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Nguyen eyes bigger competition after ASEAN Para Games wins

Tran Van Nguyen stands only 1.27m and has short arms and legs. But he has dominated the top podiums of many competitions.

Athletes hope to be vaccinated soon

For weeks, track and field athlete Khuat Phuong Anh has been training in the Hanoi-based National Sports Training Centre, without being allowed out.

Vietnamese gymnast qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

The gymnast was informed about his qualification on Thursday night.

First athletes vaccinated against COVID-19 for int’l competitions

A total of 20 Vietnamese athletes who are due to compete in the upcoming 2021 Tokyo Olympics were vaccinated against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on March 30 at the 108 Military Central Hospital.

Athletes name Vietnam on world’s sports map

Over the past years, Vietnam’s sport has proved its strong position in Southeast Asia and Asia and integrated deeper into the world’s sports movement.

Athletes to run in Da Nang’s International Marathon in August

The Manulife Danang International Marathon 2020 will be held on August 9 at the Bien Dong Park in Da Nang City.

Coronavirus forces athletes to train at home

Locked out of their grounds due to the coronavirus, V.League 1 players have been turning their homes into training centres, waiting for the pandemic to be over.

Vietnam eyes more berths at Tokyo Olympics 2020

Vietnam’s sport sector will strive to have more athletes eligible to compete at the Tokyo Olympics 2020 in Japan, heard a conference of the Vietnam Sports Administration in Hanoi this week.

Seeing-off ceremony for southern athletes to SEA Games 30

A ceremony was held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 22 night to see off southern members of the Vietnamese sporting delegation to the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in the Philippines.

Vietnam ready to compete in 43 events at SEA Games 30

Vietnam will send a total of 856 members to attend the SEA Games 30, which will be taking place from November 30 to December 11 in the Philippines.

Athletes, coaches to be voted as best sportmen of 2018

Footballer Nguyen Quang Hai, long jumper Bui Thi Thu Thao and swimmer Nguyen Huy Hoang are among potential winners of the National Best Athlete of the Year award after the nominees were announced yesterday.

SEA Games 29: Vietnam at third on medal tally

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam was ranked third in the medal tally as of the end of August 21, the second official competition day at the ongoing 29th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Malaysia.

Five athletes to participate in pre-SEA Games event

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam will send five athletes to compete in the 94th Malaysia Athletics Federation Pre-SEA Games Championships at the National Stadium, Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur.

Vietnam send athletes to vie for Asia titles

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam will send six athletes to India to take part in the 22nd Asian Athletics Championship 2017 in Odisha City from July 6-9.

Table tennis tourney for VN diaspora held in Hungary

 VietNamNet Bridge – A table tennis tournament for Vietnamese citizens and overseas Vietnamese took place in Budapest, Hungary on Sunday.

Men competitors take on court at annual tennis tourney

Mau Tien Dat from Vinh Phuc beat Nguyen Tuan Hung of Public Security team 7-4 in the under-12 division of the National Men’s Tennis Championship at Da Nang’s Public Security court yesterday.

Clubs compete for gold in sepak takraw tourney

 VietNamNet Bridge – At least 150 athletes in 16 teams from 14 cities and provinces across the country are competing for gold in the National Club Championships in sepak takraw (kick volleyball).

Many athletes to miss celebrating Tet at home

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Lunar New Year is just around the corner, but many sportspersons from Viet Nam have such packed schedules that they will have to celebrate Tet away from home.

International judo champs to host over 300 athletes

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Viet Nam International Judo Championship will be held on October 27-30 in HCM City, hosting more than 300 athletes from 14 countries and territories.

Asian Beach Games closes in Da Nang

VietNamNet Bridge – The 5th Asian Beach Games (ABG5) wrapped up with the closing ceremony after 10 days of competition in Da Nang, with more than 3,200 athletes having competed.