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.
Saigon Heat lose to Singapore Slingers
Saigon Heat suffered their first defeat at the 2014 Air Asia ASEAN Basketball League at OCBC Arena, Singapore, yesterday.
NGO evens the playing field for rural kids
With just balls and some simple objects, the FFAV's dedicated instructors created a wide range of games to help children learn skills as well as increase their knowledge. Children can join in football matches, or partake in drills combining thinking exercises with football skills.
Viet Nam outclassed as Gunners run riot
Tran Manh Dung scored for Viet Nam in their 7-1 loss to Arsenal at the My Dinh National Stadium in Ha Noi yesterday.
Training day
Arsenal players train at My Dinh National Stadium for their friendly match with Viet Nam's national team today.
Arsenal visitors impressed with VN
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said he was impressed with the Vietnamese football fans and believed that the sport's popularity in Viet Nam would grow stronger in the future.
U13 Song Lam Nghe An (SLNA) triumphed in the National Junior Football Tournament, Yamaha Cup, after beating U13 Viettel 1 2-1 in the final match in central Khanh Hoa Province.
SHB Da Nang became the new champions of the national U17 football championship after beating PVF HCM City 10-9 in penalty shootout at Thong Nhat Stadium in HCM City yesterday.
Arsenal players ready for Asia
English football club Arsernal has shortlisted 24 players to tour Asia this summer.
Dong Tam Long An's Argentinian coach Marcelo Zuleta has been fired after his side suffered two humiliating defeats in succession in the V-League.
The National Cup is in the spotlight today with quarterfinal matches after nearly four months, with the big names as favourites to make it through.

Highlight

Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water 1    Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water

By the time Nguyen Thi Thung, grey-haired and sporting traditional ba ba brown clothes, stops her motorbike near the gates of Ha Noi Cancer Hospital, patients, relatives and street vendors holding empty bottles are already queued up.

Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane

The national flagship carrier Vietnam Airlines held a ceremony on July 2 to receive its first Airbus 350-900 aircraft and announce its upgrade service quality programme and new brand identifying system, marking a major step in bringing the airline into the international arena.

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.

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.