Sports & Entertainment

Three belts on the line at 'Fortunes of War' boxing event in Vũng Tàu

In his 12th pro match, IBF Asia lightweight champion Đinh Hồng Quân will face Arnel Baconaje of the Philippines over 12 rounds. It is his second time defending his belt. Last July, he defeated Jules Victoriano of the Philippines unanimously.


Sorry Luis, the World Cup is now behind you

Luis Suarez really is that villain, and as the Uruguayans head home after getting knocked out of the World Cup, you can probably count on one hand those who care one iota about his feelings. Outside of Uruguay, of course.


Netherlands move to World Cup knockout stages with 3-1 win over US

The Netherlands' full backs proved the difference as veteran Daley Blind and hard-running Denzel Dumfries turned in decisive performances to help secure a 3-1 win over the United States in Saturday's opening match of the World Cup knockout stages.
Netherlands move to World Cup knockout stages with 3-1 win over US


Magic Messi fires Argentina into World Cup quarters

Lionel Messi scored his first goal in a World Cup knockout round in his 1,000th match to beat Diego Maradona's tournament tally, as Argentina beat off a frenzied Australia fightback to win 2-1 on Saturday and reach the quarter-finals.
Magic Messi fires Argentina into World Cup quarters


World Cup round-up: Dumfries powers Holland to quarters, Martinez saves Argentina

Favourites Holland and Argentina are through to the quarterfinals and will face each other come on December 10.


Returning amateur athlete dreams of national team

At the age of 25, runner Vũ Đình Duân fulfilled his dream of being a national team member, representing Việt Nam in international competitions and on a beautiful day, waved a flag as the winner.


World Cup round-up: Last minute drama

South Korea became the third Asian team (if you include Australia) to progress through the group stage of the World Cup, after a dramatic finish in their match against Portugal.


Weightlifters hope for Olympic qualification from world championship

It was scheduled to be held in Chongqing, China, but this changed in March due to COVID-19 measures in China. The new location was announced in April.


Age is much more than just a number for Belgium

And considering they are ranked number two in the world, and finished third at the 2018 World Cup in Russia in 2018, then Belgium must have surely fancied their chances.


World Cup round-up: Japan claim first place in Group E; Clumsy Lukaku spells doom for Belgium

The excitement also translated to Group F, where Belgium could have claimed their ticket into the knockouts had Romelu Lukaku found the net once in his five crazy misses.


Hà Nội dominates karate medals tally at NSG

Hà Nội won a top place of the ninth National Sports Games' karate competition which wrapped up on November 30 in Ninh Bình Province.


Quyết named best player of 2022 V.League 1

Striker Nguyễn Văn Quyết received a statue for the most valuable player of the 2022 V.League 1 season at a V.League Awards ceremony organised on December 1 in Hà Nội.


Students to vie for top spot at seven-a-side football tournament

The first professional seven-a-side football tournament for students will be held this month in the beach city of Nha Trang, Khánh Hòa Province.


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