Cong sets record with lifting gold
Le Van Cong won Viet Nam's first gold medal in the Asian Para-Games in Incheon, South Korea yesterday.
HCM City's Huynh Mai Huynh secured the yellow jersey of the Nam Ky Khoi Nghia cycling event which ended last Saturday.
Defender Nguyen Minh Tung signed a three-year contract with Quang Ninh Coal after he was called to the national team which will compete at next month's ASEAN Football Federation Cup.
The Vietnamese women's team won the bronze medal at the Asian Beach Handball Championships in Hong Kong by defeating the host, 2-0, in the battle for third place last Saturday. The team will return home today. Meanwhile, Viet Nam will take part in the World Poomsae Championships to be held in Mexico from October 30 to November 2.
Top badminton players Nguyen Tien Minh and Vu Thi Trang will leave for Paris to take part in the Yonex Internationaux de France de Badminton on October 21 to 26.
Top Vietnamese striker Le Cong Vinh has signed a three-year contract with V-League champions Becamex Binh Duong, according to general director of the Binh Duong Sports-Football Jointstock Company, Cao Van Chong.
Nguyen Thanh Tam of Gao Hat Ngoc Troi took the sixth stage of the Nam Ky Khoi Nghia cycling tour yesterday.
Vu Thi Trang has jumped one place to 59th in the world rankings, the Badminton World Federation announced on Thursday.
Japanese coach Toshiya Miura has called up three new faces from the Olympic team for the national squad in preparation for the upcoming HCM City Football Cup in late October.
Weightlifters vie for Olympic tickets at world championships
Vietnamese weightlifters will try to secure their Olympic berths at the coming world championships to be held in Almaty, Kazakhstan, from November 4 to 16.
Liem fails to hit big time at Millionaire chess event in US
Vietnamese Grandmaster Le Quang Liem finished 21st at the 2014 Millionaire Chess Open on Wednesday with 5.5 points after nine rounds.
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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Oil tanker towed to safety after pirate hijacking attack Oil tanker towed to safety  after pirate hijacking attack

Vietnamese oil tanker Sunrise 689 that was hijacked by pirates was towed to Vung Tau safely on Saturday.

Credit quality of Viet Nam banks has improved: Moody's Credit quality of Viet Nam banks has improved: Moody's

The credit quality of Vietnamese banks has improved, thanks to the combination of macroeconomic stability and improved governance, Moody's said on Thursday.

VN reconsiders ban on French beef VN reconsiders ban on French beef

Viet Nam is reviewing the possibility of opening of its market to French beef, which was banned from the country for 16 years because of mad cow disease.

Visitors enjoy mixture of VN, S Korean dishes at craft fair Visitors enjoy mixture of VN, S Korean dishes at craft fair

The culinary arts of South Korea and Viet Nam were honoured here on Friday as part of the 2014 Ha Noi Traditional Craft Village Festival.