Friday, January 20, 2012

Ethiopia indefinitely bans Olympic champion Bekele and 34 others

"We have banned 35 athletes, including Kenenisa and Tirunesh, from competing in any event," he told Reuters. "It has been two months now since we summoned every athlete in contention, but this group has so far failed to respond." He said the ban would be reconsidered as soon as the athletes reported for training. Bekele, who has yet to decide if he will compete in London anyway, told Reuters he had been injured. Read more …


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