Football reigns supreme in most African nations, but not in Eritrea, where cycling has become the country’s sporting obsession. “Cycling is definitely our No.1 sport,” said Desiet Kidane from Eritrea after completing the time trial element of the women’s combined team event with Danait Tsegay (ERI) at Bosques de Palermo on Saturday. Continue reading Eritreans Celebrate their Passion for Cycling in Buenos Aires→
AMEMORANDUM of Understanding was signed yesterday between Eritrea and Japan regarding Sports Collaboration at Asmara Palace Hotel here in the capital.
The Memorandum pertains to regular exchange of sports delegation, exchange of information, coordinating seminars and preparing mutual programs and projects focusing on Olympic and Paralympics participation of Eritrean athletes during the period 2014 – 2020.
Olympic marathonerMeb Keflezighi says he had some tense moments earlier this year in the wake of the April 15 Boston Marathon bombings.
During a lunch in Central Park Friday, Keflezighi, 38, pointed out that initial reports after the blasts that killed three indicated one of the suspects might be a “dark-skinned male” and may or may not speak with an accent. Keflezighi is from Eritrea, in Africa, and speaks with an accent.