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Vat Cau festival excites crowds in Hanoi

Vat Cau festival excites crowds in Hanoi

VOV.VN - A festival featuring ‘Vat Cau’, an ancient sport involving bare chested men wrestling over a ball, has been held in Thuy Linh village, Linh Nam Ward in Hoang Mai district of Hanoi, with the aim of strengthening solidarity among local people.

Wrestling bout attracts sea of festival goers

Wrestling bout attracts sea of festival goers

VOV.VN - Vua Mai festival dedicating to King Mai Hac De is held in Nghe An central province. The festival, highlighted by the wrestling bout of young men has attracted thousands of festival goers.

Rio Olympics: Hang out of wrestling event due to injury

Rio Olympics: Hang out of wrestling event due to injury

Vietnam’s Vu Thi Hang has been ruled out of the women’s 48kg wrestling event on August 17 by a recurring injury, leaving Nguyen Thi Lua as the last one of the Vietnamese delegation to compete at the Rio Games.

Hang to wrestle for glory in Rio Games

Hang to wrestle for glory in Rio Games

Taking up wrestling by chance, Vu Thi Hang has stuck to the sport meant for men all her life and has made her name at the Rio Olympics this summer.

Team Vietnam gear up for Olympic excitement

Team Vietnam gear up for Olympic excitement

VOV.VN - Team Vietnam athletes and coaches are gearing up for the excitement of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games at the National Sports Training Center in Hanoi by declaring “We Love Rio” and training hard.

Vietnam wins 20 places in 2016 Olympics

Vietnam wins 20 places in 2016 Olympics

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.

Con Son pagoda reflects Vietnamese soul

Con Son pagoda reflects Vietnamese soul

VOV.VN - The Con Son relic site in Chi Linh district, Hai Duong province is closely associated with many well-known Vietnamese figures such as Tran Nguyen Dan, Huyen Quang and Nguyen Trai, a national hero and world cultural figure.

Nguyen Thi Lua makes the Rio 2016 Olympics

Nguyen Thi Lua makes the Rio 2016 Olympics

VOV.VN -Nguyen Thi Lua on March 19 has made history by becoming the first Vietnamese woman wrestler to have qualified for the Olympics twice after she reached the final of the Asian qualifying event in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Wrestling festival draws thousands

Wrestling festival draws thousands

VOV.VN - Wrestlers from across the country recently gathered at a traditional wresting festival in Que Duong Village in Hanoi.

Lua bags Asian wrestling silver

Lua bags Asian wrestling silver

Vietnam's Nguyen Thi Lua won a silver medal at the Asian Wrestling Championships that ended in Thailand on February 21.

Spring festivals with sporting spirit in Vietnam

Spring festivals with sporting spirit in Vietnam

In Vietnam, festivals are usually held in the spring. They each have their own characteristics and values, but are always directed towards a sacred entity enshrined as national heroes who fight foreign invaders, are founders of traditional trades, and who kill wild beasts to protect the people.

Wrestlers win first two golds at SEA Games

Wrestlers win first two golds at SEA Games

(VOV) - Two out of three Vietnamese wrestlers brought home two gold medals in Myanmar on December 9, following their Wushu artists’ impressive performance.

Wrestlers compete at Asian Champs

Wrestlers compete at Asian Champs

(VOV) - The 26th Senior Asian Wrestling Championships opened in New Delhi, India on April 18, attracting 200 athletes from 19 regional countries, including 9 from Vietnam.

National Wrestling Championships wrapped up

National Wrestling Championships wrapped up

(VOV) - Fifty medals have been awarded to the winners of the National Wrestling Championships, which ended in the northern province of Thai Nguyen on October 16.