The host Vietnam will hold an online conference with regional countries on July 21 and 22 to announce the list of sports at the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) and the 11th Southeast Asian Para Games (Para Games 11), which are scheduled for 2021.
The national steering committee for the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) and the 11th Southeast Asian Para Games (Para Games 11) has decided to establish an organising board for the two tournaments.
VOV.VN - 22-year-old track and field athlete Le Tu Chinh will attend the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in the Philippines later this year. Her goal is to secure the title “Queen of Speed in Southeast Asia”.
VOV.VN -Vietnamese runner Quach Thi Lan has awarded a gold medal for the women's 400m hurdles event at ASIAD 2018 following first-place finisher Kemi Adekoya testing positive for a banned substance.
A total of 30 billion VND (almost 1.3 million USD) will be invested to help prepare 27 head coaches and 66 athletes for key international contests in the next few years, according to deputy head of the Vietnam Sports Administration Tran Duc Phan.
After a successful 2018, managers and fans are brimming with hope that Vietnam’s sportsmen and women will obtain more international successes this year.
Long jumper Bui Thi Thu Thao scored a double triumph at the Victory Cup gala for the best players and coaches of 2018 in Hanoi on February 1, winning the awards for Female Athlete of the Year and Most Favourite Athlete of the Year.
Track and field athlete Bui Thi Thu Thao, who won a gold medal for Vietnam at the 2018 Asian Games (ASIAD 2018) in Indonesia in August, has overcame other rivals to become the most outstanding athlete of Vietnam in 2018.
VOV.VN -Vietnam’s Korean head coach Park Hang Seo has been listed among the top 21 nominees for the WeChoice Awards 2018 thanks to his significant contribution made throughout the year to Vietnamese football.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese national team’s second position at AFC U23 Champs, fourth position at ASIAD and champion at AFF Suzuki Cup 2018 are impressive events from men’s football this year.
Park Hang-seo, coach of the Vietnamese men's football team, dedicated their AFF Suzuki Cup 2018 victory to their diehard fans.
Vietnam signed over 50 cooperation agreements and treaties with countries, territories, and international sports organisations around the world during 1998 to 2016, a period that has seen the most thriving development in the sporting sector, said vice head of the Vietnam Sports Administration (VSA) Le Hoang Yen.
Since its inception 72 years ago (1946-2018), the Vietnamese sport sector has done more than provide games for the nation to play by enhancing the country’s international integration efforts.
VOV.VN - On October 12th, young Vietnamese swimming star Nguyen Huy Hoang clinched a gold medal in the men’s 800m freestyle at the Youth Olympic Games held in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The Vietnam Football Federation has been fined US$12,500 by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) after fans set off flares at the recent Asian Games (ASIAD) in Indonesia.
Handicapped swimmer Vo Thanh Tung broke another record at the ongoing Asian Para Games in Indonesia after triumphing at the men’s 200m freestyle S5 event on October 10.
Weightlifter Nguyen Binh An on October 8 won the second gold medal for Vietnam at the ongoing Asian Para Games 2018 in Indonesia.
Young Vietnamese swimming star Nguyen Huy Hoang has his sights set on gold at the Summer Youth Olympic Games which will open in Buenos Aires, Argentina on October 6.
Vietnam’s flag was hoisted at the athlete village in Jakarta capital of Indonesia at a ceremony on October 5, marking the official presence of the Vietnamese sports delegation to the 2018 Asian Para Games.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam women’s national football team climbed one place from 37th to 36th in the latest International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) rankings with a grand total 1,638 points.