Category Archives: Sports

Quang Hai named among 500 most important players globally

-Vietnamese footballer Nguyen Quang Hai has been voted among the leading 500 most important players in the world by football publication World Soccer. World Soccer recently released its September edition titled “The 500 Most Important Players on the planet”, including

Football tournaments cancelled due to COVID-19

The Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) on August 4 decided to temporarily cancel several football tournaments amid the complicated developments of COVID-19 in localities.   They include the second leg of the qualification and final rounds of National U15 Football Championship

Vietnam finishes second at 2020 International Chemistry Olympiad

 All four Vietnamese students competing at the 2020 International Chemistry Olympiad brought home gold medals, securing second place for Vietnam on the medal tally board, after the US, the Ministry of Education and Training announced on Friday. This is the

Four Vietnamese students pick up medals at 2020 European Physics Olympiad

Four of the five Vietnamese students participating in the 2020 European Physics Olympiad (EuPhO) have won one gold, one silver, and two bronze medals between them.   The gold was won by Nguyen Manh Quan from the Hanoi – Amsterdam

Tourism sector urged to achieve dual goal amid COVID-19

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien has called on the tourism sector to achieve the dual goal of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic and developing socio-economy in the current context.   During a conference in Hanoi on July

Ha Giang organises sporting, cultural activities to stimulate tourism

The northern mountainous province of Ha Giang plans to organise a number of sporting, cultural and tourism activities throughout this year to promote its stunning landscapes, rich ethnic culture and tourism.   A tennis tournament for clubs from Ha Giang

Sa Vi border information centre receives ASEAN tourism product award

The Sa Vi Border Information Centre in MongCai city, the northern province of QuangNinh, received the ASEAN Best Sustainable Urban Tourism Product Award at a ceremony on July 18.   Built in 2009 and completed in October 2013, the centre

Summer Youth Volunteer Campaign 2020 launched in Ho Chi Minh city

Thousands of young people will participate in the Summer Youth Volunteer Campaign 2020 officially launched in Ho Chi Minh city on Sunday. The campaign in the city sets goals to install 35 new hand washing sinks to prevent infectious diseases; build 30

Ly Son Marathon- an affirmation of national sovereignty

  Close to 2,000 runners from across Vietnam took part in the 61st Tien Phong Newspaper Marathon, the country’s oldest annual marathon, around Ly Son island in the south-central province of Quang Ngai on Sunday. The race, co-hosted by the

ASEAN hails Vietnam’s chairmanship in COVID-19 response

ASEAN Secretary-General Lim Jock Hoi applauded Vietnam’s chairmanship in COVID-19 response in Jakarta on Thursday. The theme “Cohesive and Responsive” that Vietnam chose for its ASEAN Chairmanship 2020 is a great reflection of the current pandemic time, Lim said, adding