Runner Nguyễn Thị Oanh has been honoured as Viet Nam's top athlete of 2019 thanks to her outstanding performances at the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in the Philippines.
Born in the US to Vietnamese parents, Nguyễn competed for the national swimming team at the SEA Games in Malaysia two years ago for the first time and grabbed four bronze medals.
Vietnamese runner Quách Thị Lan has been awarded two gold medals from the Asian Athletics Championships 2017 after winner Nirmala Sheoran of India tested positive for a banned substance.
The 31st Southeast Asian (SEA) Games is expected to have 40 sports, according to the Việt Nam Sports Administration after their meeting yesterday in Hà Nội.
General Director of the National Sports Administration Vương Bích Thắng held a working session with a delegation from the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) led by David DS Moon.
The Việt Nam Multimedia Corporation (VTC) and the Voice of Việt Nam (VOV) yesterday officially signed a deal to buy the TV copyright in Việt Nam for sport competitions at the ongoing ASIAD 2018.
Việt Nam’s No 1 long jumper Bùi Thị Thu Thảo has emerged as a star in Vietnamese sport. Thanh Nga reports.