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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[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Macauley House are champs;

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Macauley House (green) has won the 89th Annual Inter-House Athletics sports meeting of the Prince of Wales (POW) under the Distinguished Patronage of Dr. Ronnie Frazer-Williams an alumnus and Head of Chemistry at FBC. At the end of the two-day meet Macauley House secured 331 points followed by Granville House (red) with 268 points. In[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Govt. allocates Le4billion for Sports

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

The Deputy Sports Minister Ishmael AL-Sankoh Conteh has said that the Ministry of Finance in the 2014 budget allocated the sum of Four Billion Leones (Le4billion) to the sports ministry to service over 20 local sport associations for the whole year. This is just over a hundred percent increase over last year’s budget allocation which[...]