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Sport: Samoa happy with World Rugby changes
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Sport: Samoa happy with World Rugby changes

Sport: Samoa happy with World Rugby changes The Samoa Rugby Union says it fully supports the eligibility changes that the sports governing body has made this week. World Rugby increased the

Football tournament for visually impaired held in Ho Chi Minh City
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Football tournament for visually impaired held in Ho Chi Minh City

A football tournament for the visually impaired was held in Ho Chi Minh City last weekend, and was an opportunity for participants to fuel their passion for the sport.

When Vietnamese politicians play sport
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When Vietnamese politicians play sport

For these Vietnamese politicians, sport is not only a means of keeping fit and relieving stress but also a way of bonding with colleagues and connecting with citizens.

Quang Nam Heritage Festival to promote tourism
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Quang Nam Heritage Festival to promote tourism

The sixth Quang Nam Heritage Festival, which is slated for early June, will be an opportunity for the central province of Quang Nam to introduce, promote and boost investment for tourism development.

Art performance to replace Carnaval festival during Ha Long tourism week
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Art performance to replace Carnaval festival during Ha Long tourism week

The annual Week of Ha Long Tourism 2017 will take place in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh from April 28 to May 7, with the decade-long traditional Carnaval street festival to be replaced

Many US universities promise scholarship for Vietnam’s top swimmer
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Many US universities promise scholarship for Vietnam’s top swimmer

Nearly 20 universities in the US have invited Vietnam’s top swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien for study even with their full scholarship, said the Vietnam Water Sports Association’s General Secretary Dinh

76-year-old Vietnamese coach devotes life to badminton
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76-year-old Vietnamese coach devotes life to badminton

A 76-year-old badminton coach, despite her age, retains her passion and dedication to the sport during every lesson she teaches to students in Ho Chi Minh City.

Amateur shooters compete with made-in-Vietnam pistols in friendly contest in Hanoi
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Amateur shooters compete with made-in-Vietnam pistols in friendly contest in Hanoi

Many local engineers and businessmen have had the chance to fire real military guns made in Vietnam by participating in a friendly shooting competition in Hanoi.

Amateur Vietnamese marathoners run for health but gain considerable achievements
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Amateur Vietnamese marathoners run for health but gain considerable achievements

Many amateur marathon athletes in Vietnam have astonished others with their achievements which are thought to only be obtained by the professional.

Vietnam’s shooters face ammunition shortage ahead of SEA Games 29
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Vietnam’s shooters face ammunition shortage ahead of SEA Games 29

With less than five months from the biggest sporting event in Southeast Asia, members of Vietnam’s shooting team still find themselves short of bullets to practice for the competition.

This Vietnamese supporter never gives up football zeal despite disability
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This Vietnamese supporter never gives up football zeal despite disability

A disabled football fan has inspired others with his true passion for the sport after covering over 1,300 kilometers to Ho Chi Minh City to cheer for his favorite team.

China plans for 50,000 football academies by 2025
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China plans for 50,000 football academies by 2025

China's football association is planning for the country to have 50,000 football academies by 2025 as part of an ambitious blueprint to grow into a soccer superpower.

Vietnam’s multisport athlete masters taekwondo, basketball
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Vietnam’s multisport athlete masters taekwondo, basketball

While it is not uncommon for athletes to pursue more than one sport, it is unusual for one to become professional at two at once.

Vietnamese marathon coach still up and running at 78
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Vietnamese marathon coach still up and running at 78

A 78-year-old Vietnamese marathon coach remains in top shape thanks to his life-long dedication to a healthy lifestyle and his love of running.

Harvard team to advise Vietnamese schools on sport programs
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Harvard team to advise Vietnamese schools on sport programs

The task of organizing sporting events for schools in Vietnam should combine both sports and recreation to attract more people, according to a team of six Harvard students currently visiting Ho Chi

Pham Van Tiec: the doctor who wrote Vietnam’s first football guidebook
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Pham Van Tiec: the doctor who wrote Vietnam’s first football guidebook

Doctor Pham Van Tiec is not only a one-of-a-kind Vietnamese who mastered both medical and football skills, but also the author behind arguably the country’s first-ever book about the ‘king of sports.’

F1 needs fresh start from 'one-man dictator': Carey
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F1 needs fresh start from 'one-man dictator': Carey

LONDON: Bernie Ecclestone's four-decade reign as a "dictator" of Formula One had to end if the sport is to have the fresh start it needs, new chairman and chief executive Chase Carey says.

Nha Trang–Khanh Hoa sea festival slated for June
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Nha Trang–Khanh Hoa sea festival slated for June

The Nha Trang – Khanh Hoa sea festival 2017, the eighth of its kind, will take place in the south central province of Khanh Hoa on June 10-13, with nearly 50 social, cultural and sport activities.

Vietnam world’s second-largest sport shoe exporter
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Vietnam world’s second-largest sport shoe exporter

Vietnam is frequently listed among the world’s top 20 footwear producers, with the Southeast Asian country now positioned among the top ten leading global footwear exporters, an industry association

Vietnamese sport towards 2017: Renew the “old path”
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Vietnamese sport towards 2017: Renew the “old path”

After a fruitful 2016, Vietnamese sport is stepping into the year of 2017 with an “old and new” problem namely the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games.

International Tennis Federation vows to help with tennis development in Vietnam
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International Tennis Federation vows to help with tennis development in Vietnam

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) is willing to cooperate with the Vietnam Tennis Federation (VTF) and Ho Chi Minh City to deploy training programmes for Vietnamese tennis players and

Olympic Run Day 2017 slated for March 26
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Olympic Run Day 2017 slated for March 26

The Olympic Run Day for Public Health 2017 is scheduled to begin across the country at 7am on March 26, announced the Vietnam Sports Administration.

Lance Armstrong may admit he used banned drugs
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Lance Armstrong may admit he used banned drugs

Lance Armstrong, the American cyclist at the center of the biggest doping scandal in the sport's history, may admit he used performance-enhancing drugs during his career, the New York Times reported

Sports|NFL Playoffs: Steelers Open Big Lead on Dolphins
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Sports|NFL Playoffs: Steelers Open Big Lead on Dolphins

NFL Playoffs 2017, NFL Playoffs, Nfl Schedule, Oakland Raiders Sports|NFL Playoffs: Steelers Open Big Lead on Dolphins Stay here for live scores, updates and analysis from the wild-card round of the

Mixed feelings as Vietnam wins Asiad hosting bid
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Mixed feelings as Vietnam wins Asiad hosting bid

Vietnam has successfully won the bid to host the 2019 Asian Games, yet the victory has triggered a wave of differing responses in the country.