Trang enters third round at worlds
Vu Thi Trang of Viet Nam had a walk over into the third round of the Badminton World Federation World Championships in Denmark yesterday.
Viet Nam will participate in the first World Xiangqi (Chinese Chess) Federation Tournament from August 29-31 in Berlin, Germany.
Overseas-based Vietnamese player Mac Hong Quan has joined Quang Nam FC after leaving Hung Vuong An Giang that have been relegated to V-League 2.
Viet Nam lost 3-5 to hosts Thailand in a penalty shoot-out in the final of the ASEAN Football Federation Under-19 Women's Championship in Bangkok yesterday.
Referee Tri to work on int'l friendly
FIFA referee Vo Minh Tri has been invited to officiate at an international friendly match between hosts South Korea and Venezuela on September 5 in Bucheon City.
Ninh Binh players sentenced to jail
Ninh Binh Province's People's Court yesterday handed down a 30-month jail term to midfielder Tran Manh Dung for match fixing and gambling offences committed in March.
Bodybuilders hunt titles in Macau
A national 26-strong team will leave for the Asian Bodybuilding Championships that open today in Macau.
Trang sails through to second round
Vietnamese female badminton ace Vu Thi Trang has reached the second round at the Li Ning World Badminton Championships which is taking place in Copenhagen, Denmark.
PVF U16 lose in final first leg
Viet Nam's representative at the Asia Champions Trophy, the PVF Under-16 team, yesterday lost 2-1 to Malaysia's Harimau Muda U-16 in the first leg of the final at the Thong Nhat Stadium.
Local sides face tough AFC ties
Ha Noi T&T and Vissai Ninh Binh are facing tough hurdles at their opponents' respective homecourts in the second leg of the Asian Football Federation Cup's quarter-final round today.
Quan to play for Quang Nam
Overseas-based Vietnamese player Mac Hong Quan has joined Quang Nam FC after leaving Hung Vuong An Giang that have been relegated to V-League 2.
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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President leads tribute to war hero who stood up to colonialism 1    President leads tribute to war hero who stood up to colonialism

President Truong Tan Sang yesterday attended a ceremony marking the 150th anniversary of the death of Truong Dinh, a national hero in the war against the French, in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang.

Viet Nam topple Japan in int'l Robocon finals Viet Nam topple Japan in int'l Robocon finals

The Lac Hong University Robocon team yesterday triumphed over their Japanese rival to take out this year's International Robocon contest in Pune, India.

How to eat to beat the heat: lessons from Asian tradition 2    How to eat to beat the heat: lessons from Asian tradition

At a recent English conversation get-together, I chose the topic - How to beat the heat? I also chose a second topic - Ways to calm down when one gets hot-headed.

Government refuses to give preferential policies to Vinalines in debt restructuring Government refuses to give preferential policies to Vinalines in debt restructuring

The Vietnamese Government will not make any preferential policies to support the Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) during its restructuring plan.

Vietnamese lions to roar again Vietnamese lions to roar again

In the near future, foreign-style stone lions with fierce looks, large paws and sharp teeth are expected to be removed from relics, pagodas and temples throughout the country.