Athletes from Mauritius who took part in the recent Olympics in London should be very proud of the fact that, at least, in spite of all odds they met the required minima to represent their country. The ladies who represented Mauritius in Beach Volley should be congratulated and encouraged since they got many headlines in [...]The post Mauritius Athletics post London Olympics 2012 appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.
24 Aug 2012, KotZot
Two years ago, Elodie Li Yuk Lo quit her job teaching high school biology and physical education, left her family in Toronto and moved to France to train for the Olympics. In February, partner Natacha Rigobert also walked away from teaching and began the countdown to London. These two are making history for Mauritius — [...]The post History in the making as the first Olympic beach volleyball players from Mauritius appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.
29 Jul 2012, KotZot
Natacha Rigobert, 31, and Elodie Li Yuk Lo, 29, comprise the first beach volleyball team from Mauritius to participate in the Olympics this summer in London and lost their first game at London’s Horse Guards Parade where huge crowds appeared to be enjoying a party atmosphere at the first of the preliminary matches. The Brazilian [...]The post Mauritian Beach Volleyball team loses to Brazil appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.
28 Jul 2012, KotZot
Leading the way Natacha Rigobert (Beach Volleyball) official flag bearerThe post Mauritius Team at the London 2012 Opening ceremony appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.
27 Jul 2012, KotZot
Angry passengers reported queuing for nearly two and a half hours last week – with some starting far outside the immigration hall – to be met with empty passport control desks and uninterested staff. Labour on Sunday night warned the Government it had to get a grip of the “immediate crisis brewing less than four [...]The post Chaos hits Heathrow as London 2012 olympics approach appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.
02 Jul 2012, KotZot
IRAN has threatened to pull out of the 2012 Olympics claiming the event’s controversial logo is racist
The boss of the country’s athletes says the emblem spells out Zion and believes other Islamic countries could refuse to send a team to next year’s games if it’s not... Read more »
01 Mar 2011, KotZot