Vietnam sports held a significant position in the country's cultural field and have always played a pivotal part in the cultural development of Vietnam.
Though sports in Vietnam were not well-organized under the French rule, Vietnamese sportsmen participated in many international sports competitions and events. It is since 1975 that Vietnam sports started improving and getting promoted.
Vietnamese games is a wide arena that include a number of sports like soccer, cycling, boxing, swimming, tennis, aerobics, judo, karate etc. The most popular Vietnam sport is soccer. The sports of Vietnam are played by the young people and the country has a number of sports club and training centers for the training of budding sportspeople. The Vietnamese sports which hold a high rank are chess, kungfu and shooting.
Vietnamese sports people have participated in a number of international sports and game competitions and festivals. Vietnam sports, thus, it is seen holds national importance in the country.