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Twiggy – ‘Steve McQueen asked me to dance in LA, but I was too shy to accept’

The Times/The Sunday Times 05 Feb 2023
The swimming pool was freezing, but there were lots of activities for children ... My best holiday was 30 years ago, when we stayed at Le Touessrok resort in Mauritius. I’m not good at sports and I’m not brave — paddling in the sea up to my waist is usually my limit — but Carly went on at me so much to go paragliding with her that I eventually agreed ... .

UN, Seychelles eye impactful collaborations |02 February 2023

Nation 02 Feb 2023
The newly appointed United Nations (UN) resident coordinator in Mauritius and Seychelles, Lisa Singh, on Tuesday paid a courtesy call on the Minister for Youth, Sports and Family, Marie-Celine Zialor, at Family House, Bel Eau ... Contributed by the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Family.

Basketball: 11th Indian Ocean Island Games 2023 – Madagascar |02 February 2023

Nation 02 Feb 2023
Speaking to Sports NATION, coach Malbrook noted that his preparation for the Games will not be a one-man show, but rather be based on a team work approach ... As a player, Simone Malbrook has taken part in eight IOIG, starting in 1990 in Madagascar and her last involvement was in 2019 in the 10th Games in Mauritius.

Great Escapes: Mauritius’ Laid-Back Luxury in the Indian Ocean

Barrons 27 Jan 2023
Two-thousand miles southeast of the coast of Madagascar, in the azure waters of the Indian Ocean lies the small tropical island of Mauritius ... But that should change, because Mauritius is an ideal getaway for a luxury beach vacation ... Golf and diving are popular sports and Mauritius is also a paradise for food lovers.

Athletics: Cross-country series |16 January 2023

Nation 16 Jan 2023
I went into the race as a warm-up for the new season, but I am super proud I did it,” Azemia told Sports NATION in a telephone conversation. Azemia was a member of the medley relay team who won a bronze medal at last year’s Jeux de la Commission de la Jeunesse et des Sports de l’Océan Indien (CJSOI) in Mauritius and he ran the 400m leg ... The results.

Anurag Thakur interacts with Indian diaspora from Mauritius, Qatar at Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas

Beijing News 09 Jan 2023
Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Thakur on Sunday interacted with the Indian diaspora from Mauritius and Qatar during the 17th Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas convention in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. "At the 17th Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas, Union Minister @ianuragthakur interacted with the Indian diaspora from Mauritius," Anurag Thakur tweeted.

Handball: 11th Indian Ocean Islands Games 2023 – Madagascar |06 January 2023

Nation 06 Jan 2023
Speaking to Sport NATION, chairman of the Seychelles Handball Federation (SHF) Norbert Dogley said even if they are starting the preparation early during the year, they are already late in terms of preparations, since the Games are only six months away ... Handball did not feature on the 10th Games’ calendar in 2019 in Mauritius.

Local sports back on track in 2022 following Covid-19 pandemic |30 December 2022

Nation 30 Dec 2022
At the 12th Commission de la Jeunesse et des Sports de l'Océan Indien (CJSOI) Games held between December 4-11, in Mauritius, swimmer Khema Elizabeth won eight medals – three gold, one silver and four bronze –while handi-sport athlete Dinara Bonne won two gold medals in athletics.

Year 2022 news highlights |30 December 2022

Nation 30 Dec 2022
The Minister for Investment, Entrepreneurship and Industry Devika Vidot officially launches Sports Tourism as an investment prospect to several attendees at the Dubai Expo ... Seychelles hosts the first octopus fishery workshop alongside representatives from Mauritius and Rodrigues.

Commission de la Jeunesse et des Sports de l'Oc�an Indien (CJSOI) Games 2022 |23 December 2022

Nation 23 Dec 2022
Himself a past athlete, the head of State was addressing Team Seychelles’ medal winners at the recently held 12th Commission de la Jeunesse et des Sports de l'Océan Indien (CJSOI) Games which took place between December 4-11, in Mauritius ... He urged the young athletes to stay connected to their sports and to persist, especially in hard times.

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Winston-Salem Journal 17 Dec 2022
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SAF executive committee congratulates athletics delegation for high performance at CJSOI Games |17 December 2022

Nation 17 Dec 2022
... management and coaching team who accompanied the athletes for their contributions to the performance of the athletes at the 12th Commission de la Jeunesse et des Sports de l’Océan Indien Games which took place in Mauritius from December 4-11.

12th Commission de la Jeunesse et des Sports de l'Oc�an Indien (CJSOI) Games 2022 |15 ...

Nation 15 Dec 2022
The Seychelles delegation from the 12th Commission de la Jeunesse et des Sports de l'Océan Indien (CJSOI) Games held between December 4-11 in Mauritius, returned home yesterday on board a chartered Air Seychelles flight, finishing third overall behind Reunion who dominated the medals table, and hosts Mauritius who finished second.

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News & Record 15 Dec 2022
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President Ramkalawan congratulates Team Seychelles following participation in 12th CJSOI Games |13 December 2022

Nation 13 Dec 2022
President Wavel Ramkalawan has sent a message of congratulations to all members of the Seychelles team and athletes who took part in the 12th Commission de la Jeunesse et des Sports de l’Océan Indien (CJSOI) Games held in Mauritius.

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