SEA Games will turn on Hanoi after COVID-19 delay

The SEA Games opens Thursday in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi after a six-month delay for COVID-19, with Southeast Asian pride at stake in everything from football to bodybuilding and esports.

More than 5,000 athletes, including Olympic champions, are vying for more than 500 gold medals in the event, held every two years, in what should be packed arenas.

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