A young girl’s will of iron

A young girl’s will of iron

NDO – Despite being at the tender age of 19, Nguyen Thi Ngoan (pictured) has to not only care for her own life but also fully fulfill the role of eldest sister and be the breadwinner for her family to cover her father’s disease treatment. This, perhaps, has helped to foster the maturity, bravery, and remarkable willpower of a girl who has won a historic gold medal for Vietnam at the Karate 1-Premier League arena, the most important league event in the world of karate.  (Feb 18, 2018)


FIFA pledges support for Vietnam’s football development

  Feb 09, 2018
NDO/VNA - President of the world football governing body FIFA Gianni Infantino pledged to support Vietnam’s football development programmes in the coming time during a working session with representatives from the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) in Hanoi on February 8. 

Vietnam loses to Uzbekistan 1-3 at Asian futsal event

  Feb 09, 2018
NDO/VNA - Vietnam’s futsal team lost to Uzbekistan 1-3 in the quarter-finals of the Asian Football Confederation Futsal Championship in Taipei, China on February 8.  

Vietnamese players nominated for ASEAN football awards

  Feb 08, 2018
NDO/VNA - Vietnamese midfielder Nguyen Quang Hai has been nominated for the ASEAN Young Player of the Year by the prestigious sports newspaper, fourfourtwo.com. 

GM Liem makes debut in top 20 of chess world rankings

  Feb 07, 2018
NDO – Grandmaster (GM) Le Quang Liem has leaped up two places to make his first appearance among the world’s top 20 chess players on the live chess ratings website, 2700chess.com, following the conclusion of his campaign at the recent Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival in England. 

AFC Futsal: Vietnam grasp quarterfinal place with stunning fight back

  Feb 06, 2018
NDO – Vietnam returned from a goal down to beat Chinese Taipei 3-1 in the last group stage clash at the AFC Futsal Championship 2018 on February 5, to advance into the quarterfinals as Group A leaders. 

Vietnamese athlete wins gold at Asian Indoor Athletics Champs

  Feb 05, 2018
NDO/VNA - Bui Thi Thu Thao brought home a gold medal in the eighth Asian Indoor Athletics Championship, which recently concluded at the Aftab-e Enqhelab Stadium in Tehran, Iran.  

Becamex Binh Duong wins int’l football tournament

  Feb 05, 2018
NDO – Becamex Binh Duong beat Vasco da Gama of Brazil in the final at Go Dau Stadium to win the International Football Tournament – Binh Duong Television (BTV) Cup, on February 4. 

Vietnam kindle hopes at regional futsal champ after narrow win over Bahrain

  Feb 04, 2018
NDO – Vietnam’s futsal team were rewarded for their great determination with a 2-1 victory over the Gulf team Bahrain in a dramatic match in the second group game at the ongoing Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Futsal Championship in Chinese Taipei on February 3.  

AFC Futsal Championship: Vietnam lose to Malaysia 1-2

  Feb 01, 2018
NDO/VNA - Vietnam’s futsal team lost to Malaysia 1-2 in their opening Group A match at the AFC Futsal Championship in Taipei (China) on February 1.  

Vietnamese futsal inspired by U23’s amazing run ahead of regional tournament

  Feb 01, 2018
NDO – The exceptional performance of the Vietnam U23 squad at the recent Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U23 Championship is expected to inspire the national futsal team as they head towards the 2018 AFC Futsal Championship in Chinese Taipei from February 1-11.  

Vietnam Grandmaster wins 8th match at Gibraltar Chess Festival

  Feb 01, 2018
NDO/VNA - Top Vietnamese chess player Grandmaster Le Quang Liem won his eighth match at the Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival 2018 in England on January 30. 

Midfielder Quang Hai tops poll for best goal at AFC U23 Championship

  Jan 31, 2018
NDO – Vietnamese midfielder Nguyen Quang Hai is on the brink of winning the “Best Goal” award at the AFC U23 Championship 2018, with his goals against Qatar (semifinal) and Uzbekistan (final) currently accounting for approximately 90% of the votes in an ongoing poll carried out by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC). 

Forbes: Vietnam U23s prove success of youth training

  Jan 31, 2018
NDO – Forbes, a global media company, has run an article on its website stating that the performance of Vietnam’s U23 football team at the 2018 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U23 Championship is clear proof of the success of good youth training.  

Vietnam U23s rewarded by Hanoi mayor for AFC feat

  Jan 31, 2018
NDO – Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has chosen to present a VND20 million (US$880) bonus to each player of the Vietnam U23 team, in recognition of their exceptional performances in the AFC U23 Championship 2018 in China.