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Duke of Edinburgh’s: President hands over Gold Award badges to young Mauritians

Duke of Edinburgh’s: President hands over Gold Award badges to young Mauritians
Date:November 16, 2017|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS - 16 November, 2017: The President of the Republic, Dr Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, presented Gold Award badges to young Mauritians yesterday at the State House, Réduit, in the context of the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award – Mauritius. The cere


Mauritius and China sign exchange note for multi-sports complex at Cote D’Or

Mauritius and China sign exchange note for multi-sports complex at Cote D’Or
Date:November 09, 2017|Domain:International Relations--Public Infrastructure--Youth & Sports

​GIS - 09 November, 2017: Mauritius and China signed an Exchange Note for the Multi-Sports Complex Project at Cote D’Or yesterday at the Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel, Port Louis in the presence of the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, Exte


Ministry of Youth and Sports organises National Gaming Competition

Ministry of Youth and Sports organises National Gaming Competition
Date:October 27, 2017|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS – 27 October, 2017: A series of activities are being organised for youth in the context of ‘Special vacances’ and this year, the first National Gaming Competition will be launched, announced the Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Stephan Toussaint


IOIG 2019: Preselected athletes gather to build team spirit

IOIG 2019: Preselected athletes gather to build team spirit
Date:October 20, 2017|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS– 20 October 2017: The first gathering of some 485 preselected athletes for the Indian Ocean Island Games (IOIG) 2019 will set the solid foundations to build and boost team spirit which is primordial for the Games, said the Minister of Youth and


Government pays tribute to retired Athletes for their outstanding performance

Government pays tribute to retired Athletes for their outstanding performance
Date:October 04, 2017|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS - 04 October, 2017: Mauritian retired athletes who have outshined and honoured Mauritius by winning numerous international competitions received the State Recognition Allowance ranging from Rs 3 000 to Rs 10 000, at a gala night ceremony held ye


Sports for All: Prime Minister highlights unifying influence of Sports

Sports for All: Prime Minister highlights unifying influence of Sports
Date:September 28, 2017|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS -28 September 2017:  ‘Sports has a unifying factor where solidarity and collaborative spirit come into play.  Sports must become part of our DNA, and, it is crucial to have the appropriate frame of mind when we talk about developing a sports cul


State Recognition Allowance Scheme: Rs 5m earmarked for Retired Athletes

State Recognition Allowance Scheme: Rs 5m earmarked for Retired Athletes
Date:September 27, 2017|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS – 27 September 2017: The government has earmarked a  budget of Rs 5 million under the ‘State Recognition Allowance Scheme for Retired Athletes’ which aims at giving due recognition to all sportspersons who at some point in their lives have made


Sports: Promoting the emergence of promising athletes in Agaléga

Sports: Promoting the emergence of promising athletes in Agaléga
Date:September 18, 2017|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS – 18 September 2017: In a bid to encourage the inhabitants of Agaléga to practise a physical activity and eventually foster the emergence of promising sportspersons to represent the Republic of Mauritius at Indian Ocean Island Games (IOIG) 2019


Extracurricular activities groom youths to face challenges of life, says Minister Toussaint

Extracurricular activities groom youths to face challenges of life, says Minister Toussaint
Date:September 15, 2017|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS – 15 September, 2017: Education is not limited to the acquisition of academic knowledge. Academic learning certainly qualifies one for a career path, but experience is what enables one to handle the multiple complexities of life. This stateme


Sports Act 2016: Assessment carried out to determine level of compliance of National Sports Federations

Sports Act 2016: Assessment carried out to determine level of compliance of National Sports Federations
Date:September 06, 2017|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS - 06 September, 2017: Government has taken note of the outcome of an assessment carried out by the Ministry of Youth and Sports to determine the level of compliance of National Sports Federations with the Sports Act 2016.  The Act provides for