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Finishing second would be a failure for Hanoi

Hanoi are unbeaten in nine matches and since the second leg of the season kicked off, the capital side have surged up the rankings to second place, only two points behind Viettel.

Nearly 7,000 people register for Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020

Close to 7,000 people have registered to participate in the VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020, the Vietnam Sports Administration under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism unveiled on September 23.

National table tennis champs attracts record number of players

The 38th National Table Tennis Championships is scheduled to get underway on the evening of July 14 in Ho Chi Minh City, attracting 178 athletes from 19 teams nationwide, the largest of its kind so far.

Lionel Messi: Barcelona forward scores 700th goal in draw with Atletico Madrid

Lionel Messi scores the 700th goal of his career with a Panenka penalty in Barcelona's La Liga draw with Atletico Madrid.

Exercises at home to keep fit during isolation

Being stuck indoors all day and night could turn you into a couch potato, especially as all the gyms are closed and people should only being leaving their homes to do essential tasks like grocery shopping. 

Budgets for SEA Games and ParaGames cut due to coronavirus

The coronavirus has impacted sports this year and now 2021 events are starting to feel the pinch, including the 31st Southeast Asian Games and the 11th ParaGames in Vietnam.

Runners overcome challenges amid COVID-19

 Nguyen Dat is no stranger to marathons, but the one he just completed was something special.


Athletic coach Vu Ngoc Loi plays a key role in many athletes' success

Vu Ngoc Loi is well known in athletics and as one of the most experienced coaches in Vietnam helped turn many athletes into international winners and potential champions during his reign of more than 30 years.

Chrysanthemum season in full bloom in Khanh Hoa

Thanks to favorable weather, chrysanthemum fields in Khanh Hoa province are in full bloom, ready for the Lunar New Year festival. Locals are excited and looking forward to a bumper crop.

Pedestrian space around Hoan Kiem Lake to be officially operational

The pedestrian space around Hoan Kiem Lake and surrounding areas in downtown Hanoi will be put into operation from January 1, 2020, after three years of trial operation.

From everyday use to fine art

Hundreds of fine art works designed to be used in daily life such as interior decor and fashion are on display at an exhibition in Hanoi.

State audit could face lawsuits: draft law

State agencies will be allowed to file legal challenges against the State Audit over unsatisfactory audit reports, according to a draft amendment to the Law on State Audit.

Questioning of suspects to be recorded

The questioning of suspects nationwide must be recorded with audio and images from the beginning of next year.

Student-classroom ratio a challenge for HCM City schools

HCM City faces challenges in meeting the Ministry of Education and Training’s regulation on the maximum number of students in classrooms as enrolment continues to increase.

Dak Lak triumph in National Sports Festival for Ethnic Minorities

Dak Lak  triumphed in the 11th National Sports Festival for Ethnic Minorities which closed in Dak Nong Province on May 27.

Taekwondo club: confidence-booster for disadvantaged kids

Every week, a group of people with disabilities, poor kids and orphans gather in the front yard of a social centre in HCM City’s Binh Tan District, laughing, playing and getting ready for their taekwondo class.

Viet Nam News looks at the most 10 outstanding events of the year

Viet Nam U20s qualify for their first U20 World Cup, held this year in Cheonan, South Korea. Viet Nam was the third South East Asia country to make an appearance in this tournament 

Khmer culture, sports, tourism festival slated for November

 The seventh Khmer Culture, Sports and Tourism Festival will be held in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu from November 11-19, according to the organising board.

Hanoi suburbs await outdoor gyms, playgrounds

The installation of exercising equipment in parks and other public areas has been an unqualified success in the capital city.

Sports-tourism to boost tourism growth

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Government of Viet Nam continues to stress tourism’s key role in the country’s socio-economic development, and it hopes that sports and athletics will help play a big part in doubling the tourism industry’s future growth.