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Cueist Cam makes history in Vietnam


Cueist Ma Minh Cam has made billiards history in Viet Nam, by being the country’s first representative in the semi-finals of the Three Cushion World Championship. Vietnamese cueist Ma Minh Cam. — Photo The 40-year-old defeated a leading player of Mexia, Texas, Javier Vera, 40-28 in the quarterfinals of the Championship in Santa Cruz, ... Read More »

HCM City win to lead national league


Defending champions HCM City 1 defeated Hà Nội 1 1-0 to remain on top of the National Women’s Football Championship, following their match yesterday in Nam Định Province. HCM City 1 (in red) beat Hà Nội 1 1-0 in their National Women’s Football Championship yesterday. — Photo VFF The only goal went to Phan Thị Trang at the 80th minute. ... Read More »

Khoi aims to become Int’l Grandmaster


15-year-old Vietnamese International Master (IM) Nguyễn Anh Khôi aims to become an International Grandmaster (IGM) next year. Nguyễn Anh Khôi (centre) receives money from the sponsor Nhất Nhất Pharmacy Group. — Photo Khôi spoke at the award ceremony held by the Việt Nam Chess Federation (VCF) on November 9 for his achievements in winning two gold medals at the ... Read More »

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau impressed by Vovinam


Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau looked deeply impressed by the Vovinam (Vietnamese traditional martial arts) performances at the banquet held by Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc on his official visit to Việt Nam from November 8-9. Trudeau learned about Vovinam history and enjoyed special demonstrations of kung fu. He expressed his love for the martial art’s flexible stances but ... Read More »

HCM City dismisses Fiard after big loss to Hanoi


VietNamNet Bridge – With just two matches left this season, V.League 1’s team HCM City have said goodbye to French coach Alain Fiard. French coach Alain Fiard (centre). — Photo The decision caught many fans by surprise, as the 58-year-old coach helped the team stay in the league. Moreover, Fiard’s contract with the team will be valid until the ... Read More »

VN wins gold at Asian boxing event


VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Thi Tam made Vietnamese boxing history after bringing home the gold medal at the Asian Women’s Amateur Boxing Championship which closed in HCM City on November 9. Nguyen Thi Tam celebrates after winning a gold medal at the Asian Women’s Amateur Boxing Championship, which wrapped up in HCM City on November 9. — Photo Tam ... Read More »

Vietnam Paragliding Open to open soon


VietNamNet Bridge – The Viet Nam Paragliding Open Championship will begin  on November 25 at Bu Hill, Nam Phuong Tien B Commune, Chuong My District in Ha Noi. High in a kite: The Viet Nam Paragliding Open Championship will start on November 25 in Chuong My District, Ha Noi. — Photo The event will attract about 80 paragliders from ... Read More »

Ly Hoang Nam falls in men’s doubles at F1 tourney


Ly Hoang Nam of Vietnam and Ti Chen of Chinese Taipei failed in the quarter-final match of the men’s doubles category at the Mens’ Futures F1 tennis tournament, Becamex IDC Cup held in the southern province of Binh Duong yesterday. Ly Hoang Nam. — Photo The duo lost to Miliaan Niesten of the Netherlands and Francesco Vilardo of Italy ... Read More »

Hanoi FC say goodbye to captain Marronkle


V.League 1 side Hanoi FC have said goodbye to captain Gonzalo Damian Marronkle after eight years of working together. Gonzalo Damian Marronkle. — Photo The 33-year-old Argentinean Marronkle has failed to recover from injuries which he sustained at the start of the season. Marronkle has played for Hanoi since 2009, and was handed the captain’s armband in 2014. During ... Read More »

Manchester United stars to come to Vietnam

Legendary Manchester United footballers Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes will come to Vietnam on November 19 to attend the opening ceremony of a football institute by the Promotion Fund of Vietnamese Football Talents Football Club (PVF). Ryan Giggs will be one of the managers at the institute. With his skills and experience, Giggs is expected to help young Vietnamese footballers ... Read More »