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Vietnam’s U23 football team ready to play Pakistan at ASIAD 2018

Vietnam’s U23 football team and its coach Park Hang Seo on August 13 trained to prepare for a game with Pakistan on August 14’s afternoon in Group D in the men’s football at the Asian Games (ASIAD) 2018 in Indonesia. Vietnam’s U23 football team is ready for a game with Pakistan Eighteen players and two goalkeepers joined the training which ... Read More »

Binh Duong Int’l Three-Cushion Billiards Tourney to be held this week

The International Three-Cushion Carom Billiards Tournament BTV-Becamex IJC Cup 2018 will take place in the southern province of Binh Duong from August 16-18, gathering 64 cueists from Vietnam, the Republic of Korea, Japan, and the Netherlands. Cueist Ngo Dinh Nai is one of the 59 Vietnamese players at the three-cushion carom billiards tournament in Binh Duong (Photo: Among the ... Read More »

Pencak silat – Vietnam’s golden hope at ASIAD 2018

Vietnamese pencak silat athletes will compete at the 2018 Asian Games (ASIAD) for the first time and are expected to bring home gold medals.  Vietnamese pencak silat athletes are scheduled to officially compete from August 23-29 at ASIAD 2018.  Tran Duc Phan, head of the Vietnamese delegation to ASIAD 2018, said over the past 20 years, Vietnam has proven its ... Read More »

Vietnam’s football squad of 20 players for ASIAD announced

Head coach Park Hang-seo has announced the men’s football squad of 20 players who will compete in the 2018 Asian Games (ASIAD) in Indonesia later this month.  Defender Doan Van Hau celebrates after scoring the winning goal against Oman 1-0 in the U23 International Football Championship – Vinaphone Cup 2018. He is one of the 20 players to compete in ... Read More »

Vietnam to hold ceremony to see off athletes to ASIAD 2018

A ceremony to see off the Vietnamese delegation to the 2018 Asian Games (ASIAD 2018) in Indonesia will take place at 7pm on August 9, according to the Vietnam National Olympic Committee and Vietnam Sports Administration. Marksman Hoang Xuan Vinh, one of the most prominent athletes of Vietnam at ASIAD 2018  (Source: The delegation will consist of 523 people, ... Read More »

No 1 seed Liem lose in United Arab Emirates

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam’s top chess player Le Quang Liem suffered unexpected loss in the first round of the 25th Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival in the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday. Le Quang Liem. — Photo Liem, who has an Elo rating of 2,727, was the No 1 seed of the event and lost to young talent VS ... Read More »

Michael Owen shows interest in Vietnamese football talents

Ex-football star Michael Owen is due to make his presence in Vietnam on August 13-14 to have a fan exchange as part of an event launched by a technology company involving his investment. His primary goal during this trip to Vietnam is to seek for the training of young Vietnamese talents as the 33-year-old British striker is destined to land ... Read More »

Two records at national youth athletics champs

VietNamNet Bridge – Two new national records were made at the National Youth Athletics Championship which concluded in HCM City on August 8. Athletes compete at the National Youth Athletics Championship in HCM City. — Photo Nguyen Duc Son of Hanoi set a new record in the men’s 400m hurdles with a time of 52.41secs, beating the old record ... Read More »

Minh wins first round of Viet Nam Open

VietNamNet Bridge – Top Vietnamese badminton player Nguyen Tien Minh won the men’s singles, first round of the Yonex – Sunrise Viet Nam Open 2018 which opened in HCM City on August 7. Vietnamese top badminton player Nguyen Tien Minh. — Photo Minh, world No 58, beat Henrikho Kho Wibowo of Indonesia, world No 224, 21-14, 21-16 after 26 ... Read More »

Lam disqualified for Asian Games

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam’s head coach Park Hang-seo has announced his final 20-man squad for the upcoming Asian Games (ASIAD) in Indonesia. Goal keeper Dang Van Lam (middle).— Photo Notably, the coach left Vietnamese-Russian goalkeeper Dang Van Lam out of the squad in favour of Bui Tien Dung and Nguyen Van Hoang. Park’s decision made fans surprised as Lam, ... Read More »