Hanoi to host 2019 Asian Games
MACAU -- Hanoi has won the right to host the 2019 Asian Games, beating Indonesian city Surabaya in a vote at the Olympic Council of Asia's general assembly.
Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah of Kuwait, head of the Olympic Council of Asia, told a news conference Thursday that the Vietnamese capital won the majority of votes in a two-way race with Surabaya after Dubai withdrew its bid.
Vietnam hosted the Southeast Asian Games in 2003. The Asian Games, the biggest multisport event after ...
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