The second Vietnam International Judo Tournament 2016 – the People’s Police University Cup officially kicked off on October 29 in Ho Chi Minh City.
Athletes received medals after the opening ceremony (Photo: VNA)
The Saigon Sports Club was put into operation in Ho Chi Minh City on October 15 with the aim of training young Vietnamese martial arts professionals.
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Defense Ministry celebrated a solemn ceremony in Hanoi capital on August 30 in order to honor and offer awards for athletes from Military Sports Delegation at Olympic Games Rio 2016.
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In the end, it was a tale of two Games. The yin and yang Olympics, one of stark contrasts between the feats on the field of play, and regrettable actions off it.
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The last Vietnamese athlete to compete at Rio 2016 lost on the wrestling mat on Thursday night, but Team Vietnam has had the most successful Olympics ever in its history.
Egyptian judoka Islam El Shehaby has been sent home from the Rio Olympics after refusing to shake the hand of Israeli Or Sasson following the end of their bout, the International Olympic Committee said on Monday.
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Here are the leading news stories about Vietnam you should not miss today, August 6.
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British judo star Stephanie Inglis has said she intends to return to the sport despite a motorbike accident in Vietnam that left her with a one percent chance of survival.
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Swimmer Hoang Quy Phuoc has become the latest Vietnamese athlete qualified for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Brazil, officials announced Friday.
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A total of 23 athletes will represent Vietnam at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil this August, according to the General Department of Sports and Physical Training.
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Ending child labor in supply chains a key issue for Vietnam
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Vietnam has exceeded its target of having at least 16 athletes competing at the Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil this August, with 20 berths secured so far, the General Department of Sports and Physical Training has said.
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Vietnamese sports has won 20 places in 10 sports to the 2016 Summer Olympics that will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from August 5-21, according to the General Department of Sports and Physical Training.
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Stephanie Inglis in a file photo on her Facebook page
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A Scottish judo star who suffered head injuries from a motorbike accident in Vietnam last month has shown signs of recovery following treatment in Thailand.
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