La Liga set for close-run race after Barca, Real, Atletico transfer blitz

La Liga set for close-run race after Barca, Real, Atletico transfer blitz

The La Liga season begins on Friday with Barcelona, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid all set to be far stronger units after a record-smashing transfer window which saw Spain’s biggest three clubs splurge over 800 million euros on new players. (Aug 16, 2019 07:19:04)

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Czech Republic handed 2020 Fed Cup wildcard

  Aug 15, 2019 06:36:37
Eleven-times champions Czech Republic have been handed a wildcard for next April's revamped Fed Cup finals in Budapest, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced on Wednesday. The top ranked Czechs join 2019 finalists Australia and France along with hosts Hungary in securing their places for the April 14-19 claycourt finals. 

Hosts Vietnam face tough task to win semis berth

  Aug 14, 2019 11:20:09
NDO – A goalless draw against Thai rivals during their Group B fourth match at the ongoing ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) U18 Championship 2019 on August 13 leaves hosts Vietnam with slender hope to progress in the tournament on their home tuff. 

Lampard's Chelsea will be tough challenge in Super Cup - Klopp

  Aug 14, 2019 06:21:24
Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp says Chelsea will present a real challenge to his team in Wednesday’s Super Cup, despite their 4-0 loss to Manchester United in their Premier League opener. 

Gloomy outlook at Madrid despite big spending spree

  Aug 14, 2019 06:21:20
Real Madrid have spent more than 300 million euros on new recruits but they head into the new La Liga season clouded by uncertainty and with pressure already building on coach Zinedine Zidane after a worrying warm-up campaign. 

Wawrinka sees off determined Dimitrov in Cincinnati

  Aug 14, 2019 06:21:17
Swiss Stan Wawrinka overcame battling Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov 5-7 6-4 7-6(4) in a roller-coaster first-round match at the Cincinnati Masters on Tuesday. 

Vietnam finalise squad for 2019 AFF Women’s Championship

  Aug 13, 2019 11:42:20
NDO – Vietnam head coach Mai Duc Chung on August 12 named his 23-player squad for the upcoming 2019 ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Women’s Championship, to be held in Chonburi, Thailand, from August 15 to 27. 

Tennis: Gasquet prevails in Murray's return to singles play

  Aug 13, 2019 07:16:23
Andy Murray started tentatively but improved as the day progressed as he fell to Frenchman Richard Gasquet on his return to singles play at the Cincinnati Masters on Monday. 

Bayern ease past Cottbus 3-1 into German Cup second round

  Aug 13, 2019 07:16:19
Holders Bayern Munich eased past fourth tier club Energie Cottbus 3-1 with goals from Robert Lewandowski, Kingsley Coman and Leon Goretzka on Monday to move into the German Cup second round. 

Griezmann fuels ultra-attacking Barca's bid for third straight title

  Aug 13, 2019 07:16:16
Barcelona have coasted to the last two domestic titles and the added presence of Antoine Griezmann in an already formidable forward line makes them favourites to land a third successive La Liga crown this season. 

Five talking points from V.League 2019 Matchday 20

  Aug 12, 2019 16:13:16
NDO – The 2019 V.League matchday 20 concluded over the weekend with Hanoi FC further solidifying their top spot after a five-star win and Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City stretching their disappointing winless run to four games. 

International traditional martial arts festival closed in Binh Dinh

  Aug 12, 2019 11:50:18
NDO - The seventh International Traditional Martial Arts Festival officially concluded in Quy Nhon City, in the south-central province of Binh Dinh, on August 11.  

Park Hang-seo summons 19 players for friendly against Kitchee SC of Hong Kong (China)

  Aug 12, 2019 11:49:35
NDO – Up to 19 players have been called up to Vietnam U22s by head coach Park Hang-seo in preparation for the upcoming friendly match against Kitchee Sports Club (SC) of Hong Kong (China). 

V.League: Hanoi FC thrash Thanh Hoa 5-0 to stay at top with five points clear

  Aug 12, 2019 11:34:25
NDO – Reigning champions Hanoi FC demolished Thanh Hoa FC with five unanswered goals in the last fixture of matchday 20, on August 11, to extend their lead atop the V.League table to five points clear. 

Vietnam beat Singapore 3-0 to kindle hope for semis

  Aug 12, 2019 10:55:48
NDO – Hosts Vietnam earned an important 3-0 win over Singapore in their third Group B clash, on August 11, thereby fostering hope for a ticket to the semi-finals at the ongoing ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) U18 Championship 2019 on their home soil.