Vietnam Open Badminton commences

The Yonex-Sunrise Vietnam Grand Prix Open 2013 kicked off today at Phan Dinh Phung Stadium in Ho Chi Minh City, with nearly 240 shuttlers from 13 countries around the world fighting it out for a slice of the US$50,000 cash prize.

Vietnam wins five bronze medals at SEA tennis champs

Vietnamese players have brought home five bronze medals from the 2013 Southeast Asian Tennis Championships held in the Thai capital Bangkok over November 22-25.

Vietnam bodybuilding team earns one gold, two silver medals

Vietnam's bodybuilding team has won one gold and two silver medals on the first days of the 5th WBPF World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championships, which is taking place in Budaörs, Hungary, from November 13-17.

Vietnam hopes to keep dream alive

Vietnam's national football team aims to turn the corner in the 2015 Asian Cup qualification as it sets its sight on three points over Uzbekistan in the Group E second leg match at My Dinh National Stadium on November 15.

Vietnam excels at World Wushu Championships

Vietnamese marital artists bagged three gold medals at the 2013 World Wushu Championships in Malaysia, which officially drew to a close on November 6.

Men's football SEA Games 27: U23 Vietnam faces defending champion Malaysia

The men of the U23 Vietnam national football squad will face defending champion Malaysia in the qualifying round of SEA Games 27, announced the organizing board of SEA Games 27 on November 6.

519 local athletes to compete at 27th SEA Games

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on November 4 approved the list of Vietnamese delegation to attend the 27th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Myanmar this December.

Vietnam tennis star makes top 100 on junior world ranking

Vietnam tennis prodigy Ly Hoang Nam rose 47 spots to 95th place with 331 points on the latest junior world ranking, recently published by the International Tennis Federation.

Hanoi triumphs at pencak silat championship

Hanoi won the National Pencak Silat Championships which concluded in the northern province of Hai Duong on October 27.

Vietnam claim title in thrilling penalty shoot-out

Vietnam were crowned champions of the 2013 Thanh Nien (Youth) Newspaper International U-21 Football Tournament after a thrilling 4-1 penalty shoot-out win over Sydney on October 23.

National Pencak Silat Championships open in Hai Duong

More than 270 martial artists representing 24 teams from across the country are competing at the 2013 National Pencak Silat Championships, underway in the northern province of Hai Duong until October 27.

Three gold medals for Vietnam at Malaysian track competition

Excellent performances by Nguyen Thi Phuong and Quach Thi Lan helped Vietnam secure three gold medals at the 2013 Malaysian Open Track and Field Championships in Kuala Lumpur.

Vietnam jumps two spots in FIFA rankings

The Vietnam men's national football team has moved up to 151st position in the latest FIFA rankings for October.

Liem wins first two matches of Spice Cup 2013

Top Vietnamese chess player Le Quang Liem got off to a good start with victories in his two first matches at the 2013 Spice Cup Chess Tournament in the United States.

Vietnam off to flying start at international U-21 football tournament

Vietnam made an explosive start to their campaign at the 2013 Thanh Nien (Youth) Newspaper International U-21 Football Tournament, toppling Myanmar 2-0 in their opening match at Ninh Thuan stadium on October 13.

Vietnam advances to AFC U-19 finals as group leaders

Vietnam stormed into the finals of the 2014 AFC U-19 Championship after demolishing Australia 5-1 in their last Group F qualifying match at Kuala Lumpur Stadium in Malaysia on October 7.

First international mountain marathon draws to a close

Ly A Song from Sapa district finished first in the men's half-marathon (21km) at Vietnam's first international mountain marathon, run in in Lao Cai province on October 6.

Vietnam Handball Federation set up

The Vietnam Handball Federation was officially established in Hanoi on October 1 during its first congress.

Vietnamese gymnasts eye medals at World Championships

Vietnam has sent a team of seven elite gymnasts to the 2013 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships, taking place in Antwerp, Belgium from September 30-October 6, with the objective of winning at least one medal.

Tien Minh claims 11th consecutive national title

Nguyen Tien Minh smashed his way to his 11th consecutive crown, beating his Ho Chi Minh City teammate Nguyen Hoang Nam 2-0 in the men's singles finals of the 2013 National Individual Badminton Championship on September 27.