Panafrican News Agency

Twenty-three sports disciplines approved for 2023 Indian Ocean Islands games in Madagascar

Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - The Council of the Indian Ocean Islands Games (IOIG) has approved 23 sports disciplines for the next Games to be held in 2023 in Madagascar.

The 23 sports disciplines are athletics/para athletics, badminton, basketball, boxing, cycling, equestrian, football/beach soccer and weightlifting.

Others are handball, judo, karate, kickboxing, wrestling, swimming/para swimming, petanque, rugby, tae kwon do, archery, tennis, table-tennis, yachting, volleyball/beach volley and surf.

Four demonstration sports - fencing, teqball, auto sport and billiard- have also been approved by the council.  

-0- PANA NA/MA 29Jan2022