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HDBank chess tournament attracts 271 players

A total of 271 players from 21 countries and territories have registered to participate in the annual HDBank International Open Chess Tournament, slated for March 10 – 15 in Hanoi.   GM Le Quang Liem The organising board said at a press conference in Hanoi on March 8 that among the participants, 132 will compete in ... Read More »

Vietnam U16 team beat Laos at ASEAN event

The Viet Nam national U16 team came from behind to defeat Laos 2-1 in the international friendly tournament ASEAN 2018 held in Miyazaki, Japan, yesterday. Viet Nam national U16 team. — Photo vff.org.vn Laos made a good start with the goal of striker Chony Wenpaserth in the 16th minute. Viet Nam launched counter attacks but they failed to earn any ... Read More »

Ly Hoang Nam enters men’s doubles final of Indian event

Vietnamese top tennis player Ly Hoang Nam entered the final of men’s doubles category of the India F2 Futures tennis tournament in Kolkata yesterday. Ly Hoang Nam. — Photo zing.vn Nam paired with Carlos Boluda Purkiss of Spain to beat the rivals from hosts Sidharth Rawat and Manish Sureshkumar 6-4, 6-2 in the semi-final match. Nam and his teammate will ... Read More »

2,300 runners to compete in Dalat Ultra Trail

More than 2,300 runners will compete in the Dalat Ultra Trail 2018 to be held in Lac Duong District in the Central Highliands province of Lam Dong on March 16-18. More than 2,300 runners will compete in the Dalat Ultra Trail 2018. — Photo thethaohcm.vn Participants will compete in 70km, 42km, 21km and 10km races. Joining the 70km trail earns ... Read More »

HCM City seeks FIDE’s further cooperation in chess development

Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan proposed that the World Chess Federation design suitable cooperation forms to help the city boost the development of the sports, especially in schools. Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan (R) hosts President of the World Chess Federation (FIDE) Kirsan Ilyumzhinov (Source: sggp.org.vn) ... Read More »

National volleyball championship to begin in April

VietNamNet Bridge – The National Volleyball Championship’s first round this year is scheduled from April 10-21, the event’s organising board announced on Wednesday. Twenty teams will compete in the National Volleyball Championship’s first round from April 10-21. — Photo thethaovietnam.vn Group A matches will take place in the northern province of Hai Duong’s Gymnasium, while Group B matches will be ... Read More »

Ali Khademi to compete for An Giang

VietNamNet Bridge – Gao Hat Ngoc Troi An Giang will enjoy the participation of cyclist Ali Khademi from Iran at the HCM City Television Cycling Tournament later this month. Ali Khademi. — Photo thanhnien.vn Khademi was the gold medallist at the Asian U23 Championship in 2013. The 26-year-old competed for Iran’s national team and several professional teams in Iran. Additionally, ... Read More »

SHB Da Nang sign contract with Cameroon’s midfielder

VietNamNet Bridge – SHB Da Nang have signed a contract with Cameroon’s midfielder, Louis Epassi Ewonde, to prepare for the national premier league. Louis Epassi Ewonde. — Photo zing.vn Prior to Da Nang, Ewonde had trained and competed for the mountainous football team, Hoang Anh Gia Lai, in BTV Cup 2018. The 29-year-old is expected to help Da Nang strengthen ... Read More »