Category Archives: Sports


Laos and Lao Toyota Teams in Disarray Due to Match Manipulation

Lao Toyota Match-fixing

Due to the ongoing investigation by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), not many details have been divulged to the public in reference to the permanent ban of 22 Lao and Cambodian football players in connection to match-fixing.

The AFC has confirmed that the action follows an investigation that started in

Laos Claims Gold, Bronze at Asian Vovinam Championships

Laos Vovinam Team

Laos has secured one gold and five bronze medals from dancing events at the 4th SEAVF Southeast Asian Vovinam Championship 2017 being hosted by Siem Reap, Cambodia, from January 11-14.

Phailath Thammavongsa won gold in the men’s dancing event with a weapon, while the bronze medals awarded included efforts in …

Lanexang United New Rising Stars of Football

LaneXang United

Fresh from a maiden victory in the Lao Premier League, Lanexang United football club are on the verge of regional success after upsetting Thai giants Buriram in the first leg of the Mekong Club Championship.

Only a 93rd minute equaliser in the former Burmese royal capital of Mandalay last week …

SCG Muang Thong United to Play Friendly Match in Lao PDR


A friendly football match between SCG Muang Thong United and Lao Premier League All Star will be held at the Chao Anouvong stadium in Vientiane Capital on January 25.

SCG, a leading conglomerate for sustainable development in the ASEAN region, is organizing SCG Muang Thong United ASEAN Tour 2017 in …

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 …