Vietnam takes part in Int'l Army Games for first time

A delegation from the Vietnam People's Army (VPA) is attending the International Army Games 2018 (Armygames - 2018), which is being held in Russia from July 27 to August 1.

PM agrees Ha Noi to host SEA Games 31, Para Games 11

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed with Ha Noi's hosting of the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) and the 11th ASEAN Para Games (Para Games 11) by 2021.

National women football team prepares for ASIAD 2018

The Vietnam national women's football team will play two friendly matches against Taiwan (China) on July 21-22 in order to prepare for the Asian Games (Asiad) 2018, said head coach Mai Duc Chung..

Losing 2-4 to Australia, Vietnam play Myanmar in bronze-medal match

Despite their concerted efforts, Vietnam could not cause a surprise against Australia U20s, as coach Mai Duc Chung's side succumbed to a 2-4 defeat in the semifinals of the 2018 AFF Women's Championship on July 11, thereby qualifying for the third-place playoff with Myanmar.

Hanoi selected to host SEA Games 31

The Government has agreed with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST)'s proposal to organise the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) and the 11th ASEAN Para Games (Para Games 11) in Vietnam in 2021.

Vietnam wins bronze at Asian Youth Olympic Games 2018

Young Vietnamese athlete Le Tien Long won the bronze medal in the men's 2000m steeplechase at the Asian Youth Olympic Games 2018, held in Bangkok, Thailand on July 4.

Bo Bat ancient pottery-making art revives

Having disappeared for nearly 500 years, the ancient pottery-making art in Bo Bat (Bach Lien village, YenThanhcommune, Yen Mo district, Ninh Binh province) has been revived and is now thriving.

UNESCO recognition sought for for Dong Ho folk painting

Authorities in northern Bac Ninh Province are planning to compile a dossier on the Vietnamese folk art of Dong Ho painting in a bid to secure UNESCO recognition.

Vietnam runners-up of int'l futsal tourney

Vietnam finished second at the recent CFA International Futsal Tournament in China.

Russia thrash Saudi Arabia 5-0 in World Cup opener

Finally let loose after a year-long diet of international friendlies, hosts Russia roared their World Cup intent to the rafters on Thursday (Jun 14) with a 5-0 tournament opening win over Saudi Arabia.

Asian Women's U19 Volleyball Championship kicks off in Bac Ninh

The 2018 Asian Women's U19 Volleyball Championship, LienVietpostbank Cup, opened in the northern province of Bac Ninh on June 10 with the participation of 15 teams from the continent.

Vietnam wins golds at world gymnastics champs in Slovenia

Vietnamese gymnasts Le Thanh Tung and Dinh Duong Thanh claimed two gold medals at the World Challenge Cup 2018 in Slovenia on June 3.

Vietnamese gymnasts book a place in the final of Britain's Got Talent

Quoc Co and Quoc Nghiep, two Vietnamese contestants have just won a berth in the final of the popular UK television talent show, Britain's Got Talent, after their stunning performance at the semi-final on June 1.

Vietnamese envoy's book recognised as documentary heritage

A book of maps detailing a Vietnamese envoy's itinerary to China in the 18th century has been recognised as a documentary heritage by the Memory of the World Committee for Asia and the Pacific (MOWCAP).

Asian Taekwondo Championship wraps up in Ho Chi Minh City

The 23rd Asian Taekwondo Championship and the fifth Asian Taekwondo Poomsae Championship officially wrapped up in Ho Chi Minh City on May 28.

Nhan Dan newspaper national table tennis tournament kicks off

The 36th Nhan Dan Newspaper National Table Tennis Championships officially commenced at the 29-Yersin Gymnasium in Da Lat city, Lam Dong province on May 22, with the participation of around 135 players on 14 teams from across the country.

Vietnam enter AFC futsal event's semi-finals

Vietnam defeated Indonesia 2-1 to reach the semi-finals of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Women's Futsal Championship 2018 on May 9.

7th Southeast Asia karate champs opens in Bac Ninh province

The 7th Southeast Asia Karate Federation Championship kicked off in the northern province of Bac Ninh on April 23.

Korean, Lao artistic troupes to perform in Ninh Binh

According to Ninh Binh provincial People's Committee, artistic performances at the 1,050th anniversary of the establishment of Dai Co Viet will draw the participation of artistic troupes from Thanh Hoa province, Laos and the Republic of Korea.

National-scale art programme to mark establishment of Dai Co Viet dynasty

A national-scale ceremony and art programme entitled 'Shining epic on Dai Co Viet' will take place from April 24-27, to mark the 1050th anniversary of the establishment of Dai Co Viet, the first imperial dynasty in Vietnam.