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Sierra Leone Sports: ”Winning the first cycling race this year is great” -Augustine Sesay

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: ”Winning the first cycling race this year is great” -Augustine Sesay

The winner of the 17th edition Cycling Panic race which took place on Sunday 8th January 2016 from the Siaka Steven Stadium to Kent, Augustine Sesay, has said that winning the first cycling race this year is great and it has put him on a good footing. The race which started from the Siaka Steven[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Salone Olympians in Rio Games receive boosts from IOC

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Salone Olympians in Rio Games  receive boosts from IOC

The four Sierra Leonean athletes who represented Sierra Leone in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Brazil have on Friday 6th January 2017 received gifts from the International Olympic Committee (IOC), which included Olympic pins and $500 each through the National Olympic Committee of Sierra Leone (NOC-SL). In a brief presentation ceremony organized at the[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: “My visit to Sierra Leone was very important.”- CIMS scribe

Monday, January 9th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: “My visit to Sierra Leone was very important.”- CIMS scribe

The Scribe of the International Military Sports Council (CIMS), Colonel Dorah Mamby Koita, of Guinea, has said his visit to Sierra Leone was very important as Sierra Leone has been part of CIMS since 1977 but not too active during past years. He said he cannot understand the reason for that it was on this[…]

Sierra Leone Sports:”The year 2016 was a success”- COFA Chairman

Monday, January 9th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports:”The year 2016 was a success”- COFA Chairman

The Chairman for Central One Football Association (COFA) Sammah Sesay, has said that the year 2016 was a success for the Association even though going through challenges. And he said if he was to grade the association they have score 90 per cent which has put them in good standing. He said they were able[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: 4 Salone Cricketers to train in India

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

Four Sierra Leonean cricket players are expected to go to India to undergo three weeks training starting from February to end in March 2017. A letter from the Botswana Cricket Association, which is the apparent sponsor of the training, states that the training is aimed at developing and exposing the players to better style of[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: As Nigeria continues their dominance in Africa Scrabble….Sierra Leone gains experience

Friday, December 23rd, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: As Nigeria continues their dominance in Africa Scrabble….Sierra Leone gains experience

The Nigeria scrabble team continued their dominance on the continent, as they were again crowned champions of the 16th edition of the Africa Scrabble Championship that was held in Ghana from 15th-18th December 2016. 58 players from five African countries; Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda and Sierra Leone showcased their abilities in spelling and word building[…]

Sierra Leone Sports:”Soccer continues to be the world’s most popular sport” – Joe Abass Bangura

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports:”Soccer continues to be the world’s most popular sport” – Joe Abass Bangura

Africell Corporate Affairs Officer, Joe Abass Bangura, has said, “Soccer continues to be arguably the world’s most popular sport.” He made this statement during the official display of trophies and prizes for the 2016 President Ernest Bai Koroma Football Tournament on Monday 19th December 2016. He also stated that no other sport is being played[…]

Sierra Leone Sports:“The worst embarrassment I had face in sports was in Glasgow” – NOC President

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports:“The worst embarrassment I had face in sports was in Glasgow” – NOC President

The President of National Olympic Committee of Sierra Leone, Dr. Patrick Coker told participants currently undergoing the Boxing ‘One Star’ coaching course that the worst embarrassment he had faced in sports was during the 2014 Commonwealth Games held in Glasgow, Scotland. “This course was offered to you based on the embarrassment I faced where our[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Kamara wins Ilford End of Year Tournament

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: Kamara wins Ilford End of Year Tournament

Sierra Leone’s highly-rated Scrabble player, Mohamed Allieu Kamara, was declared champion of Division B in the Ilford end-of-year tournament hosted by Goodmayers, East London in the UK, on Sunday 18th December 2016. The champion, whose total spread in the match was 259, was declared winner of Division B after winning five and losing three out[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: “We have too many old athletes” – NOC President

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: “We have too many old athletes” – NOC President

The President of the National Olympic Committee of Sierra Leone (NOC-SL) Dr. Patrick Eustace Coker says the sport fraternity is full of too many old athletes and most of them are involved in so many different sporting associations. Dr. Coker made this disclosure at the closing of the Sierra Leone Table Tennis Association (SLTTA) Development[…]