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Sierra Leone Sports: Cycling captain takes the road today

Thursday, July 31st, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: Cycling captain takes the road today

Sierra Leone National Cycling Captain Moses Sesay will today compete in the individual time trial alongside over 50 Cyclists from 35 countries. Speaking to Awoko Sports from the Games Village, Moses Sesay said even though he was hospitalized, he was still determined to ride to make sure that he puts his country on the map.[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Morris wins second match but…

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Sierra Leone male player Samuel Morris, who won his second game against J. Pierre of Northern Ireland in a best of 7 in the first game turned out to be a win for Pierre 11-5. Morris came very strong to outplay his opponent by winning three straight sets 11-4,11-9,11-8 and Pierre came stronger to level[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Salone athletes on stage today

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Sierra Leone athletes are expected to compete today Wednesday July 30th in the 200 meters heats. Both in the men and female category. If they qualify, they will proceed to the semi finals in the evening. Then on the following day Thursday, the other Wrestler Abdulai Rogers will fight in the men 65kg while the[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Judo off to Morocco

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

A six-man Judo delegation comprises of two officials and 4 athletes is expected to depart for Morocco in the early morning of Thursday July 31st to attend the African Championship. The two members who were part of the Sierra Leone delegation to the Commonwealth Games, Idrissa Massaquoi and Leslie Smith, will be joined by four[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: At the Commonwealth games…Referee saved Salone boxer

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Sierra Leonean boxer at the Commonwealth Games Mohamed Sillah last Friday 25th July lost to Daniel Lewis of Australian in the 69Kg fight. During the first round of the fight Mohamed Sillah put up a brave performance to hold his opponent in a very tight bout with a score of 10 -9 in favor of[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: ”I have disappointed Sierra Leoneans”-Issa Kamara

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Sierra Leone foreign based athlete in  Turkey Issa Kamara who represented the country in Squash has told Awoko Sports in the games Village that he has disappointed Sierra Leone as he was knocked out of the round of 32. He stated that he was determined to put the country on the map but things turnout[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Salone was part of Glasgow opening ceremony

Friday, July 25th, 2014

Sierra Leone was part of the 20 edition Commonwealth games open ceremony as Glasgow and Scotland welcomed the world in a unique and colorful ceremony that featured thousands of friendly faces, a blend of bagpipes, banter and bravado and a soundtrack made for the best party in town. Global celebrities joined thousands of local talent[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Salone athletes in action today

Thursday, July 24th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: Salone athletes in action today

Some of Sierra Leone’s athletes in this year’s Commonwealth games in Glasgow, Scotland will start competing today, Thursday 24th July in Squash. Sierra Leone’s foreign based International, Issa Kamara will play against Paul Coll of New Zealand while James Fayia will play against Joe Champan. This will be the first round of 64 players and[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: ”We can win medals”-Jimmy Wright

Thursday, July 24th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: ”We can win medals”-Jimmy Wright

The Head Coach of the Sierra Leone Athletics Association, Jimmy Wright has told Awoko at the games village in Glasgow that there are possibilities for his athletes to win medals in relays as well as individual events like 100, 200, 400 meters respectively. He revealed that this is one of the best athletics team the[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Sports Minister addresses Salone delegation in Glasgow

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: Sports Minister addresses Salone delegation in Glasgow

Sierra Leone’s Minister of Sports, Paul Kamara on Tuesday addressed the Sierra Leone delegation to the Glasgow Commonwealth in games Village in Scotland ahead of the officially open ceremony today. Paul Kamara reminded the athletes that they to the games to represent the country and should do everything humanly possible to maintain her dignity throughout[...]