Le Quang Liem achieves career-best FIDE world ranking

Le Quang Liem achieves career-best FIDE world ranking

NDO – Vietnam’s no. 1 chess player, Le Quang Liem, jumped seven places to achieve a career-best world number 23 ranking with a new elo rating of 2,739, in the latest International Chess Federation (FIDE) rankings for August 2017.  (Aug 01, 2017)


Vietnam wins 25 medals at Asian weightlifting champs

  Jul 28, 2017
NDO/VNA - Vietnam wrapped up the Asian Men’s and Women’s Junior and Youth Weightlifting Championship with four golds, nine silvers and 12 bronze medals on July 27 in Kathmandu, Nepal. 

Vietnam’s weightlifters win four golds at Asian regional youth championships

  Jul 27, 2017
NDO - Vietnamese athletes have won four gold, three silver and three bronze medals at the ongoing Asian Men’s and Women’s Junior and Youth Weightlifting Championship, being held in Kathmandu, Nepal. 

Vietnam clean up at Asian weightlifting event in Nepal

  Jul 26, 2017
NDO/VNA - Vietnamese athletes pocketed three gold medals on the first day of the ongoing Asian Men’s and Women’s Junior and Youth Weightlifting Championship in Kathmandu, Nepal.  

Vietnam wins first gold in world shuttlecock championships

  Jul 26, 2017
NDO/VNA - Vietnam has won a gold medal at the ongoing World Shuttlecock Championships in Hong Kong (China).  

Thai Son Nam qualify for AFC Futsal Club quarterfinals

  Jul 25, 2017
NDO – Two goals from Hossein Tayyebi helped Vietnamese club, Thai Son Nam, emerge as 2-0 victors over Al Dhafra (UAE) in their last Group A match on July 24, thereby qualifying for the quarterfinals of the 2017 AFC Futsal Club Championship.  

Ly Hoang Nam dethrones Rungkat to lead ATP’s Southeast Asian rankings

  Jul 25, 2017
NDO – Vietnam’s no. 1 tennis player Ly Hoang Nam overcame Indonesia’s Christopher Rungkat to become the highest-ranked Southeast Asian player in the ATP men’s world standings, announced on July 24.  

Vietnam earn berth at continental U-23 championship finals

  Jul 23, 2017
NDO – Despite a fantastic goal from crowd favourite striker Nguyen Cong Phuong, the Vietnamese football team suffered their first loss of their campaign to the Republic of Korea (ROK) in their final group match in the 2018 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-23 Championship qualifiers, in Ho Chi Minh City on July 23. 

Vietnam claim title at 2017 AFF U-15 Championships

  Jul 23, 2017
NDO – After holding hosts Thailand to a 0-0 draw after 90 official minutes of the final of the 2017 ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) U-15 Championships, Vietnam defeated their strong rivals 4-2 in a dramatic penalty shootout to win the title of the tournament on July 22.  

Vietnam thrives in men's singles at U18 ITF Junior Circuit – G5

  Jul 22, 2017
NDO - Vietnamese tennis player Nguyen Van Phuong beat Chinese player Yuan Zihao to win the men's singles category of the U18 ITF Junior Circuit – Group 5 Tournament - Becamex Cup 2017 which wrapped up in Ho Chi Minh City on July 22.  

Minh enters quarterfinals of Yonex US Open

  Jul 22, 2017
NDO/VNA - Nguyen Tien Minh earned a ticket to compete in the quarterfinals of the 2017 Yonex US Open Badminton Championships at the Anaheim Convention Centre Arena on July 21.  

Thai Son Nam defeated 4-5 in Group A opener

  Jul 21, 2017
NDO – Vietnamese representatives, Thai Son Nam, suffered an unlucky start to their 2017 AFC Futsal Club Championship campaign after losing to Erem (Kyrgyzstan) with the close score of 4-5 in their Group A opener on July 20.  

Thai Son Nam to represent Vietnam at AFC Futsal Club Championship

  Jul 20, 2017
NDO – Reigning national futsal champions Thai Son Nam will represent Vietnam to compete at the 2017 AFC Futsal Club Championship, scheduled to take place at Phu Tho Gymnasium, in Ho Chi Minh City, from July 20 to 30.  

Cong Phuong scores twice as Vietnam trounce Timor Leste 4-0

  Jul 20, 2017
NDO – Vietnam produced a flying start to their 2018 AFC U-23 Championship qualifiers campaign by impressively thrashing Timor Leste with four unanswered goals in their Group I opener at Thong Nhat Stadium in Ho Chi Minh City on July 19.  

Track-and-field athletes pocket more gold medals at ASG

  Jul 19, 2017
NDO/VNA - Vietnamese track-and-field athletes concluded their events at the ASEAN School Games (ASG), in Singapore on July 18, bringing home five more gold medals.