Viet Nam won three golds, four silvers and one bronze to be ranked second at the 6th World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships which wrapped up in Russia on Sunday.
International Grand Master Le Quang Liem will compete in the Dortmund Sparkassen Chess Meeting in Germany on July 21-31.
Minh grabs silver at US Open
HCM City played hosts Ha Noi at the National Handball Championship men's opening match at Thanh Tri Gymnasium yesterday.
Da Nang will host the National U-17 Football Championship at Chi Lang Stadium on July 15-24, the organising committee announced yesterday.
Increasingly frequent power cuts in the capital city as temperatures rise have been causing consternation among people watching World Cup football matches on TV.
With outstanding performances, Vietnamese swimmers won three golds, two silvers, four bronzes and broke two records in the first day of competition at the 34th Southeast Asian (SEA) Age Groups Swimming Championships in Los Banos, Laguna in the Philippines on Thursday.
Army shooters grab two golds
Sharpshooter Nguyen Thi Phuong of the Army team won gold in the women's individual 50m prone rifle in the first day of the National Top Shooters Championship yesterday. Phuong did her best to record 584 points in 60 shots, beating off Hai Duong's Nguyen Thi Hoa, who came in second with 581.
More than 100 fencers from seven teams nationwide will take part in the National Fencing Championship at Ha Noi's Quan Ngua Sports Palace as part of the sixth National Sports Festival today.
Viet Nam national women's football team coach Chen Yun Fat finished his tenure at the end of February. The Chinese coach's contract with the Viet Nam Football Federation expired in February after two years working in the country.
Hai Dong and Vietcombank Da Nang made it to the final round of the Budweiser 6v6 International Cup Qualifiers after finishing on top in the central region qualifiers in Da Nang on Saturday. Thirty-two teams participated in the central region qualifiers in a round robin tournament divided into eight groups.

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Wild peach branches disappear as demand rises Wild peach branches disappear as demand rises

It's hard to find ancient wild peach branches on sale in the northern mountainous province of Son La, due to their overexploitation by the local people.

Flower Road to be opened today Flower Road to be opened today

The Flower Road in HCM City's Ham Nghi Street will be opened to the public at 7pm today. Viet Nam News photographer Van Dat presents different images of the Flower Road, as seen through his lens.

Vietnamese consumer confidence "largely intact": Economist Vietnamese consumer confidence "largely intact": Economist

Vietnamese consumers started 2015 with their confidence broadly unchanged after a tumultuous 2014, ANZ Bank Economist Glenn Maguire said in a recent report.

Viet Nam ranks 10th worldwide in remittances Viet Nam ranks 10th worldwide in remittances

Viet Nam was among the top 10 countries in the world with the largest amount of remittances from abroad last year, with around US$12 billion, according to the Western Union company, which handles money transfers worldwide.

Viet Nam sit at 137th in world football rankings Viet Nam sit at 137th in world football rankings

Viet Nam jumped up four steps in international football rankings, according to FIFA's latest list.