Olympic Games Mauritius

Rio 2016 Olympics: US swimmers 'invented robbery story'

US Olympic swimmers in Rio de Janeiro invented a story about a robbery in an effort to disguise a dispute over a damaged petrol station door, police sources have told the BBC.

18 Aug 2016, business.mega.mu

JO Rio 2016: Avinash Pandoo Fait La Fierté De l’Île Maurice Sur La Scène Mondiale

Le Mauricien Avinash Pandoo a décroché ses premières médailles olympiques en tant qu’entraîneur à Rio. C’est grâce à Sri Wahyuni, médaillé d’argent chez les 48 kg et Irawan Eko Yuli qui a accédé à la troisième marche du podium en 62 kg que notre compatriote a pu goûter à ce bonheur.

12 Aug 2016, business.mega.mu

When is the Olympic Games opening ceremony for Rio 2016 and what time does it start in every country?

What time does the Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony start? - The Olympic Games curtain-raiser begins at 20:00:00 local time on Friday 5 August 2016 in Rio de Janeiro. For times elsewhere around the globe, see below.

05 Aug 2016, business.mega.mu

Evgeni Plushenko Steps Aside; Yuzuru Hanyu, Patrick Chan Step Up in Men’s Figure Skating

Even a year ago, there were signs that Evgeni Plushenko’s body was breaking down.

14 Feb 2014, business.mega.mu

Sochi 2014: Day Five

13 Feb 2014, business.mega.mu

Sochi 2014: Day Four Summary

The Sochi Olympics were in full swing with seven different sports giving out medals on Day 4.

12 Feb 2014, business.mega.mu

Sochi 2014: Day Three Summary

11 Feb 2014, business.mega.mu

Sochi 2014: Day Two Summary

10 Feb 2014, business.mega.mu

Sochi 2014: Day One Summary

09 Feb 2014, business.mega.mu

Sochi 2014 Begins With Teams, Classical Music and a Flying Girl

With lights, floats and flying, Russia kicked off the opening ceremony in Sochi as the world turns its attention to the costliest Olympic Games in history.

08 Feb 2014, business.mega.mu

15 Signs That Russia Is Not Very Ready for The Olympics

The winter Olympics kick off in the Russian city of Sochi on Thursday, whether Russia is ready for them or not. And it increasingly appears that Sochi might not actually be all that ready. Here are 15 signs – some of them superficial, some legitimately alarming – that the Olympics could get off to a bumpy start.

07 Feb 2014, business.mega.mu

Sochi: After Weeks of Worry, a Pretty Smooth Start to Olympics Spectacle

Amid international concerns about security, the Sochi Games completed the first day of contests Thursday with high excitement and -- equally important -- no major adverse incident.

07 Feb 2014, business.mega.mu

Journalists at Sochi Are Live-Tweeting Their Hilarious and Gross Hotel Experiences

Amid continued debate over whether or not Sochi is prepared to host the 2014 Olympics, which begins Thursday, reporters from around the world are starting to check into local hotels — to their apparent grief.

05 Feb 2014, business.mega.mu

First Event of Sochi Olympics: The Hotel Construction Sprint

The official mascots for the Winter Olympics are a polar bear, a hare and a leopard. But walk around the complexes that will stage the Games here, with the opening ceremony Friday, and what seem more apt are a hand drill, a backhoe and a shovel.

04 Feb 2014, business.mega.mu

Sochi Threat e-Mail Sent to Several Nations; IOC Calls It Not Credible

Olympic officials discounted an e-mailed threat to the upcoming Winter Games in the Russian city of Sochi on Wednesday, but the reported warning raised new concerns about security at the events.

23 Jan 2014, business.mega.mu

Police Warn Sochi Hotels of Terror Suspect as Olympics Near

New details fueled debate Monday over security at the upcoming Winter Olympic Games in Sochi: Wanted posters of a terrorism suspect on the loose, warships at the ready and a video threat from beyond the grave.

21 Jan 2014, business.mega.mu

The MCB Launch "Play For London" On Facebook

Customers of the MCB are on their starting blocks, since yesterday afternoon. They are all vying to win an all expense paid trip to attend the most popular event of the Olympic Games: the men's final 100 meters.

21 Jun 2012, business.mega.mu