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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


Youth play a key role in the country’s development, reiterates PM

Youth play a key role in the country’s development, reiterates PM
Date:August 14, 2017|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS– 14 August, 2017: Young people represent the present and future of the country and Government is doing everything possible so as to give equal chances to each youth to achieve self-development. Our youth play a key role in the betterment and the


Prime Minister reiterates relentless determination to combat drug scourge

Prime Minister reiterates relentless determination to combat drug scourge
Date:August 14, 2017|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS - 14 August 2017: The combat against drug scourge is high on the agenda of the Government and no stone will be left unturned to address this social plague. Government will have no mercy against drug dealers and severe sanctions will be taken aga


Athletes to guide youth in taking up a sports career, says President

Athletes to guide youth in taking up a sports career, says President
Date:August 11, 2017|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS – 11 August 2017: Mauritius must strongly encourage its population, in particular, the youth to take up sports activities to remain healthy and stay away from social ills.  The country, hence, relies on its athletes to act as role models in rais