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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VN smartphone hits shops 1    VN smartphone hits shops

Bkav Corporation yesterday launched the first made-in-Vietnam smartphone, Bphone, which was in development for more than four years.

CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security 2    CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security

The Civil Aviation Administration of Viet Nam (CAAV) has issued a plan for better management and prevention of theft of passengers' baggage and cargo, and to ensure aviation security.

Son makes Dad prize wheelchair 1    Son makes Dad prize wheelchair

Le Van Hoa works through his lunchtime at a workshop at the Hue College of Industry every day, despite the extreme heat. He is finalising an electric wheelchair designed for his father who was paralysed in a motorbike accident 12 years ago.

US show to shoot secret cave special 1    US show to shoot secret cave special

The American television network ABC (American Broadcasting Company) will make a live broadcast of a Good Morning America programme featuring one Viet Nam's natural wonders.

Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien 1    Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien

Nguyen Thi Anh Vien received a Labour Order third class, and a merit certificate from Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Monday.