Weightlifters vie for Olympic tickets at world championships
Vietnamese weightlifters will try to secure their Olympic berths at the coming world championships to be held in Almaty, Kazakhstan, from November 4 to 16.
Cong sets record with lifting gold
Le Van Cong won Viet Nam's first gold medal in the Asian Para-Games in Incheon, South Korea yesterday.
HCM City's Huynh Mai Huynh secured the yellow jersey of the Nam Ky Khoi Nghia cycling event which ended last Saturday.
Defender Nguyen Minh Tung signed a three-year contract with Quang Ninh Coal after he was called to the national team which will compete at next month's ASEAN Football Federation Cup.
The Vietnamese women's team won the bronze medal at the Asian Beach Handball Championships in Hong Kong by defeating the host, 2-0, in the battle for third place last Saturday. The team will return home today. Meanwhile, Viet Nam will take part in the World Poomsae Championships to be held in Mexico from October 30 to November 2.
Top badminton players Nguyen Tien Minh and Vu Thi Trang will leave for Paris to take part in the Yonex Internationaux de France de Badminton on October 21 to 26.
Top Vietnamese striker Le Cong Vinh has signed a three-year contract with V-League champions Becamex Binh Duong, according to general director of the Binh Duong Sports-Football Jointstock Company, Cao Van Chong.
Nguyen Thanh Tam of Gao Hat Ngoc Troi took the sixth stage of the Nam Ky Khoi Nghia cycling tour yesterday.
Vu Thi Trang has jumped one place to 59th in the world rankings, the Badminton World Federation announced on Thursday.
Japanese coach Toshiya Miura has called up three new faces from the Olympic team for the national squad in preparation for the upcoming HCM City Football Cup in late October.
Liem fails to hit big time at Millionaire chess event in US
Vietnamese Grandmaster Le Quang Liem finished 21st at the 2014 Millionaire Chess Open on Wednesday with 5.5 points after nine rounds.
Van Nistelrooy and Pires to visit Viet Nam
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.

Teeing off at Da Lat's new luxury golf course
Teeing off at Da Lat's new luxury golf course

The Dalat at 1200 will be the home of the golf institute, the first for the Asian Tour, which is the official sanctioning body for professional golf in the region.

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Tan Son Nhat Airport on verge of overloading Tan Son Nhat Airport on verge of overloading

HCM City's Tan Son Nhat Airport will be stretched beyond capacity in the next two years, making construction of the new Long Thanh airport in Dong Nai Province more urgent than ever, experts warn.

BIDV teams up with Japanese banks to facilitate investment BIDV teams up with Japanese banks to facilitate investment

The Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with two Japanese banks, namely Minato Bank and the Bank of Yokohama (BOY).

Capital to host biotechnology fair Capital to host biotechnology fair

A three-day fair on technology and biological equipment will take place in the capital on October 21 organised by the National Agency for Science and Information Technology.

Rhino horn demand falls after campaign Rhino horn demand falls after campaign

Vietnamese demand for rhinoceros horns decreased by 38 per cent within a year after a campaign was launched against the practice.

My Lai survivor writes book My Lai survivor writes book

Pham Thanh Cong, 57, was one of only a dozen survivors of 1968's infamous My Lai massacre. More than four decades later, he has written a book about the mass murder, in which American soldiers killed 504 unarmed civilians.