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Tuyền to compete at world taekwondo grand prix

Fighting spirit: Trương Thị Kim Tuyền (right) during competition at the World Taekwondo Championships in South Korea in June. She will attend the World Taekwondo Grand Prix in Morocco on September 22-24.

HÀ NỘI — Trương Thị Kim Tuyền will be Việt Nam’s sole representative competing at the 2017 World Taekwondo Grand Prix to be held in Rabat, Morocco on September 22-24. 20-year-old martial artist Tuyền will compete in the women’s U49kg category against 32 rivals from around the world. She is …

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Double for sprinter Minh, powerlifters set records

Nguyễn Hoàng Minh of Việt Nam (centre) and teammate Nguyễn Văn Bình celebrate their 400m victory on the podium of the ParaGames in Malaysia.

HÀ NỘI — Nguyễn Hoàng Minh clinched a double in men’s athletics at the ninth ParaGames in Malaysia yesterday. Minh took his first gold in the men’s T12 400m with a timing of 53.93sec. His teammate Nguyễn Văn Bình was close behind with a timing of 54.38sec to take the …

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Tuấn wins Việt Nam’s first gold at AIMAG

Thạch Kim Tuấn wins the first gold medal for Việt Nam at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) in Turkmenistan on Monday.

HÀ NỘI — Thạch Kim Tuấn won the first gold medal for Việt Nam at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) in Turkmenistan late Monday. Tuấn, who recently won a gold at the Malaysian Southeast Asian (SEA) Games last month, continued his winning streak to triumph at the …

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Confident Việt Nam start Asian U16 campaign

Captain Vũ Tiến Long of U16 Việt Nam (right) believes in a positive result of his team at the Asian U16 Championship qualifier.

HÀ NỘI — The matches against Australia and hosts Mongolia in the group stage of the Asian Football Confederation U16 Championship qualification are important for Việt Nam, Coach Vũ Hồng Việt said. However, his team must beat Cambodia with high score in their Group I opener today. The Vietnamese players …

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ASEAN Para Games: Vietnam wins four more gold medals

Vietnamese swimmer Vo Thanh Tung at the 2014 Asian Para Games

Vietnam’s swimming and athletic teams on September 19 pocketed four more gold medals at the 9th ASEAN Para Games held in Malaysia. Swimmer Vo Thanh Tung brought home a gold medal in the men’s 200m freestyle event for athletes with physical disability category of S5, clocking at 2’59”17. Tung’s teammates …

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Công, An set records at ParaGames’ powerlifting

Lê Văn Công wins the men’s U49kg category at the ninth ParaGames in Malaysia. His result of 181kg is a new record.

HÀ NỘI — Defending champion Lê Văn Công met with no difficulty while taking two gold medals in the men’s U49kg powerlifting event of the ASEAN ParaGames in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, yesterday. It was his fifth gold in five times of taking part in the regional biennial tournament for people …

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Swimmers win gold medals, set record at ParaGames

Vi Thị Hằng wins gold medal and set a new record at the ninth ASEAN ParaGames’ S7 100m freestyle.

HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese Vi Thị Hằng won a gold medal and set a new record at the ninth ASEAN ParaGames Monday morning in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Hằng topped the women’s S7 100m freestyle event with a time of 1min 23.99sec, beating the previous record of 1:36.11. The silver and …

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VBA: Cantho Catfish beat Danang Dragons

Cantho Catfish celebrate after beating Danang Dragons 76-68 in their Việt Nam Basketball Association (VBA) League encounter on home turf in the southern province of Cần Thơ on September 15.

HÀ NỘI — Cantho Catfish beat defending champions Danang Dragons 76-68 in their Việt Nam Basketball Association (VBA) League match on home turf in the southern province of Cần Thơ on September 15. Both sides had successful three-point shots in the first quarter. Two shots by Tâm Đinh helped the …

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Ngoan ranks in world’s top 10

Nguyễn Thị Ngoan (second left).

HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese female karate martial artist Nguyễn Thị Ngoan now ranks among the world’s top 10 best female karate athletes, in the 61kg category, the World Karate Federation has announced. It is the highest ranking ever achieved by a Vietnamese karate martial artist at a combat event. Earlier, …

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