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Lachanthaboun Appointed as President of National Olympic Committee of Laos


Sengdeuane Lachanthaboun has been elected as the new President of the National Olympic Committee of Laos (NOCL).

Also the Minister for Education and Sports in the Asian country, Lachanthaboun will serve a four-year term until the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

She is also the President of the Lao Table Tennis …

Lao Judo Fighters Win Medals at International Events


The Lao judo team was able to collect two silver medals and one bronze medal at the Vietnamese International Judo Championships in Vietnam recently.

The silver medallist in the women’s 63kg category of the fighting event was Somsoudalath Venevankham while the other silver medal came from the men’s doubles kata …

Laos to Face Indonesia in Division 3 Rugby International


The DAC Lao men’s national team will be ready to face Indonesia at the Asia Rugby Championship Division 3 East test match in Bangkok, Thailand on November 5.

The Lao Rugby Federation (LRF) held a press conference at the Lao Journalists’ Association office last Thursday to report on the team’s …

Laotians Travel to Great Falls to Learn About Non-Profits


GREAT FALLS – This week, nine people from Laos traveled more than 7,000 miles to Great Falls in order to learn more about Montana Special Olympics.

The Laotians came to learn about how non-profit organizations are run in the U.S.

Special Olympics Montana organized a bowling event at Little’s Lanes …



Chonburi: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Women’s Football Committee met on Sunday in Chonburi, Thailand, coinciding with the qualifying round for the AFC U-16 Women’s Championship 2017 taking place in the country.

Key decisions were made relating to the host nations of upcoming AFC women’s competitions: Jordan were chosen to

RHB Lao Junior Football Cup Kicked Off to Develop Youth’s Football Skills


The RHB Banking Group has organised the football competition – the RHB Lao Junior Football Cup – as an inaugural football tournament to empower and inspire children to overcome life’s challenges by promoting confidence, hope and the camaraderie that comes through sports.

Lao U-16 Women’s National Football Team Achieves Goal

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The U-16 Lao Women’s National Football Team has won the 2016 Lao Football Federation Championship and a trophy from the President of the Lao National Football Federation.

Laos’ Only Professional Cyclist Ready for Olympic Close-Up


Laos is not known for producing world-class athletes, let alone Olympian cyclists. In fact, the tiny Southeast Asian country known officially as the Lao People’s Democratic Republic never makes global sports headlines. It is a placid place of just under seven million squeezed on the map between far more populous …

330 Athletes Join 16th Badminton Competition


Over 330 athletes took part in the 16th National Badminton Competition.…

Laos to Compete In 4 Olympic Categories


Lao athletes will compete in four categories in the 31st Olympic Games to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from August 5-21.…

Bodybuilding Federation Lends Muscle to Local Contests

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The Lao Bodybuilding Federation is planning to organise annual contests for young bodybuilders across various weight categories over the next 12 months.…

Laos’ Olympic Cycling Hopes Rest With Ariya


Laos’ top male cyclist Ariya Phounsavath will be the nation’s sole representative in the sport at the 31st Olympic Games at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from August 5-21.…

Australia’s Minister Attends “Pass It Back” Rugby Programme to Promote the Development of Sports

Visiting Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop yesterday morning attended a rugby training event with Lao women rugby players…