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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.

Top cricket health initiative celebrates as successful program comes to a close

The Vanuatu Cricket Women’s Island Cricket 20-weeks program at Beverly Hills has come to a close.

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 Para-athletes train in preparation for Pacific Mini Games

August was a big month for 12 of Vanuatu's budding para-athletes as they participated in a five-day training camp in Santo in preparation for the 2017 Pacific Mini Games.

Key OSEP Coaching Course On In Vanuatu

With the Pacific Mini Games just a few months away, skills development as part of preparation for those off the playing field is just as important as the training for athletes taking part on the field.

Oceania Athletes Commission members gather for first 2017 meeting

The first meeting of the Oceania National Olympic Committee Athletes’ Commission was held in August in Suva, Fiji. For those regional representatives who attended, the weekend’s outcomes were positive.

Taking the Environmental Message to Vanuatu Schools

In the lead up to the Van2017 Pacific Mini Games, there is a clear theme emerging about preserving the beauty and welfare of the Vanuatu environment and this message is being delivered into the classroom with a sporting flavour.

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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