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Arsenal ambassador Sol Campbell to visit HCM City

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VietNamNet Bridge – Former England and Arsenal player Sol Campbell sent a message to Vietnamese football fans through Arsenal’s Facebook page yesterday. Former football player Sol Campbell will visit HCM City in mid-November. — Photo plo.vn In his video Campbell said he “was very excited to come to Viet Nam and let’s make it a ... Read More »

Park takes charge, VN look to beat Afghanistan

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VietNamNet Bridge – Park Hang-seo is confident of securing a win for Viet Nam in his first match as coach in today’s 2019 Asian Cup qualifier clash against Afghanistan. Vietnamese players train for their Asian Cup qualification match against Afghanistan. — Photo thethaovanhoa.vn Speaking at a press conference yesterday in Ha Noi, the South Korean expert said Viet Nam met ... Read More »

Nam seeded No 6 at Viet Nam F2 event

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VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam’s top player Ly Hoang Nam is seeded No 6 at the Viet Nam F2 Men’s Futures tennis tournament, which began yesterday in Binh Duong Province. Ly Hoang Nam is No 6 seed at the Viet Nam F2 Futures in Binh Duong Province. — Photo plo.vn Nam, whose latest world ranking is No 552, nine places ... Read More »

Vietnamese cueist wins bronze at World Championship

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Ma Minh Cam of Viet Nam secured a bronze medal at the Three Cushion World Championship, which ended in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, on Sunday. Ma Minh Cam of Viet Nam (second, right) poses with his bronze and other medallists at the Three Cushion World Championship, which ended in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, on Sunday. — Photo kozoom.com Cam, who was the ... Read More »

Ly Hoang Nam enters F1 semi-final

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Vietnamese top tennis player Lý Hoàng Nam booked a slot to compete in yesterday’s semi-final of the singles at the Mens’ Futures F1 tennis tournament, Becamex IDC Cup, held in the southern province of Bình Dương. Nam, world No 543, defeated Blake Ellis of Australia, world No 694, 7-5, 6-7, 6-3 in the quarter-final match after two hours and eight ... Read More »

Quang Nam enjoys 2-0 win, sits atop V.League

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Quảng Nam FC topped the V.League again after beating Quảng Ninh Coal 2-1 yesterday during a late match of the 24th round. Quảng Nam players celebrate their 2-1 win over Quảng Ninh yesterday. — Photo baonghean.vn The match was delayed twice because of the recent Damsey typhoon, which harmed Quảng Nam Stadium’s field, which was ruled not qualified for holding ... Read More »

Sports visionary carves a Vietnamese niche

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Born in Việt Nam in 1971, Nguyễn and his family moved to the US four years later. He grew up in Kansas City and worked in Houston prior to moving back to his hometown of HCM City. An overseas Vietnamese returns to his birthplace and starts the country’s first-ever professional sports academy and basketball league. When he was young, Nguyễn ... Read More »

Woman storms male basketball club bastion

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Vietnamese businesswoman Tracy Thư Lương, is first and only female club owner of the Vietnam Basketball Association (VBA). Lương’s team, the Thang Long Warriors – the sixth and newest addition to the VBA League – tops the ranking with eight victories and a 73 per cent win rate, even ahead of seasoned rival Saigon Heat. Tracy Thư Lương and her ... Read More »

Thang Long Warriors and Cantho Catfish enter VBA final

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Thang Long Warriors and Cantho Catfish have both booked spots in the Viet Nam Basketball Association (VBA) League final. Cantho Catfish battle Saigon Heat in the southern province of Can Tho on Saturday. In the second game of the event’s playoff round held at the Hanoi University of Science and Technology’s Gymnasium yesterday, the Warriors defeated Hanoi Buffaloes 69-58 to ... Read More »

VN triumph at SEA age group swimming champs

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Viet Nam topped the Southeast Asian (SEA) Age Group Swimming Championship which concluded at the Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex Swimming Pool in Brunei yesterday. Nguyen Huu Kim Son (centre). — Photo sggp.org.vn Vietnam earned a total of 51 golds, 27 silvers and 13 bronzes to take the lead in the medal tally. On the last day of competition, Vietnamese ... Read More »