Sepak takraw women finish second

Vietnam's sepak takraw women's team finished second at the International Sepak Takraw Federation (ISTAF) Super Series after losing to Thailand 9-15, 9-15, 13-15 in Singapore on May 6. Vietnam finish third at ISTAF champs The Thai team easily took a two-set lead and only faced difficulties in the third set, when Vietnam led 13-11. However, Wanwisa Jankaen promptly earned four points to secure victory for Thailand. Earlier, Indonesia beat Malaysia 15-12, 15-9, 15-12 to take the third place. … [Read more...]

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Viet Nam finishes second at ISTAF Super Series

HA NOI - Viet Nam's sepak takraw women's team finished second at the International Sepak Takraw Federation (ISTAF) Super Series after losing to Thailand 9-15, 9-15, 13-15 in Singapore yesterday. The Thai team easily took a two-set lead and only faced difficulties in the third set, when Viet Nam led 13-11. However, Wanwisa Jankaen promptly earned four points to secure victory for Thailand. Earlier, Indonesia beat Malaysia 15-12, 15-9, 15-12 to take the third place. With these results, Thailand … [Read more...]

Viet Nam finish third at ISTAF Super Series

The national women's sepak takraw team beat hosts Indonesia 3-1 (15-12, 12-15, 15-12, 15-12) to take third place at the International Sepak Takraw Federation (ISTAF) Super Series yesterday. After Indonesia levelled the match in the second set, player Lai Thi Huyen Trang was replaced by teammate Cao Thi Hai Yen. The latter used her height and windmill serves to help the team overcome Indonesia, who had prevailed against Viet Nam 3-1 in the qualifying round. However, the Vietnamese victory saw … [Read more...]

SPORTS IN BRIEF 27/2

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Tu to fight in Asian Judo Champs For illustration only. Van Ngoc Tu will compete at the Asian Judo Championships to be held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, from April 26-29. The Vietnamese athlete will not only defend her bronze medal pocketed here last year, but also hopes to score a higher result in the women's Under-48kg category. Tu, the only Vietnamese judoka at present to earn a London Olympics berth, will have to face strong rivals from Japan, South Korea and China. The continental … [Read more...]

Sports News Headlines 10/3

International women's cycling tourney opens in Binh Duong The fourth International Women's Cycling Tournament (Biwase Cup 2014) kicked off in the southern province of Binh Duong on March 7. The event attracted 70 cyclists from 11 local teams and three teams from Japan, Thailand and Malaysia. The annual tournament aims to provide local cyclists with a good opportunity to hone their professional skills and gain experience from foreign competitors in preparation for regional and international … [Read more...]

VN score sepak takraw win

HANOI (VNS) (VNS)— Vietnamese women defeated Myanmar 2-0 in the qualifying round of International Sepak Takraw Federation Super Series Grand Finals currently being held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In the second match, Myanmar beat South Korea 2-0. Viet Nam now needs to beat South Korea to maintain their top position in group B. In group A, Thailand scored 2-0 victories over China and Indonesia. In group C, Japan beat India 2-1, while Malaysia beat Japan 2-0. The first and second place … [Read more...]

Sepak Takraw series returns

The third round of the International Sepak Takraw Federation (ISTAF) Super Series 2013 will kick off today in Kota Kinabalu in Malaysia. In the women's category, Viet Nam will participate alongside five competitors separated into two three-team groups. Group A will feature Viet Nam, South Korea and hosts Malaysia, while Japan, Indonesia and defending champion Thailand will compete in group B. Thailand is currently the top seed with 2000 points, followed by Viet Nam on 1920 points. The … [Read more...]

Wednesday September 25, 2013

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Hello and welcome to VOV's Letter Box, our weekly feature dedicated to listeners throughout the world. We are Mai Phuong and Ngoc Huyen. A: First, we'd like welcome Martin Bobek of Vysocina in the Czech Republic to our program. Martin wrote "I'm a 27-year-old radio listener and I like listening to AM radio stations very much. I love every medium, short and long wave broadcast". B: We also welcome Eski Uskudar Caddesi of Istanbul, Turkey, who recently tuned in to our program at 2108UCT on … [Read more...]

Viet Nam advance to second round of world sepak series

Viet Nam's women's team began the second circuit of the International Sepak Takraw Federation Super Series 2013-14 in Thailand yesterday. Viet Nam claimed third place in the first round and trailed Thailand and Indonesia in first and second place, respectively. The second round which saw 12 men's and eight women's teams from 12 countries and territorial regions will end tomorrow. — VNS … [Read more...]

AFC Futsal Club: Thai Son Nam 2-2 Shenzhen Nanling

Women footballers train in the RoK The national women's football squad left for Busan, the Republic of Korea, on August 27 beginning a two-week training course in preparation for the upcoming ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Women's Championship. Chief coach Chen Yun Fat selected the best 20 girls for the national line-up who will then play at the AFF Cup in Myanmar's Madalay capital from September 7-23. Vietnam will play in the same group with U19 Australia, Thailand, Malaysia, and … [Read more...]

