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The Iron Maiden

Vietnam’s female bodybuilder who’s smashing stereotypes

“I didn’t choose this job. It chose me.” says Dinh Kim Loan, seven-time Asian gold medalist and twice world champion female bodybuilder for her weight class. Entering into our interview, Loan looks very little like the Asian ideal of feminine beauty. Her waist may […]

By |December 8th, 2017|Features, Sports|0 Comments
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Step by Step

Oi caught up with Sophie Clarke, winner of the female division in the HCMC SKYRUN, to find out how she’s doing after climbing 1,002 steps

Hundreds of athletes competed in the HCMC SKYRUN at Bitexco Financial Tower on October 30, 2017. Local and international runners alike […]

By |December 6th, 2017|News, Sports|0 Comments
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Cricket Noises

A heartwarming story of Vietnam’s underdog cricket team and its coach

When the Malaysian Organizing Committee announced that the sport of cricket would be included in the 2017 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Kuala Lumpur, it meant one thing for Vietnam: the country better […]

By |October 11th, 2017|Features, Sports|0 Comments
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Stair Climbing Race to the top of Ho Chi Minh City’s Tallest Building

Ho Chi Minh City’s tallest building, Bitexco Financial Tower, will once again host the city’s only stair climbing race – the “HCMC SKYRUN.” On Sunday, 29th October, runners will start at the tower’s ground floor lobby and ascend to the […]

By |October 2nd, 2017|Sports, Travel & Leisure|0 Comments
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2017 Annual Squash Tournament

The Landmark Health Club is proud to announce its Annual Squash Tournament for 2017! Registration is now open!

We look forward to players new and returning for some competitive matches and to join together for our commemorative Awards Party as held […]

By |September 14th, 2017|News, Sports|0 Comments
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Smooth Sailing

High hopes for yachting in Vietnam

With 3,260 kilometers of stunning coastline, Vietnam seems a natural fit for yachting. Countless bays are carved into the spindly country, and its rivers are easily accessible. Why then, are yachts still a rare sight? […]

By |November 13th, 2016|Sports, Travel & Leisure|1 Comment
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The Saigon International Darts League (SIDL), Proudly Sponsored By Tiger Beer

Though the music grooves in the background, onlookers remain silent and still as the archer lines himself up and stares at the tiny red sliver underneath the number 20 at the top of the board. Standing perpendicular to his target, […]

By |September 14th, 2016|Sports, Travel & Leisure|0 Comments
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The Whirlwind

In conversation with legendary snooker player Jimmy White

There was a time when snooker demigod Jimmy White would have been out all night after an event like the match he played in Ho Chi Minh City last month, narrowly beating local […]

By |July 9th, 2016|Sports, Travel & Leisure|0 Comments
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Man of Iron

Meet 63-year-old Phu Si Hue, Saigon’s original champion bodybuilder

I am sitting on a bench press in a gym that looks more like a motorcycle repair shop. It’s all free weights and no nonsense, bare to the bone and it never […]

By |May 15th, 2016|Features, Sports|0 Comments
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Join the Race!

On February 17, for the first time in its 20-year history, the world famous Clipper Round the World Race arrived in Danang. Sailing and racing around the world for 11 months, the 12 identical 70-foot yachts completed a four week […]

By |April 5th, 2016|Sports, Travel & Leisure|1 Comment