Semifinalists of 2018 National Cup confirmed

Semifinalists of 2018 National Cup confirmed

NDO – The quarterfinals of the 2018 Vietnamese National Cup officially wrapped up on May 15, with Hanoi FC, FLC Thanh Hoa, Song Lam Nghe An, and Becamex Binh Duong confirmed as the four semifinalists. (May 16, 2018)

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Vietnam’s tennis ace achieves career-best ATP ranking

  May 14, 2018
NDO – Vietnam’s no. 1 tennis player, Ly Hoang Nam, leapt 29 notches to 433rd position in the latest men’s world rankings as announced by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) on May 14. 

Vietnam settles for fourth place at AFC Women’s Futsal Championship

  May 14, 2018
NDO – Vietnam ended up in fourth place overall at the 2018 AFC Women’s Futsal Championship after collapsing to a 2-3 defeat on penalties against Thailand in the third place match at Bangkok’s Indoor Stadium Huamark on May 12. 

Tennis - Zverev crushes Thiem to win Madrid title

  May 14, 2018
Germany's Alexander Zverev looked every bit a serious French Open title contender as he crushed claycourt specialist Dominic Thiem 6-4 6-4 in the Madrid Open final on Sunday. 

Liverpool's Salah sets Premier League record with 32nd goal

  May 14, 2018
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah crowned a superb campaign by scoring against Brighton and Hove Albion on Sunday, taking his tally to a record 32 goals in a 38-game Premier League season. The 25-year-old Egyptian struck in the 26th minute to eclipse the previous mark of 31 goals achieved by Luis Suarez, Alan Shearer and Cristiano Ronaldo. 

Barcelona lose unbeaten run at Levante while Messi stays home

  May 14, 2018
Barcelona's hopes of completing an unbeaten La Liga season ended in thrilling fashion on Sunday as the champions suffered a shock 5-4 defeat at Levante in their 37th and penultimate game of the campaign after resting talisman Lionel Messi. 

Vietnamese sport aims towards 2018 Asian Games

  May 13, 2018
NDO – The Asian Games (Asiad) is seen as the focus of Vietnamese sport in 2018. With the goal of winning three to four gold medals, the sport sector is frantically making all preparations needed, aiming towards a successful Games in Indonesia. 

Tennis: Hoang Nam, Van Phuong crowned champions at Vietnam F2 Futures

  May 13, 2018
NDO – Vietnamese duo Ly Hoang Nam and Nguyen Van Phuong beat Wong Chun Hun - Yeung Pak Long from Hong Kong (China) 2-1 to win the men’s doubles final at the Vietnam F2 Futures tennis tournament, on May 12. 

Japan wins Tuan Chau Ha Long Open 2018

  May 12, 2018
NDO – Volleyball players from Japan dominated the Tuan Chau Ha Long Open 2018, a women’s one-star tournament hosted by the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Beach World Tour, which officially wrapped up at the Tuan Chau International Resort in Ha Long city, QuangNinh province, on May 12. 

Bertens eases into Madrid final at expense of Garcia

  May 12, 2018
Unseeded Dutchwoman Kiki Bertens continued her sparkling week, roaring into the Madrid Open final with an emphatic 6-2 6-2 victory over France's Caroline Garcia on Friday. 

Nadal's record run on clay ends in Madrid quarters, Edmund bows out

  May 12, 2018
Rafa Nadal suffered a shock 7-5 6-3 defeat by Austrian Dominic Thiem in the Madrid Open quarter-finals on Friday, a result that means the Spaniard will lose the world number one ranking. 

Robben and Rafinha to stay at Bayern until 2019

  May 12, 2018
Winger Arjen Robben and defender Rafinha have agreed with Bayern Munich to extend their contracts for one more season to 2019, the German champions said on Friday. The 34-year-old Dutchman Robben has been at Bayern since 2009, winning seven league titles and one Champions League crown with the Bavarians, while Brazilian Rafinha, 32, joined in 2011. 

Nhan Dan newspaper national table tennis tourney attracts 135 players

  May 10, 2018
NDO – A total of 135 players on 14 teams across the country will compete in the 36th Nhan Dan Newspaper National Table Tennis Championships, scheduled to take place at the 29-Yersin Gymnasium in Da Lat city, Lam Dong province from May 22 to 27. 

Tuan Chau Ha Long Open 2018 attracts 18 teams

  May 10, 2018
NDO – The Tuan Chau Ha Long Open 2018, a women’s one-star tournament of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Beach World Tour, officially commenced at the Tuan Chau International Resort in Ha Long city, Quang Ninh province, on May 10.  

Vietnam enter AFC futsal event’s semi-finals

  May 10, 2018
NDO/VNA - Vietnam defeated Indonesia 2-1 to reach the semi-finals of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Women’s Futsal Championship 2018 on May 9.