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.


Environmental issues hinder new rural areas Environmental issues hinder new rural areas

In the five years since the Government put in place Decision No 49/QD-TTg on 19 criteria for new-style rural areas for the 2010-20 period, the majority of communes across the nation fail to meet the 17th criterion on environment. Both local and central authorities find it difficult to fill all five norms, as set down.

Baby vaccinations remain a cause for concern Baby vaccinations remain a cause for concern

Parents are concerned about post-vaccine reactions after the recent death of babies after receiving Quinvaxem vaccine, although the Health Ministry has repeatedly confirmed the safety of the vaccine.

Photos strengthen confidence of Mong girls Photos strengthen confidence of Mong girls

Wearing her most beautiful dress, Vu Thi Vu smiles broadly as she shows to her friends one of her photos which are on display at the Can Chu Phin secondary school in Meo Vac district of northernmost Ha Giang Province.

Lack of fire safety a risk in high-rises Lack of fire safety a risk in high-rises

Negligence and ignorance of fire safety regulations by both investors and residents at high-rise buildings have again come to the fore following the latest blaze in Ha Noi.