Vietnam withdraws hosting of ASIAD
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has decided to withdraw from hosting the 18th Asian Games (ASIAD-18), which is slated for Ha Noi in 2019, according to the Prime Minister's Office on April 17.
Long An signs on three new players
Dong Tam Long An have signed on Ganiyu Bolayi Oseni, Tran Chi Cong and Nguyen Dinh Hiep to strengthen their power for the second leg of V-League.
Organisers adjust V-League after Ninh Binh withdrawal
V-League organisers met yesterday to discuss changes to this season's fixture list following Ninh Binh's withdrawal from the competition.
Marksmen take aim for top prize at Asian Games
Coach Nguyen Thi Nhung has confirmed that her shooting team are confident of winning their first ever gold medal at the upcoming Asian Games (ASIAD) in South Korea.
HCM City held onto their women's team title at the National Team Tennis Championships in Hue City yesterday, after delivering a resounding win over the Military squad.
The HCM City Television Cycling Cup will kick off on Saturday with a new route to mark its 26th year.
Vietnamese master golfers will tee off in the Viet Nam Senior Golf Championship at the Laguna Lang Co Golf Club, to be held on April 18-20.
Four women athletes to train in the US
Four young runners of the national athletic team will leave for a four-month training period in the US in early May.
HCM City face historic tennis finals
Defending champions HCM City entered the final round of both the men's and women's categories at the National Team Tennis Championships in Hue City.
Viet Nam win medals at int'l taekwondo tournament
Vietnamese athletes won one silver and one bronze medal at the German Open, an international taekwondo tournament that wrapped up on Monday in Hamburg City.
Viet Nam U19 lose friendly match in Belgium
Viet Nam's U19 lost 1-2 in a friendly match with a team of players from Ghana and Belgium's Arsenal JMG Academy in Belgium yesterday.
Van Nistelrooy and Pires to visit Viet Nam

Former Manchester United and Real Madrid striker Ruud van Nistelrooy will be joining former Arsenal winger Robert Pires on a tour of Viet Nam to display the UEFA Champions League trophy to local football fans.

Faldo Series nurtures aspiring golfers

The Faldo Series Vietnam Championship for young golfers will be held at the Laguna Lang Co Golf Club in Thua Thien-Hue Province from July 27-28.

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Mekong summit calls for greater riparian co-operation Mekong summit calls for greater riparian co-operation

Mekong River riparian countries have improved co-operation since the first Mekong River Commission (MRC) summit held in Thailand four years ago, a senior Vietnamese official has said.

Viet Nam attempts to hold back deadly measles strain Viet Nam attempts to hold back deadly measles strain

The head of Viet Nam's General Department of Preventive Medicine, Tran Dac Phu, announced on Tuesday that the department would work to contain the outbreak of measles over the coming months.

Da Nang plans a greener future Da Nang plans a greener future

The central city of Da Nang will have a face-lift as it becomes a green city following the Prime Minister's decision on the city's adjusted master urban plan for 2030 and 2050.

Delta households face water shortage Delta households face water shortage

More than 377,000 people in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta face a fresh water shortage because of saline water intrusion in the area, according to the National Centre for Rural Clean Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation.

Ha Noi to host National Shooting Cup 1    Ha Noi to host National Shooting Cup

The National Shooting Cup is scheduled to take place in the Ha Noi-based National Sports Training Centre from April 16 to 24.

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SEA Games wrap up in Myanmar SEA Games wrap up in Myanmar

The 27th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games closed yesterday in Nay Pyi Taw, marking the end of a prestigious tournament for which athletes spent two years in training.