Vietnam wins two additional gold medals at AIMAG 2017

Vietnam wins two additional gold medals at AIMAG 2017

NDO – Weightlifter Trinh Van Vinh and long jumper Nguyen Tien Trong brought home two additional gold medals for Vietnam at the ongoing fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG 2017), in Turkmenistan, on the night of September 19 (Vietnamese time).  (16 hours ago)


Beating Thanh Hoa 3-2, Quang Nam climb to third place

  Sep 18, 2017
NDO – Quang Nam came from behind to beat leaders FLC Thanh Hoa with a score of 3-2 in the 18th round of the V-League 2017 on September 17, thus reclaiming third-place position from Saigon, who played out a goalless draw against Quang Ninh Coal in another game on Sunday.  

Karate athlete Ngoan ranks in world’s top 10

  Sep 15, 2017
NDO/VNA – Vietnamese, female, karate martial artist Nguyen Thi Ngoan now ranks among the world’s top 10 best female karate athletes, in the 61kg category, the World Karate Federation (WKF) has announced. 

Physically-challenged athletes head for ninth ASEAN Para Games

  Sep 11, 2017
NDO/ VNA – A delegation of 142 Vietnamese athletes with disabilities left Ho Chi Minh City, on September 11, as they travelled to the ninth ASEAN Paralympic Games in Malaysia, which will take place over the next few days. 

Gia Lai climb one place, Hanoi FC consolidate second spot

  Sep 11, 2017
NDO – After more than two months of hiatus as the players joined their national teams, football pitches across the country were brought to life again last weekend matches with the 17th round of the 2017 V-League.  

Nguyen Thi Ngoan wins milestone gold medal at world tournament in Germany

  Sep 11, 2017
NDO –Nguyen Thi Ngoan of Vietnam bagged a gold medal at the Karate 1-Premier League in Halle/Leipzig, Germany, on September 10, making her the first Vietnamese martial artist to win the highest title in this prestigious tournament.  

Quang Liem stops in second round of Chess World Cup

  Sep 08, 2017
NDO – Vietnam’s no. 1 chess player, Le Quang Liem, bid an early farewell to the ongoing 2017 Chess World Cup in Georgia after conceding a 0.5-1.5 defeat to Indian GM, Vidit Santosh Gujrathi, in the second round on September 7.  

Hanoi’s SEA Games heroes honoured

  Sep 07, 2017
NDO – The Hanoi authorities held a ceremony on September 7 to honour and reward local trainers and athletes who performed exceptionally at the recent 29th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Malaysia. 

Vietnam athletes to seek medals at SEA ParaGames

  Sep 06, 2017
NDO/VNA – Vietnamese athletes will compete in eight of the 16 sports at the 9th Southeast Asian ParaGames in Malaysia, from September 17-24. 

PM congratulates trainers, athletes on SEA Games achievements

  Sep 05, 2017
NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on September 5 met with and presented gifts to outstanding trainers and athletes who have come back from the 29th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 29) in Malaysia.  

Vietnam earn first win at 2019 Asian Cup qualifying

  Sep 05, 2017
NDO – Vietnam’s football team earned their first victory at the 2019 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup qualification on September 5 after beating hosts Cambodia 2-1 during their third Group C match in Phnom Penh.  

Vietnam targets top-three place at Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games

  Sep 05, 2017
NDO – The Vietnam sports delegation has set a target of a top-three place in the overall medal tally at the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG), which will be held from September 17 to 27 in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.  

International trans-nation cycling tournament kicks off

  Sep 02, 2017
NDO – The Vietnam Television (VTV) International Cycling Tournament - Ton Hoa Sen Cup 2017 kicked off at the King Ly Thai To flower garden in Hanoi on September 2.  

Kuala Lumpur 2017: A successful SEA Games for Vietnam

  Aug 31, 2017
NDO – The 29th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games has wrapped up in perfect fashion for the Vietnam sporting delegation, with their athletes successfully reaching the target set before the day of departure. Notably, 90% of Vietnam’s 58 gold medals won in Kuala Lumpur were in Olympic events, which could be considered a great success for Vietnamese sport, as it is currently on a path to escape the “local pond” – SEA Games – and rise towards the Asian and Olympic levels. 

Vietnam wraps up SEA Games 2017 with 58 gold medals

  Aug 30, 2017
NDO – Vietnam officially concluded their campaign at the 29th SEA Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on August 29, settling for third place overall with a collection of 58 gold, 50 silver and 60 bronze medals.