Training and competing in sports can be expensive, but the rewards far exceed the costs. Here are five Olympic sports that Liberians could dominate, with a little support and training. The Liberian Youth and Sports Ministry should consider investing in these activities.
The Deputy Minister for Youth Development, Lance K. Gbagonyou, has instituted a seven-man committee to probe circumstances surrounding the ongoing disagreement within the National Executive Committee of the Liberia National Student Union.
The Ministry of Finance and Development Planning has prepared and submitted its budget for the upcoming fiscal year, 2016-2017. Understandably in anticipation of the 2017 elections, the National Elections Commission sees the greatest percentage increase in budget allocation.
The Nimba Charter of the Liberia National Student Union is calling for financial assistance to its team that is currently participating in the National Meet the Challenge Competition, a knowledge quizzing contest between various counties.
The Liberia National County Meet, which is organized by the Ministry of Youth and Sports, features four sporting disciplines that will draw thousands of athletes from 15 counties to compete.
The steering committee of the Nimba County Sports Association has expressed disappointment about the absence of some of the players in the first trial session for the county meet team. These players were selected following the just ended district league in Ganta.
The technical committee of the Nimba County Sports Association announced that it will start recruiting players for Nimbaâ€™s teams in this yearâ€™s county meet.
Nearly nine months after halting all sporting activities due to the Ebola outbreak, Liberia will this year host its annual sports tournament in the midst of a declining Ebola virus disease.