SEA Games 2019: Laos Scores First Gold Medal in Kickboxing

Laos has clinched its first gold medal in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games after beating Indonesia in the men’s 60 kg Low Kick final kickboxing match.In the match held on December 10, Lao kickboxer Taipanyavong Soukan beat Indonesian opponent Lumbantungkup Bonatua, according to a record on ...

Taejun Kang

Laos’s biggest ever marathon to attract 4,000 runners

Hanoi (VNA) – More than 4,000 runners both domestic and foreign will participate in the first Vientiane International Marathon slated for December 8, making it the biggest ever marathon in Laos.Held by Events for Goods and the Lao Amateur Athletics Federation, the marathon will take runners through ...

VNP News Desk

Japan Team to Support Lao Table Tennis

Japanese professional table tennis team, Okayama Rivets, has donated table tennis gear to the Laos Table Tennis Federation, saying it will continue to support Laos improve its table tennis industry.Okayama Rivet, established in 2018, is Okayama-based table tennis team that plays in Japanese professional table ...

Taejun Kang

Laos to Complete First Baseball Stadium in December

Laos is to complete the construction of the country’s first baseball stadium this December.South Korea’s financial group DGB Group will support KRW 300 million (USD 256,200) for the construction of the stadium, with land and other necessary support provided by the Lao government.The country began construction in ...

Taejun Kang

Plain of Jars celebration planned to coincide with National Games

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – An official celebration of the Plain of Jars’ inscription on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation’s (UNESCO) list of World Heritage Sites is slated for March 22, 2020, in Xieng Khuang province during the opening ceremony of the National ...

Siladda Souliyong

Walkers stride out in support of an end to teenage pregnancy in Laos

More than 4,000 people ran or walked through the streets of Vientiane on Sunday to raise awareness of the issues surrounding teenage pregnancy. The runners and walkers were taking part in the 4th Vientiane International Half Marathon, one of whose goals this year was to raise ...

Times Reporters

Australia Promotes Empowerment Of Women And Girls For Women's Day in Laos

(KPL) This International Women’s Day, the Australian Embassy in Laos is highlighting the role of sport in promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment by hosting a panel discussion with representatives of the Australian National U-16s Women’s Football Team “the Junior Matildas” and the Lao Football ...


Luang Prabang Half Marathon for children’s hospital returns

Preparations are in full swing for the 2018 Run for Children: Luang Prabang Half Marathon which will take place on Sunday, October 21 in the world heritage listed city. The 6th Annual Luang Prabang Half Marathon will be the culminating event after a weekend of ...

Vientiane Times

Yoga practitioners flock to That Luang, Luang Prabang

Vientiane residents joined people abroad in practising yoga to improve their health and mental abilities for the occasion of the 4th International Yoga Day. The Deputy Minister of Education and Sports, Mr Boualane Silipanya, and the Ambassador of India to Laos, Mr Ravi Shankar Aisola, on ...

Vientiane Times

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