Sports The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 17:53:06 +0630 en-gb Long-awaited national sports tournament begins

After a nearly 20 year hiatus, the Myanmar National sports tournament began last week in Naypyitaw.



]]> (Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0630
Local fights suit up for all-age Taekwondo championship

On November 29-30, over 214 Taekwondo athletes from 18 state and regional clubs competed in the 2014 Korean Ambassador’s Cup Taekwondo Championship.



]]> (Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Mon, 08 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0630
Bike races kick off new series More than 80 local and foreign cyclists converged on Hlegu township north of Yangon on November 23 to participate in a day of road and mountain bike racing.



]]> (Douglas Long) Sports Mon, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0630
Remote chance for Myanmar in Suzuki Cup 2014 Myanmar was left with only a remote chance of advancing to the group stage of the 2014 Suzuki Cup after losing to Singapore at Singapore Sports Hub National Stadium on November 26.

]]> (Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Mon, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0630
Myanmar going to U-20 World Cup in 2015

In a historic first, Myanmar has qualified for a spot in the FIFA Under-20 World Cup.



]]> (Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0630
Myanmar, Yemen unable to find the goal

Myanmar was held to a goal-less draw in its opening match of the AFC U19 Championship against Yemen last week in Yangon.



]]> (Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Mon, 13 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0630
Yadanarbon FC clinches third title

Yadanarbone Football Club representing Mandalay Region has been crowned champions of the Myanmar National League season after a critical win last week.


]]> (Si Thu Lwin and Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0630
The Big Rooster brings Aussie rules football to Myanmar Julian “Big Rooster” Clark, a veteran of 20 Australian rules football seasons as an expat, nurtures new teams wherever his work as an engineer has taken him.

]]> (Thomas Kean) Sports Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:55:46 +0630
Fighting Cocks to launch youth program Get them young: that’s the tactic the Myanmar Fighting Cocks are using to build a competitive Australian rules football team for the future.

]]> (Thomas Kean) Sports Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:01:15 +0630
Capital to host regional martial arts tournament Myanmar is set to host the 3rd Southeast Asian vovinam tournament next month in Nay Pyi Taw.

]]> (Kyaw Zin Hlaing) Sports Mon, 08 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0630