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Vietnam climb in FIFA ranking

Vietnam have climbed one place in the latest FIFA football rankings announced Thursday to 99th.

FIFA praise Vietnam progress following Asian Cup heroics

FIFA have hailed two nations from the just-concluded football Asian Cup for improving the most: champions Qatar ...

Vietnamese men’s football team tops Southeast Asia in FIFA rankings

In September’s FIFA ranking for national men’s football teams, Vietnam retained its 102nd position, the highest in Southeast Asia.
October 26, 2018 | 04:13 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese fans let their hair down in World Cup craze

Many are opting to have portraits of favorite players ‘carved’ on the back of their heads.
June 26, 2018 | 02:29 pm GMT+7

Hooligan, terror risk pushed up Russia World Cup insurance premiums

Premiums against terror attacks are around 10 percent higher than the last World Cup in 2014 or previous World Cups.
June 15, 2018 | 02:58 pm GMT+7

World Cup kicks off in Russia

Russia is spending more than $13 billion on hosting football's showpiece, the most important event in the country since the 1980 Olympics.
June 14, 2018 | 09:57 pm GMT+7

Vietnam strikes eleventh hour World Cup 2018 deal

VTV secures broadcasting rights of all 64 matches, value of the deal not revealed.
June 08, 2018 | 08:27 am GMT+7

Vietnam only country left without 2018 World Cup broadcasting rights

‘Not at all costs,’ says VTV as fans in football crazy Vietnam hold their breath.
June 06, 2018 | 07:02 pm GMT+7

World Cup fever causes sleepless nights for Bangladesh flagmakers

Garment workers in Bangladesh still often face long hours, dangerous working environments and low pay.
May 23, 2018 | 03:27 pm GMT+7

One year after Vietnam legalized soccer betting, bookmakers remain reluctant to invest

Strict capital requirements and restrictions on eligible soccer leagues are to blame. 
May 23, 2018 | 09:15 am GMT+7

Nicaraguan ex-FIFA official pleads not guilty in U.S. bribery case

A former FIFA official from Nicaragua who was responsible for overseeing the soccer governing body's development efforts in Central America pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to U.S. ...
May 19, 2016 | 09:25 am GMT+7

FIFA allows Indonesia back to global table

Indonesia's suspension from international soccer for government interference in the country's football federation has ended after almost a year, FIFA President Gianni Infantino ...
May 14, 2016 | 12:07 pm GMT+7

FIFA unveil 2026 World Cup bidding process

FIFA unveiled the timetable of its delayed bidding process for the 2026 World Cup on Tuesday, with president Gianni Infantino's plans for a 40-team tournament to be decided upon ...
May 11, 2016 | 08:37 am GMT+7

Cameron, Argentina's Macri caught in Panama Papers swirl

The storm unleashed by the so-called Panama Papers continued to swirl Thursday as British Prime Minister David Cameron admitted benefiting from his father's offshore trust and ...
April 08, 2016 | 08:40 am GMT+7
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