Ronaldo may face suspension for provoking fans
The provocative reaction of Al Nassr star Cristiano Ronaldo to Al-Shabab fans after a match is under investigation by the Saudi Pro League.
South Korea chooses U23 coach over Park Hang-seo to replace Klinsmann
Korean Football Association (KFA) has appointed Hwang Sun-hong, the head coach of U23 South Korea, to be the national team’s interim manager at the World Cup qualifying matches in March.
500 international runners to participate in VPBank VM Ho Chi Minh City Midnight 2024
Around 500 foreign runners will compete at the VPBank VnExpress Marathon Ho Chi Minh City Midnight, with Japanese runners making the largest group of nearly 100.
Park Hang-seo a top pick for South Korea national football coach
Coach Park Hang-seo is one of the two candidates for interim manager of South Korea national football team, next to Hwang Sun-hong.
Indonesian newspaper calls for exploiting Vietnam's 'easily provoked nature' at World Cup qualifiers
Sports newspaper Bola has pointed out Vietnam's biggest weaknesses under coach Philippe Troussier before they play Indonesia over two legs in the 2026 World Cup qualifiers in March.
Coach Troussier checks on Vietnamese star forward in Japan
Vietnam head coach Philippe Troussier has visited Japan to check on forward Nguyen Cong Phuong's form, in preparation for the national team's World Cup qualifying campaign in March.
Messi grabs late leveller for Miami at Galaxy
Lionel Messi scored a last-gasp stoppage time equalizer as Inter Miami escaped with a 1-1 draw at the Los Angeles Galaxy in Major League Soccer on Sunday.
Vietnamese tennis star quenches title thirst with Thailand title
Vietnam's top tennis player Ly Hoang Nam claimed victory at the M15 Nakhon Si Thammarat tournament in Thailand on Sunday, ending his title drought of over a year.
Messi saves local business from going bankrupt
Guillermo Fernandez was able to maintain his business in Argentina when his BBQ grills began flying off the shelves after receiving an order from Lionel Messi.
Video of golf instructor Georgia Ball getting coached by amateur goes viral
The video of golf instructor Georgia Ball being unexpectedly coached by a stranger on her swing technique has garnered 50.3 million views on social media platform X (formerly Twitter).
Italian tennis star breaks up with sex-addict supermodel girlfriend
Former world number six tennis player Matteo Berrettini announced that he has broken up with supermodel girlfriend Melissa Satta to focus on getting his form back this year.
China replaces football coach after Asian Cup failure
Branko Ivankovic has been named China's new head coach, replacing Aleksandar Jankovic after the Serbian failed to take the country beyond the group phase of last month's Asian Cup.
Sister-in-law admits releasing sex tapes of South Korean footballer
The sister-in-law of South Korean striker Hwang Ui-jo, has confessed that she released his sex tapes with multiple women to the public and said she wanted to "teach him a lesson."
China football coach gets life for bribery, match-fixing
Li Tie, who coached the Chinese national football team from 2019-2021, has been sentenced to life in prison following his conviction on bribery and match-fixing charges.
Kenya bids solemn farewell to marathon sensation Kiptum
Top athletes, dignitaries and hundreds of mourners paid their last respects on Friday to Kenya's world marathon record-holder Kelvin Kiptum in the nation's athletics heartland where he was born, trained and died.
Tuyen takes US Open silver, strengthening hope to win Olympic place
Vietnamese fighter Truong Thi Kim Tuyen won a silver at the U.S. Open taekwondo tournament in Nevada this week.
UK fighter eyes MMA championship title in Vietnam
Dan Vinni, an experienced British fighter, has expressed a desire to compete in the pro MMA tournament LION Championship in Vietnam.
Vietnam prepares best squad for 2024 AFC U20 Women's Asian Cup
The women's national team has traveled to Tashkent, Uzbekistan, to prepare for upcoming matches at the 2024 AFC U20 Women's Asian Cup slated for March 3-16.
Fans call Messi 'savage' for play against injured opponent
Lionel Messi has been called a "savage" on social media after he chipped the ball over an injured opponent to get a shot on goal.
Messi effect: Apple boss urges MLS clubs to sign more stars
The head of Apple TV's collaboration with Major League Soccer has urged clubs in the league to follow the example of Inter Miami's deal with Lionel Messi and sign more top stars.
