Quebec City Marathon winner Ebisa Ejigu replicates Olympic medallist’s political protest

August 28th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Racing, Running videos | No Comments »

Ebisa Ejigu of Ethiopia performed a sign of protest against his home country’s government as he won the Quebec City Marathon on Sunday.


Runner from Jordan finishes last in Olympic marathon but was all smiles

August 23rd, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Jordan’s Methkal Abu Drais was the final runner across the line in the men’s marathon at the Olympics and handled his finish with grace.


Olympic medallist who risked his life in protest to get “heroic welcome” in Ethiopia

August 22nd, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Feyisa Lilesa, an Olympic silver medallist who risked his life in an anti-government protest, will receive a “heroic welcome” in Ethiopia (photo: Chris Chavez).


Olympic marathon silver medallist: “If I go back to Ethiopia, they will kill me”

August 21st, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Feyisa Lilesa, the Olympic silver medallist in the men’s marathon, crossed the finish line with his arms crossed above his head in protest.