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Vietnam wins championship title at U21 football tourney

In Uncategorized on November 1, 2010 at 2:13 pm

National Youth Badminton Tourney held in Ninh Binh

In Uncategorized on July 20, 2010 at 3:22 pm

National Youth Badminton Tourney held in Ninh Binh

QĐND – Monday, July 19, 2010, 20:40 (GMT+7)

21 teams comprising 160 players will compete from July 20-27 for the 2010 National Youth Badminton Tournament- the Prudence Cup.

The event is being organised by the Vietnam Badminton Association and the Ninh Binh Provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

The players will compete in the boy’s and girl’s singles at the 4 different age groups of 12, 14, 16 and 18 and the boy’s and girl’s doubles of 16 and 18.

This is an annual event held by the Vietnam Badminton Association to seek out new young talented badminton players for the national squad.

Source: VOV – Photo: baobacgiang


Source: QDND

Table tennis tourney begins in Ba Ria-Vung Tau

In Uncategorized on July 15, 2010 at 9:00 am

Table tennis tourney begins in Ba Ria-Vung Tau

QĐND – Wednesday, July 14, 2010, 20:56 (GMT+7)

The 24th Golden Racket International Table Tennis Tournament kicked off in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau on July 13.

The even, which will run until July 18, is being jointly held by the Vietnam Table Tennis Federation, the HCM City Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the HCM City Table Tennis Federation, the Oil and Gas Culture, Sports Joint Stock Company and the Ba Ria-Vung Tau Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

The event has attracted 106 players from seven countries and territories, including Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, the Republic of Korea (RoK), Japan, Hong Kong and Vietnam.

This year, the RoK team, with the largest number of players, is expected to be the tournamen’s favourites.

The Vietnamese teams include the national team, a team from HCM City and the Petro Vietnam club.

The PetroVietnam club team will include Doan Kien Quoc, the country’s No.1 player and Tran Tuan Quynh from the national team plus three Chinese players, Kou Lei, Yang Cei and Yang Xin.

This is the first year that the tournament has been held outside of HCM City.

Source: VNA

Source: QDND

Viet Nam set for Asian tourney

In Uncategorized on June 4, 2010 at 6:18 pm

Viet Nam set for Asian tourney

QĐND – Friday, June 04, 2010, 21:19 (GMT+7)

The national team will compete at the Asian Men’s Club Volleyball Championship on June 5-13 in Zhenjiang, China, announced the Viet Nam Volleyball Federation.

Viet Nam have been drawn in pool A along with strong hosts China, Japan, defending Southeast Asian (SEA) Games champions Indonesia and Kazakhstan.

The event will bring together a total of 11 Asian teams who will compete in a round robin, with the first and second placed teams competing in the semi-finals.

Although the national team has just convened at the Ha Noi-based National Sports Centre, they are in good physical condition and looking sharp, according to the team’s head coach Phung Cong Hung.

Key players such as Van Kieu, Xuan Thanh, Duy Quang, Van Duc and Van Tuan have good fitness. They competed at the SEA Games in Laos and played well at the recent Grand Prix-Alatca Cup in Phu Tho Province.

“This time we’ve got some new faces including Hoang Van Phuong, Nguyen Truong Giang, Luu Dinh Toan who are highly-rated by the selection board. They are highly disciplined and putting in a lot of effort during training. I think this will be a good opportunity for them to accumulate experience,” Hung said.

Viet Nam are scheduled to play Kazakhstan in their opening match this Sunday, with clashes with Indonesia, China and Japan, respectively to follow.

The tournament champion will proceed to the FIVB (International Volleyball Federation) Men’s Club World Volleyball Championship which will be held in Doha, Qatar.

On the women’s side, defending champion Binh Dien Long An will participate in the Asian Women’s Club Volleyball Championship from June 26 to July 4 in Gresik City of Surabaya of Indonesia to vie for the only place at the FIVB Women’s Club World Volleyball Championship in Qatar along with nine other teams.

Viet Nam will play in pool B with defending champions Thailand, silver medallist China, South Korea, and Kazakhstan. While Indonesia, Japan, Chinese Taipei, South Korea and Iran will be in pool A.

According to Asian Volleyball Confederation’s rule, teams will be allowed to feature foreign players in the tournament.

Last year, under the leadership of coach Tran Van Thu, Viet Nam won two and lost five, finishing sixth.

Qatar will host this year’s double gender event for the first time in 18 years and will feature alternate men and women’s matches in the same venue on the same day during December 14-21.

Source: VietNamNet/Viet Nam News


Source: QDND

New national golf tourney tees off next month

In Uncategorized on May 31, 2010 at 3:45 pm

New national golf tourney tees off next month

QĐND – Monday, May 31, 2010, 20:59 (GMT+7)

A national golf tournament, the Matrix Golf Trophy Series, will tee off at the Vietnam Golf&Country Club in Ho Chi Minh City next month. The tournament, open to all golfers, both locals and foreigners with a handicap from 0-24, will have two qualifying rounds.

