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Week 12 of the Ethiopian Premier League (EPL) is to be held across the country as Fasil City host Dedebit, Adama City entertain Arba Minch and Sidama Coffee face Commercial Bank of Ethiopia in Saturday's fixtures while the champions Saint George will play against Jimma Abba Bunna on Sunday.

Week 11 of the Ethiopian Premier League (EPL) games are to be played on Saturday and Sunday across the country as Saint George take on Hawassa City, Adama City play against Commercial Bank of Ethiopia(CBE) and Dedebit entertain Defense.

Kenenisa Bekele is going for the marathon world record again in just 11 days. Kenenisa, who has the 5K world record at 12:37 and the 10K world record at 26:17 and is the second-fastest marathoner ever in 2:03:03, announced on Sunday night that he's going for the world record at the Dubai Marathon on Friday, Jan. 20. The world record is 2:02:57, held by Dennis Kimetto of Kenya. Kenenisa's time is the Ethiopian record.

Nine months before the 2015/16 Barclay’s Premier League commenced, the odds being offered on Leicester City winning football’s Premier League title were identical to the quoted odds on Elvis Presley being found alive this year: 5,000-1 against.

Former long-distance running great Haile Gebresellasie, who was recently elected president of the Ethiopian Athletics Federation (EAF), announced plans to impose life-time bans on doping cheats on Wednesday, December 21 at the National Hotel in Addis Ababa.

In the biggest Ethiopian Premier League derby match, Addis Ababa’s arch rival sides Saint George and Ethiopia Coffee are to clash Sunday, January 1, 2017 at the national stadium. The match is expected to draw a huge crowd.

The Sheikh Mohammed Hussein Ali Al-Amoudi Stadium, which is located in Woldia, Wollo, will be inaugurated on January 14, 2017. The stadium was built at a cost of 500 million birr (more than USD 22 million) and took four-and-a-half years to complete.