KENENISA BEKELE RUMORS

Kenenisa Bekele to make marathon debut in Paris

Ethiopian distance running great Kenenisa Bekele will make his marathon debut in Paris, race organizers said Thursday, putting on hold a high-profile rematch with Mo Farah. Bekele's participation in the Paris Marathon on April 6 follows his first half marathon at the Great North Run in Britain in September, which he won by a second ahead of Britain's Farah, the Olympic champion...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Bekele shooting for another long-distance double

So much has gone wrong lately for Kenenisa Bekele. Yet there is this tantalizing possibility at the London Games: With one more gold medal, or two if he enters the 5,000 meters, he would probably sweep past Ethiopian compatriot Haile Gebrselassie as the greatest distance runner in history. Bekele, driven by intense pride, is coming back to defend his two long-distance Olympic titles...
Via AP on Fox
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympic champion Bekele's suspension lifted

The Ethiopian Athletics Federation lifted the suspension of Olympic champion Kenenisa Bekele and 34 others Tuesday, clearing the way for the Ethiopian great to run at the London Games.
Via ESPN
January 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Ethiopia clears Olympic champion Bekele, 34 others

The Ethiopian Athletics Federation lifted the suspension of Olympic champion Kenenisa Bekele and 34 others Tuesday, clearing the way for the Ethiopian great to run at the London Games.
Via MSNBC
January 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Bekele to have ban lifted for London

Two people familiar with the situation say Ethiopia's track federation plans to lift the suspension it placed on Olympic distance running champion Kenenisa Bekele, clearing the way for him to compete at the London Games.
Via ESPN
January 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Ethiopia Suspends Bekele for Missing Camp

Kenenisa Bekele, winner of the 5,000 and 10,000 meters at the Olympics in 2008, was among 35 athletes suspended by the Ethiopian federation through the Olympics for not reporting to a training camp.
Via New York Times Sports
January 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Ethiopia bans distance-running great Bekele

Olympic distance-running great Kenenisa Bekele has been suspended by the Ethiopian federation for not reporting to a training camp in a move that could affect whether he competes at the London Games.
Via ESPN
January 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympic runner suspended for missing camp

Olympic distance-running great Kenenisa Bekele has been suspended by the Ethiopian federation for not reporting to a training camp in a move that could affect whether he competes at the London Games.
Via MSNBC
January 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Ethiopia suspends Bekele through London Games

Olympic distance-running great Kenenisa Bekele has been suspended by the Ethiopian federation for not reporting to training camp and in a move that could affect whether he competes at the London Games.
Via Universal Sports
January 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympic champion Bekele still undecided on London

Olympic 5,000 and 10,000 metres champion Kenenisa Bekele said on Friday he had not yet decided whether to defend his titles at this year's London Olympics.
Via Universal Sports
January 06, 2012  |  Discuss
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