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Sierra Leone Sports: 6 Airtel Rising Stars players off to Tanzania

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Six youth players comprising of three boys and girls each who have been taking part in the past three editions of the Airtel Rising Stars (ARS) have been selected to attend a week’s Manchester Clinic training in Tanzania. The six players who will depart on Sunday April 20th 2014 include: Fatmata S. Mansaray, Fatmata J.[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Sports Life Int’l Celebrates 13 years jog for Jesus

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Renowned Christian Organization in the country, Sports Life International, which is headed by Pastor Yatta Samura, will on Saturday April 19th 2014 celebrate 13 years jogging for Jesus. This is one of the programmes Christian and non-Christians have been looking forward to every year, as this has been a blessing to them because of the[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Swimming Association conducts level II Coaching Clinic

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

The International Swimming Federation (FINA) at the FINA Bureau Meeting held in Cancun, Mexico 1st and 2nd March, 2014, approved the organization of the following FINA Clinic, as part of the FINA Development Programme in 2014: The Sierra Leone Swimming Diving and water Polo Association (SLWDSA)   will be conducting a Level II Swimming Coaches Clinic[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: ‘I’d rather play for Sierra Leone than Ireland’ – Curtis Davies

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Hull defender, Curtis Davies says that he would rather play for Sierra Leone than represent Ireland and stressed that his dream is to be called up by England. The 29-year-old has been on the FAI’s radar due to an Irish-born grandparent, but he has firmly dismissed the idea ahead of his club’s FA Cup semi-final[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Bo stadium handed over to Salone

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Renowned Chinese company, Xinjiang Beixin construction and Engineering Group Company Limited on Friday April 11th handed over the four thousand seater stadium to government through the Ministry of Sports. Before the handing over ceremony, one of the Engineers Tai Xie who also doubles as interpreter told Newday that they started the construction of the Stadium[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Paralympics Athlete Express Disappointment

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Paralympics Table Tennis player George Wyndam has expressed disappointment with officials of the sports ministry, prior to his departure on Tuesday 8th April to compete in a competition in Jordan. He is due to take part in the Jordan Open and Continental Championship lasting for a week. George Wyndam said the sports ministry and other[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Premier teams blast board for lack of publicity as league resumes

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Local premier league teams have expressed dissatisfaction over the lack of publicity accorded their matches. It can be recalled the league resumed on April 9th, after a week’s break due to the non availability of playing fields especially in the Western Area. Premier team Old Edwardians FC Secretary General and Head Coach Amidu Freaky Koroma,[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Wusum Stars FC appoint new board

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Relegated Wusum Stars FC of Makeni, during a general meeting on Tuesday 8th April, appointed a new board and management that will handle the affairs of the team for the next few years. The team has in the last two days made the headlines following the resignation of Wusum Stars FC Captain Alusine Abega Conteh,[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: BA takes Salone runners to London Marathon

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

The 2013 Sierra Leone Marathon winners Idrissa Kargbo and Mamie Konneh-Lahun,  have departed the shores of Sierra Leone, courtesy of the British Airways (BA) to take part in this year’s London Marathon. According to BA staff, as one of the world’s greatest sporting competitions, the London Marathon last year attracted more than 36,000 entrants who[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: NOC Futbol net project gains momentum

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: NOC Futbol net project gains momentum

The Futbol Net project organized by the National Olympic Committee of Sierra Leone has now gained momentum in the Goderich community and its environs. Since the start of the project on 26th of last month at the OlympicAfrica Centre, more people have been going to the center to witness the project going on among schools[...]