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Female Athletes Won Two-Thirds of Vietnam's SEA Games Gold Medals: Sport Official

Vietnam performed well during this year’s SEA Games in Malaysia, finishing third, and just two gold medals shy of exceeding its pre-tournament goal.

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Swimmer Anh Vien Clinches 2 Gold Medals, Breaks Own SEA Games Records

Vietnam's athletes have won an impressive haul of medals over the last two days at the 2017 SEA Games, currently underway in Kuala Lumpur.

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Wushu Martial Artists Earn Vietnam's First Gold Medals at SEA Games 2017

Vietnam’s delegation at this year’s SEA Games competition is off to a good start after wushu martial artists clinched the country’s first two gold medals late last week.

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A Brief Primer on Vietnam’s Football History

How Vietnamese teams made the jump from small-time local leagues to national franchise football.

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Hanoi Runner Becomes 1st Vietnamese to Complete Everest Marathon

A Hanoi native recently became the first Vietnamese national to complete the Everest Marathon in Nepal.

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70-Year-Old Vietnamese-American Runner Completes 7 Marathons in 7 Days

Next time you’re in need of a little exercise motivation, think of Chau Smith.

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Vietnamese Athletes Head to the Start Line in First-Ever Asian Winter Games

This week, even during Saigon’s cool, dry season mornings, people across the city will face 34-degree heat on their morning commute, many of them heading toward air-conditioned offices and shaded pati...

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[Video] Long An Football Team Throws Tantrum

Last week, the Long An football team pitched a pretty entertaining temper tantrum after disagreeing with a referee's controversial decision.

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Vietnam’s Young, Up-and-Coming Football Teams Aim for the World Stage

As Vietnam’s U-20 team packs its bags for Germany to prepare for May’s FIFA U-20 World Cup, the future looks bright for the country’s football fans.

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Construction on D2’s Rach Chiec Sports Complex to Start Next Year

After over two decades of deliberation, construction is set to begin on District 2’s Rach Chiec Sport Complex in 2017.

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Vietnam May Finally Legalize Sports Betting

After almost 18 years of discussion, Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance is leading the effort to legalize sports betting.

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Vietnamese Swimmer Breaks Asian Record to Take Home Gold

Yesterday, Vietnamese swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien left the 10th Asian Swimming Championships (ASC) with some hardware, in addition to setting a new competition record in the women’s 400-meter individu...

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Weightlifter Clinches Vietnam's First-Ever Paralympics Gold Medal, Breaks Own World Record

Exactly one month after military officer Hoang Xuan Vinh made history with Vietnam’s first and only Olympic gold medal currently, weightlifter Le Van Cong just snapped up the country’s first-ever gold...

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Can Vietnam Become Asia’s Sports Tourism Mecca?

Sports-minded residents in Vietnam’s major cities don’t have it easy: traffic overwhelms the streets and sidewalks; air quality is generally terrible; open spaces are nearly non-existent and it’s alwa...

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Vietnam Sports Officials Accused of Attending Olympics in Place of Doctors, Coaches

While Vietnam is still basking in the glory of its first-ever gold medal – not to mention the other hardware picked up by shooter Hoang Xuan Vinh – some aren't happy with the count...

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Swimmer Joseph Schooling Beats Michael Phelps to Win Singapore’s First-Ever Olympic Gold

We’re barely halfway through the 2016 Summer Olympics, and already athletes in Rio have left a considerable mark on the history books. In addition to Vietnamese shooter Hoang Xuan Vinh, who won the co...

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Vietnam Is Getting a Pro Basketball League

For Vietnamese hoopsters, “a league of their own” will soon be more than just a movie starring Tom Hanks and Madonna.

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Vietnam Hopes to Send 15 Athletes to Rio Olympics in 2016

As the 2016 Summer Olympics approach, Vietnam has high hopes for its athletes.

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Wrong Turn Adds 7km to Bangkok Half-Marathon

As runners set out on what was meant to be a 21km half-marathon in Bangkok last weekend, many were surprised to find a significant addition to their route.

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Vietnam Plans to Send 15 Athletes to 2016 Summer Olympics

Following a strong showing at the SEA Games earlier this month, Vietnam has announced that it will send up to 15 athletes to the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games next year in Brazil.