News Eritrea » Events: Eritrean athlete from Alberta 'really happy' to be an Olympian
and raised in Calgary by parents who fled their tiny home country of Eritrea as refugees in the 1980s. He was thinking of them during his alpine skiing events in this week at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. "It means a lot, especially for ...
News Eritrea » Events: PHOTOS: Rwanda, Eritrea dominate Day 1 of continental race
Archrivals Eritrea struck gold medals in elite men and junior men, and silver in elite women. The U23 & elite men’s Team Time Trial, the biggest and last event of the day, saw Eritrea’s quartet of Saymon Mehari Musie, Mekseb Debesay, Amanuel Werkilul ...
News Eritrea » Events: Sorry Elizabeth Swaney, Olympics should be reserved for the best athletes
The same can be said for all those skiers representing snow-challenged countries such as the Philippines, Eritrea and Pakistan ... among the 116 competitors who finished the 15-kilometer event — nearly 26 minutes behind the winner.
News Eritrea » Events: Israeli court rule Eritrean draft dodgers should be granted asylum
Ristom Haileslasie, a refugee from Eritrea who risks involvement in the deportation plans in the next few months, spoke at an event against the expulsion of refugees in Tel Aviv describing the persecutions he would endure if returned to Eritrea. “
News Eritrea » Events: Black athletes are challenging what a Winter Olympian looks like
and others while also giving countries like Nigeria and Eritrea their Winter Olympics debut. With the arrival of women’s bobsled teams from Jamaica and Nigeria, both the first women’s teams in the event to qualify for their respective countries ...
News Eritrea » Events: Hot Line for Eritrean and Sudanese Refugees Responds to Israeli Prime Minisiter’s Office
Israel has granted refugee status to only 11 people from Eritrea and Sudan throughout the last decade ... consultations with the UNHCR and the understanding of the current events in Eastern Africa, Israel granted temporary protection to approximately ...
News Eritrea » Events: Should ski ballet return as an Winter Olympic event?
Former Olympian Suzy Chaffee, who was an NBC alpine events commentator at the 1988 Games in Calgary ... plane found crashed in Utah with no survivors - MORE CALGARY NEWS | Eritrean athlete from Alberta 'really happy' to be an Olympian After skiing for ...
News Eritrea » Events: Best athletes should be at Olympics
The same can be said for all those skiers representing snow-challenged countries such as the Philippines, Eritrea and Mexico ... last among the 116 competitors who finished the 15-kilometer event -- nearly 26 minutes behind the winner.
News Eritrea » Events: Eritrea Dominates Junior, Women Road Races
African Cycling Giants Eritrea dominated Saturday’s junior and women road races to extend their medal triumphant at the ongoing 13th African Continental Road Championship. The 13th Africa’s biggest annual cycling event got underway on Wednesday and ...
News Eritrea » Events: West Coast Speakers Tour: I Was a Stranger: Fighting Fear, Welcoming Refugees
Hana Beraki was born in Ethiopia to Eritrean parents. She grew up in Addis Ababa and lived there until she was 17 years old. In 2000 she was deported to Eritrea with her family on account of the Ethio-Eritrea border conflict between the two countries.