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Grand Gala in Monaco: Laureus World Sports Award 2018

The stars of world sports have been gathering in Monaco since 27.2.18. Above all, Roger Federer and Serena Williams are the focus, and Lewis Hamilton and Mikaela Shiffrin also have chances at the 19th Laureus World Sports Award.

World athlete of the year:
Katie Ledecky (swimming)
Garbine Muguruza (Tennis)
Allyson Felix (Athletics)
Serena Williams (Tennis)
Caster Semenya (Athletics)
Mikaela Shiffrin (ski racing)

Disabled Athlete of the Year:
Yui Kamiji (Tennis)
Oksana Masters (rowing / cross-country skiing)
Marcel Hug (racing wheelchair)
Markus Rehm (Athletics)

Monaco youth test drive electric vehicles

The “Jeun’Elec” program of the Electric Vehicles Club of Monaco held a session on Friday with volunteer students from Charles III and François d’Assise Nicolas Barré.

The event on February 8 took place at the Parking des Pêcheurs with a presentation of all modes of electric transport – scooters, electric bikes, cars and karts. A road safety workshop, led by the Department of Public Safety, was offered to the 4th graders likely to drive a two-wheeler.

Princess Charlène of Monaco turns 40 - happy birthday !

We congratulate the Princess on her birthday !
Who marries in royal circles, it is often not easy. Princess Charlène of Monaco, a former professional athlete, celebrates her 40th birthday today on 25.1.2018. Her wedding to Prince Albert II (59) was celebrated in July 2011, in December 2014 the couple became parents of twins, Jacques and Gabriella of Monaco. Today, Charlène pursues her royal and parental duties, but the princess can look back on an impressive career as a swimmer.

More marriages, fewer divorces, in Monaco

Almost twice as many births took place in Monaco in 2017 as the number of deaths, with 958 births and 490 deaths recorded. Two hundred and fifty-eight births were to Monaco residents, and 700 to non-residents.

The Monaco City Council said that the favourite names for girls were Victoria, Alice, Léa, Sofia, Emma and Giulia, and for boys: Nolan, Ethan, Lucas, Hugo, Lorenzo and Raphael.