Ethiosports Ethiosports Ethiosports is a US-based Media Service promoting Ethiopia as a great destination for Adventure, Sports, Travel & Tourism. When Ethiosports was first created back in 1999, its primary function was to provide news and information on Ethiopian soccer and athletics. But after more than a decade of valuable service, we felt that it was time to expand our service to Travel & Tourism. Our Mission To promote Ethiopia as a great destinations for Adventure, Culture & History, Sports, Travel & Tourism. To connect the US and Ethiopia in Adventure, Sports, Travel & Tourism. To serve as an information forum for adventure travelers to share their experience in Ethiopia and in the US. To create a platform for travel & tourism-related companies and others to advertise their products & services. To bring together entrepreneurs and investors to discuss tourism-related investment opportunities in the country. Ethiopian Athletes Although soccer remains the most popular sport in Ethiopia, the country is known by the rest of the world as home to some for greatest long distance runners, including legendary Abebe Bikila, who put the country on the athletics map of the world when he won the 1960 Rome Olympics’ marathon barefoot. Mamo Wolde and Miruts Yifter followed in his footsteps as did many others such as Haile Gebrselassie, Kenenisa Bekele, Tirunesh Dibaba, Meseret Defar, etc….
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