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Duke of Edinburgh’s: 700 Mauritians receive certificates

Duke of Edinburgh’s: 700 Mauritians receive certificates
Date:December 10, 2015|Domain:Youth & Sports--Education & Training

GIS– 10 December, 2015: Certificates were presented to some 700 participants Award Leaders (300 aged above 25 years) and young people (400 aged between aged between 14 and 24 years having completed the bronze and silver level) in the context of the


Mauritius to host 2019 Indian Ocean Island Games

Mauritius to host 2019 Indian Ocean Island Games
Date:October 21, 2015|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS- 21 October 2015: Mauritius will host the 2019 Indian Ocean Island Games which is a multi-sports event held every four years among athletes from Indian Ocean islands. The Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Yogida Sawmynaden, made this announce


International Sports Competitions: Rs 1.7 million presented to Mauritian sportspersons

International Sports Competitions: Rs 1.7 million presented to Mauritian sportspersons
Date:October 01, 2015|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS – October 1st, 2015: Cheques to the tune of Rs 1 747 500 were presented to Mauritian sportspersons as well as their coaches and directeurs techniques nationaux for their exceptional performances at the 11th All Africa Games held in Brazzaville,


Indian Ocean Island Games: Feat of Mauritian athletes rewarded

Indian Ocean Island Games: Feat of Mauritian athletes rewarded
Date:August 21, 2015|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS - August 21, 2015: Cash prizes to the tune of Rs 5,884,000 were presented to Mauritian sportspersons and their coaches for their exceptional performances at the 9th Indian Ocean Island Games with Mauritius bagging a total of 185 medals (66 gold,


International Youth Day: Forum on Youth and Civic Engagement

International Youth Day: Forum on Youth and Civic Engagement
Date:August 12, 2015|Domain:Youth & Sports

​ GIS – August 12, 2015: A National Forum, under the theme Building a Resilient Youth for Civic Engagement opened this morning at the Municipal Council of Port Louis, in the context of International Youth Day 2015.  The theme chosen this year by the


Indian Ocean Island Games: Mauritius wins 66 Gold Medals

Indian Ocean Island Games: Mauritius wins 66 Gold Medals
Date:August 10, 2015|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS - 10 August 2015: Mauritius has won a total of 185 medals (66 gold, 49 silver, 70 bronze) at the 9th Indian Ocean Island Games which closed yesterday at Reunion Island.  Mauritius is ranked second after the host country who claimed 209 medals.


PM cheers Mauritius Team at Indian Ocean Island Games

PM cheers Mauritius Team at Indian Ocean Island Games
Date:August 10, 2015|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS - 10 August, 2015: The Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, congratulated all the athletes who have participated in the 9th Indian Ocean Islands Games, which were held in Réunion Island. He had a special mention for the handisport athletes. The


Indian Ocean Island Games: Team-building Gathering for ‘Club Maurice’

Indian Ocean Island Games: Team-building Gathering for ‘Club Maurice’
Date:July 23, 2015|Domain:Youth & Sports

​GIS - 23 July 2015: The last team-building gathering of Mauritian athletes who will be competing at the forthcoming 9th Indian Ocean Island Games in Reunion Island was held yesterday at Hôtel Tamassa, in Bel Ombre.   The Mauritius flag bearer fo


National Young Volunteers Scheme Launched

National Young Volunteers Scheme Launched
Date:July 20, 2015|Domain:Youth & Sports

​GIS – 20 July 2015: The National Young Volunteers Scheme (NYVS), aiming to create opportunities for youth to engage in volunteering activities at regional and national levels, was officially launched by the Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Yogida S


Promotion of Football in Mauritius: Prime Minister meets Louis Saha

Promotion of Football in Mauritius: Prime Minister meets Louis Saha
Date:July 13, 2015|Domain:Youth & Sports

​GIS - 13 July 2015: The former French professional footballer and former Manchester United player, Mr Louis Saha paid a courtesy call this morning on the Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, at the Treasury Building in Port Louis.   In a statem