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World Cup fever heats up in Vietnam

World Cup 2018 is taking place Russia. The event’s atmosphere is bustling not only in the host country, or countries whose teams are competing at the event but also in Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City.  browser not support iframe. Passionate for the king sport, Nhã and Huy have never missed any matches, no matter if ... Read More »

VCCI football tournament to start in Hanoi next week

The National Enterprises’ Football Championship, the VCCI Cup 2018, will kick off on June 23 in Hanoi. The National Enterprises’ Football Championship – VCCI Cup 2018 is scheduled to kick off on June 23 in Hanoi — Photo The event is set to feature 32 amateur football teams from across the country. The teams, representatives from enterprises nationwide, will ... Read More »

Vietnamese boxer Tran Van Thao ranks 40th in world

Vietnamese boxer Tran Van Thao has jumped 51 spots from 91 to 40 in the rankings of World Boxing Confederation in the men’s 52kg category. Vietnamese boxer Tran Van Thao — Photo It is the highest ranking ever for a Vietnamese boxer. Thao, nicknamed the Trigger, was awarded Boxer of the Year for 2017 by the World Boxing Council ... Read More »

Hanako Kawasaki wins national amateur golf open

Japanese-Vietnamese Hanako Kawasaki claimed victory at the National Amateur Golf Open on Monday at the SAM Tuyen Lam Resort in Da Lat. The National Amateur Golf Open’s winners. — Photo The 18-year-old beat strong rivals from Hong Kong, Singapore and Viet Nam, including Leung Isabella, Chen Callista and Nguyen Thao My. The newly-crowned champion also overcame a wrist injury ... Read More »

English cup draw will be held in Vietnam

Former professional footballers Steve McManaman, Lois Saha and Dennis Wise will arrive in Vietnam on Friday to carry out the draw for the Caraboa Cup. Viet Nam will host the draw for the first round of the League Cup on Friday. — Photo The trio, who all won the competition playing for Liverpool, Manchester United and Chelsea respecitively, will ... Read More »

HCM City to broadcast live World Cup action on big screens

HCM City will be showing the opening ceremony and World Cup fixtures on big screens along the pedestrian zone on Nguyen Hue Street, the municipal People’s Committee has announced. HCM City people can see World Cup on Nguyen Hue Street. — Photo Vehicles are prohibited from the street from 6pm-midnight. Live music performances and expert opinions will also be ... Read More »

Vietnamese football fans rush to Russia for long-awaited World Cup

2018 World Cup donning jerseys and caps of their favourite teams crowded the Noi Bai international airport on June 13 morning, waiting to board their planes to Russia, where the 2018 World Cup will be kicked off on June 14. Vietnamese football supporters captured in a stadium  They shared a highly excited mood, looking forward to the moment they can ... Read More »

VN lose to Japan at Asian volleyball event

VietNamNet Bridge – Japan crushed Vietnam 3-0 in the third match of Group A of the 2018 Asian LienVietPostBank Women’s U19 Volleyball Championship. Japan vs Vietnam in the third match of Group A of the 2018 Asian LienVietPostBank Women’s U19 Volleyball Championship on June 12. — Photo: VNN The match was held in the northern province of Bac Ninh on ... Read More »

2018 FIFA World Cup mascot made of egg shells

A resident in HCMC has created a version of the 2018 FIFA World Cup mascot, Zabivaka the Wolf, out of egg shells. Nguyen Thanh Tam, a retired teacher from Go Vap District, produced the eggshell mascot version, his third so far, following the production of his first version in 2010 and his second in 2014. “Egg shells can be turned ... Read More »