While the qualifying round for golfers in the southern region will take place at the Vietnam Golf& Country Club on June 11, the round for northern residents will be held at the Phoenix Golf&Resort on July 30.

A total of 60 golfers, with 30 selected from each of the qualifying rounds, will play in the final round at the Da Nang Golf Club on November 26-27.

Besides men’s and women’s divisions, the tournament also has a division for juniors aged 12-16.

The tournament, organised by the Phuc An Ngoc Viet Golf Company and Golf Today Magazine, is intended to be an annual event.

Source: VNA

Source: QDND

Farmers begin final round of football tourney in September

In Uncategorized on May 20, 2010 at 5:13 pm

Farmers begin final round of football tourney in September

QĐND – Thursday, May 20, 2010, 20:58 (GMT+7)

Amateur footballers will compete in the final round of the National Farmers Football Championship in the southern province of Long An from September 15-25, organizers announced on May 19.

The event, organised by Nong Thon Ngay Nay (Countryside Today) newspaper, will see 28 teams from around the nation competing in seven groups at the qualifiers in Tien Giang’s My Tho Stadium in August.

Hosts Long An and the seven other qualifying teams will battle for their spot in the final round, which will see the winners walk away with a 100 million VND (5,100 USD) cash-prize.

Source: VNA

Source: QDND

National Beach Volleyball tourney underway

In Uncategorized on May 14, 2010 at 5:01 pm

National Beach Volleyball tourney underway

QĐND – Friday, May 14, 2010, 22:22 (GMT+7)

The 2010 National Beach Volleyball Tournament No1 began on May 13 in the central province of Quang Ngai to acknowledge the 120th birthday of the late President Ho Chi Minh and the 1000th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi.

The event was jointly organised by the Vietnam Volleyball Federation and Quang Ngai’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism to compete for PV Gas Cup (PetroVietnam Low Pressure Gas Distribution Company).

Tanking part in the two-day event are 70 athletes from 22 men’s and women’s teams across the country including Quang Nam, the Fourth Army Corps, Khanh Hoa, Hai Phong, Da Nang, Tan Binh, Tanimex, Hong Bang University (Ho Chi Minh City) and the host, Quang Ngai province.

The teams were divided into four groups and the best two in each group will compete in the quarterfinals, with the winners going on to the semi-finals and the final.

The National Beach Volleyball Tournaments Numbers 2 and 3 will be held in the coastal provinced of Khanh Hoa and Ba Ria-Vung Tau by the end of this year.

Source: Vietnam+

Source: QDND

Vietnam wins two golds at Hanoi judo tourney

In Uncategorized on April 18, 2010 at 3:57 pm

Vietnam wins two golds at Hanoi judo tourney

QĐND – Sunday, April 18, 2010, 21:20 (GMT+7)

Host Vietnam bagged two gold medals on April 17, the first day of the 2010 Hanoi International Judo Tournament.

Van Ngoc Tu won the first gold for Vietnam in the women’s under-48kg event, while the other gold medal went  to Huynh Nhat Thong in the men’s under-55kg category.

Vietnamese artists had advanced to seven out of eight finals on the day, but five of them lost their games to rivals from the Republic of Korea (RoK).

Experts said the host athletes are likely to take more gold medals on the last day of the tourney, which has drawn the participation of 110 artists, including 53 from the RoK, Laos, Hong Kong , Germany and France.

Source: VOV

Source: QDND

53 foreigners to take part in int’l judo tourney in Hanoi

In Uncategorized on April 15, 2010 at 4:19 am

53 foreigners to take part in int’l judo tourney in Hanoi

QĐND – Wednesday, April 14, 2010, 22:50 (GMT+7)

About 110 martial artists, including 53 from the Republic of Korea, Laos, Hong Kong, Germany and France, will compete in the 2010 International Judo Tournament to be held in Hanoi on April 17-18.

They will be divided into eight weight categories for both men and women to compete for 16 sets of medals.

Vietnam will send national hopefuls such as Van Ngoc Tu, Nguyen Thi Kieu and Nguyen Nhat Thong to the tournament. Athletes from the national junior Judo team will also take part in the event.

Korean athletes are expected to grab between 8-10 gold medals to top the medal tally.

Source: VOV

Source: QDND

Nearly 300 wushu artists to compete at national tourney

In Uncategorized on March 27, 2010 at 2:20 pm

Nearly 300 wushu artists to compete at national tourney

QĐND – Saturday, March 27, 2010, 21:10 (GMT+7)

The sixth National Sports Festival will take place at the Quan Ngua Sports Complex in Hanoi from March 28 to April 7 with the participation of nearly 300 martial artists from nationwide.

111 athletes will contend in the Taolu (performance) events for 28 sets of medals, and 93 athletes in Shanshou (combat) for 46 sets of medals.

The World Wushu Federation has agreed that the difficulty levels of the competitions will be set higher to improve the precision of marking by arbitrators and create more excitement and diversity in the tournament.

Source: VOV

Source: QDND