Vietnam comforted by Olympic officials after quitting hosting Asiad

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Vietnam comforted by Olympic officials after quitting hosting Asiad

High ranking officials of the Olympic Council of Asia and the International Olympic Committee admitted that they have been aware and understandable for the withdrawal of Vietnam as host of the 2019 Asian Games.

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Replacement Asian Games hosts needed fast, not Singapore: ICO Vice President

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Replacement Asian Games hosts needed fast, not Singapore: ICO Vice President

International Olympic Committee (IOC) member and First Vice President Ser Miang Ng attends a news conference to announce a bid for the IOC presidency at the Sorbonne in Paris May 16, 2013.

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Vietnam withdraws from hosting 18th Asian Games

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Vietnam withdraws from hosting 18th Asian Games

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung announced on April 17 that Vietnam will no longer host the 18th Asian Games.

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Vietnam withdraws hosting of ASIAD

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VietnamPlus English 3 day(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Vietnam withdraws hosting of ASIAD

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has decided to withdraw from hosting the 18th Asian Games (ASIAD-18), which is slated for Hanoi in 2019, according to the Prime Minister’s Office on April 17.

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Vietnam withdraws from ASIAD hosting plan

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VOV News English 3 day(s) ago 2 duplicate news

Vietnam withdraws from ASIAD hosting plan

(VOV) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has assigned several ministries and Hanoi capital to work with the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and relevant agencies to pull the plug on the hosting of the 2019 Asian Games (ASIAD 18).

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Vietnam targets top swimming prizes at 2014 Asian Games

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Vietnam targets top swimming prizes at 2014 Asian Games

The 2014 Asian Games (17th ASIAD) promises to be memorable for Vietnamese swimming as top Vietnamese swimmers Nguyen Thi Anh Vien and Hoang Quy Phuoc are prepared to compete for top honours.

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Economists urge Vietnam to relinquish 2019 Asian Games

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Economists urge Vietnam to relinquish 2019 Asian Games

The Vietnamese delegation at the Olympic Council of Asia general assembly in Macau in November 2012 when the country won the bid to host the 2019 Asian Games.

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Vietnam targets top swimming prizes at 2014 Asian Games

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VietnamPlus English 5 day(s) ago

The 2014 Asian Games (17th ASIAD) promises to be memorable for Vietnamese swimming as top Vietnamese swimmers Nguyen Thi Anh Vien and Hoang Quy Phuoc are prepared to compete for top honours, said the Nhan Dan (People) online newspaper.

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Vietnam PM could pull plug on Asian Games

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Vietnam PM could pull plug on Asian Games

The country’s reputation for squander and waste loom heavily as Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung weighs whether of Vietnam will become the first Southeast Asian nation for 20 years to host the showpiece competition

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US spy agencies can’t get in Putin’s head, Rogers says

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US spy agencies can’t get in Putin’s head, Rogers says

Russian President Vladimir Putin during an awards ceremony for Russian Olympic athletes on Feb. 24, 2014 in Sochi.

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The unfeasible answer

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SaigonTimes English 2 week(s) ago

Questions from all walks of life hang over for sports officials to answer why the sports tournament ASIAD should be hosted in Vietnam in 2019, as numerous financial issues surrounding the plan stir up worries among the public despite assurances and defiance from the few proponents. For days on end, the questions are front-paged in many local newspapers and capture enormous interest, with most people objecting to the plan and calling for the Government to make a bold move in...

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Men’s football team to have new coach in April

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Men’s football team to have new coach in April

VietNamNet Bridge – Officials of Vietnam’s Football Federation (VFF) will go to Japan this month to meet with candidates for the position of chief coach of the national football team.

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The Government not yet decides to host 2019 Asian Games

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

The Government not yet decides to host 2019 Asian Games

VietNamNet Bridge - The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Vietnam Olympic Committee on March 29 explained to the Government, the second time, the financial plan for the Asian Games, says Head of the Vietnam Sports and Physical Training Administration – Mr. Vuong Bich Thang.

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Thuy books her place at China Youth Olympics

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Vietnamese taekwondo athlete Nguyen Thi Thu Thuy has earned a ticket to compete in the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in China after winning a silver medal in the girls' 44kg category at a qualifying tournament in Chinese Taipei.

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Thailand cited as reason Vietnam shouldn’t host 2019 Asiad

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Thailand cited as reason Vietnam shouldn’t host 2019 Asiad

Thailand, which hosted the Asian Games four times, has been cited as an example to dissuade Vietnam from hosting the 2019 Asiad.

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