ISTAF Super Series ready to launch

The first circuit of the International Sepak Takraw Federation (ISTAF) Super Series will kick off tomorrow and run to Sunday, at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi, India. The event will attract more than 200 athletes from 14 countries, who will compete titles in the men's and women's competition. The competition will host 12 men's and eight women's teams. Viet Nam, a two-time runner-up, will compete in the women's category. ISTAF officials will draw team match-ups one day … [Read more...]

Vietnam finish third at ISTAF champs

The national women's sepak takraw team beat hosts Indonesia 3-1 to take third place at the International Sepak Takraw Federation (ISTAF) Super Series in Palembang on February 26. After Indonesia levelled the match in the second set, Lai Thi Huyen Trang was replaced by teammate Cao Thi Hai Yen. The latter used her height and windmill serves to help the team overcome Indonesia, who had prevailed against Vietnam 3-1 in the qualifying round. However, the Vietnamese victory saw the team solidify … [Read more...]

SPORTS IN BRIEF 28/2

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Viet Nam finish third at ISTAF champs The national women's sepak takraw team beat hosts Indonesia 15-12, 12-15, 15-12, 15-12 to take third place at the International Sepak Takraw Federation (ISTAF) Super Series in Palembang on Sunday. After Indonesia levelled the match in the second set, Lai Thi Huyen Trang was replaced by teammate Cao Thi Hai Yen. The latter used her height and windmill serves to help the team overcome Indonesia, who had prevailed against Viet Nam 15-12, 12-15, 15-10, … [Read more...]

Viet Nam finish third at ISTAF champs

The national women's sepak takraw team beat hosts Indonesia 15-12, 12-15, 15-12, 15-12 to take third place at the International Sepak Takraw Federation (ISTAF) Super Series in Palembang on Sunday. After Indonesia levelled the match in the second set, Lai Thi Huyen Trang was replaced by teammate Cao Thi Hai Yen. The latter used her height and windmill serves to help the team overcome Indonesia, who had prevailed against Viet Nam 15-12, 12-15, 15-10, 15-12 in the qualifying round. However, the … [Read more...]

Vietnam sepak takraw team win

Vietnam 's female sepak takraw squad defeated Japan 0-3 (15-6, 15-7, 15-9) in their first match at the International Sepak Takraw Federation (ISTAF) Super Series in Indonesia on Feb. 23. They will next meet Indonesia , another Group B rival. This is the second round of the tournament, which has attracted 12 male and eight female teams. In the first round last July in Thailand , Vietnam lost 0-3 to the hosts in the semi-finals, but then overcame Japan 3-0 to take third place. The third … [Read more...]

Viet Nam sepak takraw team win

Viet Nam's female sepak takraw squad defeated Japan 0-3 (15-6, 15-7, 15-9) in their first match at the International Sepak Takraw Federation (ISTAF) Super Series in Indonesia on Thursday. They will next meet Indonesia, another Group B rival. This is the second round of the tournament, which has attracted 12 male and eight female teams. In the first round last July in Thailand, Viet Nam lost 0-3 to the hosts in the semi-finals, but then overcame Japan 3-0 to take third place. The third round … [Read more...]

Vietnam takes silver in World Sepak Takraw Cup

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Against the No. 1 team in the world, the inexperienced Vietnamese failed to make much headway against a staunch defence. But the silver means Vietnam quality for the International Sepak Takraw Federation (ISTAF) Super Series. The Super Series aims to promote the sport around the world. Only the best performing teams in high-profile tournaments such as the World Cup, Asian Games, Arafura Games and Southeast Asian Games qualify to take part in the event. The Super Series has four legs. The … [Read more...]

SPORTS IN BRIEF 30/6

National Para Games attract 700 disabled to HCM City More than 700 disabled athletes took part in the seven-day National Para Games, which kicked off in HCM City yesterday, June 29. Sportsmen, drawn from 25 provinces and cities nationwide are set to compete in track and field, swimming, table tennis, badminton, weightlifting, tennis and chess events. Following the Games, winners will have the chance to compete at the sixth ASEAN Para Games to be held in Indonesia this December. The event … [Read more...]

National Para Games attract 700 disabled to HCM City

More than 700 disabled athletes took part in the seven-day National Para Games, which kicked off in HCM City yesterday. Sportsmen, drawn from 25 provinces and cities nationwide are set to compete in track and field, swimming, table tennis, badminton, weightlifting, tennis and chess events. Following the Games, winners will have the chance to compete at the sixth ASEAN Para Games to be held in Indonesia this December. The event has additionally attracted the participation of disabled athletes … [Read more...]

Viet Nam to compete at sepak takraw world cup

VietNamNet Bridge - Viet Nam will take part in the first International Sepak Takraw Federation (ISTAF) World Cup championship in Malaysia from July 21 to 24 at the Titiwangsa Stadium, Kuala Lumpur. A team of 14 men and 12 women will compete against athletes from 24 ISTAF member countries such as Thailand, Iran, Singapore and Myanmar. Competitors will vie for a share of the total purse of US$50,000 in prizes in the event which will be broadcast across 15 countries in Asia and 47 in Europe. The … [Read more...]