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Kenenisa Is a Legend!

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on August 23, 2009


Thank you, Thank you, Thank you, dear Bekele! You are the Pride of Ethiopia. You have proved time and time again that you are the best Athlete in the world. If two top 1,500, and 5,000m runners ran a relay respectively against you over 5000 or 10,000 you would beat them all – you already are a legend. እናመሰግናለን!


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Must I Take Off My Pants?

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on August 20, 2009


I can give you the telephone numbers of her room-mates in Berlin. They have already seen her naked in the showers and she has nothing to hide.

This is a very curious story. I have never heard something similar for a long time….It must be disgusting and callous beyond imagination for her and her family, if she is indeed a female and all the skeptics were wrong…

Here is the story…

There had been whispers circulating about South African 800m prodigy Caster Semenya ever since she ran a spectacular 1 minute 56.72 seconds in a low-key meet on 26 July.

Not only was it the fastest time in the world this year by more than a second, it meant she had improved her personal best by seven seconds in less than nine months. And, she said afterwards, she could have run even quicker had it not been for a strong wind on the back straight.

For once, the tittle-tattle was not the usual sort about performance-enhancing substances. This was more basic and a whole lot nastier: was the ‘she’ actually a ‘he’?

Continue reading…

Semenya’s mother speaks!


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The Brilliant Bekele

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on August 17, 2009


Congratulations, Kenny! What an awesome run!


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