Ronaldo vs. Messi: the rivalry, records, goals, statistics and awards Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona’s Lionel Messi The world’s two best footballers – Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo – both scored doubles at the weekend in La Liga.  Messi produced a…

FIFA President Visit to Eritrea 26-02-2018 Asmara, 23 February 2018 – President Isaias Afwerki today met and held talks with FIFA President Gianni Infantino at Denden Hall. President Isaias during the meeting called on FIFA to keep-up the reformation programs it has already started and…

Eritrean National Cycling Team accorded warm welcome Asmara, 21 February 2018 – President Isaias Afwerki received and encouraged the Eritrean National Cycling team that won the 2018 African Cycling Championship both in the men and women’s category. At the official reception ceremony conducted at the…

Interview and Report on Eritrea’s first Winter Olympian, Shannon Olympics are often about firsts and a young man has made history in South Korea. Shannon-Obgnai Abeda competed in his first winter games and so did the country he represents. Reid Fiest reports on Abeda’s Canadian…

How Eritrean Cycling Made it to the Top of the Giro d’Italia. Africa’s Cycling Revolution Discover the reasons why cycling is the most popular sport in Eritrea and how the top riders become national heroes, including Daniel Teklehaimanot, the 2017 Giro d’Italia King of the…

Cycling – African Continental Championships – 2018 Women’s Road Race – Junior – 17th February 2018 1 ERA Desiet Kidane Tekeste (ERA) Women’s Team Time Trial – Junior – 14th February 2018 1 RWA Rwanda National team (Samantha Mushimiyimana, Violette Irakoze Neza, Valantine Nzayisenga, Jeanette…

Africa Continental Championships 2018: Eritrean wins gold The much-awaited elite men’s category went in favour of the Eritrean team while Rwanda won a silver medal. The Eritrean team took gold thanks to experienced riders in Musie Mehari Saymon, 2014 Tour d’Algérie winner Debesay Mekseb and…

Cycling – 2018 African Continental Road Championships African cycling giants Eritrea Eritrea top the current UCI African rankings with 1489 points, by far the most successful country in UCI Africa Tour races and African Continental Road Championships in particular. They have won more medals in…

Eritrea Sports News 08-02-2018 Cavendish wins Dubai Tour stage 3 Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) opened his 2018 account with a convincing win on stage 3 of the Dubai Tour. After poor positioning and a lack of speed on the opening two days or racing, Cavendish set himself…

Daniel Teklehaimanot is the first leader of the intermediate sprints competition after his day in the breakaway. Groenewegen wins Dubai Tour stage 1 The Dutchman hit the front inside the final 150 meters, and while the likes of Marcel Kittel (Katusha-Alpecin), Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data)…