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.

Hung Kings' Temple festival cancelled over COVID-19 concerns

Activities within this year's annual festival of the Hung Kings' Temple, which falls on April 2, will be cancelled due to the acute respiratory disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), according to authorities of the northern province of Phu Tho.

SEA Games 31 in Vietnam to feature all Olympic disciplines

The 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) promises to be completely different from the previous editions, and Vietnam will be a pioneer country in organising a SEA Games version with the largest number of Olympic sports thus far, a Vietnamese sport official said.

Binh Duong Int'l Women Cycling Tournament to begin next week

The Binh Duong International Women Cycling Tournament - Biwase Cup 2020, the largest of its kind in Vietnam, will kick off in the southern province of Binh Duong on February 28.

Vietnam confirm friendly match with Kyrgyzstan on March 26

The Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) has confirmed that the Golden Stars will play an international friendly match against Kyrgyzstan at either Thong Nhat Stadium (Ho Chi Minh City) or Go Dau Stadium (Binh Duong province) on March 26.

Vietnamese women's team second in Group A after loss to RoK

Vietnam wrapped up their campaign in the third qualification round for the 2020 Olympic women's football tournament as the Group A runners-up after succumbing to a 0-3 defeat against the Republic of Korea (RoK) at the Jeju World Cup Stadium on February 9.

Additional 11 national intangible cultural heritages in Vietnam

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has issued a decision on the publication of an additional 11 national intangible cultural heritage.

Vietnamese weightlifters claim 10 gold medals at Rome World Cup

Hoang Thi Duyen delivered a supreme display in the women's 59kg weight class on January 29 to help the Vietnamese weightlifting team wrap up their World Cup campaign in Rome, Italy, with a sparkling tally of ten gold, two silver and two bronze medals.

Victory Cup 2019: Swimmers named best athletes of the year

The swimming team scored a big win at the 2019 Victory Cup, with swimmers Nguyen Huy Hoang and Nguyen Thi Anh Vien being named the Athletes of the Year during a gala in Hanoi on January 15.