The 24th Ho Chi Minh City Television Cup Bicycle Race (HTV Cup 2012) began in the central province of Quang Tri on April 14.
Nearly 220 boxers from 25 delegations across the country are testing their skills at the 2012 National Boxing Championships, which began in the northern province of Lao Cai on April 13.
The 2012 National Canoeing Club Championship officially opened at West Lake in Hanoi on April 13.
The final round of the National U19 Football Tournament 2012 Kova Paint Cup will take place at Chi Lang stadium in the central city of Danang from April 16-24.
Vietnam’s U19 team will take part in an international football tournament in Palestine in May.
Vietnam’s top player Nguyen Tien Minh earned a berth to the quarterfinals of the ongoing 2012 Yonex Australian Badminton Open in Sydney by defeating Malaysian rival Kwong Beng Chan 2-1 on April 5.
Vietnamese hopeful Nguyen Thi Lua has taken a berth to the world’s largest sporting event after wining a silver medal at the 2012 Olympic-Asian Wrestling Qualifiers in Kazakhstan on April 1.
The second International Women’s Cycling Race (Biwase Cup 2012) kicked off in southern Binh Duong province on March 8.
Vietnam’s U19 football team has proceeded to the semi-finals as Group B winners after defeating Timor Leste 2-0 in the fourth round of the ongoing 2012 Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy in Brunei on March 4.
The international chess tournament HD Bank Cup 2012 will take place in Ho Chi Minh City from March 2-7 with the participation of nearly 100 players from 15 countries.
The two Vietnamese teams, Lienviet Post Bank and Vietinbank, had a chance to proceed to the sixth International Women’s Volleyball Tournament (VTV Cup-Binh Dien) after claiming victories on February 21.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has authorized the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau to host the 2012 International Seaport Festival.
The 2012 international HDBank chess tournament will take place in Ho Chi Minh City from March 1-8.
Vietnam’s top chess player, Le Quang Liem (Elo 2,714) has left for the 2012 Aeroflot Open Chess Tournament in Russia.
Vietnam’s top player Nguyen Hoang Thien and his Hong Kong partner Wong Chun Hun won the men’s doubles event at the U18 International Tennis Federation (ITF) Tournament (Grade 4) in New Zealand on February 3.
Vietnam’s outstanding table tennis player Tran Tuan Quynh is hopeful of going to the 2012 London Olympics.
Mai Duc Chung is now the chief coach of Vietnam’s U19 football team in their first training for the 2012 international football tournament, which will be held in Brunei from February 25 to March 5.
Top Vietnamese chess player Le Quang Liem defeated his Israeli rival Tamir Nabaty (Elo 2563) on January 30 in the seventh round of the 2012 Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival, which is taking place in the UK.
Vietnam’s top badminton player, world No. 8 Nguyen Tien Minh, failed to qualify for the next round of the 2012 Korea Open Super Series Premie.
Vietnam’s young tennis star, Nguyen Hoang Thien, leapt 54 notches to 67th position in the latest International Tennis Federation (ITF) junior world rankings announced early this week.