Muscle Contest Viet Nam will be held for the first time at Military Zone 7 Competition Centre on August 19.
Initial statistics from the 30 districts and townships of the capital city show that Hanoians are taller by two to three cm compared to 10 years ago.
Coach Hoàng Anh Tuấn of Việt Nam U20 team said the upcoming friendly match between his team and Argentina on May 10 will be a dress rehearsal for the FIFA U20 World Cup set to transpire in South Korea between May and June 2017.
Hundreds of people flocked to Gia Viên, a village on the outskirts of Huế, early this morning to cheer the swinging chair game, called đu tiên in the Vietnamese language.
A master plan to develop the physical strength and height of Vietnamese people in the 2011-30 period is expected to help improve the quality of human resources for the cause of national modernisation and industrialisation and gradually enhance the quality and longevity of the Vietnamese people.
The sight of people crawling along Da Nang beach on their stomachs in the early morning draws the attention of passers-by. It is all part of the novel free exercise classes being run by 33-year-old Do Quang Anh to improve his community’s health. Thanh Tran reports.