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COVID-19 Spread: IOC Postpones 2020 Tokyo Olympics to 2021

By Ransford Maclean The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has officially postponed the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan to next year, according to a BBC report. This comes after series of concerns for the organizing committee to...

WAFA Calls Athletes to Resume Training

By Ransford Maclean The Western Area Football Association (WAFA) secretariat staff has raised serious concern on the ban placed on all sporting activities till further notice by the Ministry of Sports in order to prevent the spread...

NOC-SL Takes Stance on COVID-19 Threat

By Ransford Maclean The Chef de Mission for the National Olympic Committee of Sierra Leone Unisa Deen Kargbo has said to AYV sports that even though the International Olympic Committee has given the go-ahead for athletic associations...

Nigerian Clinches $1,200 Chess Tournament Prize

By Ransford Maclean Nigerian Olanrewaju Ajibola has won this year’s Zone 4.2 Individual Chess tournament involving over twenty five Chess players at the Hotel Bamoi, in Freetown.  According to Ansumana Kamara, President of the Sierra Leone Chess...

WABA Regional Competition Suspended

By Ransford Maclean The ongoing Western Area Basketball Association (WABA) 2020 league involving nine basketball clubs competing at the Siaka Steven Stadium basketball court has been suspended with immediate effect.  This is according to a press...

Cricket Association Postpones Mercury T20 League

By Ransford Maclean This year’s ODI Mercury International T20 Cricket Premier League that should have commenced this month at the Prince of Wales oval has been suspended with immediate effect by the Sierra Leone Cricket Association.

Sports Fanatics Express Mixed Reactions over Ban

By Ransford Maclean Fans of various sports AYV met on the streets of Freetown have expressed their views to AYV Sports on what they make of the current pronouncement by the Ministry of Sports, banning all sports...

As East End Lions defeat East End Tigers; Madam Johansson Joins E.E. Lions Executive to Watch Weekend’s Match

President of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA), Madam Isha Johansson over the weekend joined stakeholders of the Champions, East End Lions to watch the match played between the East End Lions and the East end Tigers...

Leone Stars Commence Training for Nigeria Double Header

By Ransford Maclean It could be recalled that Leone Stars of Sierra Leone was drawn in Group L amongst Lesotho, Nigeria and Benin for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers that will be hosted in...

Sierra Queens Brace Up For WAFU Tournament as Host Nation

By Ransford Maclean Following the recent Draw for the 2020 West Africa Football Union for Women's Football that was done on 8th February this year at the Radisson Blu, Mammy Yoko Hotel in Aberdeen, Freetown, the...
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Pregnant Girls Going Back To School

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has commended the decision of Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary Education to lift the ban on...

Kandeh Yumkella Tackles Coronavirus

The numbers coming in from around the world are daunting. Reading the news is frightening. Even worse, are the disturbing pictures on TV about...

Ahmadists Launch Anti COVID-19 Campaign

By Alhaji Mohamed Wusha-Conteh The Forum of Islamic Organization for Peaceful Coexistence in Serra Leone comprising of the Sunni, Shia and Ahmadiyya...

Children’s Commission Releases New Report

By Ransford Maclean The Commissioner for National Commission for Children (NAC) in Sierra Leone, Joyce Wuyah Abu says it is...