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Stories with person: Haile Gebrselassie
  • Ethiopian officials: Bekele won't make Olympic marathon team 
    Updated: Jun-08-16 6:56 pm

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Ethiopian track and field officials will not reconsider selection criteria to allow Kenenisa Bekele a spot on the Olympic marathon team, and they rejected Wednesday strong criticism by Bekele, Haile Gebrselassie and other elite athletes.

  • Gebrselassie, other athletes protest at Ethiopia federation 
    Updated: Jun-07-16 3:54 pm

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Distance running great Haile Gebrselassie was part of a group of athletes who protested against the Ethiopian track federation on Tuesday.

  • Bekele says 'unjust' that he was left off Olympic team story has photos
    Updated: Jun-01-16 6:47 pm

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Kenenisa Bekele took a swipe at the Ethiopian Athletics Federation on Wednesday after he was left off the marathon team for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, calling his exclusion "unjust" and claiming the selection criteria is "biased."