• Striker Cong Vinh plays for a J-League club

    Striker Cong Vinh plays for a J-League club

    22/07/2013 01:40

    Under the contract, Vinh is said to receive a monthly salary of US$7,000 to play for Consadole Sapporo in the last four months of the 2012-2013 J-League football season. Consadole Sapporo, currently performing in the second division of J-League, contacted Vinh six month ago when he did...

  • Arsenal players welcomed in Vietnam

    Arsenal players welcomed in Vietnam

    15/07/2013 05:00

    They took an express coach to travel directly to Intercontinental hotel through a VIP gate instead of going through customs clearance procedures as usual. Hundreds of Arsenal FC supporters converged on the airport on the evening of July 14 hoping to see their favourite stars. Despite...

  • Minh easily cruises to US Open second round

    Minh easily cruises to US Open second round

    10/07/2013 02:24

    Minh started well and quickly defeated Lopez 21-8 in the first set. He again gained the upper hand in the second set to finish the match in only 25 minutes with a score of 21-10. In the second round scheduled for July 10 Minh will face world no.788 host Kavin Lin and his female teammate...

  • Vietnamese line-up announced for Arsenal friendly

    Vietnamese line-up announced for Arsenal friendly

    09/07/2013 12:00

    The line up includes big names such as Minh Phuong, Cong Vinh, Hong Son, Phuoc Tu, Huynh Thanh Quang, Le Tan Tai, and Pham Thanh Luong, who won the 2008 AFF Cup trophy. Quang Hai, and especially Tai Em, who, together with Minh Phuong, won the AFF Cup in Hanoi five years ago, were not...

  • Binh runner-up in AIMAG billiards

    Binh runner-up in AIMAG billiards

    06/07/2013 02:52

    Binh made a good start to finish the first set 101-97, but dropped two successive sets, 9-100 and 19-100. His great effort in the last match was in vain as he was narrowly beaten, 96-100. Earlier in the semi-finals, Binh had a convincing 3-2 win against stronger opponent, Peter Edward from...

  • First gold for Vietnam at World Vovinam Champs

    First gold for Vietnam at World Vovinam Champs

    06/07/2013 02:46

    In the Ngu Mon Quyen (Five Gate Form) performance event, he gained 281 points to finish first. The silver and bronze medals went to martial artists from Senegal and Russia. In the men’s U64kg combat event, Ho Minh Tam faced fierce competition from Belgian rival Melon Floria, but...

  • Vietnam drops in FIFA rankings

    Vietnam drops in FIFA rankings

    05/07/2013 02:02

    Without any matches to play during the month, Vietnam also lost out to Thailand in the race to maintain top position in Southeast Asia. Thailand jumped four notches to 138th topping the Southeast Asian rankings after their impressive 5-1 win over China in a recent away friendly. The...

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