New coach aims to get Lao footy fans cheering 

Fans of the national men’s football team will be hoping for an improved performance in the international friendly match against Mongolia tonight at the National Stadium under their new manager.

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October 13, 2018
- New coach takes the helm of national football team
Laos has appointed V. Sundramoorthy, a former Singaporean striker and head coach, as the new national football coach as the team prepares for their international friendly against Mongolia on Tuesday at the National Stadium.
Lao Football Federation (LFF) held a press conference at their office on Friday to officially announce the appointment of V. Sundramoorthy aka Sundram. The event was also attended by LFF President Mr Viphet Sihachakr. .. More >>>
- Teenage teams’ testing tussle awaits in U-18 women’s league
Teenage teams from Vientiane will have the opportunity to test their skills in the Lao Football Federation (LFF) U-18 Women’s League 2018 to be held at the LFF field from November 3.   The federation began receiving registrations from women’s secondary school sides at its office on Thursday and will be accepting teams until the start of next month’s competition. .. More >>>
- Lao tennis teams fall in qualifying round
An’ning City, China: Lao tennis teams crashed out of the qualifying round of the Colourful Yunnan-Belt and Road Initiative Kunming International Tennis Tournament after suffering defeat at the hands of Vietnamese teams on Wednesday. This was their second loss at the tournament in An’ning city of Yunnan in China.. More >>>

October 11, 2018
- South-North run heads into Savannakhet on long slog for charity
The South to North Laos - Charity Run was expected to arrive in Kaysone Phomvihane City, Savannakhet province late on Wednesday after runners started from Saravan province at 5:30 am yesterday morning. .. More >>>

October 10, 2018
- Lao powerlifter Pia grabs gold at Asian Para Games 2018
Laos’ history-making male parasports powerlifter in the Men’s 49kg category has now proved he is also the best in Asia.
Mr Pia Laophakdy captured a gold medal at the 12th Asian Para Games in Jakarta in Indonesia on Sunday. .. More >>>
- Xieng Khuang preparing govt report on National Games rescheduling
Xieng Khuang provincial Education and Sports Department is currently writing a report on preparations for the rescheduled 2019 11th National Games’ which they will present to the government. .. More >>>
- Lao tennis confronts competition from China, South Korea, Indonesia
An’ning City, China: Lao tennis players put on a brave show during matches with their opponents from China, South Korea and Indonesia on the first day of the
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October 9, 2018
- Kunming international serves up tremendous tennis feast
An’ning City: The Colourful Yunnan - Belt and Road Initiative Kunming International Tennis Tournament officially opened on Sunday evening with parades by teams from different countries and several vibrant performances at .. More >>>
- Kettiya taking on badminton’s best at Buenos Aires’ Youth Olympics
Talented young local badminton player, Mr Kettiya Keoxay is currently competing at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympics in Argentina from October 6-18... More >>>
- Police, EVO face off in football’s Division 1 final
Police FC will play EVO FC in the final of the nation’s second tier Division 1 comp at the Lao Football Federation (LFF) field on October 20 after both teams won their semi-finals on Saturday. .. More >>>

October 8, 2018
- Lecturers, students enjoy NUOL Teachers’ Day celebrations
More than 400 lecturers, students and senior officials from faculties of the National University of Laos (NUOL) gathered at NUOL Stadium early on Saturday morning to take part in a walk/mini-marathon around the campus to celebrate National Teachers’ Day (October 7). .. More >>>
- Teams hit the courts for Kunming Int’l tennis tournament
Teams from 12 countries are competing at An’ning Hot Spring Resort, An’ning city, of Yunnan province in China for the Colourful Yunnan-Belt and Road Initiative Kunming International Tennis Tournament from October 6-14. The nations attending the event include China, Myanmar, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Cambodia and Macau China.. More >>>

October 6, 2018
- Lao taekwondo’s finest look to Korean ambassador’s cup
More than 200 junior and open level fighters from clubs across the country are set to compete at the 4th Republic of Korea Ambassador’s Cup Taekwondo Championship in Booyong Gymnasium, National University of Laos Dongdok Campus on November 10-11. Junior fighters will be divided into 8, 10, 12, 15 and 17-year-old categories competing in poomsae and fighting events, while the open level women’s comp will comprise 46, 49, 53, 57, 59, 63, 68 and +68kg divisions for poomsae and fighting events. The open men’s tournament will comprise 54, 58, 62, 68, 74, 78, 80 and +80kg divisions. .. More >>>