Kenyan marathon star Kiptum to be laid to rest
Kenya's world marathon record-holder Kelvin Kiptum will be laid to rest Friday in the nation's athletics heartland after the 24-year-old died in a car accident.
Girlfriend praises goalkeeper Lam's silent efforts
Yen Xuan, the girlfriend of national goalkeeper Dang Van Lam, recently shed light on his silent efforts and how he always puts discipline first to maintain the best form possible.
Ex-Brazil football star Alves sentenced to more than four years in jail for rape
A Spanish court on Thursday sentenced former Brazil international Dani Alves to four and a half years in prison after finding him guilty of raping a young woman at a Barcelona nightclub in December 2022.
Son Heung-min shirt sells out after reconciliation with Lee Kang-in
The long-sleeve shirt that South Korean superstar Son Heung-min wore standing next to Lee Kang-in in an reconciliatory Instagram photo has since sold out.
American streamer gets a beating after challenging MMA fighter
American influencer and streamer Sneako did not take mixed martial arts seriously as a combat sport and even challenged a former UFC middleweight champion to a bout.
The rise of marathon coaching in Vietnam
The burgeoning marathon coaching industry in Vietnam is vividly encapsulated in the journey of To Tan Tai, a 23-year-old with a passion for transforming lives through running.
Korean newspaper vouches for Park Hang-seo to replace Klinsmann
South Korean newspaper Osen said Park Hang-seo is suitable as an interim coach for the national team amid management crisis.
Ronaldo scores as Al Nassr ease into Champions League quarters
Cristiano Ronaldo guided Al Nassr into the quarter-finals of the Asian Champions League on Wednesday as the Saudi Arabian side defeated domestic rivals Al Fayha 2-0 to progress 3-0 on aggregate.
Galeno stuns timid Arsenal with late Porto winner
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta bemoaned his team's lack of cutting edge as Galeno's sublime stoppage-time goal earned Porto a 1-0 win in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on Wednesday.
Neymar responds to pregnancy rumors with new Rolls-Royce
Brazilian superstar Neymar has responded to rumors that he's expecting a child with a model by showing off his new US$300,000 Roll-Royce Ghost, which he called his "new son."
Former Vietnam assistant coach helps South Korea find replacement for Klinsmann
Lee Young-jin, former assistant coach of Vietnam national football team, was selected to join a committee to find a new coach for South Korea.
Nam Dinh running club to make debut at Ho Chi Minh City night run
Forty runners from the northern Nam Dinh Province will participate in the VPBank VnExpress Marathon Ho Chi Minh City Midnight on March 3, with many aiming for a sub-3 full marathon completion.
Lee Kang-in flies to London, apologizes to Son Heung-min in person
Lee Kang-in has met and apologized to captain Son Heung-min in person as the two made peace after their fight in the South Korea national football team at Asian Cup this year.
Lee Kang-in receives heartwarming birthday wishes amid backlash for fighting Son Heung-min
On his 23rd birthday, South Korean star Lee Kang-in still received heartwarming wishes despite being slammed and boycotted for the brawl with captain Son Heung-min in the national team.
Runner finishes marathon with pineapple on head
Israeli runner Moshe Lederfien caught attention when he put a pineapple on his head and finished the 2024 Seville Marathon in Spain.
South Korea football chief investigated for appointing Klinsmann
Police have launched an investigation into Korean Football Association (KFA) chairman Chung Mong-gyu's alleged overstepping of his purview for unilaterally hiring a foreign coach for the national team.
Murray snaps six-match losing run in Doha opener
Former world number one Andy Murray ended a six-match losing run to topple qualifier Alexandre Muller 6-1, 7-6 (7/5) at the Qatar Open on Tuesday.
Former Korean coach wants Son Heung-min, Lee Kang-in to make peace
Shin Tae-yong, former coach of South Korea national football team, has asked the squad's feuding stars Son Heung-min and Lee Kang-in to squash their egos and make peace after a recent fistfight.
Lee Chong Wei 'feels like giving up' on Malaysian badminton
Lee Chong Wei says he "feels like giving up" on Malaysian badminton and warned ahead of the Olympics that "drastic" changes were needed to rescue the sport in the country.
Japan's Ito sues accusers over sexual assault claim
Japan international footballer Junya Ito is suing two women who accused him of sexual assault for 200 million yen ($1.3 million) in damages, his lawyer said.
