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Athletic champs lure best national competitors

Southeast Asian Games champion Nguyen Thi Huyen will compete at the National Athletics Championships in HCM City.

Nearly 400 athletes will take part in the National Athletics Championships at the HCM City Thong Nhat Stadium from October 9-13. Participants coming from 44 cities and provinces will compete in 50 categories for both women’s and men’s individual and team events. Other athletes will compete under the names of …

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Viet Nam places seventh in Asian Rowing Championships

Athletes seen at the Asian Rowing Championships in China. Viet Nam finished in seventh place.

Viet Nam finished seventh at the Asian Rowing Championships, which closed in China on September 28. The Vietnamese rowers pocketed one silver in the women’s lightweight quadruple sculls event. The prize went to Southeast Asian champions Cao Thi Hao, Ta Thanh Huyen, Pham Thi Thao and Le Thi An. The …

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Binh Duong makes it League-Cup double

Hanoi T&T's Thanh Hao's foul against Becamex Binh Duong's Cheik Abass Dieng.

Becamex Binh Duong defeated Hanoi T&T 4-2 to secure their first National Cup Saturday in a match marked by a violent foul against Senegalese striker Cheikh Abass Dieng. Becamex Binh Duong, who had won the V-League that concluded last week, dominated the match from the kickoff with Tan Tai, Dieng, …

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Djokovic tops rival Federer to win U.S. Open title

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates after defeating Roger Federer of Switzerland in their men's singles final match at the U.S. Open Championships tennis tournament in New York, September 13, 2015.

Novak Djokovic vanquished long-time rival Roger Federer 6-4 5-7 6-4 6-4 to win the U.S. Open on Sunday to cap one of greatest grand slam seasons of all-time. The victory gave Djokovic three of the year’s four grand slam titles with a loss to Stan Wawrinka in the French Open …

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Mourinho rues England’s poor Champions League start

Diego Costa celebrates with team mates after scoring the third goal for Chelsea.

Jose Mourinho was delighted that Chelsea made a winning start to their Champions League campaign on Wednesday, but said he was not happy that Manchester United, Manchester City and Arsenal had all lost their opening matches in this season’s competition. Chelsea, who have made a poor start to the defence …

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