Category Archives: Sports

Campaign encourages Vietnamese to travel around Vietnam

The Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism on Friday launched a program “Vietnamese travel around Vietnam” to stimulate domestic tourism market as COVID-19 epidemic subsides. Running from June 1 to December 31, the program will intensify communications on safe destinations

National sport events wait for gov’t approval to restart in June

The Vietnam Sports Administration (VSA) plans to kick off national tournaments after about a four-month hiatus because of the COVID-19 pandemic, pending the government’s approval. As per the schedule, Vietnamese athletes were to compete in more than 110 local and

Vietnam futsal team make Asia’s top 10

The Vietnam futsal team have risen one step to rank 44th in the latest FIFA rankings.  In Asia, Vietnam ranked ninth while Iran, Japan and Thailand topped the continental list. In the world rankings, Brazil took the lead, followed by

Greece hands Olympic flame over to Japan

The Olympic flame was handed by Greece to Japan for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games at a no-spectator ceremony on Thursday. The Olympic flame is scheduled to arrive at Japan’s Matsushima Air Base on Friday, transported by a charter flight

March and April AFC Cup matches postponed

The Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) announced on March 18 that the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has officially postponed all matches and events scheduled to take place in March and April 2020 due to the COVID-19 epidemic.All scheduled matches ...

ASEAN Para Games delayed to October

The 2020 ASEAN Para Games have been postponed to October 3 – 9 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.The decision was taken by the ASEAN Para Sports Federation Board of Governors during its emergency meeting via video conference on the

F1 Vietnam Grand Prix 2020 postponed

The Formula One VinFast Vietnam Grand Prix 2020 will be put on hold due to the complicated developments of the COVID-19 outbreak, announced organisers on Friday. The race, initially slated for April 3-5 in Hanoi, was expected to attract some

F1 Vietnam Grand Prix 2020 postponed

The Formula One VinFast Vietnam Grand Prix 2020 will be put on hold due to the complicated developments of the COVID-19 outbreak, announced organisers on Friday. The race, initially slated for April 3-5 in Hanoi, was expected to attract some

Vietnam-Malaysia World Cup qualifier match postponed

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has announced that all World Cup 2022 qualifiers during March and June are to be delayed due to fears about the COVID-19 outbreak, with all matches now set to take place during October and

Vietnam face uphill task against Australia in Olympic play-off

The Vietnam national women’s team face Australia today, with a spot at the Tokyo Olympics on the line.The first leg of the Asian qualification play-off will take place at McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle.It is the first time in