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Sierra Leone Sports: Jamal Shallop wins Captain Prize Golf tournament

Thursday, February 11th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: Jamal Shallop wins Captain Prize Golf tournament

Jamal Shallop has emerged winner of the Captain Prize tournament hosted at the Freetown Golf Club last weekend. 42 competitors took part in the week long tourney which attracted participants from the amateur category. Shallop came very strong to win the tournament by making 78 gross with 66 net with a total of 144, branding[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: 79th AIPS Congress gets underway in Qatar

Thursday, February 11th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: 79th AIPS Congress gets underway in Qatar

The 79th International Sports Press Association (AIPS) started on Monday 8th February 2016 in Doha in the Kingdom of Qatar, bringing together Sports journalists from around the world. Sierra Leone is represented by Frank Magnus Ernest Cole, President of the Sports Writers of Association of Sierra Leone, (SWASAL) and Mohamed Konneh, Financial Secretary, respectively. Journalists[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: NOC has done a lot of good work in the Community-Yayah Samura

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: NOC has done a lot of good work in the Community-Yayah Samura

The Games Master of United Methodist Church (UMC), Yayah Samura has said that National Olympic Committee (NOC) has done a lot in the Goderich community. He said what NOC is doing now has never be done before that, is why they are appealing to them to continue with their good work as continuity is our[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Two pupils win Iba-Mbaye Fellowship camp Scholarship

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports:  Two pupils win Iba-Mbaye Fellowship camp Scholarship

Two Pupils Emmanuel Vandy Sheriff of United Methodist Church (UMC) School in Goderich and Franklyna Blessing Turay of Methodist Girls High School won the Iba-Mbaye scholarship organized by the National Olympic Committee of Sierra Leone. Both pupils receive Scholarship package which comprises of Seven hundred and fifty thousand (Le750, 000, 00) note books and a[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: “Roll Ball has attracted a lot of Youths in the Western area”-Pastor Noel Williams

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: “Roll Ball has attracted a lot of Youths in the Western area”-Pastor Noel Williams

The president of Sierra Leone Roll Ball Association Pastor Noel Williams has said that the sport has attracted a lot of youth in the western area within a very short time. Pastor Williams revealed that the Roll Ball sport was introduced to few set of boys about six (6) month ago but they can now[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: NOC to celebrate post Ebola with Sports Jamboree

Monday, February 8th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: NOC to celebrate post Ebola with Sports Jamboree

The family of the National Olympic Committee will for the first time organise a sports jamboree to celebrate the end of the ebola virus scourge in the country. It is part of NOC’s Post Ebola Sports Recovery following a lull in sporting activities in the wake of the virus outbreak. The Jamboree will hold at[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Japan Government Boosts Judo Association

Monday, February 8th, 2016

The Sierra Leone Judo Association has received sporting boost from the Government of Japan to enhance its growth in the country. Presenting 22 boxes of Judo uniforms to the association’s President, Idrissa Massaquoi, the Consul General of Japan, Dr. Kishore Shankerdas said the donation is to assist the association in its quest to bring Judo[…]

Sierra Leone News: 3 man Dele off to Access Bank Lagos City Marathon

Friday, February 5th, 2016

Three man delegation for the athletics association which includes two athletes and a coach departed on Thursday 4th February 2016 for Nigeria to compete in the 21 Kilometre Access Bank Lagos City Marathon in Lagos, Nigeria on Saturday 6th February 2016. The three man delegation includes marathon champions Mustapha Elmuzzay Kamara, Osman Charley and the[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: ”We are now promoted to ICC Division Two”-Cricket CEO

Friday, February 5th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: ”We are now promoted to ICC Division Two”-Cricket CEO

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Sierra Leone Cricket Association (SLCA), Francis Samura has said that they have been promoted to ICC Africa World Division Two (2) after winning petition against Swaziland. According to the CEO, this was due to the performance the senior national cricket team put up in the ICC-Africa World Cricket[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: National Female Cricket League Kicks Start tomorrow

Friday, February 5th, 2016

The national female cricket T20 league has been scheduled to commence on Saturday 6th February 2016 at the Kingtom Oval police groundsin Kingtom. A total of 4 female cricket clubs will be contending for the title this season. The clubs are Mid-West, Sierra Leone Police, Stadium Stars and Sierra Leone Correctional Centre (Prisons). Defending champions,[…]