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AFC President congratulates Vietnam on fabulous win over Australia

President of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Salman Al Khalifa extended a congratulatory message to Standing Vice President of the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF), Tran Quoc Tuan, right after Vietnam achieveda historic 1-0 win over Australia at the ongoing AFC U23 Championship 2018 in Jiangshu, China. Quang Hai reacts after scoring a solitary goal for ... Read More »

Uy, Thien grab double title at Asia U14 tennis event

Vo Quoc Uy and Duong Thien Quang won the boys’ double category at the International Tennis Federation’s Asia U14&U Development Championship, Division 2, on January 13 in Ho Chi Minh City. Vietnamese tennis player Vo Quoc Uy (Photo: nld.com.vn) The host duo defeated Taym Alazmeh of Syria and Fadi Bidan of Lebanon 6-0, 6-4 in the final match. In the ... Read More »

Over 8,000 athletes attend HCM City Marathon 2018

More than 8,000 domestic and foreign runners participated in the Ho Chi Minh City Marathon 2018, which was held in the city on January 14. Participants of the Ho Chi Minh City Marathon 2018 Vietnamese runners triumphed in the tournament’s professional category. Runner Ngo Dung secured the first place in the men’s 42 km run with a time of 2:42, ... Read More »

Vietnam beats Australia 1-0 in AFC U23 tournament

Nguyen Quang Hai’s win brought Vietnam’s historic 1-0 victory over Australia in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U23 Championship on January 14, and opened a door to all Group D teams competing in the quarter-finals in Kunshan, China. Nguyen Quang Hai of Vietnam (second, left) kicks a ball during an Asian U23 Championship match between Vietnam and Australia in China ... Read More »

Transparency, youth training key to developing VN football

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has requested to make football a transparent sport, at a recent seminar to discuss Vietnam football in Hanoi. Supporters of S​ong Lam Nghe An FC in a V.League match (Photo webthethao.vn) It was the first conference in which the government leader asked concerned agencies to have answers in details to meet people’s demands and ... Read More »

Da Nang marathon opens

Early bird registration for the sixth Manulife Da Nang International Marathon on August 12 opens today. Vietnamese and Japanese runners celebrate after finishing the half marathon category at the Da Nang marathon in 2017.  Race organiser, the World Marathon Company and Pulse Active, said yesterday the number of runners would be limited at 5,000. This year, the marathon will offer ... Read More »

Uy advances to U14 class final match

No 1 seed Vo Quoc Uy booked a berth in the final of the International Tennis Federation Asia U14&U Development Championship, Division 2, after an easy win on Friday morning in HCM City. Vo Quoc Uy returns a ball to Rakib Hossain during their semi-final match on Thursday. — Photo nld.com.vn Uy, of the hosts, defeated Rakib Hossain of Bangladesh ... Read More »

Top Vietnamese athletes of 2017

Below are some of the outstanding athletes who contributed significantly to making 2017 a fruitful year for Vietnamese sport. Nguyen Thi Anh Vien (swimming) Swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien is among the brightest Vietnamese athletes in 2017. The “little mermaid” from Can Tho city produced an extraordinary 2017, winning two golds and one silver medal and breaking one record at ... Read More »

Supermodel Thanh Hang carries the torch for 2018 Winter Olympics

Vietnamese model Thanh Hang and actor Binh Minh joined a torch bearing ceremony to promote the 2018 Winter Olympics in the Republic of Korea (RoK) on January 11. Model Thanh Hang runs in -10 Celsius as she carries an Olympic torch in the RoK. The event promotes the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympic Games scheduled for February 9-25. Hang ... Read More »