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Sierra Leone Sports: Table Tennis player off to Manchester United Sport Club

Monday, August 11th, 2014

The only male Table Tennis player who represented the country in the just concluded Commonwealth Games in Glasgow Samuel Morris is off to Manchester United Sports club to undergo table tennis trials. Speaking to Awoko Sports desk from the Games village, Morris said the Vice President of the Manchester United Sports Club, Usif Conteh said[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: On Ebola Virus—IOC Medical & Scientific Department writes NOCs

Monday, August 11th, 2014

The IOC Medical and Scientific Department Dr Richard Budgett have written a letter to National Olympic Committees from the factsheet on Ebola virus Disease that has been sent to all NOCs. The IOC and NYOGOC will work with you and your NOC to ensure there is as little disruption as possible to your team. In[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Commonwealth Dele arrives

Friday, August 8th, 2014

Secretary General of National Olympic Committee Joseph Nyande  has said in a press release a cross section of the commonwealth games delegation that represented Sierra Leone returned to Freetown on the 6th August, 2014. During the games most of the athletes absconded from the games village and never returned. The ugliest of them all was[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Cycling President off to Egypt

Friday, August 8th, 2014

The National Cycling President Winston Crowther is off to Egypt to attend Africa meeting on Cycling. He left London on Thursday 7th August 2014 to attend the two day meeting which will start today Friday 8th 2014. The Cycling President is expected to put up a strong case for the development of Cycling in Africa.[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Ministry of sports blasts SLFA

Friday, August 8th, 2014

The Ministry of Sports has blasted Sierra Leone football Association after the association in press release stated that they have suspended all football matches in the country until further notice because of the Ebola virus in the country. It was on these grounds the ministry of sports which sees it as a slap in their[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: 3500 Journalists for Nanjing Summer Youth Olympics

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

The main media center of Nanjing Youth Olympics was officially opened today. During the Games, the center will provide service to around 3500 journalists, that is both Chinese and foreign media members. The main working area for media staff is located on the ground floor of Olympic Tennis Court Center, which can accommodate 300 journalists[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Sierra Leone’s Relay Teams Compete Today

Saturday, August 2nd, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: Sierra Leone’s Relay Teams Compete Today

The Sierra Leone hope of a successful 20th Commonwealth Games now solidly rests with the combined male and female Athletics teams. They will compete in the 4×100 relays today. Both teams therefore will need to qualify to see the country’s athletics ambassadors through to the finals. The female relays are expected to be run by[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: “I am now satisfied that I have competed”-Moses Sesay

Saturday, August 2nd, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: “I am now satisfied that I have competed”-Moses Sesay

The Sierra Leone National Cycling Team Captain, Moses Sesay has told Awoko Sports after the race that he feels satisfied that he competed in the ongoing Commonwealth games even though he was not hundred percent fit. The Moses who ranked 56th in the individual time trial with a total race distance of 38.4kg finish on[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Leone Stars called back after Seychelles visa refusal

Saturday, August 2nd, 2014

Sierra Leone’s National Football Team, Leone Stars was held up yesterday at Kenya’s International Airport in Nairobi following refusal by authorities in Seychelles to grant the team landing visa. Leone Stars team is on its way to the Pacific Island country for a second leg march in the qualifiers for the 2015 Confederation of African[...]

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.[...]