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Representative of Vietnam karate Vu Ha Son was elected President of the Southeast Asian (SEA) Karate Federation following the recent congress in Cambodia.

Vietnam aims for No.1 position at SEA Games 31

Vietnam sets a target of topping the medal tally at the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31), which it is going to host this year, said Deputy Director of the National Sports Administration Tran Duc Phan.

2022 expected to be fruitful year for Vietnamese sports

With some good news Vietnamese athletes brought home at the first days of the new year, people expect many sports achievements in 2022 when the country will host and take part in a number of major regional and international tournaments.

Vietnamese track-and-field athletes set for busy 2022

Vietnam's athletic team will have a busy year in 2022 with the two heavy tasks of defending its top position at the coming 31st Southeast Asian (SEA) Games and winning a gold at the 19th Asian Games.

Swimmer Hoang wins 'Best Athlete of 2021' award

In a year of highs and lows for Vietnamese sport, swimmer Nguyen Huy Hoang has been voted the best athlete of 2021, after a highly-contested vote by sports journalists around the country. 

Vietnam's 10 sports stories of 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic is still hitting the world of sport hard but 2021 will always be remembered as a year of stunning "first times" for Vietnamese athletes, as well as a few moments of heartbreak for the nation. 

Vietnamese Muaythai take gold in Thailand

Vietnam brought home three gold medals from the World Muaythai Championship, which closed in Thailand on Sunday.

COVID-19 hasn't stopped Vietnamese athletes setting new records

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all parts of life, but Vietnamese athletes Nguyen Thi Oanh and Nguyen Thanh Ngung appear unfazed as they set new national athletics records in Hanoi.

VN Olympic Vice President Giang dies, aged 75

Vietnam Olympic Committee Vice President Hoang Vinh Giang died on Saturday. He was 75-years-old.

Vietnam's Olympics performance to be reviewed, experts call for bigger investment

Under heavy rain, Quach Thi Lan tried her best but could not reach the final of the women's 400m hurdles at the Tokyo Olympics.

Rowing athletes set Vietnam's best result in Tokyo

Rowing pair Luong Thi Thao and Dinh Thi Hao have achieved Vietnam's best result at an Olympics after their performance on Thursday in Tokyo.

Ngoc excels on the track and in the classroom

Running is tough. Running as a pro and studying for a master's degree at the same time is even tougher.

Running improves lives, helps to fight COVID-19

Hoang Le Quyen thought running wasn't for her, but things changed after she saw what it could do for her.

Chinh to put best foot forward at SEA Games

Le Tu Chinh is Vietnam's top sprinter. The 24-year-old has dominated the 100m in the Southeast Asian Games since 2017. As Vietnam is to host the biennial Games for the second time later this year or in spring next year,

Marksman Hoang Xuan Vinh to compete at Olympics 2020

Vietnam’s leading shooter Hoang Xuan Vinh is the only representative of the Vietnamese shooting team to attend the 2020 Tokyo Olympics by invitation.

 

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.

Woman goes from top swimmer to leading triathlon athlete

After conquering the pool as a swimmer and a coach for HCM City and Singapore, Pham Thuy Vi has since become one of the top triathlon athletes in Vietnam.

Rowers overcome challenges to secure Olympic slot

Planks, squats and push up. Exhaustion, sweat and boredom.

 

Athletes name Vietnam on world’s sports map

Over the past years, Vietnam’s sport has proved its strong position in Southeast Asia and Asia and integrated deeper into the world’s sports movement.

Outstanding athletes and coaches to receive certificates of merit

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism issued a decision on March 16 to award certificates of merit to 10 outstanding athletes and coaches, as well as five athletes and three coaches with disabilities in 2020.