Vietnamese Grandmaster has first win at Summer Chess Classic

Vietnamese Grandmaster has first win at Summer Chess Classic

NDO/VNA - Vietnamese Grandmaster Le Quang Liem won the sixth match of the 2019 Summer Chess Classic held at the Saint Louis Chess Club, the US, on June 25. (5 hours ago)

MORE STORIES:

Hanoi FC hope to enter AFC Cup zonal final for first time

  Jun 25, 2019 12:37:53
NDO/VNA – Hanoi FC are closer to their first AFC Cup’s ASEAN Zonal final than ever as they prepare to host Ceres Negros of the Philippines at Hang Day Stadium on June 25 evening. 

ASEAN nations to launch joint bid to host 2034 FIFA World Cup

  Jun 25, 2019 11:46:40
NDO – The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is planning to launch its bid to host the 2034 FIFA World Cup, Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said at a news conference during the 34th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok, Thailand, on June 23. 

Kodjia goal hands Ivorians victory in Cup of Nations opener

  Jun 25, 2019 06:08:51
Striker Jonathan Kodjia struck 26 minutes from time to hand the Ivory Coast a 1-0 win over South Africa as the two former champions kicked off their Africa Cup of Nations campaign in searing heat on Monday. 

Olympics: Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo awarded the 2026 Winter Games

  Jun 25, 2019 06:08:47
Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo on Monday were awarded the 2026 Winter Olympic Games after a vote by the International Olympic Committee membership. Milan beat Stockholm for the right to host the Games in seven years' time, prompting loud celebrations from the bid team after IOC President Thomas Bach announced the result. 

Rapinoe on the spot to take US into quarter-finals

  Jun 25, 2019 06:08:42
The United States needed two Megan Rapinoe penalties, one of them controversially confirmed after a lengthy VAR review, to beat Spain 2-1 on Monday and set up a quarter-final clash with hosts France at the women’s World Cup. 

Earning Asia’s top 15 rank, Vietnam have chance to make history

  Jun 24, 2019 18:22:15
NDO – Recently, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has set time for the Asian qualifiers draw of the 2022 World Cup second preliminary qualifying round. Placing 15th place in the continent, the Vietnamese squad are ranked in the second seed group which results in a favourable opportunity to qualify for the third round of the World Cup Qualifiers for the first time in their history. 

Vietnam tennis team set out to compete in 2019 Davis Cup

  Jun 24, 2019 10:35:39
NDO – The Vietnamese tennis team on June 23 left Ho Chi Minh City for Singapore to attend the 2019 Davis Cup – Asia/Oceania Group III, aiming to gain promotion to Group II in 2020. 

Vietnamese gymnast claims Asian bronze on horizontal bar

  Jun 24, 2019 10:26:56
NDO – Prominent Vietnamese gymnast, Le Thanh Tung, took the bronze medal for men’s horizontal bar at the eighth Senior Artistic Gymnastics Asian Championships, which concluded in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, on June 22 after four days of competition. 

Argentina beat Qatar 2-0 to qualify for Copa America last eight

  Jun 24, 2019 07:19:20
An early goal from Lautaro Martinez and a late second from Sergio Aguero gave Argentina a 2-0 win over Qatar on Sunday, a deserved victory that takes them into the Copa America quarter-finals to face Venezuela. 

Henry sends France into last eight with Brazil extra-time win

  Jun 24, 2019 07:11:13
France captain Amandine Henry came to the rescue as the hosts scraped into the women’s World Cup quarter-finals with a 2-1 win against Brazil after extra time on Sunday, setting up a likely clash with holders the United States. 

Federer primed for Wimbledon charge after sealing 10th Halle crown

  Jun 24, 2019 07:10:09
Roger Federer warmed up for next month’s Wimbledon championships by swatting aside David Goffin 7-6(2) 6-1 to win the Halle Open title for the 10th time on Sunday. 

Classy Brazil crush Peru to reach Copa last eight

  Jun 23, 2019 08:30:41
Brazil overwhelmed Peru with three goals in a superb first half to set up a crushing 5-0 victory on Saturday and cruise into the Copa America quarter-finals. 

Federer downs Herbert to take a step closer to 10th Halle crown

  Jun 23, 2019 07:28:06
Roger Federer’s Wimbledon preparations gained momentum as the Swiss blasted past Pierre-Hugues Herbert 6-3 6-3 on Saturday to reach the final of the Halle Open where he is seeking a 10th title. 

Hamilton on pole in France, Vettel only seventh

  Jun 23, 2019 07:25:53
Lewis Hamilton seized pole position for the French Grand Prix in track record time on Saturday as Mercedes, chasing their 10th successive win, swept the front row of the grid in dominant fashion.