Rio kickstarts 2016 Olympics

Rio kickstarts 2016 Olympics

Brazil unfurled a vast canvas celebrating its rainforest and the creative energy of its wildly diverse population in welcoming the world on Friday to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, all to the pounding beat of samba, bossa nova and funk. (Aug 06, 2016 12:58:13)


Judo artist brings in 19th Olympic berth for Vietnam

  May 31, 2016 11:39:13
NDO – Vietnam’s premier judo artist Van Ngoc Tu has become one of the 22 representatives of the women’s 48kg category at the upcoming 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, according to the International Judo Federation (IJF).  

Vietnam hopes to improve its Olympic performance

  May 26, 2016 17:27:35
NDO - With 18 official tickets for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, Vietnam has fulfilled the target set before the Olympic qualification rounds: to earn from 15 to 20 places for the Games. The progress shows the determination and efforts made by the athletes as well as the appropriate focus on top athletes in key Olympic sports for Vietnam. 

Badminton ace makes history with third Olympic place of career

  May 05, 2016 17:25:43
NDO – Premier badminton player Nguyen Tien Minh has made history as Vietnam’s first ever three-time Olympian after officially booking a slot in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 

Female lifters bring in 16th Olympic slot for Vietnam

  May 03, 2016 11:33:33
NDO – The women’s weighlifting team came out on top of the Asian zonal Olympic qualification tournament in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, booking Vietnam an additional place in the world’s largest sporting event, to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil this summer. 

Vietnamese rowing team qualifies for Rio Olympics

  Apr 26, 2016 23:19:39
NDO – Rowing doubles team, Pham Thi Thao and Ta Thanh Huyen, have qualified for the Rio Olympics after they surpassed the 2016 FISA Asian and Oceania Olympic Qualification Regatta in the Republic of Korea (RoK). 

Hue rows to Rio Olympics

  Apr 25, 2016 11:56:53
NDO/VNA - Pham Thi Hue on April earned the 15th Olympic slot for Vietnam after her success in the rowing qualification tournament in the Republic of Korea (RoK).  

Vietnamese gymnasts earn Olympic tickets

  Apr 18, 2016 11:56:59
NDO – Vietnamese gymnasts Phan Thi Ha Thanh and Pham Phuoc Hung have secured two places in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games after breaking through the qualifiers ahead of the Olympics, taking place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 

Le Dung earns third Olympic ticket for Vietnamese fencing

  Apr 12, 2016 17:06:50
NDO – Nguyen Thi Le Dung managed to beat Tiffany from Chinese Taipei 15-11 in the women’s sabre final match at the Asia and Oceania Zonal Qualifiers in Wuxi, China on April to make it through to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil this summer.  

Vietnamese fencers eligible for Rio Olympics

  Apr 12, 2016 11:27:20
NDO – Fencers Nguyen Thi Nhu Hoa and Vu Thanh An secured Vietnam two additional places in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games after breaking through the Asia and Oceania Zonal Qualifiers, taking place in Wuxi, China.  

Wrestler secures ninth Rio Olympic place for Vietnam

  Mar 21, 2016 17:09:42
NDO – Female wrestler Vu Thi Hang succeeded her senior Nguyen Thi Lua to book a berth in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil this summer through the Asian zone qualification tournament taking place in Uzbekistan on March 20. 

Ngung qualifies for Rio Olympics

  Mar 21, 2016 11:55:47
NDO/VNA – Nguyen Thanh Ngung qualified for the Brazil Olympics in the 2016 Asian 20km walking championships in Nomi-shi, Japan on March 20.  

Wrestler Nguyen Thi Lua wins ticket to Rio Olympics

  Mar 19, 2016 16:51:41
NDO - Wrestler Nguyen Thi Lua has become the seventh Vietnamese athlete to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics after making it to the final at the Asian qualifying round in Kazakhstan. 

Vietnam’s taekwondo looks towards 2016 Rio Olympics

  Mar 01, 2016 17:09:21
NDO – As the sport bringing home the first-ever medal for Vietnam at the world’s largest sporting event (a silver by Tran Hieu Ngan at the 2000 Sydney Olympics), over the past 16 years, Vietnam’s taekwondo has never stopped seeking new successes at the Olympic arena, with the immediate goal of securing official places at the 2016 Olympics Games, to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  

Vietnamese weightlifting makes history with three official Olympic berths

  Nov 30, 2015 17:22:31
NDO – The 2015 IWF World Weightlifting Championships concluded in Houston, USA on November 29, seeing Vietnam’s weightlifting team win three official places in the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil next year.