Nguyen Anh Khoi, former world U10 championship won a gold medal at the blitz event in the U12 category at the Asian Youth Chess Championship held in Uzbekistan on June 28.
The women's national football team of Vietnam dropped five places to rank 33rd in the latest FIFA rankings.
Top Vietnamese chess player Le Quang Liem has been voted Blitz Player of the Year by the Asian Chess Federation (ACF) in its inaugural Asian Chess Excellence Awards, given for the top performances of 2013.
Nguyen Thi Anh Vien on June 8 set three new records at the ongoing 38th Southeast Asian Age Group Swimming Championships in Singapore.
Chau Le Tuyet Van on May 25 helped Vietnam win two gold medals in the team event at the Asian Taekwondo Championship taking place in Uzbekistan.
Two terrible mistakes from captain Le Thi Thuong and goalkeeper Dang Thi Kieu Trinh handed Thailand a 2-1 victory over the home team Vietnam in the fifth-place play-off match at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Women's Asian Cup on the night of May 21.
Striker Pham Van Quyen scored twice to help XM The Vissai Ninh Binh emerge as 4-2 victors against India's Churchill Brothers in the round of 16 on May 13 and dash into the quarterfinal round of the 2014 AFC Cup.
The Vietnam women's national football team are on the brink of making it through to the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup finals in Canada.
The Vietnam men's national football team maintained 116th place in the world and top position in Southeast Asia with 242 points, according to the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola ranking published on May 8.
The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has approved Vietnam's withdrawal from hosting the 18th Asian Games (ASIAD) in 2019 and will not impose any punishments on the Southeast Asian country, OCA President Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah said.
Four goals by foreign and naturalised Vietnamese players helped National Cup holders XM The Vissai Ninh Binh emerge as 4-1 victors over Myanmar's Yangon United in their last Group G qualifiers of the AFC Cup 2014 on April 23.
Vietnam has officially withdrawn from its 18th Asian Games (Asiad 18) hosting plan, according to a Government document released on April 17 by the Government Office, conveying the conclusion of Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Vietnam's plan to host the event.
National Super Cup defending champions XM The Vissai Ninh Binh showed their great form at this year's AFC Cup by defeating Malaysia's Kelantan 4-0 at home on April 2.
The Hoa Lu Volleyball Cup is scheduled to take place in the northern province of Ninh Binh's Gymnasium on March 15-19.
Vietnamese footballers have secured the No1 place in Southeast Asia in the latest FIFA ratings - the highest position since June 2013.
Vietnam's National Super Cup winners, XM The Vissai Ninh Binh cleared Myanmar's Yangon United 3-2 in a crunch Group G encounter on Wednesday to maintain their AFC Cup winning streak.
Vietnam's national football team were named the third best side in Southeast Asia in the latest February rankings released by the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA).
Vietnam finished fourth at the seventh ASEAN Para Games in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar on January 19, with a total of 48 gold, 65 silver and 75 bronze medals.
With 39 gold medals by mid-day January 18, the Vietnamese team remains in third place, following Thailand and Indonesia at the ongoing seventh ASEAN Para Games in Myanmar.
Vietnamese weightlifter Le Van Cong reached a world record of 176kg on January 16 at the ongoing seventh Para Games in Myanmar, equalling the weight lifted by a Nigerian athlete who had held the record since the 2012 London Paralympics.
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