Midfielder wins second Vietnamese Golden Ball
Star midfielder Nguyen Hoang Duc beat striker Pham Tuan Hai and goalkeeper Dang Van Lam to win his second Vietnamese Golden Ball on Monday night.
Messi insists Hong Kong no-show was due to injury, not politics
Argentine football star Lionel Messi insisted Monday that his absence from a match in Hong Kong two weeks ago that drew the ire of spectators was not a snub but prompted by injury.
Thai volleyball coach makes surprise comeback in national league
At 39, retired Thailand volleyball star Wilavan Apinyapong, the head coach of Chonburi, decided to return to the court, joining in the semifinal and third-place playoff of the national league.
Football or soccer? Beckham BAFTA speech baffles viewers
The British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) audience fumed this year after former England football star David Beckham mentioned both football and soccer when he presented an award.
Lee Kang-in boycotted in South Korea after fighting Son Heung-min
One of the most loved footballers in South Korea, midfielder Lee Kang-in has faced a big wave of backlash and boycotts after his brawl with captain Son Heung-min.
VPBank VnExpress Marathon Ho Chi Minh City Midnight releases race, finisher shirts
The shirt for the VPBank VnExpress Marathon Ho Chi Minh City Midnight 2024 features a predominant tone of green and represents hope and belief for the new year.
Japanese coach off to difficult start at Hanoi FC
Coach Iwamasa Daiki said players could not follow his tactics and cited pitch condition as one of the reasons for the 2-0 defeat in his first game as Hanoi FC coach.
Pacquiao Olympics boxing bid knocked out: official
Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao's bid to fight at the Paris Games has been rejected by the International Olympic Committee, a Filipino official said Sunday.
Vietnam tennis ace Nam to seek higher world place at M15 events in Thailand
Vietnam’s top tennis player Ly Hoang Nam will begin the new lunar calendar year with two international tournaments in Thailand, starting this week.
VPBank VnExpress Marathon Ho Chi Minh City Midnight receives AIMS certification
The VPBank VnExpress Marathon Ho Chi Minh City Midnight, scheduled for March 3, has received certification for all four distances from the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS).
Coach Klinsmann compensated $7.5M for South Korea sacking
Coach Jurgen Klinsmann reportedly will receive around US$7.5 million in compensation for his early sacking as the head coach of the South Korea national team by the Korea Football Association (KFA).
Two Vietnamese referees to officiate at 2024 AFC U20 Women's Asian Cup finals
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has appointed two female referees of Vietnam to the final round of the 2024 AFC U20 Women's Asian Cup in Uzbekistan, the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) said on Friday.
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Son Heung-min reflects on 'toughest week' after Asian Cup exit
South Korea captain Son Heung-min admitted that he had had the "toughest week" of his life following the team's humiliating elimination from the 2023 Asian Cup.
Sanctions for Son and Lee after Asian Cup bust-up revealed
The Korea Football Association (KFA) has revealed possible sanctions to be imposed on Son Heung-min and Lee Kang-in after their 2023 Asian Cup brawl.
Korean professor praises Park Hang-seo's teamwork principles in critique of Klinsmann
A Korean professor has blamed South Korea's Asian Cup failure on coach Jurgen Klinsmann's failure to maintain teamwork, which Vietnam's former coach Park Hang-seo excelled in.
Klinsmann sacked as South Korea coach following Son and Lee's fight ahead of Asian Cup exit
Jurgen Klinsmann was sacked as South Korea coach on Friday following defeat to Jordan in the semi-finals of the Asian Cup and revelations about a bust-up between star players.
VnExpress Marathon 2024 offers 15% discount for Lunar New Year
Runners who purchase bibs during the "Spring Blessings and Luck" program will receive a 15% discount on all VnExpress Marathon 2024 races from Feb. 15 to 19.
Mbappe tells PSG he plans to leave as saga draws to close
France captain Kylian Mbappe has told officials at Paris Saint-Germain that he intends to leave when his contract expires at the end of the season, a source close to the Ligue 1 champions said on Thursday.
China's Pan eyes Olympics after world freestyle triumph
China's Pan Zhanle won the men's 100 meters freestyle title at the world championships in Doha on Thursday, establishing his status as one of the favorites for Olympic gold in five months' time.