The Badminton World Federation has delayed all tournaments scheduled in May to July due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
An ethnic-minority village in the Central Highlands province of Lâm Đồng has become well-known for its title “village with 3-nos” (no drinking, no smoking and no social evils) thanks to a concerted communal effort that commenced over a dozen years ago.
Yukino Nakai of Japan, world No 156, beat Linh, world No 47, 2-0 (21-13, 21-18) in the final.
Many of Việt Nam's top athletes were born in the Year of the Rat and a lot is expected of them this lunar year, with the Olympics and World Cup qualification on the horizon.
Việt Nam badminton legend Nguyễn Tiến Minh is targeting a spot at the Tokyo Olympics, hoping to make it his fourth appearance at the games.