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Brilliant Djokovic downs Nadal to win US Open 

September 18, 2011
Brilliant Djokovic downs Nadal to win US Open 

Novak Djokovic of Serbia kisses the trophy after his win over Rafael Nadal of Spain in the men's singles final at the US Open tennis tournament, on September 12, at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York. Novak Djokovic shrugged off a back scare to defeat defending champion Rafael Nadal 6-4, 6-2, [...]

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Local badminton hero crowned on home ground 

September 1, 2011
Local badminton hero crowned on home ground 

  Badminton star Nguyen Tien Minh beat Japanese rival Sho Sasaki to win the men’s singles championship at the 2011 Vietnam Open Grand Prix in Ho Chi Minh City on Sunday. It took the 7th-ranked top seed Vietnamese 40 minutes to defeat the 9th-ranked second seeded Japanese 21-13, 21-17. It was Minh’s first international championship so [...]

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SLNA closer to V-League title after home win 

August 5, 2011
SLNA closer to V-League title after home win 

  Song Lam Nghe An (SLNA) has moved closer to the championship of Vietnam’s top-tier V-League after a 3-1 home win over Navibank Saigon at Vinh Stadium on Tuesday. The league leaders with 45 points are now six points clear of defending champs Hanoi T&T and the 2009 champs Da Nang while the 2011 season [...]

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Hometown hero Liem beats reigning chess champ 

July 28, 2011
Hometown hero Liem beats reigning chess champ 

  Vietnam’s No.1 chess player Le Quang Liem defeated Ukrainian Ruslan Olegovich Ponomariov in their fifth meeting at the 39th Super Grandmaster Chess meet in Dortmund, Germany on Tuesday. The 10th-ranked Ponomariov is the event’s reigning champ and the 27th-ranked Liem was the only one competitor who beat him at last year’s contest, in which Liem [...]

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Hanoi T&T close on SLNA in tight V-League race 

July 23, 2011
Hanoi T&T close on SLNA in tight V-League race 

  Reigning V-League champs Hanoi T&T closed in on first place Song Lam Nghe An (SLNA) with a crushing 7-1 defeat of Mekong Delta side Dong Thap at Hanoi’s Hang Day Stadium Saturday. Meanwhile, SNLA was shut out 0-1 by Binh Duong at Vinh Stadium in the 22nd round of Vietnam’s top-tier league. Hanoi T&T [...]

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Da Nang gains on SNLA in close V-League race 

July 15, 2011
Da Nang gains on SNLA in close V-League race 

  Second-placed Da Nang turned up the heat in the V-League with a sharp 3-1 home win over league leaders Song Lam Nghe An (SLNA) at Chi Lang Stadium in round 20 on Sunday. The league 2001 champions SLNA, with 39, points are now only four points clear of the 2009 champions Da Nang. There [...]

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Olympic prospects unclear after women’s team loses Uzbek match 

June 13, 2011
Olympic prospects unclear after women’s team loses Uzbek match 

  Vietnamese women footballers lost 1-2 to Uzbekistan in their third match in the second Asian qualifying round of the 2012 London Olympics in Jordan on Friday. The defeat puts into doubt their qualification chances, leaving them with six points and in a very difficult situation, three points adrift of group leaders Thailand. Uzbekistan is [...]

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Vietnam small-cap bourse hits all-time low as confidence dwindles 

May 20, 2011
Vietnam small-cap bourse hits all-time low as confidence dwindles 

  Vietnam’s small-cap bourse, the Hanoi Stock Exchange, slid to an all-time low on Friday as liquidity and confidence dwindle, marking another milestone in the country’s fall from favor for foreign and domestic investors alike. The six-year-old Hanoi market ended the week off about 5 percent at 76.98 points after dipping as low as 76.81 [...]

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Binh Duong boosted by return of former coach 

May 19, 2011
Binh Duong boosted by return of former coach 

  Binh Duong welcomed their former coach Dant Tran Chinh back to the helm with a 3-1 home win over Navibank Saigon at the Go Dau Stadium in a V-League 14th round match on Sunday. The hosts led 3-0 after fifteen minutes and the visitors from Ho Chi Minh City could only manage a consolation [...]

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Eurovision cheers down-in-the-dumps Europe 

May 14, 2011
Eurovision cheers down-in-the-dumps Europe 

Europe has few reasons for cheer at the moment, but tens of millions of people across the continent and beyond will Saturday let their hair down for the pop extravaganza that is the Eurovision Song Contest. Europe has few reasons for cheer at the moment, but tens of millions of people across the continent and [...]

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Vietnam, Cuba foreign ministries to bolster ties

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Vietnam’s top diplomat has affirmed that the Foreign Ministry will closely cooperate with its Cuban counterpart to implement the agreements reached by the two...