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Vanuatu Men win gold medal in football

For the first time in Vanuatu football history Vanuatu has the won gold medal in the South Pacific Mini Games, in the Finals today with Solomon Islands at Port Vila Stadium. Over thousand people were at the stadium to cheer for team Vanuatu, Men, Women, youth and...

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BRONZE OR SILVER?

Strong support from the two teams’ supporters gave more courage to the players, of teams Fiji and New Caledonia 4 points to 1. Saula Waqa opened the scoring in the favor of Fiji, supported by the 3 other points that other team members scored. New Caledonia tried their...

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TRACK AND FIELD EVENTS MEDAL PRESENTATIONS

The track and field events are getting very ‘tuff’ during this week’s competitions within different type of field events you can name it. Men Pole Vault (Sen) Geffrouais Florian of New Caledonia with 4.00m won the Gold Medal Filiaki Mosese from Tonga, Silver Medal,...

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Results disputed

FIJI’S fight for a top place finish at the Pacific Mini Games in Vanuatu has been hit with a low blow when sprinter Aaron Powell was disqualified after winning the 100 metres final on Tuesday night. This continued when Team Fiji boxing coach, Pauliasi Ratu, did...

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Avinesh chases football dream

FIJIAN football referee Avinesh Narayan has been working hard to fulfil his dream of officiating at a FIFA World Cup in future. Narayan, 36, is one of the top assistant referees in Fiji. He is officiating at the Pacific Mini Games in Vanuatu. “I get a lot of...

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Judo happy with Mini Games result

FIJI Judo Association’s medal winning performance in the Pacific Mini Games in Vanuatu has rekindled efforts to regain prominency in the sport internationally. Association president Nacanieli Takayawa, a former Commonwealth No.1 and Olympian, said bringing back...

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BEACH VOLLEYBALL UPDATES

Updates for the Beach Volleyball currently happening today at Korman Stadium. With a couple of days competitions between the participating Island nations, finally this evening will be the semifinals to show which island countries will make it to the finals tomorrow....

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Team Fiji Awaits Appeal Ruling

Team Fiji Chef de Mission Wayne O’Connor confirmed they are awaiting the ruling of the Pacific Mini Games tribunal on the disqualification of Aaron Powell. Powell won the 100metres final on Tuesday but was disqualified for false start. “The result was not satisfactory...

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TENNIS UPDATES

Due to a heavy downpour of rain in Port Vila (weather updates can be seen in the Weather tab on home page) Tennis games are currently on hold and will continue when the weather improves

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TRACK AND FIELD EVENTS MEDAL PRESENTATIONS

The track and field events are getting very ‘tuff’ during this week’s competitions within different type of field events you can name it. Men Pole Vault (Sen) Geffrouais Florian of New Caledonia with 4.00m won the Gold Medal Filiaki Mosese from Tonga, Silver Medal,...

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MEN BOXING 91+ WEIGHT

VANUATU VS FIJI Referee gave the start signal and both fighters jumped in excitement to punch points. The Vanuatu boxer, Robin Peter, was tough and fast to hit his opponent right in the head. The Fijian boxer,Rokobuli Nemani, also fast, quickly answered with some of...

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Fiji wins, Gamel unhappy

NATIONAL football coach Christophe Gamel is an angry man despite Fiji’s win over Tonga 4-0 yesterday in the Pacific Mini Games in Vanuatu. In a no-nonsense tone at Port Vila Stadium in Port Vila after the win, Gamel claimed some players did not play to his...

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Rabici sets his goals

FIJI football defender Rupeni Rabici is proving to be a future star . He is being groomed by coach Christophe Gamel. He made his international debut for Fiji against Estonia during the FIFA friendly match last month. Rabici, 21, is the nephew of former Fiji and Ba...

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Archery takes aim at Van2017

On Tuesday, the Archery competition got underway at the 2017 Pacific Mini Games. The early fixture is about shooting to reach the qualification round for both Men and Women in the two disciplines – recurve and compound. The total number of archers in Men’s...

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In Perfect Sync for Gold

In Perfect Sync for Gold

The Men’s 100 metre Ambulant race was undeniably a highlight on Tuesday afternoon as Para-Athletics took centre stage at the 2017 Pacific Mini Games in Vanuatu. In the heart of Korman complex, flags were waving in the crowd as para-athletes took their spot on the...

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TRACK & FIELD EVENTS MEDAL PRESENTATIONS

With the kicking off of the track and field events this week, today Tuesday, from 1:00 pm till 4:30, saw the events such as the women’s Hammer Shot put and Men’s shot put and discus throw taking place at the Korman complex, followed by the Medals presentations to the...

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Basketball action hots up on Day Two

Day Two in the Basketball competitionhas tipped off at the 2017 Pacific Mini Games in the Korman 2 Stadium and the action quickly gained momentum. 3X3 Basketball has lit up the program in much the same fashion as does the Beach Volleyball. The games are 10 minutes in...

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Tonga secures gold in Women’s Shot Put event

Tonga secures gold medal in the Women Shot Put event this afternoon. Tonga’s Ata Maama Tuutafaiva secured the gold medal while New Caledonia’s Ashley Bologna grabs the silver and Cook Island’s Tereapii Tapoki picked up the bronze medal. Ms Tuutafaiva...

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