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Sierra Leone Sports: NOC President & Scribe Wishes Team Salone Good Luck as they Start Olympics Campaign Today

Thursday, August 11th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: NOC President & Scribe Wishes Team Salone Good Luck as they Start Olympics Campaign Today

As Sierra Leone start it search for Olympics glory today Thursday 11th August 2016, the president of National Olympics Committee of Sierra Leone Dr Patrick Coker and his Scribe Joseph Nyande visited and wished the team good luck. Dr Coker with his own experience of mental and physical preparation with athletes, wishing them to be[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: ”Sierra Leone is still a participating nation”-Sports Minister

Thursday, August 11th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: ”Sierra Leone is still a participating nation”-Sports Minister

The minister of Sports Ahmed Khanou has said Sierra Leone is still a participating nation. He made this statement when he visited and interacted with athletes and officials of Team Sierra Leone at their residence in the Olympic Games Village in Rio de Janeiro. He said he didn’t expect much from the athletes. He implored[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Sierra Leone Swimming Duo to Make Remarkable Debut

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

Sierra Leone duo of Osman Kamara and Bunturabie Jalloh are set to make a remarkable debut at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games Aquatics Stadium in Barra Olympic Park on Thursday 11th and Friday 12th August respectively. The two swimmers, who will be making their debut in the 50m Freestyle events, revealed that they are determined[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: ”We were rated 17th out of 207 for best parade outfit”-Magdalene S Konneh

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: ”We were rated 17th out of 207 for best parade outfit”-Magdalene S Konneh

The media representative to the Sierra Leone team to the Olympic Games in Rio Brazil Magdalene S Konneh has told Awoko Sports that team Sierra Leone was rated 17th out of 207 countries and 3rd best for Africa after Benin(6) and Djibouti(11) for using one of the best outfits in the opening ceremony nation’s parade[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Salone Athletes Casts their Votes in Athletes Commission Election

Monday, August 8th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: Salone Athletes Casts their Votes in Athletes Commission Election

Three Sierra Leone athletes Ishmail Dudu Kamara, Osman Kamara and Binturabie Jalloh have voted in the IOC Athletes Commission Election that is on-going in the Olympics village. The election for the IOC Athletes’ Commission is an on-going process that will last for two weeks before and during the Olympics Games from 24 July until 17[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: “My dream is to witness the Olympics as a coach’’- Joseph Kai Lahai

Monday, August 8th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: “My dream is to witness the Olympics as a coach’’- Joseph Kai Lahai

Sierra Leone athletics coach Joseph Kai Lahai stated that his dream was to witness the Olympics as a coach. “All my life I have been wishing to witness the Olympics one day. So it is a great honour for me to be here as the head coach of athletics with my two athletes”. “It takes[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Athletes warned about faeces-infested water

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Athletes especially open water swimmers and sailors have been warned by scientist, doctors and engineers to be very careful when participating in activities that have to do with water during the Olympics. According to information, researchers revealed that many of the beaches in the host city have been long contaminated and it would create hazardous[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Bunturabie Jalloh chosen as Sierra Leone’s Olympic flag-bearer

Saturday, August 6th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: Bunturabie Jalloh chosen as Sierra Leone’s Olympic flag-bearer

For the first time in the history of Sierra Leone a Swimmer will be carrying the Sierra Leone flag in the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics Games on Friday 5th Augsut 2016 at the Maracana Stadium. Bunturabie Jalloh will be Sierra Leone’s flag-bearer at the opening ceremony for the Rio Olympics. The 18 year-old[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Team Sierra Leone to be officially welcomed in Games Village

Thursday, August 4th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: Team Sierra Leone to be officially welcomed in Games Village

Athletes and officials of Team Sierra Leone would take the podium today Thursday 4th August at around 3 p.m. for their official welcome ceremony in the Games Village of the Summer Rio Olympics. The ceremony will be held at the village plaza entertainment centre with the best dancers in Brazil performing the samba dance for[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: IOC holds First Meeting with Team Leaders

Thursday, August 4th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: IOC holds First Meeting with Team Leaders

The International Olympics Committee (IOC) has held it first official meeting with team leaders in the early hours of Tuesday 2nd August 2016. According to the chef de mission of Sierra Leone, Unisa Deen Kargbo who was present in the meeting, authorities from IOC have called on each and every delegation to unite together for[…]