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Sierra Leone News: Turay attends International Athletes Forum in Lausanne 

Monday, April 15th, 2019
Sierra Leone News: Turay attends International Athletes Forum in Lausanne 

Sierra Leone representative, Frank Turay, is among the 206 National Olympic Committees representatives at the largest-ever IOC International Athletes’ Forum that is taking place in Lausanne, Switzerland, slated for 13-15 April 2019. According to the IOC media team all 206 National Olympic Committees will be represented, giving a voice to even more athletes.  The International Olympic[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: East End Lions lead the Premier League

Friday, April 12th, 2019
Sierra Leone Sports: East End Lions lead the Premier League

As of Wednesday 10th April 2019, East End Lions lead the Sierra Leone Premier League with 24 points from 12 matches after a draw with Ports Authority at the Siaka Stevens Stadium in Freetown. According to Aminata Dura Kamara, who watched the last match, it was the last match of the first round of the Sierra[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: J.M.B trophy tourney kicks off in Bo over the weekend

Friday, April 12th, 2019
Sierra Leone Sports: J.M.B trophy tourney kicks off in Bo over the weekend

The first edition of the Julius Maada Bio Football competition will officially kick off in Bo on Saturday 13 April 2019, at the Bo mini-stadium. Chief Executive Officer of the Palm Tree Sports Foundation, David Momoh, disclosed the competition will involve 32 teams; 16 teams from the south and east, respectively. Momoh affirmed that the format[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Two players tie for most goals scored

Friday, April 12th, 2019
Sierra Leone Sports: Two players tie for most goals scored

During the first leg of the Sierra Leone Premier League two players Baimba Sesay of East End Tigers and Suffian Kalokoh of Old Edwardians are currently leading the list with 7 goals each. According to Festus J Lahai of the Premier League PR team, out of the 8 goals scored by East End Tigers in the[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: 110 goals scored in the first round of Premier League

Friday, April 12th, 2019
Sierra Leone Sports: 110 goals scored in the first round of Premier League

In the first leg of the Premier League, 110 goals have been scored with FC Kallon and Central Parade scoring the highest number – 13 goals each. Kamboi Eagles followed up with 11 goals.  The East End Lions has the most wins at home: 4 wins and Central Parade secures the highest away wins of[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: We need support from Govt and NOC – Oness Johnson

Thursday, April 11th, 2019
Sierra Leone Sports: We need support from Govt and NOC – Oness Johnson

The President of Sierra Leone Taekwondo Association, Oness Johnson, said the Association has a lot of challenges including financial problems. He pleaded for support from the National Olympic Committee and the Ministry of Sport. He said they have made sure that they take the sport to different parts of the country like Bo and Makeni and[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: National Roll Ball Championship will feature 10 clubs

Thursday, April 11th, 2019
Sierra Leone Sports: National Roll Ball Championship will feature 10 clubs

The President of the Sierra Leone Roll Ball Association, Noel Williams, has said they will organize National Roll Ball Championships over 3 days at the National Stadium from the 1-3 May 2019. Eight male teams and two female teams will challenge for the championship. Williams said the clubs are now training to prepare for the games.[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Sports Life Int’l to mark 17-years of jogging for Jesus

Thursday, April 11th, 2019
Sierra Leone Sports: Sports Life Int’l to mark 17-years of jogging for Jesus

‘Sports Life International,’ which is headed by Yatta Samura, will on Saturday 20th April 2019 celebrate 17-years of jogging for Jesus. According to one of the coordinators, Ibrahim Okon Koroma, this year’s Jog for Jesus is going to be great as they are expecting more people this time around, especially the sporting associations, and men and[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Le50M to be paid to Premier League teams for 2nd leg  

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
Sierra Leone Sports: Le50M to be paid to Premier League teams for 2nd leg  

As part of the agreement with teams, the Premier League Board (PLB) is expected to pay 13 clubs their Le50 million subsidies, starting on Monday 8 April 2019, for the second leg of the League. The Premier League gave each team Le50 million during the first leg of the League. The Board is committed to ensuring[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Granville house wins POW sports meet 

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

Granville house, which wore red has won the 94th annual inter-house athletics sports meet of the Prince of Wales School (POW) which took place at the school ground in Kingtom over the weekend. During the two days sports meet Granville house secure 201 points to be followed by Mansfield house which is blue with 189 points[…]