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Sierra Leone Sports: Travelogue: Returning home to a place I love

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: Travelogue: Returning home to a place I love

I have been away for almost two weeks in Brazil on a mission to cover the 16th edition of the Paralympics games slated for the 7-18 of September 2016. The Brazil experience was great. Especially for me to see disabled of all kind competing in different sporting events in such a major games was a[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Cricket-Sierra Leone U19 to Play Zambia Today

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: Cricket-Sierra Leone U19 to Play Zambia Today

Sierra Leone national U19 cricket team will play Zambia today Wednesday 14th September 2016 in match day 4 of the ongoing International Cricket Council (ICC)-Africa Division 2 tournament in South Africa. The Sierra Leone team has already lost 2 matches consecutively in the tournament after registering a win against Tanzania on the opening day of[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: ”To be in Rio is a positive step for NPC-SL” Alexander Thullah

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

The executive Secretary of the National Paralympics Committee of Sierra Leone (NPC) Alexander Thullah has said that for the NPC to have a delegation in Rio Brazil is a positive step in the right direction. He said their presence in Rio is a wakeup call for disable sports in Sierra Leone and the performance of[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: ICC U19 Cricket Tourney… Sierra Leone wins by 6 wickets

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: ICC U19 Cricket Tourney… Sierra Leone wins by 6 wickets

Sierra Leone U19 cricket team won their opening match in the ICC-Africa Division 2 tournament against Tanzania by 6 wickets on Saturday 10th September 2016 at Sahara Park Willowmoore ‘B’ Field. After winning the toss, they elected to bowl first and sent the Tanzanians to bat which paid dividends as they set an easy target[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Salone athlete casts vote in athletes’ commission election

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Sierra Leone only Para athlete in this year’s Paralympics games in Rio Brazil George Wyndham has cast his vote in the elections for the six summer sport representatives on the Athletes’ Council slated for the 5-16th of this month. The election took place in the Proud Paralympian area of the Athletes’ Dining Hall in the[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: George bows out of Paralympics Games

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: George bows out of Paralympics Games

George Wyndham has bowed out of the Paralympics Games after losing both matches at group F against Yan Zhang of China and Thailand’s Wanchai Chawut respectively. Wyndham started his Paralympics campaign on a very sad note on Thursday night after losing his opening match by three sets to one (11-2, 11-6, 9-11 and 11-5) against[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: ”I was excited to carry the country’s flag”-George Wyndham

Friday, September 9th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: ”I was excited to carry the country’s flag”-George Wyndham

Sierra Leone flag bearer in the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro Brazil George Wyndham said he was very excited to carry the country’s flag. Wyndham was among the 160 flag bearers that carried their country flags at the Maracana Stadium on Wednesday night. “I am very pleased to lead[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: George Wyndham will take on Yan Zhang of China today

Thursday, September 8th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: George Wyndham will take on Yan Zhang of China today

Sierra Leone’s hopeful in this year’s Paralympic Games George Wyndham has been placed in Group F alongside Yan Zhang of China and Wanchai Chaiwut of Thailand. George will play his first match in the  Games on Thursday 8th September 2016 against Yan Zhang of China in the best of five matches at round 17;20 Brazilian[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Wyndham will upset the Big Names- Coach Emmanuel Lebbie

Thursday, September 8th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: Wyndham will upset the Big Names- Coach Emmanuel Lebbie

The coach in charge of George Wyndham in the 2016 Rio Paralympics Games Emmanuel Lebbie, has after their final training on Wednesday 7th September 2016, said he is very optimistic that his athlete will cause an upset in the class 4 wheelchair event against the big name players in the world. Coach Emmanuel said this[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: We have confidence in George-Deputy Minister of Sports

Thursday, September 8th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: We have confidence in George-Deputy Minister of Sports

The Deputy Minister of Sports Ishmael Al Sankoh Conteh who is representing the Ministry of Sports in the 2016 Rio Paralympics games has said that the ministry has so much confidence in George Wyndham with the hope that he springs surprises during the games. Al Sankoh revealed that he has personally witnessed George playing and[…]