FIFA World Cup 2018 semifinals in photos

FIFA World Cup 2018 semifinals in photos

NDO - Two thrilling matches in the FIFA World Cup 2018 semifinals ended up setting a date for France and Croatia in Moscow for the title. Let’s take a look at the highlights from the previous clashes. (Jul 13, 2018 10:19:54)


Losing 2-4 to Australia, Vietnam play Myanmar in bronze-medal match

  Jul 12, 2018 11:36:05
NDO – Despite their concerted efforts, Vietnam could not cause a surprise against Australia U20s, as coach Mai Duc Chung’s side succumbed to a 2-4 defeat in the semifinals of the 2018 AFF Women’s Championship on July 11, thereby qualifying for the third-place playoff with Myanmar. 

FIFA to take legal action against pirated sports channel

  Jul 12, 2018 08:23:24
FIFA said on Wednesday it has engaged legal counsel to take action in Saudi Arabia against television channel beoutQ, which is widely available in the kingdom, for continuing to illegally broadcast the 2018 World Cup. Saudi Arabia says beoutQ is not based in the kingdom and that it has “relentlessly” combated the channel’s activities and is committed to protecting international property rights.  

Wimbledon day nine: Federer knocked out by Anderson

  Jul 12, 2018 08:00:46
Defending champion Roger Federer was knocked out of Wimbledon after South Africa’s Kevin Anderson roared back from two sets down to win a thrilling quarter-final clash on Wednesday. 

Mandzukic sends irrepressible Croatia into first World Cup final

  Jul 12, 2018 07:52:06
Croatia yet again showed their magnificent resilience to come from behind and beat England 2-1 on Wednesday as Mario Mandzukic’s extra-time goal sent them into their first World Cup final and a possible revenge mission against France.  

Vietnamese boxer wins gold at Kapolri Cup

  Jul 11, 2018 17:22:12
NDO – Asian women's boxing champion Nguyen Thi Tam continues to demonstrate her stamina for pugilistic prowess by the winning gold medal in the women's 51kg weight category at the Kapolri Cup 2018 in Manado, Indonesia, on July 9. 

Gaviria fastest again on day four as Van Avermaet stays in yellow

  Jul 11, 2018 07:42:48
Tour de France debutant Fernando Gaviria claimed his second stage win on Tuesday when he outsprinted his rivals in the fourth stage, a 195-km stretch from La Baule to Sarzeau. 

Highlights of Wimbledon day eight

  Jul 11, 2018 07:14:55
Serena Williams came from behind to overcome Italian Camila Giorgi 3-6 6-3 6-4 in a tight quarter-final clash on Tuesday, as her bid for an eighth Wimbledon title gained momentum. 

Umtiti header sends streetwise France into World Cup final

  Jul 11, 2018 04:30:53
Samuel Umtiti’s 51st-minute header sent an impressive France into the World Cup final with a 1-0 win over Belgium in an absorbing first semi-final on July 10. 

Ronaldo signs for Juventus from Real Madrid

  Jul 11, 2018 01:32:23
Cristiano Ronaldo has joined Italian champions Juventus from Real Madrid on a four-year contract for 100 million euros (US$117.34 million) signaling the end of nine years at the Spanish giants filled with trophies and goals. 

AFF Women's Championship: Vietnam seal top spot

  Jul 10, 2018 14:16:54
NDO - The Vietnamese women’s football team defeated Myanmar 4-3 in a thrilling contest to seal top spot in Group B of the AFF Women’s Championship on July 9.  

The last four: Did you know?

  Jul 10, 2018 13:59:08
The 2018 FIFA World Cup is entering its final phases with four European nations remaining in the tournament. Here are several things to know ahead of the semi-finals.  

Factbox: Croatia vs. England

  Jul 10, 2018 11:17:59
Croatia play England in a World Cup semi-final in Moscow on Wednesday. 

Hanoi selected to host SEA Games 31

  Jul 10, 2018 11:13:58
NDO/VNA – The Government has agreed with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST)’s proposal to organise the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) and the 11th ASEAN Para Games (Para Games 11) in Vietnam in 2021. 

Vietnam tops Southeast Asia swimming event

  Jul 10, 2018 11:09:54
NDO/VNA - Vietnam triumphed at the Southeast Asian (SEA) Age Group Swimming Championships which wrapped up on July 8 in Laguna, the Philippines.