National table tennis champs start today

The 38th National Table Tennis Championships is scheduled to start this evening in HCM City. – Photo HCM CITY — The 38th National Table Tennis Championships are scheduled to start Tuesday evening in HCM City, featuring 178 athletes from 19 teams nationwide. A total of VNĐ362 million (US$15,700) in...

No spectators for rest of PGA Tour season

National table tennis champs attracts record number of players

Real Madrid one win from La Liga crown after beating Granada

Sài Gòn coach recommends four players for coach Park

Eight teams set for national women’s football championship

National Women’s Football Cup kicks off

MLS tournament game postponed one day after new virus case

Striker Phượng shines to help HCM City FC beat Quảng Ninh

Injury crisis hobbles Hà Nôi FC

STRUGGLING: Hà Nội FC’s Trần Văn Kiên on the ball against Viettel in the V.League 1 on Sunday. Photo courtesy of VPF Peter Cowan HÀ NỘI — After an all-conquering, triple-winning 2019 season, Hà Nôi FC’s title defence is in tatters. The V.League 1 champions have taken eight points from a possible 18 since the […] Read more »

Hanoi plans to hold F1 Grand Prix in late November

Hanoi is in the midst of thoroughly evaluating and negotiating with relevant organisations in an effort to host the debut Vietnam Formula One (F1) Grand Prix in late November of this year. Read more »

Star striker’s goal fails to help Ho Chi Minh City FC level in V-League home game

A goal by star striker Nguyen Cong Phuong proved to be not enough for Ho Chi Minh City FC to turn the tables in their 1-2 loss to Binh Duong FC at the Vietnamese top-flight professional football tournament V-League 1 on Monday night. Many fans expected that the Ho Chi Minh City-based club would clinch a […] Read more »

World Cup 2022 organisers to cut staff: sources

Doha — The organisers of the 2022 World Cup will lay off an undisclosed number of staff as gas-rich Qatar cuts costs amid the coronavirus economic downturn, several sources have told AFP. The job losses, which have not previously been reported, follow similar redundancies at state-run organisations including Qatar Petroleum and Qatar Airways. The government […] Read more »

NBA star Durant rules himself out for rest of season

Kevin Durant said that he has no plan for playing in this season. – AFP Photo LOS ANGELES — NBA superstar Kevin Durant, who has not played since he tore his Achilles tendon a year ago, said he would not make his debut with the Brooklyn Nets when the season resumes late July in Orlando. […] Read more »

Relieved Bremen stay in Bundesliga on away goals after play-off drama

Swedish defender Ludwig Augustinsson scored Bremen’s late second goal at Heidenheim which confirmed their Bundesliga survival. — AFP/VNA Photo Berlin — Relieved Werder Bremen sealed their Bundesliga survival for next season on away goals after a dramatic 2-2 draw at second-division Heidenheim in Monday’s nerve-racking relegation/promotion play-off, second-leg with the crucial second goal scored in […] Read more »

School sports tournaments in HCM City, 3×3 hoops in Hà Nội

One hundred and thirty six teams are competing in the 2020 HCM City School Festival Basketball Tournament for the Milo Cup that began at the Phú Thọ Stadium in District 11 on Sunday. — Photo courtesy of Nestlé HCM CITY — The 2020 HCM City School Festival Basketball Tournament for Milo Cup, which opened at […] Read more »

Saigon FC beat Hai Phong FC to take top spot in Vietnam league

Saigon FC defeated Hai Phong FC in an away match in the eight round of the 2020 V-League 1 on Sunday to top the table and prolong their unbeaten run. Before the game, the Ho Chi Minh City-based club were in the second place of the standings without a defeated game, while the team hailing from the […] Read more »

Thousands descend on Ly Son island for annual marathon

As many as 2,000 runners on July 5 participated in the 61st Tien Phong (Vanguard) Newspaper Marathon, the country’s oldest annual marathon, on a route that took participants around Ly Son island in the south-central province of Quang Ngai. Read more »

Sadio Mane helps Liverpool grind out win as Man City stumble at Southampton

Sadio Mane (C) broke the deadlock for Liverpool at Anfield. — AFP/VNA Photo LIVERPOOL — Sadio Mane helped Liverpool keep alive their bid to set a new Premier League points record as the champions beat Aston Villa 2-0 to restore a 23-point lead over Manchester City, who were beaten at Southampton on Sunday. Just four […] Read more »

Messi, Griezmann, Suarez star as Barcelona beat Villarreal to keep La Liga title hopes alive

(L – R) Barcelona’s Antoine Griezmann, Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi celebrate a goal on Sunday. — AFP Photo Antoine Griezmann answered his critics in style on Sunday by scoring with a sensational chip as Barcelona thrashed Villarreal 4-1 to keep their faint La Liga title hopes alive. After the humiliation of being brought on […] Read more »

Parkour: a global sport deeply rooted in Việt Nam

Đào Duy Hiếu, the first Vietnamese person to be named Asian champion in 2016. — Photo courtesy of Highnoy Minh Phương and Ly Ly Cao HÀ NỘI — Parkour is growing strong among thrill-seekers all over the world, but not everybody knows its roots can be traced back to Việt Nam. The man many regard […] Read more »