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Vietnamese martial arts expected to shine at Asian Games 19

Following their success at the 32nd SEA Games in Cambodia, athletes in disciplines such as wushu, karate, taekwondo, and jujitsu are diligently preparing to be at their best for the prestigious Asian event.

Luong's Lion Championship win shrouded in controversy

Tran Ngoc Luong took a controversial win in his Mixed Martial Arts Lion Championship debut on April 22 in HCM City.

MMA Championships 2023 opens in Ho Chi Minh City

Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Lion Championships 2023 kicked off on April 22 at the Rach Mieu Gymnasium in Ho Chi Minh City.

Loc dominates in Lion Championship MMA 70kg title defence with first-round TKO

The first-round technical knockout (TKO) was a clinic in timing, speed and power that sent a statement of intent to the entire 70kg division on the opening night of this year’s Lion Championship.

Lion Championship MMA returns, first fight in Hanoi on April 1

The second season of the Lion Championship mixed martial arts will be back with great fighters and frightening fights in April.

Vietnam wins two golds at ongoing Asian Jujitsu Championship 2023

Vietnamese athletes have secured two gold, one silver and four bronze medals at the ongoing Asian Jujitsu Championship 2023 in Thailand.

Vietnamese Muaythai take gold in Thailand

Vietnam brought home three gold medals from the World Muaythai Championship, which closed in Thailand on Sunday.

Vietnam wins two golds at 2021 Jiu-Jitsu World Championships

The Vietnamese team earned two gold, three silver, and two bronze medals in the fighting, duo/show mixed, and newaza categories at the 2021 Jiu-Jitsu World Championships held in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Back on the mat after mental struggles

She may be drenched in sweat, exhausted, and in pain, but she 'loves' it. The 23-year-old Nguyen Thi Ngoan has just finished a tough morning training session, which at one time she thought she would never get to experience again.

Martial arts master shares his skills

Not many people know about Việt vũ đạo, a form of traditional Vietnamese martial arts, but in France, it has become a popular sport, particularly in the port city of Marseille.

Vietnam's top Muay Thai fighter to compete in ONE Championship Singapore

Vietnam's top Muay Thai fighter Nguyen Tran Duy Nhat will compete against Japanese rival Yuta Watanabe in the ONE: Edge of Greatness event to be held at Singapore Indoor Stadium on November 22.

The nunchaku and a young man’s path of career

Endless effort and passion has enabled Lai Xuan Huy to succeed at a deadly form of martial arts. He even quit university to learn more about the ancient art from Okinawa, the home of nunchaku, two sticks joined by a short chain. 

Binh Dinh’s coastal waters seriously polluted

The environment in the coastal areas of Binh Dinh province is facing risks – fishing activities, oil spills, waste from shrimp hatcheries on sand, and waste water from fisheries logistics services.

Jackie Chan to get lifetime achievement Oscar

 Martial arts expert and actor Jackie Chan will receive a lifetime achievement Oscar, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced on Thursday.

Injured girl becomes top Muay Thai fighter

VietNamNet Bridge – An injury caused by a serious accident 10 years ago did not deter Nguyen Thi Thanh Truc from taking up martial arts, 

An East-West exchange in martial arts

 VietNamNet Bridge – Gregoire Sevaz, 36, a freelance photographer from Paris, typically produces portraits and other works featuring gardens, interiors, still life and travel.

Vietnamese youth vie to turn tricks

VietNamNet Bridge – A new sport called ‘tricking', which combines techniques from martial arts to acrobatics, is drawing legions of fans.

Vietnamese judokas win bronze medals in Taipei championship

 Vietnamese judo players won two bronze medals at the Asian Open Judo Championship in Chinese Taipei on Monday.

Parkour in vogue among youth

 VietNamNet Bridge – Parkour, a French street art that involves moving around or over obstacles at high speed, has been present in Vietnam over the last four years. At first, parkour was practiced by some small groups of individuals

Five countries support Vietnam’s martial art Vovinam at next SEA Games

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vovinam – the martial art created by Vietnam - wins the strong support of five countries for a chance to appear in the 28th Southeast Asia Games, said Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Olympic Committee – Mr. Hoang Vinh Giang.