Athlete Profiles

2 Teenage Athletes for China Olympics

Athletes Tracy Chayee, 16 and Momolu Sambai, 17, will represent Liberia at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games next month.

Miss Chayee runs the 400m Hurdles while Momolu Sambai dives in the 50m freestyle swimming event. The duo will garb the red-white-and-blue at the event, which runs from August 16-28 in China.

The two qualified when they reached the Olympics due to their performance at the 2014 All Africa Games in Botswana.

Chief d’Mission to China, Fred Pratt told the Daily Observer yesterday that the team is expected to leave by 12 August 2014.

Flashback: Partial view of athletes on the SKD’s track

Operation Contain Ebola Athletics on ‘Good Friday’

A two-day track and field competition which is expected to bring about 400 students from 20 senior high schools is now scheduled to kickoff on ‘Good Friday’ on 18th of April 2014 at the Samuel K. Doe Sports Complex, in Paynesville.

Known as the National High School Athletics Championship, it was deferred from the 11th and 12th of April owing to the tight preliminary rounds’ fixture of the Intra Governmental League.

Dwight Trokon Joseph, mixed martial arts champion

Champion Jaytee Gets Heroic Welcome

Over 300 youths including members of the Master Russian Martial Arts and Fitness Academy, formerly Scorpion Taekwondo Club stormed the Robert International Airport on Sunday night, to give US based mixed-martial arts champion, Dwight Trokon Joseph, a heroic welcome.

The welcoming, according to the organizers, was an honor to the unbeaten fighter, who won the Dynasty Combat Sports Featherweight Championship belt after six undefeated fights, on Saturday, August 24, 2013 in Nebraska.

The late David L. M. Bropleh

David Bropleh’s Burial Thursday

The children and widow of the late Major David Livingston M. Bropleh (Diego) welcomed me to their residence near Tweh Farm and was informed that his remains will be interred on Thursday, December 19.

Bropleh died on October 18 at the Abor Hospital in Volta Region, Ghana.

There will be a silent wake-keeping at the family’s compound in Tweh Farm on Wednesday December 18, said Widow Nancy Bropleh.


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