Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has signed a decision on the establishment of the organising boards for hosting the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) and the 11th Southeast Asian Para Games (ASEAN Para Games 11) in 2021.

Ancient rock bed found in Ninh Binh province

A rock bed dating back to the Le Trung Hung (Restored Le) era (1533 - 1789) was recently unearthed in Xich Tho commune of Nho Quan district, the northern province of Ninh Binh.

UNESCO recognizes Vietnam's third Global Geopark

The Programme and External Relations Commission (PX) of the 209th UNESCO Executive Board on July 7 approved the Global Geoparks Council's proposal to recognize Vietnam's Dak Nong Geopark as a Global Geopark, the third of its kind in the country

Organising boards set up for hosting SEA Games 31 and ASEAN Para Games 11

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has signed a decision on the establishment of the organising boards for hosting the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) and the 11th Southeast Asian Para Games (ASEAN Para Games 11) in 2021.

2019 PV gas National Volleyball Championship, Trang An Ninh Binh ranks top group B

The first round of the 2020 PV Gas National Volleyball Championship has closed on June 17, with the result Trang An Ninh Binh team ranked first place in group B after 4 consecutive wins.

Ninh Binh chess team won a silver medal in National Team Chess Champs

Ninh Binh chess team won a silver medal at the national Team Chess Championship held in the northern province from June 2-15.

Vietnam invited to play in World Cup preparation match against Iraq

To prepare for the resumption of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers, the Iraqi Football Association (IFA) wants to host a friendly match between its national team and Vietnam.

Two intangible cultural heritages seek UNESCO's recognition

Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam has assigned the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism to craft dossiers of two intangible cultural heritages for UNESCO recognition.

Vietnam to hunt for Futsal World Cup place in August

Vietnam will join 15 other teams in the 2020 AFC Futsal Championship, which is slated to take place between August 5 and 16 in Turkmenistan, targeting a top-five finish to secure a place in next year's FIFA Futsal World Cup in Lithuania.

Golden Kite Awards 2019 honours best films

"Hanh phuc cua me" (The Happiness of a Mother) directed by Pham Huynh Dong has won the Golden Kite Awards 2019 in the feature category.

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.

Vietnam futsal team appear in top 10 teams in Asia

The Vietnam futsal team have risen one step to rank 44th in the latest FIFA rankings.

Vietnam's football events likely to resume in mid-May

Vietnam's football tournaments could possibly resume from the middle of next month if the necessary conditions are ensured, regarding the control of the COVID-19 pandemic and the permission from authorised agencies.

Vesak 2020 celebration to be held online

The 2020 Vesak Festival will be broadcast live on Youtube, Facebook, Butta and Phatsuonline, as well as An Vien TV due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

ASEAN Film Week 2020 to be held

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism issued a decision on April 8 to approve the organisation of the ASEAN Film Week in celebration of Vietnam's ASEAN Chairmanship this year.

Midfielder Nguyen Quang Hai joins AFC campaign to fight COVID-19

Vietnamese midfielder Nguyen Quang Hai has joined other continental footballers in the Asian Football Confederation's Break The Chain campaign to raise awareness about the coronavirus pandemic.

ASEAN Para Games delayed to October

The 2020 ASEAN Para Games have been postponed to October 3 - 9 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Euro 2020 postponed until 2021 by UEFA over coronavirus

The Euro 2020 soccer tournament has been postponed until 2021 because of the coronavirus outbreak, European soccer's governing body UEFA said in a statement on Tuesday.

Vietnamese archers bring home three golds from Bangkok 2020 Asia Cup

Vietnam won three gold, three silver and two bronze medals to rank second overall, behind the Russian team, at the Bangkok 2020 Asia Cup, leg 1, which took place in Thailand's capital city from March 8 to 14.

Vietnamese boxer downs Thai rival to qualify for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Nguyen Van Duong became the first Vietnamese boxer to qualify for the Olympics after knocking down his Thai opponent Chatchai-decha Butdee in Jordan on March 9 to make it through to the Tokyo 2020 Games this summer.

FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers in Asia postponed

Due to the worldwide impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Asian Football Federation (AFC) has officially decided to postpone all matches in March and June related to FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers in Asia following recent discussions with FIFA.