The second Asian Para Games wrapped up in Incheon, South Korea yesterday, with Viet Nam ranking tenth in the medal standings.
Vietnamese top player Nguyen Tien Minh has returned to the world top 20, the Badminton World Federation announced on Thursday.
Vietnamese Grandmaster Le Quang Liem ranked second with four points at the ongoing Spice Cup Open 2014 in Missouri in the United States after winning the fourth and fifth round yesterday.
The eighth Basketball League for Ha Noi Primary School Students will be held this weekend.
Viet Nam jump to 136th in FIFA rankings
Viet Nam have jumped six places to 136th in the International Federation of Football Association's (FIFA) rankings for October, despite not playing any matches last month.
Semi-finalists decided in local cup
Thanh Nien's U21s drew with Thailand's U21s 1-1 to send both teams through to the semi-finals of the Thanh Nien International Football Tournament last night.
Volleyball comp kicks off
Duo Nguyen Thi Mai and Hoang Thi Thanh Huyen of Hai Phong beat Trinh Thi Ngoc Huyen and Ho Thi Ngoc Han of HCM City's Tan Binh 2 team 21-19, 24-22 in the opening round of the women's event at the National Beach Volleyball Championships on My Khe Beach yesterday.
VN top SE Asian vovinam champs
Viet Nam took the lead in the first day of the third Southeast Asian Vovinam Championships in Nay Pyi Taw in Myanmar on Wednesday, winning five golds, four silvers and one bronze medal.
Grandmaster Liem ties in Spice Cup
Vietnamese top chess player Le Quang Liem tied with Canadian Razvan Preotu in the third round of the ongoing Spice Cup Open 2014 in Missouri in the United States.
Tung wins fifth Asian Para gold
Vietnamese swimmer Vo Thanh Tung won his fifth straight gold medal in the ongoing Para Games in Incheon, South Korea yesterday, putting him in the running for the best athlete award.
Saigon Heat enter ASEAN basketball playoffs
The Saigon Heat yesterday beat the Indonesia Warriors, 75-73, at BritAma Arena in Jakarta, Indonesia to gain a ticket to the 2014 AirAsia ASEAN Basketball League playoff round.
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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Woman steps up in fight to tackle drugs 2    Woman steps up in fight to tackle drugs

Since for Le Thi Nga "to live is to give," she thought nothing about joining the neighbourhood watch in her fourth quarter in District 1's Cau Kho Ward in 2009.

Tan Son Nhat Airport on verge of overloading 1    Tan Son Nhat Airport on verge of overloading

HCM City's Tan Son Nhat Airport will be stretched beyond capacity in the next two years, making construction of the new Long Thanh airport in Dong Nai Province more urgent than ever, experts warn.

BIDV teams up with Japanese banks to facilitate investment BIDV teams up with Japanese banks to facilitate investment

The Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with two Japanese banks, namely Minato Bank and the Bank of Yokohama (BOY).

My Lai survivor writes book 1    My Lai survivor writes book

Pham Thanh Cong, 57, was one of only a dozen survivors of 1968's infamous My Lai massacre. More than four decades later, he has written a book about the mass murder, in which American soldiers killed 504 unarmed civilians.

Imported brews, grub at Ha Noi's Oktoberfest 1    Imported brews, grub at Ha Noi's Oktoberfest

A celebration of Germany's Oktoberfest will be held in Ha Noi on Thursday and Friday.