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Ironman 2019 officially launched

VietNamNet Bridge – Registration for the fifth annual Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championship 2019 tournament has officially kicked off. Registration for the fifth annual Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championship 2019 tournament has officially kicked off in Da Nang City. — Photo baophapluat.vn The total prize for professional athletes at the tournament is $75,000. Besides the main prize, ... Read More »

ASIAD 2018: Vietnam stands at 17th place in medal tally

The Vietnamese delegation pocketed a total of 4 gold, 16 silver and 18 bronze medals, finishing 17th in the tally of the 2018 Asian Games (ASIAD) in Indonesia by 9.30pm on September 1. The match for the bronze medal between Vietnam (in red) and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the men’s football of ASIAD 18 on September 1 Vietnam ... Read More »

Vietnam Television earns broadcast rights for AFF Suzuki Cup 2018

Vietnam Television (VTV) has won the rights to broadcast all 28 matches of the 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup, which is scheduled for November 8 to December 12, as announced by the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF). Accordingly, Lagardère Sports, the official football supplier of the 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup, agreed to sell the broadcast rights to VTV, Lao National Television (TV ... Read More »

ASIAD 2018: Vietnamese delegation receive warm welcome at home

The Vietnamese sport delegation attending the 2018 Asian Games (ASIAD) in Indonesia returned home in the warm welcome of thousands of fans in Hanoi on September 2. Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien (L) presents flowers to head coach of the Olympic men’s football team Park Hang-seo The delegation arrived at the Noi Bai International Airport at ... Read More »

ASIAD 2018: Vietnam in 15th place on 12th competition day

Vietnamese athletes earned three more bronze medals in athletics and kurash on August 30, standing at the 15th place in the medal tally on the 12th day of the ongoing 2018 Asian Games (ASIAD) in Indonesia. Vu Thi Men leapt 13.93m in the women’s triple jump to win a bronze medal for Vietnam at ASIAD 18 (Source: plo.vn) Runners Nguyen ... Read More »

ASIAD 2018: Foreign news outlets hail Vietnamese squad’s brave run

Though the Olympic Vietnam squad lost 1 – 3 to the Republic of Korea in the ASIAD 2018 men’s football semifinals on August 29 but they have left great impression on international media with their fighting spirit until the last minute. The Olympic Vietnam squad lost 1 – 3 to the Republic of Korea in the ASIAD 2018 men’s football ... Read More »

Cuiest Chien: from poor child to world champion

VietNamNet Bridge – Tran Quyet Chien, 35, has become the first Vietnamese cueist to ever win the top prize at the Billiards World Cup after beating his countryman Ngo Dinh Nai 40-39 in the final of the recent Three-Cushion Carom Billiards World Cup held in HCM City. Thanh Nga talks to him about his career. World champion: Vietnamese cueist Tran ... Read More »

VFF affirms trade rights with national teams

VietNamNet Bridge – The Viet Nam Football Federation (VFF) has affirmed its trade rights with national teams following the success of the Viet Nam Olympic team at the ongoing Asian Games (ASIAD) 2018 in Indonesia. Viet Nam Olympic team seen at the Asian Games in Indonesia. — Photo vff.org.vn The Federation said that it is the only unit in the ... Read More »

Hanoi sets sight on hosting Formula 1 race

A meeting to bring the Formula One race, one of the most watched sport in the world, to Hanoi is expected to take place this week, VnExpress reported.  Illustrative photo. In the mid of 2017, Hanoi’s leaders for the first time mentioned that the city was negotiating to host the world famous sport event.  A year later, Hanoi sought support ... Read More »