Monaco, Sunday 14th January 2018.
The curtain fell on the 9th Monaco Optimist Team Race organised by the Yacht Club de Monaco with support from FxPro, Eventica, Fon and clothing supplier SLAM. For YCM General Secretary, Bernard d’Alessandri, it was an event “that kicked-off the new year in style and gave the youngest an opportunity to show-off their talent as racers.”
Sixty-four contestants divided into 16 teams from 16 nations put on a show in the main harbour, Port Hercule, amidst the yachts. An original match race for under-14s, it promotes team-work and hosts the mos[...]
« I will stay in Syria, even though our life is terrible, because I want to teach the values of my people to the children of my country! » Myriam is 24 years old. Law student at the University of Latakia, she works hard to become a lawyer. This does not stop her from getting involved in one of the four educational centres of Mission Enfance in Syria. Every day, 1.200 children, displaced from war zones, especially from Raqqa, come to seek an essential school reinforcement to make up for the many years of school break. Their traumas a[...]
The Fondation François-Xavier Mora’s team, whose captains are the rugbyman Percy Montgomery and the swimming champion Ryk Neethling, won the « Riviera Water Bike Challenge », which took place on 4 June 2017, between Nice and Monaco.
After Mr. Christian Estrosi’s welcome address, Mayor of Nice – President of Nice Cote d’Azur Metropolis, HSH Prince Albert II asked for a minute of silence in memory of yesterday’s London attacks’ victims.
HSH Prince Albert II opened the race alongside the nine other teams.
HSH Princess Charlene warmly congratulated [...]