October 5, 2018
- Laos stumbles at Gold Cup group stage hurdle
The national football team has failed to progress from the group stage of the Bangabandhu Gold Cup 2018 in Bangladesh after being defeated by the Philippines 3-1 on Wednesday. This second Group B defeat follows Laos’ 1-0 loss to host Bangladesh on Monday in the Gold Cup. .. More >>>
- Lao contenders’s at 2018 Kunming International Tennis
Nearly 230 tennis players from 12 countries across Asia including Laos will complete at the 2018 Kunming International Tennis Tournament in An’ning, Yunnan, China from October 6-14. Players and Lao Tennis Association officials are preparing to leave for the event today with teams from China, Cambodia, Indonesia, South Korea, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia, Macau, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam taking part. . More >>>

October 4, 2018
- Prime Minister’s Cup in sporting shooters’ sights
Shooters from across the country are setting their sights on the Prime Minister’s Cup in the Level III IPSC Handgun Championship 2018 at the Five April International Shooting Range in Vientiane from October 26-28. .. More >>>

October 3, 2018
- Bo sets sights on more SEA Games medal glory
Experienced Lao pencak silat fighter in the 55kg division Mr Bo Thammavongsa is aiming to win another medal at next year’s SEA Games in the Philippines. .. More >>>

October 2, 2018
- Navasaksith win back-to-back boat racing trophies
The Sengphet UXO Clearance Company’s Navasaksith men’s team have retained their champion’s crown for the 5th traditional .. More >>>
- Sepak takraw eyes University Games glory following King’s Cup success
The Lao men’s sepak takraw and takraw-silone teams are preparing for the Asean University Games in Myanmar this December following a very successful 33rd King’s Cup in Thailand last week... More >>>

October 1, 2018
- Laos scores historic golden double at Sepak Takraw World Cup
Laos has won gold for the first time in both the men’s and women’s doubles events at the 33rd King’s Cup Sepak Takraw World Cup in Korat, Thailand on Thursday afternoon. In the men’s doubles final, Laos defeated India 2-1 while the women overcame the Republic of Korea 2-1 in their doubles final... More >>>

September 29, 2018
- Luang Prabang students enjoy annual Teachers’ Day Games
More than 1,000 students and teachers from many secondary schools across Luang Prabang province gathered for the opening ceremony of provincial games at the city’s main stadium on Thursday afternoon... More >>>

September 28, 2018
- Experienced runners raise funds for Attapeu, Luang Prabang
From one end of the country to the other, four experienced runners from Laos and abroad will hit the road in the South to North Charity Run from October 7-26. The run from South to North of Laos is about 1,569 km in length. The runners will take on this grueling challenge over the course of 16 days. .. More >>>
- Sepak takraw women win bronze at World Championships
The Lao team won a bronze medal in the women’s singles sepak takraw event at the 33rd Sepak Takraw World Championship 2018 in Thailand on Thursday.  Laos and and Indonesia were both awarded bronze medals in the women’s singles. More >>>

September 27, 2018
- Laos bolstering squad for second round of AFC U-16 championship qualifiers
The Lao Football Federation (LFF) is keen to inject new talent into the successful national squad as they prepare for the second round of 2019 AFC U-16 Women’s Championship qualifiers in Thailand next year.  .. More >>>

September 26, 2018
- Lao students kick-off rugby exchange programme in Japan
Twelve high school students, two government officials and a representative from the Lao Rugby Federation left for Japan recently to participate in the Japan-Asean Youth Rugby Exchange under the framework of JENESYS 2018.
The group of Lao students, selected from outstanding students by the Ministry of Education and Sports, were in Japan during September 18-25.. More >>>
- Lao U-19’s square up for maiden women’s championship qualifiers
Laos will compete for the first time at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-19 Women’s Championship 2019 qualifiers in Myanmar from October 24-28 with the team determined to put in a good showing. The Lao women’s U-19 team features many players with previous junior international experience who cut the teeth competing at the Asean Football Federation (AFF) U-15 Girls’ Championship 2017 on home soil. . More >>>

September 25, 2018
- Laos tops group advancing to second round AFC U-16 championship qualifiers
Laos has progressed to the second round of the 2019 AFC U-16 Women’s Championship qualifiers in Thailand next year after topping its first-round group in Mongolia from September 15-23.. More >>>

