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Disabled Dat swims to golden victory

Le Tien Dat's achievement of four golds, one silver and three records at the ASEAN Para Games and one gold at the Asian Para Games this year have made him a strong candidate for the national Victory Cup’s Athlete for People with Disabilities.

Trang sets eyes on Winter Olympics dream

Tran Thi Doan Trang has a dream of being the first Vietnamese athlete to compete at a Winter Olympics.

Runner to take on the world after ’Six Star’ finish

Nguyen Tieu Phuong has become the first Vietnamese marathoner living in Vietnam to complete all six largest marathons in the world.

Vietnamese athletes take world youth medals

Vietnam secured one silver and two bronze medals in the last day of the IWF World Youth Championships on April 1 in Durres, Albania.

Asian Championships hold ticket to Paris Olympics for 20km walkers

Vietnam's top race walking athletes are gearing up for the highly anticipated Asian 20km Race Walking Championships, hoping to secure a spot in the 2024 Paris Olympic Games.

Athletes Nguyen Thi Oanh takes 1,500m Asian Indoor Championship title

Nguyen Thi Oanh made a triumphant statement by securing a gold medal in the women's 1,500-metre event at the Asian Indoor Athletics Championships in Astana City, Kazakhstan, on February 11.

Nguyen Thi Oanh finishes fifth place in Asian indoor tournament

Vietnamese athlete Nguyen Thi Oanh finished in fifth place during the final round of the women's 3000m event at the Asian Indoor Athletics Championships 2023, which is currently taking place in Kazakhstan.

Runner Chinh back on track for SEA Games

Sprinter Le Tu Chinh has been back in action after months of absence because of injury.

Outstanding athletes born in the Year of the Cat

Vietnamese sports have set ambitious goals at both regional and international tournaments in 2023, with plenty of young athletes, including those born in the Year of the Cat, expected to bring glory to the country.

'Barefoot Queen' returns to marathon glory

The 33-year-old marathon runner triumphed in the VnExpress Marathon Quy Nhon 2022 in June, VnExpress Marathon Nha Trang 2022 in August and Binh Duong International Marathon last month.

Princess Linh dances on the ice

Tran Khanh Linh is Vietnam's best figure skater with a dream of reaching the very top of the world.

Winner of world's toughest triathlon focuses on 'the journey, not the destination'

Thanh Vu doesn't want people to call her "superwoman" after becoming the champion of the world's toughest sports tournament, the Deca-Triathlon World Championship 2022 (SwissUltra 2022).

Vietnamese track-and-field athletes set for busy 2022

Vietnam's athletic team will have a busy year in 2022 with the two heavy tasks of defending its top position at the coming 31st Southeast Asian (SEA) Games and winning a gold at the 19th Asian Games.

Teen sensation guns for table tennis gold at SEA Games

Tran Mai Ngoc jumped in the air and screamed to celebrate her championship point. She had just become the second youngest national champion ever at the age of 17, and proved herself the future of Vietnamese table tennis.

Thai Nguyen native adds Muay Thai World Championship gold to her collection

Winning national tournaments in four different martial arts disciplines is no big deal for Bang Thi Mai. On top of that, she has added a gold medal from the Muay Thai World Championships, held in Thailand in December, to her collection. 

COVID-19 hasn't stopped Vietnamese athletes setting new records

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all parts of life, but Vietnamese athletes Nguyen Thi Oanh and Nguyen Thanh Ngung appear unfazed as they set new national athletics records in Hanoi.

Vietnamese footballer featured on FIFA’s promotional image

Forward Nguyen Tien Linh of Vietnam is among outstanding footballers featured in a special poster of the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA).

Seven Vietnamese athletes compete at Paralympic Tokyo 2020

7 Vietnamese athletes compete at Paralympic Tokyo 2020

Married couple set out to conquer Tokyo Paralympic Games

Cao Ngoc Hung and Nguyen Thi Hai are one of the world’s most famous disabled athlete couples. The world-class duo will represent Vietnam at the upcoming Tokyo Paralympics, aiming to bring home medals in para athletics.

Powerlifter beats cancer to attend five Paralympics

Despite being paralysed in both legs and once suffering a terrible throat cancer, Chau Hoang Tuyet Loan has extraordinary reserves of energy. The 46-year-old powerlifter is about to go to Tokyo for her fifth consecutive Paralympics.