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.
Vietnamese teams out of AFC Cup
Not a single Vietnamese football club was left standing in the Asian Football Confederation Cup after Ha Noi T&T lost in Lebanon on Tuesday.
Amateurs to take part in Heineken
Amateurs will be competing in the 2014 Heineken World Golfers Championship Qualifiers to be held at Montgomerie Links Golf Course in Quang Nam Province next Saturday.
Vietnamese cueists to compete in World Cup event
Viet Nam will take part in a 3-cushion World Cup championship in Porto, Portugal, from September 8 to 14.
Masters set for chess world champs
Viet Nam will participate in the first World Xiangqi (Chinese Chess) Federation Tournament from August 29-31 in Berlin, Germany.
U19 women finish runners-up
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.
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.