September 24, 2018
- Police, EVO heading for Division 1 semi-final
Police FC and EVO United are set to compete in the Group A Division 1 semi-final at the Lao Football Federation (LFF) field this coming Saturday.
Police FC topped the group with 13 points from 4 wins and one draw, while EVO United finished in second place with 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss.. More >>>

September 22, 2018
- Laos readies for Bangabandhu Gold Cup action 
The national football team will depart for Bangladesh on September 29 to compete for the first time in Bangabandhu Gold Cup 2018 from October 1-12. . More >>>

September 21, 2018
- Lao refs receive upgraded FIFA accreditation
Eleven Lao referees are now able to adjudge future international football matches after attending a FIFA training course at the Lao Football Federation (LFF)’s office from September 18-19. The LFF held the training course for local referees to bring them up to speed with the latest requirements of FIFA which will now let them all control major international matches in future. . More >>>
- Lao ladies eye potential AFC U-16 Championship qualification
Laos has a good chance of progressing past the group stage first round after winning its first two matches at the 2019 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-16 Women’s Championship qualifiers in Mongolia from September 15-23.. . More >>>

September 19, 2018
- Olathay vows one last tilt at SEA Games
Experienced female pencak silat fighter in the 55kg division Ms Olathay Sounthavong is aiming to win a medal at the 30th SEA Games in the Philippines next year before retiring from the national team. . More >>>

September 18, 2018
- New boxing stadium looking to develop tomorrow’s muay Lao champs
The newly opened Houayhong Boxing Stadium in Chanthabouly district, Vientiane, is keen to unearth the latest generation of muay Lao fighters who can compete professionally at home and abroad.. More >>>
- Construction of National Games’ complex to continue, despite games postponement
Work will continue on the under-construction sports complex in Xieng Khuang province, planned for the 11th National Games in November, in anticipation of the event taking place in 2019 following its postponement. . More >>>

September 17, 2018
- Govt postpones National Games until 2019
The government has announced that it will postpone the 11th National Games from the planned date of November 11-21 until November next year.
An announcement issued by the Prime Minister’s Office, dated September 14, stated that this year’s National Games, which were to be hosted by Xieng Khuang province, were postponed.. More >>>

September 15, 2018
- Lao U-16 team ready for Women’s Championship qualifiers
Laos is ready for action in the 2019 AFC U-16 Women’s Championship qualifiers in Mongolia from September 15-23 after attending the J-Green Sakai Dream Camp in Osaka, Japan, from August 23-30. . More >>>

September 14, 2018
- Lao sepak takraw teams eyeing domestic, int’l events
Men’s and women’s sepak takraw teams are setting their sights on upcoming domestic and international events into next year following last month’s Asian Games in Indonesia.. More >>>

September 13, 2018
- Laos pinning Asean University Games gold medal hopes on vovinam
The nation’s male and female vovinam fighters are quietly confident of winning gold medals in various weight divisions at the Asean University Games to be hosted by Myanmar in December.. More >>>

September 12, 2018
- More boxers squaring up for National Games action
Almost 100 male and female boxers from provinces and ministries are set to compete across various weight divisions at the 11th National Games in Xieng Khuang from November 11-21. . More >>>

September 11, 2018
- Borikhamxay ducks out of National Games badminton competition
Borikhamxay province will not be sending a badminton team to compete at the 11th National Games to be hosted by Xieng Khuang province from November 11-21.
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September 10, 2018
- Championship to hone Lao golfers’ skills ahead of National Games
Up-and-coming young golfers, sporting ministry officials and golf club members from Vientiane and the provinces will have an opportunity to test their skills at the Lao Golf Club Championship taking place in Vientiane from October 20-21.. More >>>

September 8, 2018
- NUOL team eyeing 5 gold medals at Asean University Games
The National University of Laos (NUOL) team is aiming to win at least five gold medals at the Asean University Games to be hosted by Myanmar from December 7-20. . More >>>

September 7, 2018
- Laos’ kung fu Khamla bowing out at National Games
Experienced wushu fighter Mr Khamla Soukhaphone plans to retire from major competition following the 11th National Games in Xieng Khuang province from November 11-21.. More >>>
- Lao football team departs for Spanish training camp
The Lao national football team, Head Coach Mike Wong Mun Heng and officials left the country on Thursday for Barcelona in Spain, to take part in a training camp.
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