Nguyễn Tiến Minh of HCM City helps his team to win the men’s team badminton title. — Photo by Bùi Quý LươngViet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Athletes from the southern provinces of An Giang and Cà Mau, and HCM City won the first gold medals in fitness and bodybuilding at the National Sports Games in Hà Nội on Wednesday. In the first day of competition, Trần Thị Cẩm Tú of An Giang performed outstandingly to secure the first title in the women’s 155cm fitness event. She left Trần Thị Thanh Tâm of HCM City and Lâm Ngọc Lan Phương of Đồng Nai Province far behind. HCM City’s Phạm Thị Phương Thảo later triumphed in the women’s 160cm fitness and her teammate Nguyễn Thị Kim Dung took the second gold for the team in the women’s 165cm fitness. Nguyễn Thị Kim Cương from … [Read more...] about Athletes secure first gold medals in bodybuilding, fitness
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LONDON: Star playmaker Eden Hazard remains doubtful for Chelsea's Premier League clash with Burnley this weekend as he continues to struggle with a back injury, Blues manager Maurizio Sarri said on Wednesday (Oct 24). Eden Hazard will miss the Europa League clash with BATE Borisov and is a doubt for the Premier League match with Burnley due to a sore back he puts down to being kicked too much in the game with Manchester United AFP/Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS The 27-year-old has already been ruled out of the Europa League group match at home to Belarus outfit BATE Borisov on Thursday when Chelsea will hope to make it three wins from three games. Hazard put his back injury down to being kicked so much in last Saturday's 2-2 Premier League draw with Manchester United and the Belgian, the Premier League's top scorer with seven goals, is now in a race to be fit for Sunday. "Tomorrow he (Hazard) is out for sure," said Sarri on Wednesday. "He has a back problem. We are trying to solve the … [Read more...] about Hazard in race to be fit for Burnley trip
A junior high school in Hải Hâụ District, Nam Định Province introduces martial arts to students. Photo courtesy of the school Viet Nam News A high school in the northern province of Nam Định has launched an new idea to promote physical activity at schools. But this isn’t a game of football or some basic PT. During break times three days a week, all students will gather in the school playground to exercise the first lesson of Vovinam, a Vietnamese traditional martial arts. According to Nguyễn Thị Trang, a teacher who shared the video clip on the social media, most of students enjoy taking part and are upset when bad weather means they have to cancel. And it’s not only helping the student keep fit. Teacher Trang says it is spiritually beneficial for them as well. "It is necessary to organise such activities to get them motivated and taking part in collective exercise. It also brings fun and unforgettable memories for … [Read more...] about Kids get fit with martial arts lessons in school
Daryl Tay talks about how Industry 4.0 will transform the logistics industry Industry 4.0 is now a clear trend in many economic sectors. What are its impacts on the logistics industry? How did UPS prepare for this and what opportunities do you expect in 2018? Logistics companies will need to be more technologically advanced than ever—this new industrial era will push the logistics industry to become much “smarter” and more adaptable. With Industry 4.0, logistics companies will need to take a closer look at how operations and infrastructure can be improved through technology and innovation. UPS was established in 1907. In over 110 years of operations, we have experienced industrial revolution through the second and third iterations—electrical power and computing—and seen firsthand the impact it had on not just our industry, but also those of our customers. While UPS was founded on engineering excellence, today we are more like a technology company with … [Read more...] about Industry 4.0 to be game changer for UPS Vietnam
Viet Nam News by Robert Bicknell Can changing clubs make a difference in your game as a professional? We read all the time that a well-known Tour pro decided to switch brands, mostly due to a ridiculous amount of money being waved in his/her face. What people do not realize is that many of these pros are not entirely stupid and usually demand that the company make a virtual copy of their old tried and true club, with minimal cosmetic or technical changes, and just a new brand stamped on it. What’s old is new… sort of. But occasionally, the manufacturer might demand the player accept the designs they currently have, modified a bit to meet the player’s requirements. This can be something as simple as weighting, or grinding the sole a bit differently than what is actually on the market. But, almost without exception, once the player has a brand new set of clubs in his brand new bag, his game usually goes completely to hell, at least for a short while. Having said … [Read more...] about Can changing clubs make a difference in your game?