Make A Run For It

Jody O’Dea, Head of Hanoi Red River Runners, and David Shin, Race Director of Sporting Republic, share tips for the upcoming Hanoi Half Marathon on December 10 Sporting Republic is a Hong Kong-based company that organized, amongst others in the past, the HCMC SKYRUN at the Bitexco Financial Tower last month and the Hanoi Half … Read more

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? Besides the obvious point that not everybody can afford a multi-million dollar vessel, boating … Read more

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, he sharply inhales before releasing the dart with a smooth, swift movement below the elbow, … Read more

Bouncing Back

Meet Dima, Ukrainian basketball player, Hip-hop singer and hairstylist If you’d asked Dmytro Guchko (call him “Dima”) 15 years ago what he was born to do, he wouldn’t have hesitated to tell you that his life’s sole purpose was to play basketball for the Ukraine. Like most professional athletes—including his father before him, who’d played … Read more

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 legend Luong Chi Dung in what must have been the Saigon Pool League’s most … Read more

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 journey from Australia to Vietnam. Next stop is Qingdao, China before heading eastward to Seattle … Read more

Ho Tram Open Positive for Vietnam Tourism

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism today announced support for the Ho Tram Open and outlined the clear benefits for Vietnam The Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism today declared his official support and best-wishes for the Ho Tram Open, an Asian Tour sanctioned professional golf event taking place December 3rd – 6th 2015, … Read more