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Sierra Leone Athletes Try to Regain Stride After Halting for Ebola

The Ebola crisis brought everything to a grinding halt in Sierra Leone last year when it was at its peak.  This included sports. Public gatherings were banned, and that meant teams couldn’t practice properly. Many athletes were also denied visas to compete abroad.  Marathon runner Idrissa Kargbo is worried about his future career partly because of the Ebola crisis. He holds the national marathon record in Sierra Leone at two hours, 32 minutes, and has run in the London and...

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