Vietnam escapes fines for not hosting Asian Games
The Olympic Council of Asia said Wednesday that it understands Vietnam’s financial difficulties and will not impose any penalties on the country for declining to host the 2019 Asian Games.
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The Olympic Council of Asia must move fast to find a replacement city to host the 2019 Asian Games, International Olympic Committee Vice President Ng Ser Miang told Reuters on Friday, but ruled out his suitable Singapore homeland as an option.
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Vietnam PM pulls plug on Asian Games
Facing strict criticism over the high (and seemingly escalating) cost of hosting the sporting event amid economic difficulties and a lack of sports infrastructure, Vietnam has decided to withdraw from the region’s largest sporting event, which would have made it the first Southeast Asian nation for 20 years to host the showpiece competition.
Economists urge Vietnam to relinquish 2019 Asian Games
Plans to host the event are chaotic and the country is in no position to make use of the opportunities it will throw up, they warn
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