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Ironman Khoa inspires disabled to shine

Võ Huỳnh Anh Khoa took the Ironman title that is the dream of many athletes, becoming the first disabled triathlete in Việt Nam’s history.

Letter shows drive for her Olympic dream

Badminton player Vu Thi Anh Thu was the only female among 10 talents honored last week after her outstanding performance brought her three national championship golds and one international bronze.

Thanh Vu races 500km to complete Montane Lapland Arctic Ultra

Thanh Vu has become the first Vietnamese athlete to complete the annual Montane Lapland Arctic Ultra on March 13 in Sweden.

Ly Hoang Nam back into top 500 tennis players in the world

Vietnamese tennis ace Ly Hoang Nam has reappeared in the world’s top 500 of the upcoming Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) men’s singles rankings.

Linh to find her form at German Open

Nguyen Thuy Linh sets her sights on high results at the 2024 German Open to push her back up the world badminton ranking as well as maintain her place in the leading pack for the Paris Olympic Games.

Teenage An a driver for Vietnamese golf

Le Chuc An impressed in almost all the tournaments she played in 2023.

Five talented Vietnamese male players born in the year of the dragon

The year 2024 promises to be a remarkable year for Vietnamese football, with a roster of outstanding players expected to shine. Among them are five talented male players who were born in the year of the Dragon (2000).

Women’s volleyball, shooting teams win big at Victory Cup

The Vietnamese women’s volleyball and shooting teams scored triumphs at the Victory Cup Gala for the best players and coaches of the year.

Duong Quoc Hoang waves the flag for Vietnam's billiards

Duong Quoc Hoang is now in the same pool with many globally well-known players as he has become the first Vietnamese cueist to join the World Professional Nineball Tour Corporation (WNT).

Volleyball star Thuy ready to serve her country

Playing far away from home, Trần Thị Thanh Thúy receives strong love and support because of her talent and skill in all aspects of the game, which made her one of the 10 best Vietnamese players in volleyball history.

Three Vietnamese athletes secure slots for 2024 Paris Olympics

As the year 2023 came to a close, the sports scene in Vietnam celebrated three remarkable individuals who clinched official berths for the 2024 Paris Olympics in France.

Oanh sets VIHM record, race walking debuts in capital

5000 marathoners open 2024 with running and race walking categories at the Vietnam International Half Marathon on January 1, the first sport event of the new year, in Hanoi.

Anh Vien honoured as most successful Vietnamese swimmer of all time

Prestigious international sports website Metro League recently announced its list of the Top 28 most successful local swimmers of all time, with the top position going to Nguyen Thi Anh Vien.

Runner Oanh encourages people to practice healthy lifestyle

SEA Games winner Nguyen Thi Oanh supports AIA Vitality to promote sports and healthy lifestyles in Vietnam.

Mai proves running talent after regional victories

The 17-year-old has been one of Việt Nam’s ’athletic treasures’ who hopes to lift the country back on top of regional games.

Victory Cup 2023 to honour VN's best sportsmen of the year

Considered the Oscar award of Vietnamese sports, the Cup will honour one top candidate in 11 different categories. A big bonus of about VNĐ750 million (US$30,600) will be awarded to the winners.

Disabled athlete doubles down in duathlon

Nguyen Hong Loi will be the first athlete with a disability to take part in the duathlon DNSE Aquaman Vietnam 2023, which consists of swimming and running.

Huyen’s latest gold makes her most successful SEA Games runner of all time

Nguyen Thi Huyen becomes the most successful SEA Games runner ever after winning her 12th gold medal on May 11 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Year-of-Rat-born athletes expected to shine in 2020

Many of Vietnam's top athletes were born in the Year of the Rat and a lot is expected of them this lunar year, with the Olympics and World Cup qualification on the horizon.