Top Vietnamese badminton player Nguyen Tien Minh dropped one place to 18th in the world badminton rankings, the sport's governing body announced on Thursday.
Viet Nam will take part in the Southeast Asian (SEA) Table Tennis Championships in Phnom Penh, Cambodia today.
Five Vietnamese players will participate in the Asian Youth Chess Championship in New Delhi, India from November 6-14.
Athletes who won medals in the recent Asian Games 17th (ASIAD) and Asian Para Games (APG) in Incheon, South Korea were awarded cash prizes totalling over VND1.3 billion (US$61,000) in Ha Noi on Thursday.
Myanmar's Ayeyawady United overcame Laos' Attapeu 5-4 in a penalty shootout following a 1-1 draw in normal time in the opening match of the Mekong Football Championships, which is taking place at Go Dau Stadium in the southern province of Binh Duong.
Taekwondo VN win first gold at world taekwondo event
Chau Tuyet Van, Nguyen Thi Le Kim and Nguyen Thuy Xuan Linh won the U30 women's team gold at the ninth WTF World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships in Aguascalientes, Mexico, yesterday.
Viet Nam won the silver medal after losing to Malaysia 6-4 in the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Beach Football Championship final in Kuantan, Pahang Darulmakmur, Malaysia, on Wednesday.
Fourth-seeded Saigon Heat lost to top-seeded Westports Malaysia Dragons 90-108 in the first game of the 2014 AirAsia ASEAN Basketball League playoff round in MABA Gymnasium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Wednesday.
A volleyball tournament in the National Sports Games will be held from December 7-15 in Nam Dinh, Thai Binh and Ha Nam provinces.
Dwight Yorke to visit Viet Nam
Dwight Yorke, the Trinidad&Tobago striker who helped Manchester United win the 1999 European Champions League title, will come to Viet Nam on November 7 to join in a national street football tournament, the BIDV Manchester United Cup 2014.
VFF reduce Dong's ban from competition due to good attitude
The Viet Nam Football Federation (VFF) on Tuesday decided to reduce Tran Dinh Dong's ban of Song Lam Nghe An to November 1 instead of December 31.
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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PM's India visit to bolster strategic ties 4    PM's India visit to bolster strategic ties

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung begins an official visit to India today, aiming to consolidate the strategic partnership between both countries and take it to new heights.

Law to ease real estate restrictions 1    Law to ease real estate restrictions

Most National Assembly members yesterday agreed that the amended Housing Law should allow more foreigners to be eligible to buy or own houses in Viet Nam.

National team in training ahead of AFC challenge 1    National team in training ahead of AFC challenge

The Japanese coach of Viet Nam's national football team, Toshyia Miura, says that fitness and tactics will be his priorities in a 10-day training camp in the southern province of Binh Duong.

Bear bile tourism shuts down in Ha Long Bear bile tourism shuts down in Ha Long

Bear bile tourism in the northern province of Quang Ninh's Ha Long City has finally been shut down, according to the non-governmental organisation Education for Nature – Viet Nam (ENV).

Artist restores traditional values through paper Artist restores traditional values through paper

Artist Phan Hai Bang, who created a very special type of paper called truc chi, is now working with his team to bring back what he calls "old values" in a really big way.