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Sierra Leone Sports: The Sports leadership Conference was an avenue to train women Sarah Johnson

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: The Sports leadership Conference was an avenue to train women Sarah Johnson

Sarah Johnson who doubles as the captain of the Sierra Leone female cricket team who represented the National Olympic Committee of Sierra Leone (NOC-SL) Women and Sport Commission said the Sports Leadership conference was used as an avenue to train women working in African National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and National Federations to excel as leaders[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Former Salone sprinter to Stage Half Marathon

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: Former Salone sprinter to Stage Half Marathon

Former Sierra Leone 100m and 200m sprinter Sandy Walker (Scatter) who lives in Australia will be staging a Half Marathon in Freetown in the early hours of Sunday 16th October 2016. He will be collaborating with old athletes combined and Australia-Sierra Leonean connections to organize the marathon which will start from Rokel and finish at[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: LEOCEM FA Cup to Climax this Weekend

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

The third place and grand finals of the LEOCEM sponsored FA Cup will climax this weekend (1st and 2nd October) at the Wusum Stadium in Makeni City with RSLAF FC locking horns with FC Johansen in the Grand Finals while Marampa Stars will battle it out with Kamboi Eagles for the third place spot. Abubakarr[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Cycling’s Verification process called off

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: Cycling’s Verification process called off

The President of the Sierra Leone Cycling Association (SLCA) Winston DC Crowther on Saturday 24th September 2016 at the Siaka Steven Stadium in Freetown during the verification process challenged the Director of Sports openly using all kinds of disrespectful words against him and the Ministry of Sport. It was at this point the Director of[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Tribute:I have lost a mentor in Sports Journalism

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: Tribute:I have lost a mentor in Sports Journalism

When I heard the news that one of my mentor in Sports Samuel Alfred John (I always call him Juníe Juníe) has passed away on Monday 12th September 2016, I was shocked. Even though I was out of the country we were communicating about his trip to South Africa to cover the U-19 Cricket competition.[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: SLCA signs book of condolence in memory of Samuel John

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: SLCA signs book of condolence in memory of Samuel John

The Chairman Board of Directors Beresford Bournes-Coker led a delegation of the Sierra Leone Cricket Association (SLCA) on Monday 26th September 2016 to sign a book of condolence in memory of their Public Relations Officer, the late Samuel Alfred John at Scan Drive off Spur Road in Freetown. Before signing the book, Bournes Coker told[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: “Sport is very universal”- Ajibu Tejan Jalloh

Monday, September 26th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: “Sport is very universal”- Ajibu Tejan Jalloh

The Outreach Coordinator and government spokesman Ajibu Tejan Jalloh has said that “Sports is very universal and at the same time not only a recreational activity for enjoyment but it also provides long life and good health. One key factor of good health is exercise, which has to do with sport” he stated. He made[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: National Swimming Coach receives IOC scholarship

Monday, September 26th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: National Swimming Coach receives IOC scholarship

The National Swimming and Diving coach Bobson Mansaray is presently at the University of Delaware in the United States of America on a scholarship program. He was awarded an IOC Coaching Scholarship by the National Olympic Committee of Sierra Leone (NOC-SL) through the Olympic Solidarity and United States Olympic Committee (USOC) to undergo the International[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: If we lost to 12% Volleyball, I will resign my position-Karifa Kello Thoronka

Friday, September 23rd, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: If we lost to 12% Volleyball, I will resign my position-Karifa Kello Thoronka

Ahead of the friendly encounter between Solar Spikers Volleyball club and 12% volleyball club in Kono next month, the Secretary General for solar has revealed to this press that if 12% volleyball club defeat solar he will resign his position as the Secretary General. He made this statement after a long debate between the two[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: NOC-SL Award Scholarship to Three (3) Coaches

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: NOC-SL Award Scholarship to Three (3) Coaches

The Administrative Secretary of the National Olympic Committee of Sierra Leone (NOC-SL) Alie Gibril Koroma has revealed that they have awarded International coaching scholarship to three coaches from different sporting disciplines. He said these are traditional courses that the NOC usually offers to coaches and associations that need help to build their technical capacity. The[…]