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Meet Hanoi senior who swims in Red River every day

For nearly 80 years a 91-year-old man has been swimming 10 kilometers daily even in the Vietnamese capital’s cold winters.

Da Nang to host fifth Asia-Pacific triathlon with Patrick Lange

The Ironman 70.3 Triathlon Asia-Pacific Championship will take place in Da Nang this May.

Eight schoolboys drown in northern Vietnam river

Eight primary and secondary school boys in Hoa Binh drowned Thursday afternoon after going swimming in a local river.
March 21, 2019 | 07:56 pm GMT+7

Chinese youth ventures too far, drowns in Da Nang beach

A Chinese tourist drowned Sunday after venturing too far into My Khe Beach in the central city of Da Nang.
October 01, 2018 | 08:05 pm GMT+7

Vietnam earns more Asiad medals from swimming, rowing

Vietnam bagged a silver for swimming and a bronze for rowing on Friday at the Asian Games 2018 in Indonesia.
August 25, 2018 | 11:00 am GMT+7

Famous five: Sporting superstars who can light up the Asian Games

As the Asian Games begin this week in Indonesia, here are five global stars who can shine at the continental showpiece.
August 15, 2018 | 02:25 pm GMT+7

Hanoians turn giant river into free swimming pool for hot summer

Many people jump into the Red River to save themselves $4 for a ticket at commercial pools.
May 27, 2018 | 06:00 pm GMT+7

Australian 99-year-old smashes age world record in pool

'When you're in the water you're in an anti-gravity environment and it's beautiful.'
March 03, 2018 | 08:53 am GMT+7

Vietnamese women bathed in gold after stellar SEA Games performance

The women outshone the men this year to help the country finish third at the region's biggest sporting event.
August 30, 2017 | 05:10 pm GMT+7

Schooling overtakes Phelps to win first gold for Singapore

Singaporean swimmer claimed the first ever gold medal for Singapore and made an Olympic record.
August 13, 2016 | 09:25 am GMT+7

Kids, beer bottles and a public pool - how Laos swimmer, 14, trains for Rio

A teenager is desperately trying to train for the Rio Olympics.
July 31, 2016 | 09:56 am GMT+7

Ha Long locals risk dangerous waters to escape summer sun

Despite life-threatening dangers, locals in Ha Long City in Quang Ninh Province have taken to the waters of their famous bay to escape the scorching summer heat.
June 25, 2016 | 11:47 am GMT+7

Da Nang officials swim in the sea to ease pollution rumor

Head of environment department in Da Nang City and other government officers went for a swim in the sea this morning, affirming citizens that the water is not polluted amid ...
April 30, 2016 | 04:29 pm GMT+7

Chinese anti-doping agency denies swimming cover up

China's Anti-Doping Agency says there has been no "cover up" of positive doping tests by the country's swimmers and that the results of its investigations will be released in line ...
March 25, 2016 | 02:46 pm GMT+7
 
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