Category Archives: Sports

Japan PM says determined to realise Olympics, will cooperate with Tokyo and IOC

Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said today that he was determined to realise the Tokyo Olympics.  His comments came after a media report said the government concluded the Games would have to be cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic, citing

National Olympic Committee designs plan for 2021

The Vietnam National Olympic Committee will organise various community and high-performance sport activities and prepare for the 31st SEA Games and the 11th ASEAN Para Games as well as important international sport Olympics in 2021, heard a meeting of ...

Three Vietnamese women named as elite FIFA referees

The International Football Federation (FIFA) has recognised three local female referees, in addition to three assistant referees, as coming up the standards of its Elite level, reported VOV.This represents the highest level of officiating, with elite F...

Vietnam hands over Chairmanship of ASEAN Committee in Bern to the Philippines

The Vietnamese Embassy in Switzerland, as Chair of the ASEAN Committee in Bern (ACB), hosted the fifth meeting of the Committee in 2020, at which Vietnam’s term as Chair of the Committee was reviewed and the role was handed over

Goalkeeper Lam to leave Thailand for Japanese league

Dang Van Lam looks set to be the first Vietnamese player to compete in Japan’s J1 League after reportedly signing a deal with Cerezo Osaka FC.Negotiations between Lam and Cerezo Osaka are done and a transfer deal between his current

Vietnamese athletes ready to excel at SEA Games 31

Vietnamese athletes are training hard to do their best at the 31st Southeast Asia Games (SEA Games 31), to be held from November 21 to December 2 in Hanoi and ten nearby localities.The Vietnam Shooting Federation has prepared plans for

Vietnamese football a silver lining in Southeast Asia

The development of Vietnamese football and the V.League’s appeal and competitiveness as a top professional football league have drawn many international players and experts to the country.That the season wrapped up successfully has helped elevate the b...

HCMC FC signs up US midfielder

- Vietnamese-American midfielder Lee Nguyen has signed a one-year deal with Ho Chi Minh City FC and will play as a domestic player for them in 2021, VnExpress reported. The club management team confirmed the news on Friday.He is expected

The greatest football team of all times announced

France Football magazine has announced the greatest team of all time, Ballon D'or Dream Team 2020. Having cancelled its annual Ballon d'Or (Golden Ball) award for the world's best footballer because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the weekly magazine instea...

Vietnamese students bag five medals at int’l distributed physics Olympiad

All five students of the Vietnamese team participating in the International distributed Physics Olympiad (IdPhO) 2020 have won medals, with four silver and one bronze.The silver medalists are Trang Dao Cong Minh, Vu Ngo Hoang Duong, and Le Minh