Football: Werner bags hat-trick as Leipzig trounce Mainz

Football: Werner bags hat-trick as Leipzig trounce Mainz

Timo Werner bagged a hat-trick as RB Leipzig thrashed Mainz 5-0 on Sunday (May 24) to climb back to third in the Bundesliga and keep their dwindling title hopes just about alive. (May 25, 2020 09:14:20)

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Vietnam to hunt for Futsal World Cup place in August

  May 20, 2020 16:07:40
NDO – Vietnam will join 15 other teams in the 2020 AFC Futsal Championship, which is slated to take place between August 5 and 16 in Turkmenistan, targeting a top-five finish to secure a place in next year’s FIFA Futsal World Cup in Lithuania. 

Italian union says four weeks' full training needed before restart

  May 20, 2020 10:02:42
The head of the Italian footballers’ union said that four weeks of full training is needed before Serie A can re-start without a serious risk of injury to the players. 

Havertz double helps Bayer to 4-1 win at Werder

  May 19, 2020 09:40:15
Bayer Leverkusen stayed in the hunt for a top-four finish in the Budesliga after two goals by striker Kai Havertz as well as one each by Mitchell Weiser and Kerem Demirbay helped them to a 4-1 win at struggling Werder Bremen on Monday (May 18). 

Grandmaster Le Quang Liem shares fourth place at Online FIDE Steinitz Memorial

  May 18, 2020 17:07:55
NDO – Vietnam’s no. 1 chess player, Le Quang Liem, shared the overall four-place finish with Jeffery Xiong (US) and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (Azerbaijan), tied on nine points, at the Online Steinitz Memorial, a EUR30,000 20-player blitz event. 

La Liga chief confirms clubs will resume group training from Monday

  May 18, 2020 09:38:04
Spanish soccer has edged closer to returning after a long pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic after La Liga president Javier Tebas confirmed clubs in the top two divisions will begin training in groups of up to 10 players from Monday. 

Football: Dortmund rout Schalke to close gap on Bayern

  May 17, 2020 08:00:29
Borussia Dortmund thrashed traditional rivals Schalke 4-0 to close the gap on champions and leaders Bayern Munich to one point as the Bundesliga restarted on Saturday (May 16) after a two-month break caused by the coronavirus pandemic. 

Defending champions Vietnam to send strongest team to AFF Cup

  May 16, 2020 15:32:01
NDO/VNA – As defending champions, Vietnam will send its strongest squad to compete at the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Suzuki Cup 2020 which is scheduled to take place from October to December this year, Vice President of the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) Tran Quoc Tuan has said. 

Club Brugge formally declared Belgian champions

  May 16, 2020 08:10:55
Club Brugge were formally declared Belgian champions on Friday after the country’s Pro League confirmed last month’s decision to bring the season to a premature halt in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic. 

FIFA president lauds Vietnamese football for joint efforts in containing COVID-19

  May 15, 2020 16:23:50
NDO – FIFA President Gianni Infantino sent a thank-you letter to President of the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) Le Khanh Hai and Vietnamese football for their recent practical activities to join the country’s efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Premier League says player contracts expiring on June 30 can be extended

  May 15, 2020 09:52:44
Premier League players whose contracts expire on June 30 will be allowed to sign short-term extensions until the season ends, chief executive Richard Masters said on Thursday. 

No training until May 25, English Football League tells clubs

  May 14, 2020 09:01:34
Clubs in the second to fourth tiers of English soccer should not return to training before May 25 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the English Football League (EFL) said on Wednesday (May 13). 

V.League to resume on June 5 with only one relegation slot

  May 13, 2020 15:43:19
NDO – The 2020 V.League 1 will restart on June 5 and be divided into two phases, but there will be only one relegation slot instead of 1.5 slots as initially planned. 

Vettel to leave Ferrari at end of 2020 F1 season

  May 13, 2020 08:40:53
Four-times Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel will leave Ferrari at the end of the 2020 season, with the German facing an uncertain future in racing. 

Vietnamese midfielder in Fox Sports poll for Asian Front Three

  May 12, 2020 13:23:05
NDO/VNA – Vietnamese football star Nguyen Quang Hai has been listed as one of nine nominees for Asian Front Three by the prestigious sport website Fox Sports Asia.