• Liem finishes second at Havana chess tournament 

    23/05/2011 05:00

    Vietnam’s chess ace Le Quang Liem had to settle for second spot at the 46th Capablanca Chess Memorial in Havana Monday after losing to defending champ Vassily Ivanchuk of Ukraine in the final round. Liem was leading the...

  • British MP defies court to name Giggs in injunction row 

    23/05/2011 05:00

    A British lawmaker defied a court ruling Monday by naming Ryan Giggs as the footballer who used an injunction to keep details of an alleged affair secret, escalating a row over privacy laws and the Internet. Liberal...

  • Tran Hue Hoa to compete at Asian Grand Prix meet

    22/05/2011 05:00

    Tran Hue city Hoa will be Vietnam’s sole representative at the Asian Grand Prix Series this year, announced Nguyen Manh Hung, deputy general secretary of the Vietnam Athletics Federation (VAF)....

  • Experts highly appreciate young “whale” Quy Phuoc

    22/05/2011 05:00

    After seven years practicing swimming, Hoang Quy Phuoc, 17, from the central city of Da Nang, has become the first Vietnamese swimmer to secure a spot to the 2012 London Olympics. Returning to Vietnam on May 17, Da Nang’s swimming coach Nguyen Dong...


    22/05/2011 05:00

    Clubs in danger zone face tough weekend Clubs in the battle to avoid falling to the bottom of the rankings will come up against a brick wall this weekend as they will have to seek points against strong teams. There are three teams in the ranking danger zone,...

  • Quang Liem granted International Super-grandmaster title

    22/05/2011 05:00

    While playing very well at the Capablanca Memorial 2011 chess tournament in Cuba, Vietnam’s top chess player, Le Quang Liem gained higher Elo to enter the world’s 40 international super-grandmaster of chess....

  • Taekwondo coach talks tough over flight incident

    Taekwondo coach talks tough over flight incident

    21/05/2011 05:00

    National taekwondo coach Le Minh Khuong is considering filing a complaint to top government officials after aviation authorities found him guilty of “disturbing the peace” aboard a domestic Vietnam Airlines flight last month. Mr. Le Minh Khuong The Civil...

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