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Sierra Leone Sports: “I want to qualify for Rio 2016”-Robin Thomas

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: “I want to qualify for Rio 2016”-Robin Thomas

Sierra Leone prolific Paralympics Power Lifter, Robin Thomas has told to this medium that he wants to compete in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Throughout his 20 years in the sport, he has never been opportune to represent Sierra Leone in an international competition. The 145 kg weight lifter has won several medals in local[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: George Windham fails to attend US open

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: George Windham fails to attend US open

Paralympics Table Tennis player has failed to attend this year’s US Open Paralympics Championship, which is schedule for 8th -16th December 2014 in America due to the current Ebola crises in the country. Speaking to George, he told this medium that the reason for not attending the competition was because of the statement from the[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: 5 shortlisted for Salone best player award

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Five players have been shortlisted for the 2014 sierraleonefootball.com Player of the Year award after they were nominated by Sierra Leonean Sports Writers. They are Alhassan ‘Crespo’ Kamara (Örebro, Sweden), Alhaji ‘Andriano’ Kamara (IFK Norrköping, Sweden), David Simbo (Al-Hilal, Sudan) John Bankole Kamara (Lamia, Greece), and Umaru ‘Zingalay’ Bangura (Dinamo Minsk, Belarus) These players received[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: President Koroma hails Volleyball, Atheltics, Cycling

Monday, December 8th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: President Koroma hails Volleyball, Atheltics, Cycling

President Koroma during the state opening of the third  session of the fourth Parliament of  the second Republic of Sierra Leone  last Friday December 5th praises Volleyball, Atheltics and Cycling Associations. He made these comments when  he was addressing Parliament. He said Sierra Leone made substantial impact in sports especially in athletics,Volleyball and Cycling by[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Mckinstry leaving Bellamy’s Academy

Friday, December 5th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: Mckinstry leaving Bellamy’s Academy

Former Sierra Leone coach Johnny Mckinstry 29 is set to depart Craig Bellamy’s football academy in Sierra Leone this month. The Northern Irish International has said that there are no plans to close the academy, as Craig has highlighted, but it’s important that other parties, both businesses and individuals come on board to help the[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Cycling executive to have reconciliation meeting

Friday, December 5th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: Cycling executive to have reconciliation meeting

The executive of National Cycling association headed by Winston Crowther will be having a reconciliation meeting over the weekend. This meeting is expected to bring all executive members on board to find a way to solve any problems that has affected the positive growth of the association. As a responsible excutive, we need to come[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: “Salone players join others to fight Ebola

Friday, December 5th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: “Salone players join others to fight Ebola

Sierra Leonean players Carlton Cole and Kei Kamara join Yaya Toure, Patrick Vieira, Fabrice Muamba and Andres Townsend, in voicing their solidarity with the healthcare workers who are risking their lives every day to fight Ebola This was done recently during 2015 Orange TM Africa Cup of Nations official draw of the Confederation of African[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Bellamy Football Academy may close

Thursday, December 4th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: Bellamy Football Academy may close

Death has crept closer and closer to the football academy in Sierra Leone that Craig Bellamy has poured his heart and soul into. In October, Ebola reached the town of Waterloo, 15 miles from the former Liverpool footballer’s academy near the fishing village of Tombo. A few weeks ago, the BBC’s Africa Correspondent, Andrew Harding,[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: “Ebola Outbreak affects NOC”-Dr Coker

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: “Ebola Outbreak affects NOC”-Dr Coker

President of the National Olympic Committee of Sierra Leone, Dr Patrick Coker in an interview with SLBC’s sports news, said the outbreak of Ebola has affected the activities of the National Olympic Committee (NOC). Dr Coker in his statement revealed, that since the outbreak of the scourge in the country, Sierra Leone has not been[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: “They have not got the credentials to move Cycling”-Winston Crowther

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: “They have not got the credentials to move Cycling”-Winston Crowther

The President of the National Cycling Association, Winston DC Crowther has said that his two opponents for the presidency of the National Cycling Association, Miss Elizabeth French and Emile Luke do not have the credentials to move cycling forward. He made the statement during a radio programme at Mercury Radio FM 92. 0 when he[…]