Olympic champion shooter Hoang Xuan Vinh has announced he will not compete at the 31st Southeast Asian Games to be held in Vietnam next year.
VOV.VN - The Vietnamese women’s national football team have kept their spot as the top team in Southeast Asia following the release of the latest FIFA rankings.
The Vietnamese women’s team beat hosts Uzbekistan 2-1 in their first match in the second qualifying round of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in Tashkent on April 3.
Vietnam has kicked off a 15-year project to turn the nation into a regional sporting powerhouse.
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.
Japan attaches special importance to its cooperation with Vietnam, which is reflected through the more regular exchange of high-level delegations between the two countries and higher level of trust between their leaders in recent years.
Vietnamese athletes won 425 gold, 301 silver and 319 bronze medals this year, according to the Vietnam Sports Administration (VSA).
VOV.VN - The US dominated the Rio Olympics 2016 medal tally, followed by the UK, China and Russia while Vietnam was among top 50 with one gold and one silver medals.
A blustery storm, a touch of melancholy and a sense of pride converged at the closing ceremony of the 2016 Olympics on August 21 as Brazil breathed a collective sigh of relief at having pulled off South America's first Games.
Taking up wrestling by chance, Vu Thi Hang has stuck to the sport meant for men all her life and has made her name at the Rio Olympics this summer.
Vietnam’s top badminton player Nguyen Tien Minh was unable to pull off a miracle win against Lin Dan, the two-time Olympic champion, on the ninth competition day of the Rio 2016 Olympics, August 14 (local time).
Vietnamese badminton player Vu Thi Trang defeated Indonesia’s Lindaweni Fanetri 2-0 in the women’s singles group J on the eighth day of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 13 (Brazil time).
Vietnam’s hope for more medals at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro city Brazil is fading as its athletes performed poorly on August 8, the third day into the games.
Vietnamese swimmers, weightlifters and gymnasts failed to perform to their standards on the second day of the Rio Olympics, August 7 (local time).
VOV.VN -Ambassador to Brazil Nguyen Van Kien along with embassy staff have extended a warm welcome to the Vietnam contingent at the Olympic village in Rio de Janeiro.
VOV.VN - Olympics 2016 will take place from August 5-21 in Brazil. More than 10,000 athletes from 206 countries and territories will compete at the world games.
Fencing star Vu Thanh An will carry the Vietnamese flag at the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympic Games on August 5, the Vietnam Olympic Committee has said.
VOV.VN - The first team of the Vietnamese sports delegation left for Brazil on July 25 for Rio Olympics 2016.
VOV.VN - Team Vietnam athletes and coaches are gearing up for the excitement of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games at the National Sports Training Center in Hanoi by declaring “We Love Rio” and training hard.