smashed the Walya Antelopes at Stade Mustapha Tchaker, with Islam Slimani and Sofiane Feghouli both grabbing braces and Yacine Brahimi, Saphir Taïder and Rachid Ghezzal adding to the visitors’ misery.
Addis Ababa, January 12, 2016 (GMN) - Ethiopia coach Yohannes Sahle has announced his final 23-man squad list for the Orange African Nations Championship (CHAN) Rwanda 2016. Ethiopian Premier League leaders, Adama City's veteran duo Taffese Tesafye and Souliman Mohammed made the cut. It is Tesfaye's first ever call up in nearly 6 years. Asrat Megerssa, Tesfaye Alebachew and Alula Girma also returned to the squad.