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Rowers to hunt Olympic places in South Korea

Vietnamese rowers will vie for Olympic spots at a qualification in April in South Korea.

Top swimmer to take part in third Olympics in Tokyo

Top swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien will compete in her third Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, next month.

Taekwondo fighter Tuyen's Olympic dream comes true

When she won the Asian championship title in 2018, Truong Thi Kim Tuyen dreamed an Olympic dream.

Swimmer Tung aims to shine at Paralympics

Swimmer Vo Thanh Tung, 35, has been one of Vietnam's top disabled athletes for the last 10 years, and he has no plans to slow down.

Vietnam secures seventh Olympic slot in rowing

Rowers have secured Vietnam’s seventh Olympic slot at the World Rowing Asia and Oceania Olympic and Paralympic qualification regatta which ended in Japan on May 7.

Vietnamese gymnast qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

The gymnast was informed about his qualification on Thursday night.

Fencers face uphill battle to win Olympics slots

The COVID-19 pandemic has left Vietnamese fencers with a slim chance of qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics in July.

Taekwondo fighters to fight for Olympic glory

Vietnam’s taekwondo fighters are aiming for at least one slot at the coming Olympics in Tokyo.

Vietnam to attend international Olympic competitions this year

Vietnam will send local students to attend regional and international Olympic competitions this year based on the situation of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Tokyo 2020: Why is Olympic decision taking so long?

It now seems almost certain that Tokyo 2020 will be postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the world, BBC Sport takes a closer look.

Coronavirus: Olympic doubts grow as Canada withdraws athletes

As it becomes the first country to pull out, Canada "urgently calls" for the games to be postponed.

Duong opens new chapter for Vietnamese boxing

Vietnam has waited more than three decades to see a Vietnamese fighter qualify for an Olympics and Nguyen Van Duong ended the drought after he secured a Tokyo Olympic slot at the Asia/Oceania Olympic boxing qualifying tournament.


Olympian Vinh may miss chance to defend title

Olympic gold medal shooter Hoang Xuan Vinh may miss his chance to defend his title in Tokyo after the last qualifications have been postponed.


Tokyo 2020: IOC president Thomas Bach says no cancellation talk at board meeting

IOC president Thomas Bach says "cancellation" and "postponement" was not mentioned in regards to Tokyo 2020 at Wednesday's board meeting.

Coronavirus: Tokyo 2020 could be postponed to end of year - Japan's Olympic minister

Japan's Olympic minister says the Tokyo 2020 games could be postponed from the summer until later in the year amid fears over the coronavirus outbreak.

Striker Van Su passes coach Chung's test

The VN women’s football team scored a tough 1-0 win against Myanmar in the third round of qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics 2020 on Thursday and young striker Ngan Thi Van Su proved her talent to head coach Mai Duc Chung.


Tokyo 2020: Olympic organisers 'seriously concerned' by coronavirus spread

Olympic organisers are "seriously concerned" about the spread of coronavirus and the impact it could have on the Tokyo Games.

Vietnam strive for best results, says coach Mai Duc Chung

Vietnam have respect for all their opponents and will do their utmost to attain the best possible result, said head coach Mai Duc Chung at a press conference held on Sunday.

Vietnamese taekwondo fighter sparks Olympic hopes with two int’l gold medals

Vietnamese taekwondo star Truong Thi Kim Tuyen has moved closer to securing a place in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after clinching two successive international gold medals in the women’s under-49kg category in recent days.

Cycling: Hoskins taken to hospital after Aussie crash

 Australian track cyclist Melissa Hoskins said she hopes to compete in the women's team pursuit after escaping serious injury following a high speed crash in training at the Olympic velodrome on Monday.