The Green Legacy of the Games

On Wednesday January 10, Van2017 in conjunction with the Government of Vanuatu provided some unused biodegradable products to the food vendors at the Mamas Market in Port Vila. On hand from the Government of Vanuatu was...

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Memorable Games: O’Connor

Team Fiji Chef de Mission Wayne O’Connor credited all their athletes and officials for making the 2017 Pacific Mini Games a memorable one. “We had a memorable time, we could not have asked for anything better and credit to all...

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Top Male and Female Athlete VAN2017

Vanuatu’s YoshuaShing (table tennis) and Sharon Firisua of the Solomon Islands (athletics) have the won Best Male and Female Awards at the 2017 Pacific Mini Games in Port Vila, Vanuatu. The panel of judges chose Shing who won...

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Fun in the Sand shows Sport is for All

Beach Volleyball centre court at the Korman Complex was lit up on Friday afternoon with a couple of fun games which featured the Vanuatu Para athletes, who have this past week competed in the 2017 Pacific Mini Games, and the...

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Van2017 Media team THANK YOU !

They have been there before the opening and stayed focus on the games during the past ten days to get information around the Pacific. Around 120 media personnel around the Pacific were there in Port-Vila to report on the games...

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Running Long Distances for Gold

The 2017 Pacific Mini Games has seen outstanding talents across all sport disciplines in the past two weeksand long distance running was no exception. Simon Charley, an 18 year old student from Tanna, has proven himself as a...

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