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Vanuatu strikes first in football

The rain could not dampen the spirits of the football loving locals in Port Vila as the first matches of the Van2017 Pacific Mini Games kicked off on Saturday.

Team Vanuatu Ready to take on the region's best challengers

It was an inspiring afternoon of instruction, discussion and laughter around what it means to represent your country as the Team Vanuatu athletes.

VAN2017 Putting its Stamp on the Nation

The upcoming 2017 Pacific Mini Games will bring with it many memories and souvenirs and one of the first to to mark this major national event will be a series of stamps created by Vanuatu Post for the Games.

Join VASANOC family as Media Communications Officer

The Vanuatu Association of Sports and National Olympic Committee is looking to appoint a permanent part-time Sports Media Communications Officer to join the hard-working unit at VASANOC Haus.

Women In Sport Celebrated In Port Vila In A Big Way

On the 5th September, Wan Smolbag hosted the first celebration dedicated to Women in Sport in Vanuatu.

Great pride in Team Vanuatu participation in Ashgabat

At the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Turkmenistan, the small Vanuatu contingent to AIMAG 2017 have made remarkable achievements in their own respect.

Vanuatu at Capacity Building Exercise on National Sport Policy Development

Vanuatu will be well represented when a new project ‘Raising the Voice for Sport in the Pacific’, led by the Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC), kicks off on 28 August in Fiji.

2000 Olympic Torch auction bid raises funds for 2017 PMG Team Vanuatu

THE auction of an iconic Olympic torch has raised VT 1.3 million towards supporting local athletes involved in this year’s Pacific Mini Games.

Remembering and Honouring Late Joe Bomal Carlo One Year On

On Sunday 21 August 2016, while working at the office on the Pacific Games, Joe Bomal Carlo, CEO of Van2017 passed on. A year after his passing, Van2017 reflected on this great icon of sport.

Table Tennis Queen Keen To Perform At Home

Anolyn Lulu has been representing Vanuatu in the sport of Table Tennis for almost 20 years but is looking to the Pacific Mini Games to be her career highlight as she sets herself to perform in front of family and friends for the first time ever.

Para-Athletes in Santo prepare for the Pacific Mini Games

Last week, a week long training camp was conducted by VASANOCs Disability Inclusion Officer, Jess Richardson with Para-Athletes in preparation for the 2017 Pacific Mini Games.

Chefs de Mission Gather Ahead of Van2017 PMG

Confidence abounds for the successful delivery of the 2017 Pacific Mini Games in December according to those who attended the Van2017 CDM meeting over two days in Port Vila last week.

Olympic Day Event 2017

Olympic Day 2017 was celebrated on July 1, promoting the Olympic Values of Respect, Friendship and Excellence on a day which saw the community of Port Vila embrace the spirit of Sport.

2017 - A Big Year for Vanuatu Sport

It has been a busy first half of the year for VASANOC and for Vanuatu sports overall, both locally and on the international stage. With the Pacific Mini Games looming in December, the pace of activities is ramping up for all concerned.
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