The My Dinh National Stadium will be repaired at the end of October to prepare for the organisation of SEA Games 2021, according to the National Sports Administration.
Vietnam will focus on Olympic sports at the 31st Southeast Asian (SEA) Games to be held in Hanoi next year.
An Olympic horse-riding club has opened at the Thien Ma Sports Centre in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, the National Sports Administration has announced.
The National Sports Administration will host a ceremony to send off Vietnam’s SEA Games squad in Hanoi on November 16.
Six Korean archers of the Doosan team that won the silver medal in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics are training members of the Vietnamese national archery team in Hanoi.
Karate is back in the SEA Games this August, following its absence in Singapore two years ago.
Young Vietnamese karatedo martial artists have set a target of earning four gold medals, and a third-place spot in the team rankings, at the upcoming 29th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Malaysia.
Following a successful year in sports in 2016, Vietnam is gearing up for even better results next year, according to the National Sports Administration.
Vietnam won their second gold medal at the 10th SEA Table Tennis Championships on December 22 in Indonesia.
The host city does not have to build new facilities, but just needs to upgrade the available ones for the biennial competition.