Ninh Binh's footballers get life ban
The Viet Nam Football Federation (VFF) yesterday announced that nine V-League players from Vissai Ninh Binh will be banned from playing for life due to their involvement in match fixing.
Despite falling short in the semi-finals of the 2014 AFF Suzuki Cup, Viet Nam's national football team would still receive a bonus of VND5 billion (US$240,000), the Viet Nam Football Federation (VFF) has confirmed.
For the first time in Viet Nam's history, a women's football team are set to play an overseas friendly.
Phuong helps HAGL to beat Chonburi FC
Striker Cong Phuong scored twice to help V-League side Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) beat Thai Premier League's first runner-up Chonburi FC 3-1 in their second friendly match yesterday.
VN rank 31st in beach football
Viet Nam's national beach football team are placed 31st in the latest rankings released by the Beach Soccer Worldwide (BSWW) federation.
Binh Duong set to shine in Super Cup
Defending V-League champions Becamex Binh Duong hope they will lift the National Super Cup's trophy for the third time when they meet National Cup winners Hai Phong in Binh Duong's Go Dau Stadium on Saturday.
Hoang to coach Hai Phong
Truong Viet Hoang will replace Dylan Kerr as the coach of the V-League side Hai Phong, the club's Chairman Tran Manh Hung announced.
VN to host women's football champs
Viet Nam are to host next year's ASEAN Football Federation Women's Championship.
Can Tho agree contract with Buu
V-League side XSKT Can Tho signed a three-year contract with goalkeeper Tran Buu Ngoc on Monday.
SHB Da Nang sign foreign players
SHB Da Nang has signed Melquiades Canderlario Gomez of Spain and Pejic Anto of Croatia in preparation for next year's V-League season.
Nam returns to competition
The Viet Nam Tennis Federation has decided to wipe Ly Hoang Nam's ban from all tennis competitions from 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.

Teed Off (Dec 14, 2014)

In a recent story, a golfer in South Africa got eaten by a crocodile while fishing for golf balls in a pond on the golf course. Yes, he was a bit stupid for being waist deep in water in an area known to be frequented by crocodiles.

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Russia economic gloom hurts tourism Russia economic gloom hurts tourism

The number of Russian tourists arriving in Viet Nam is expected to decline at the beginning of 2015, due to the devaluation of the ruble in Russia.

PM calls for police to remain vigilant 1    PM calls for police to remain vigilant

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday urged police nationwide to step up vigilance next year against the nefarious designs of hostile and criminal forces.

New detox policy sees theft decline 1    New detox policy sees theft decline

HCM City has seen a slight decrease in the number of thefts, robberies and drug sales two weeks after deciding to send drug addicts without a stable residence to two local centres, according to local police.

New sitcom draws teen viewers New sitcom draws teen viewers

5S Online, a popular new sitcom aimed at teenagers, demonstrates that the sitcom genre is catching on in Viet Nam.

Viet Nam faces forestry restructuring hurdles Viet Nam faces forestry restructuring hurdles

Viet Nam needs to tackle several major challenges in order to restructure its forestry sector, said Nguyen Xuan Quat, a professor at the Research Institute for Sustainable Forest Management and Forest Certification.