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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PM meets acclaimed local mathematician PM meets acclaimed local mathematician

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday met Professor Ngo Bao Chau, the first Vietnamese to win the Fields Medal, the highest professional honour a mathematician can attain, and the Education Dialogue Group.

Scholars discuss East Sea dispute at int'l conference Scholars discuss East Sea dispute at int'l conference

The East Sea dispute will continue in the near future and urgent solutions should be found to manage the conflict and resolve it without force or the threat to use force and protect the rights of fishermen in traditional fishing grounds, an international conference that opened in HCM City yesterday agreed.

Police look into scam claims at pagoda Police look into scam claims at pagoda

Police are investigating rumors that a pagoda in Long Bien District is selling children for adoption.

A Vietnamese and a Chinese arrested for ivory smuggling A Vietnamese and a Chinese arrested for ivory smuggling

Customs officials have arrested a Chinese woman and a Vietnamese man at Suvarnabhumi Airport after they allegedly tried to smuggle out elephant tusks and ivory products worth about BAT9 million.

Places for a vacation: Son Doong Cave Places for a vacation: Son Doong Cave

Son Doong Cave in Viet Nam's Quang Binh Province has been suggested by the American news website huffingtonpost.com as one of the places to visit in 20 years.