Nguyễn Thị Oanh won two golds while setting two records at the National Sports Games in Hà Nội. — Photo zing.vnViet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Nguyễn Thị Oanh secured her second gold medal and second record at the ongoing National Sports Games in Hà Nội. Yesterday, Oanh came first in the women’s 5,000m race with a time of 16min 35.30sec, setting a new Games record. On Wednesday, the Southeast Asian Games champion won in the 1,500m event and also pocketed a record. Oanh’s record was one of three set in the fourth day of track-and-field competitions. Other record setters were Nguyễn Văn Hùng in the men’s triple jump (16.27m) and Phan Thị Diễm of Hậu Giang in the women’s high jump (1.87m). Lê Tú Chinh earned her third gold in the women’s 200m and Ngần Ngọc Nghĩa completed his double in the men’s 200m. In gymnastics, five golds … [Read more...] about Oanh wins two titles at Games
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Vineet Tanwar, Google Play business development manager for Thailand and Vietnam, said Vietnam has a lot of potential to lead the mobile game market in Southeast Asia in the near future. "Young, intelligent, creative and professional staff with good vision and high aspiration for success, along with a large number of players are factors that will boost this industry in Vietnam," he said at the Indie Games Accelerator (IGA) held Wednesday in Singapore. He hoped that the world will not stop at knowing Vietnamese mobile game for Flabby Bird, but for a long list of other games. Flappy Bird was released in May 2013 with little fanfare. By February 2014, the sleeper hit topped the charts in more than 100 countries and had been downloaded more than 50 million times. Vietnam’s mobile game market is growing at more than 50 percent year-on-year, according to a joint study by Google and Temasek Holdings. The country’s internet economy is expected to jump from $9 billion this year to … [Read more...] about Vietnam can lead Southeast Asia in mobile games: Google
Vietnam's U23 team celebrate the goal by Nguyen Quang Hai at the final match of the Asian Football Confederation U-23 Championship (Photo: AFC) Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnam’s sport sector has had an outstanding 2018 and the country is starting to pay more attention to developing talented athletes. In August, the Vietnamese sport sector recorded various achievements at the 18th Asian Games (ASIAD) in Indonesia. With four gold medals, two in Olympics sports (athletics and rowing), 2018 was Vietnam’s most successful year at the continental event. Gold medallist Bui Thi Thu Thao (centre) at the 2018 ASIAD (Photo: VNA) Increasing attention for development of young athletes Vice head of the Vietnam Sports Administration (VSA) Tran Duc Phan hugs young weightlifter Ngo Son Dinh following Dinh's gold medal at men’s 56kg event on the first day of competition of the 2018 Youth Olympic Games (Photo: VNA) The Tien Giang-born lifter won one gold and two … [Read more...] about Vietnam has high hopes for young athletes
Football fans on high spirit as Vietnam 1-1 UAE during the last match Hanoi and Saigon turn red, yet again Fans in Ho Chi Minh City burned flares to celebrate the first goal scored by Vietnamese footballer Nguyen Van Quyet, jersey number 10 at the 27th minute. In Hanoi, many fans can't hold back their joy. Football fans watch the game under rain on Nguyen Hue pedestrian street. Photo by Quynh Tran People jumped for joy as Vietnamese footballer Nguyen Van Quyet scored the first gola for Vietnam. A little fan turned to sad after Alhashmi Ahmad, number 7, scored for UAE after a shot outside the box. A girl fan in Saigon screamed after Vietnam's first goal. Vietnam made history by entering the quarter-finals and semi-finals for the first time in the Asian Games this year, which is held in Indonesia. The match with UAE will take place at the Pakansari Stadium, Indonesia, at 3:00 p.m. and will be reported live on VnExpress … [Read more...] about Football fans on high spirit as Vietnam 1-1 UAE during the last match
Viet Nam News by Robert Bicknell Can changing clubs make a difference in your game as a professional? We read all the time that a well-known Tour pro decided to switch brands, mostly due to a ridiculous amount of money being waved in his/her face. What people do not realize is that many of these pros are not entirely stupid and usually demand that the company make a virtual copy of their old tried and true club, with minimal cosmetic or technical changes, and just a new brand stamped on it. What’s old is new… sort of. But occasionally, the manufacturer might demand the player accept the designs they currently have, modified a bit to meet the player’s requirements. This can be something as simple as weighting, or grinding the sole a bit differently than what is actually on the market. But, almost without exception, once the player has a brand new set of clubs in his brand new bag, his game usually goes completely to hell, at least for a short while. Having said … [Read more...] about Can changing clubs make a difference in your game?