Negotiation deadlock: Vietnamese defender to return to Hanoi FC

Doan Van Hau will return to Vietnam after Dutch club SC Heerenveen and Hanoi FC failed to reach an agreement to extend his stay in the Netherlands. Read more »

Coach receives suspension for strangling player during match

V. League 2 coach Hua Hien Vinh and a player have been penalized for violent action against an opponent player earlier this week. Read more »

Văn Hậu to return to Ha Noi FC

Văn Hậu will return to Ha Noi FC shortly. — Photo thethao247.vn HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese national team defender Đoàn Văn Hậu is returning to Ha Noi FC after Dutch side SC Heerenveen did not extend his loan contract. Hậu is expected to return to Việt Nam in the coming days. The Vietnamese player’s contract […] Read more »

AFC Cup changes format due to Covid-19 pandemic

Asian Football Confederation has decided to change the format of AFC Cup group stage and knockout rounds to guarantee safety during the pandemic. Read more »

French Oscars usher in reforms in response to sexism row

French-Polish director Roman Polanski is wanted in the US for the statutory rape of a 13-year-old girl in 1977. — AFP/VNA Photo PARIS — The French equivalent of the Oscars announced changes to ensure gender equality on Thursday, five months after its entire board resigned amid accusations of sexism and calls for far-reaching-reform. More than […] Read more »

Chris Froome to leave Team Ineos at end of season

Chris Froome in action for Team Ineos in February 2020. — AFP/VNA Photo PARIS — Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome will leave Team Ineos at the end of the season, the team announced on Thursday. The BBC reported that Froome, Britain’s most successful cyclist, would join the Israel Start-Up Nation team. Froome first […] Read more »

Champions League draw comes with UEFA hoping virus doesn’t ruin plans for Lisbon finale

The Champions League trophy — UEFA has confirmed that all matches in European competitions will be played behind closed doors “until further notice.” — AFP Photo PARIS — Four months on from the last match in this season’s Champions League, the draw for the final eight will be held on Friday amid ongoing uncertainty about […] Read more »

‘Glee’ star Naya Rivera feared drowned as search resumes at US lake

Rivera starred for six seasons in Glee, the wildly popular musical television series set in a US high school that ended in 2015. — Photo Naya Rivera Facebook LOS ANGELES — Glee star Naya Rivera is missing and feared drowned at a California lake, where divers, patrol boats and helicopters resumed their search for the […] Read more »

Saigon fans queue from 4 am to buy Converse x Fear of God sneakers

Saigon youth queued up as early as 4 a.m. outside two malls to try their luck at buying "Converse x Fear of God ESSENTIALS" sneakers. Read more »

Saigon fans queue at 4 am to welcome US sneaker brand

Saigon youth queued up as early as 4 a.m. outside two malls to try their luck at buying "Converse x Fear of God ESSENTIALS" sneakers. Read more »

Saigon youth swept off their feet by $120 sneakers

Saigon youth queued up as early as 4 a.m. outside two malls to try their luck at buying "Converse x Fear of God ESSENTIALS" sneakers. Read more »

HCM City Travel Fair to be held in mid-July

Visitors at the HCM City Travel Fair last year. — VNA/VNS Photo HCM CITY — The annual HCM City Travel Fair will be held from July 16 to 19 at Lê Văn Tám Park in the city’s District 1. The event would seek to promote domestic travel in summer, Bùi Tá Hoàng Vũ, director of […] Read more »