ebony morrison Op-ed 

The Public and Private Sectors Must Reward Our Olympians!

  EDITORIAL The Liberian Listener, will like to take this time to congratulate the Liberian Olympic team that represented the country to the Tokyo 2020 fiesta currently underway in the Asian nation of Japan. The Editorial board especially thank hurdler Ebony Morrison, sprinter Joseph Fahnbulleh, and team captain Emmanuel Matadi. These Liberians put the country first and went all out to compete for our nation, without demanding anything, nor asking anyone or our national government for per diems or monetary contributions as they raised the flag. The Liberian Listener notes…

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AP Photo/Petr David Josek) Sports 

Joseph Fahnbulleh is knocking on the door of earning Liberia’s first Olympic medal.

  The 2019 Hopkins grad, who holds the Minnesota high school state records in both the 100- and 200-meter dashes, sprinted his way into the Olympic men’s 200 final with an impressive semifinal performance Tuesday evening in Tokyo (Tuesday morning Central time). Fahnbulleh finished with a time of 19.99 seconds in the semifinals. The top two finishers in each of the three semifinals automatically qualify for the final. Fahnbulleh, Canada’s Aaron Brown and the United States’ Noah Lyles were featured in a photo finish. The official order: Brown, Fahnbulleh and…

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